Did you know that Bangkok has over 400 Italian restaurants?
Clearly, there is a huge love for Italian cuisine in this city.
Whether it is comfort food as simple as pasta or pizza, or something more complex, Italian food has the hearts of Bangkokians.
But with so many options, finding the right Italian joint can feel pretty overwhelming.
That’s why our team has picked for you 9 of the best Italian dining spots in Bangkok.
Get ready for a feast and let’s dive right into it.
Try Our Italian Dishes At Pastel
You don’t have to go to a classic Italian restaurant to enjoy authentic Italian cuisine.
We have quite a few Italian dishes right here at Pastel.
In fact, Pastel’s chefs also cook some of the most amazing, Italian-inspired Mediterranean dishes that you won’t find anywhere else in Bangkok.
Give a try to our signature dishes such as lobster & chorizo risotto, pesto pasta with Stracciatella cheese, and Tagliata Di Manzo.
Those are just a few of the delicious options we have on our menu.
The bonus is that at Pastel, you aren’t just confined to Italian cuisine.
Our Mediterranean restaurant also offers dishes inspired by Greek, French, and Spanish cuisines.
Tony’s Sukhumvit 11
Tony’s is a modern Italian restaurant with a cozy and stylish vibe.
It is located under the Hyde 11 condo in the heart of Sukhumvit Soi 11.
Tony’s serves tasty American-Italian cuisine across a wide range of menus.
From wood-fired oven pizzas and freshly made pasta to delicious starters and main dishes, Tony’s does a great mix of modern and classic New York-Italian dishes.
At night, Tony’s comes alive as DJs start to play deep house and techno music.
They also have incredible promos such as ladies’ nights, buy 1 get 1 free happy hour, and free flow brunches.
Big Mama Pizzeria
Big Mama Pizzeria is an extremely popular Italian restaurant located in Sukhumvit Soi 21/1.
It has a homey and cozy ambiance as if you were actually dining at the home of a sweet old Italian mother.
This place has become an admired dining spot for expats and locals for its traditional Italian cuisine which is both delicious and reasonably priced.
The most recommended dishes are the iconic Big Mama Pizza, Spaghetti Bolognese, and the hot chocolate cake served with ice cream.
Some of the dishes also come with a Thai twist.
For example, the Tom Yum Pizza and the Spaghetti Kee Mao are original recipes you must try.
Peppina (Sukhumvit Flagship Branch)
While Peppina has 7 branches around Thailand, we are looking at the flagship and biggest branch at Sukhumvit Soi 33.
These guys don’t play around when it comes to making authentic Neapolitan pizza.
They stick to strict guidelines to deliver the original taste.
This philosophy is passed down to all the other Italian dishes on their menu whether it is antipasti, pasta, meats, and seafood.
Peppina has a rustic decor with exposed brick walls and wooden furniture, which gives the place a warm and inviting feel to the place.
You can choose to sit in a quiet corner on a sofa or pull up a couple of stools by the bar.
And pair your delicious dinner at Peppina with their fine selection of Italian wine.
Costiera is one of Bangkok’s most stylish Italian restaurants that has a very classy but intimate atmosphere.
It is located on level B of the Wireless Building, which is just steps away from Lumpini Park.
Coastiera is known for its delicate seafood starters that have been inspired by the coasts of Italy.
Dishes such as the Hamachi carpaccio, scallop & caviar, and roasted octopus are highly recommended.
They also have an amazing variety of pasta and risotto.
While the food is definitely the star here, Coastiera also features regular guest DJs or live performers to add lively entertainment vibes to your dinner.
Biscotti is a fine-dining Italian restaurant listed in the 2023 Michelin Guide for its authenticity and elegance.
The restaurant is located inside the luxurious Anantara Siam Bangkok Hotel, which is not far from some of the most luxurious malls in Bangkok: Central World, Central Embassy, and Siam Paragon.
Biscotti has an open kitchen concept where impeccable food is delivered straight from the kitchen to the table.
Guests can actually see talented chefs cook amazing Italian cuisine such as pizza, pasta, and many more tasty Italian dishes.
The restaurant combines classic Italian with modern upscale elements, giving it a lovely sophisticated, and charming ambiance.
Il Bolognese is a lovely little Italian restaurant tucked away in Sathorn Soi 7.
This classic eatery inspires its design, ambiance, and cuisine from the streets of Bologna to Bangkok.
The restaurant is set within a beautiful house with a very cozy, warm, and intimate vibe.
It’s perfect for dates and family meals.
Il Bolognese is super popular with expats, locals, and even international visitors.
It serves amazing classic dishes such as pizza, pasta, seafood, and grilled meats using quality imported ingredients from Italy.
We highly recommend you try their Parma ham pizza, Diabla pizza, and angel hair pasta with crab.
Via Emilia Italian Restaurant
Via Emilia is a gorgeous family-style restaurant located in the Naradhiwas neighborhood of Sathon.
The restaurant is named after a 300-kilometer road that was built by the Romans in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy.
Via Emilia restaurant brings all the delicious ingredients and iconic dishes from the region, both past and present.
The restaurant features a variety of delicious dishes such as cold cuts, pizza, seafood pasta, and unique flavors from Italy.
The rustic medieval design and the warm interior atmosphere are also inspired by the streets of Emilia.
You almost feel like you have been transported straight to northern Italy.
L’OLIVA Ristorante Italiano & Wine Bar
Located in Sukhumvit Soi 36, L’Oliva is an absolutely stunning Italian restaurant with a modern design as well as an elegant and vibrant atmosphere.
The restaurant has transformed a traditional family house into a more contemporary café-style venue that highlights floor-to-wall glass panels and a beautifully decorated interior design.
They also have a lovely, lush garden area where you can dine among olive trees and original Italian-made furniture.
This area gives amazing countryside Italian vibes.
At L’Oliva you can try some fantastic authentic Italian dishes such as antipasti, pasta, risottos, gourmet pizza, and seafood, and traditional mains that have been elevated with a modern twist.
iO Italian Osteria Bangkok
iO Italian Osteria Bangkok is a unique, one-stop Italian restaurant that is located inside The Groove, a lifestyle food haven at the Central World shopping mall.
The restaurant serves dishes from 20 regions in Italy so you have a chance to taste everything the country has to offer at a single dining spot.
From small bites of Italian street foods to baked bread and pizza to pasta and incredible main courses, iO literally has it all.
And at really reasonable prices too.
If you are looking for a casual Italian eatery with a vibrant dining and nightlife scene, this is the place to go.
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