The Italians have historically been connoisseurs of art, architecture and food. They have given the world paintings like the Mona Lisa, and buildings like the Colosseum, and even a recent favourite meme about how Italians speak (yes, we love memes).
When it comes to food, they have given the world the best go-to food, the pizza. Even the pasta, like the pizza, is the solver of confusion when it comes to ordering food. What do you get when you don’t know what to? Pizza or pasta. The Italians made it that simple. The food reflects the much popular Italian air of class, lazy casualness, incredible appearance and utter simplicity. Italian food in Mumbai fits like a glove because of the same reasons. Mumbai has a similar air and that’s why Mumbaikars take to Italian food in no time.
Apart from the two Ps, the Italian cuisine offers many a dishes which are delicious, cheesy, simple and satisfying. The lasagne, the risotto, the spaghetti, the panini sandwiches, and a host of other things come from the Italian kitchen and onto our tables in the Italian restaurants in Mumbai. So what are you waiting for? Go ahead, and Scootsy your favourite dishes from a selection of the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai.
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The pizza is one of the greatest foods in the history of humankind. So much so that almost every movie, series, and books have a reference to pizza. There are dedicated blogs, videos, and what not compiling the references to pizza from across pop culture. The world is THAT obsessed with pizzas, and rightly so. The baked round, dough base spread with cheese and sauce, and topped with toppings from everywhere is truly awesome!
The dedicated, fast food pizza store chains have helped in popularising the pizza, no doubt. But after all, the masters are called masters for a reason. Leave it to the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai to give you a taste of the authentic Italian pizza. From the simpler kinds like the Margherita and Pan Pizza, to the fancy Cheese Burst and the Quattro Formaggio (Four Cheese), you can find everything on our roster of Italian restaurants in Mumbai.
Pasta is the world’s second favourite Italian dish. The various shapes of dough, cooked with sauces, originated in the Sicily region of Italy in 1154. Yes, the pasta is a traditional Italian dish and has been in existence for over 900 years!
The pasta is cooked in a variety of sauces and veggies or meat, and garnished with a host of items. Whether you like the alfredo, the arrabbiata, the pesto, the bolognese or the aglio-olio, the sauces elevate the pasta to another level and satisfy the appetite for delicacy. The most popular pastas are Penne Alfredo, Penne Arrabbiata, Fusilli Arrabbiata, Penne Pesto, and the Penne Pink.
The pasta is a welcoming dish, and it is evident from the first ever bite of it. Many Italian restaurants in Mumbai give you the option of making your own pasta from the various combinations of pasta, sauces and vegetables and/or meat. Let the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai give you a taste of the traditional, authentic Italian food. Scootsy it right now!
Lasagne is wide, flat-shaped, sheet pasta and one of the oldest types of pasta. The lasagne we are served is basically baked with layers of cheese and meat and vegetables between layers of lasagne. The first mentions of lasagne were in the 14th Century and it is credited to the city of Naples in Italy.
The lasagne is a popular dish and is a boon for cheese lovers. Some of the most popular lasagne are Lasagne Siciliano, Lasagne Fritta, Lasagne Mexicana, Curried Veg Lasagne, Chargrilled Veg Lasagne, Lasagne AlleNapoletana, and Bolognaise Lasagne. Just pick one from some of the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai on our roster, and Scootsy it!
Order from a myriad of the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai
When one mentions Taj in any hospitality related discussion, you know it means business. When it comes to properties serving great food, Taj is one of the frontrunners. It stands true even with Trattoria. Trattoria is an Italian specialty restaurant at Vivanta by Taj in Colaba. Trattoria is the coming together of a fantastic cuisine and a fantastic brand. Italian food is one of the most favourites of Mumbaikars, and what better way to explore it than with the Taj.
Apart from being one of the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai, Trattoria also boasts of some of the finest pizzas in the city. The margherita being the crowd favourite due to the impeccable quality of cheese. Their handmade pastas are something to die for, with the Lasagne Bolognese standing apart.
Everyone is somewhat of an expert in the eating of pizzas, but the guys at Jamie’s Pizzeria are the experts in making the pizzas you will remember by for weeks. The Quattro Formaggio is one of their best preparations, so is the classic Margherita. For the vegetarians in the house, Jamie’s Super Greens Pizza is a must! Even the Pollo Pizza is a crowd favourite. And if you are too conscious about your diet, you can always have a nice salad on the side, to keep the guilt at bay.
Quattro Ristorante is an Italian-Mexican, veg restaurant in Mumbai. Its Italian offerings puts it in the list of the best Italian restaurants in Mumbai. Having caught the vibe of Italy and its cuisine, their menu is a mix of authentic Italian and fusion dishes. What some might see as a restriction, the Quattro Ristorante has used the vegetarian only condition to its fullest and designed a menu which would please anyone who enjoys food (which is all of us).
Aglio Olio and Cheese Garlic Bread, Formaggio De Patate, Risotto Palle, Penne Pornodoro E Basilica, Fettucine Alfredo, Spaghetti Aglio Olio, CanelloniFlorentina, Whole Wheat Fusilli Primavera, Focaccia Farcita Pizza, and Siciliano Pizza are some of the most popular dishes at the restaurant. Go on then. Scootsy that Italian dish you have been craving for a while!
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