They always say, a good Italian meal is something reminds you their mothers’ or nonna’s cooking. And while many Italian restaurants have mushroomed up on the Island of the Gods , we’ve a put together a curated list of our favourite, go-to Italian places in Bali.
Located in Umalas (just right behind Petitenget), the food is done just how Nonna used to cook it. All pizza dough and pasta are made from scratch with the best ingredients and know how available on the island.
Must try: Handmade pastas or Pomodoro e basilico.
La Casetta is located Jl Bumbak 172, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia 80361.
ilLido Bali’s extraordinary selection of classic Italian cuisine, world-class wines and craft cocktails makes it a welcome Italian addition to the buzzy Seminyak enclave of trendy restaurants. ilLido Bali’s cuisine takes inspiration from the hearty meals that are the ultimate trademark of the Italians’ generosity.
Must try: Mozzarella with grilled peppers and pesto
il Lido Bali is located at Jl. Raya Kerobokan No. 38, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia 80361.
From the team behind Zibiru Restaurant in Seminyak, Bottega Italiana is a boutique gourmet marketplace which aims to satisfy any appetite with a variety of Italian specialty foods. We like the rotating selection of freshly-made juices and spa water infused with fruits and vegetables grown in Bottega Italiana’s own edible garden—herbs can also be purchased for gardening enthusiasts looking to start their own.
P.S. We like it quaint and the nice Italian cafe vibe to it.
Must try: Breakfast
Bottega Italiana is located at Jl Pantai Batu Bolong 77, Badung, Bali, Indonesia 80361.
Rustica Cucina Italiana
Perfect for a quick lunch or take-away dinner, La Gastronomia is an underrated restaurant that serves up authentic Italian cuisine.
Must try: Gnocchi and homemade pastas
La Gastronomia is located on Jalan Batu Belig 9D, Bali, Indonesia 80361.
Ultimo a casual dining restaurant that serves up hearty Italian cuisine. Located on the popular streets of Seminyak, Ultimo has been one of the popular to-go places for Italian food.
Ultimo is located at JL. Oberoi No. 104X, Seminyak, Kuta 80361.