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This fine dining Italian restaurant has an extremely extensive menu that you may need to arrive earlier than anticipated to decide exactly what to eat. You won’t be disappointed with whatever you choose as the standard is good.

By Will Milner
Time Out Dubai,


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  • Users voted this restaurant most suitable for: Romantic

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Posted by: Mariarosa on 13 Jan ' 14 at 14:56

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Being an Italian expat I am happy to recommend this hidden gem in JBR. While the ambiance is not Italian at all, especially with orchids flowers, pretty much oriental in every corners, the food by chef Amedeo is genuine and the most authentic that I have tried only in two more restaurants in Dubai. I truly felt in love with the gnocchi as well as lemon tortino. Will go back for a new experience, hoping that the ambiance will have a new fresh look soon. Thank you Chef Amedeo & team. Mary

Posted by: Ali on 02 Oct ' 13 at 20:14
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

The layout was pretty good.. the decor was light on the eyes and the music volume was just perfect to cut out people's chattering while not being loud enough to hear what someone on your table was saying.....

In the food, id recommend

Signature prawns dish (have never had better prawns.. ever!)
double bones lamb chops (well done was really well done)
beef lasagna was good as well....
their desserts were great as well... esp the yogurt with apricot sauce and chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream

the service was great.. the staff was well knowledged and courteous....

the best part, the chef came out to explain how he made his prawn dish and gave us some great info into Italian cuisine ... he was a very polite and respectful person, a true gentleman!..

The only downside i saw was the spotlights over my head, a bit too bright.. and the candle light on the table was pretty irritating as well....

the bill was about AED 1000 for four which was reasonable considering the amount of items we tried

its a great place to go out to and will surely go back!

Posted by: Yian on 29 Aug ' 10 at 18:02
  • Best for: Romantic
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Nice italian restaurant with a new menu with a nice selection of food from umbria. The presentation of the meal is fantastic and the taste is awsome. Nice service offered by the attentive and friendly staff.

Posted by: Catherine on 30 Apr ' 10 at 07:42
  • Best for: Romantic
  • Would you go back to this restaurant? Yes

Deliciously unusual pasta with basil, crab and lobster. Very enjoyable and lovely staff. Lovely Rose by the glass. My only quibble would be a disappointment that the restaurant serves Bluefin Tuna. I would like them to take this off the menu and replace it with a sustainable species.

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