10 Best Italian Restaurants in Hong Kong

Ed Peters

By , Local Expert, Hong Kong
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Do you love Italian food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Italian cuisine in Hong Kong. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Hong Kong restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Va Bene, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Fat Angelo's. We also point out good neighborhoods for Italian restaurants in Hong Kong - Central, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix! Hong Kong has no shortage of places to eat out, but quite a few close only...  Read more »

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    Fat Angelo's

    Fat Angelo's is a genuine fun experience, and is especially good for families.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you are looking for a quiet dining experience, this bustling restaurant may not be for you."

     
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    Isola

    Good food and harbor views that are rarely bettered in Hong Kong.

    Local Expert Tip: "Isola's as good for people-watching as it is for fine dining."

     
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    Grappa's

    The food is not simply very good, but beautifully presented.

    Local Expert Tip: "Ladies who lunch tend to make a bee-line here come midday -- get here early."

     
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    Grissini

    The harbor-side ambiance is fabulous -- quintessential Hong Kong style, even when the weather is not at its best!

    Local Expert Tip: "This is probably one of the smartest Italian restaurants in the city -- dress accordingly."

     
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    Sabatini

    Even by Hong Kong's high standards, the decor is tremendous.

    Local Expert Tip: "Ask the sommelier to recommend some of the especially good Italian white wines."

     
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    Mistral

    Mistral has picked up a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence every year since 2004.

    Local Expert Tip: "Save room for the desserts, which are sensational."

     
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    Nicholini's

    An exclusive location, married with the very best culinary standards.

    Local Expert Tip: "The San Daniele ham is cured for 20 months, and hand sliced."

     
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    Va Bene

    Va Bene is one of Hong Kong's most established Italian restaurants, with very good reason.

    Local Expert Tip: "Lan Kwai Fong is busiest on Friday and Saturday evenings, when reservations are essential."

     
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    8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA

    Otto e Mezzo would be a stand-out in Italy, but in Hong Kong it really is amazing.

    Local Expert Tip: "Chef Bombana is also known as "The King of Truffles" in Hong Kong so that should give you a clue of what to order."

     
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    CUCINA

    The harbor view looks toward Hong Kong Island, and is really sensational in the evening.

    Local Expert Tip: "Book a window table for the light show which illuminates Hong Kong Island at 8pm."

     

 

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