Without a doubt, Little Italy is the most popular Italian restaurant in Kota Kinabalu. Come lunch and dinner time Little Italy is always packed with KKlites and tourists alike. The pasta and pizza here are so delicious that customers always comeback for more.
Located on the ground floor of Capital Hotel, and situated at a corner of one of KK city most busy traffic lights, Little Italy does have a very strategic position. While the others two corners are occupied by Wisma Merdeka and Wisma Sabah, both places are popular shopping centres and offices. Take a seat at the veranda of Little Italy and get a glimpse of life in Kota Kinabalu City, where people walk up and down going about with their businesses.
Beef, Chicken and Seafood are the main selection of dishes in Little Italy. Most of the ingredients used to prepare the food is imported, and only the fresh seafood is from the local markets. Little Italy has its own factory to prepare their own pasta, and has a variety of pastas to choose from. There are also many different sauces like bolognese, carbonara, gamberi and many others to choose from to go with pasta of your choice.
The ravioli beef with Bolognese is very tasty. There are other type of ravioli, like ravioli chicken, ravioli with spinach and cheese, and ravioli mushroom.
The interior of Little Italy has a European style, giving us a feel as if we are in Europe somewhere. Even though Little Italy has only opened for a few years it has already won numerous awards, including the Best Restaurant by Sabah Tourism. Some staffs said “nobody is allowed to walk out of the restaurant unhappy, that’s an order from the boss”. No wonder the service here is so excellent.
The Zuppadi Di Mare is a highly recommended dish here, it has scallop, prawn, squid and pasta with a tomato base soup. There are also a few different salads to choose from.
Pizza is a plenty in Little Italy, the choice for selection on their menu is mind searching. Alla Salciccia, Bianca, Quattro Stagioni, Marinara, Tono Cipolla E Peperoncino, are just some of the Italian pizza names here. A selcetion of beef, chicken, seafood, vegetable, and cheese for the topping, and Little Italy uses a thin tasty pizza crust.
Do come to Little Italy for a good Italian food feast; like the staffs said the boss will not let us walk out unhappy, satisfaction guaranteed.