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Food

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 17 June, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 17 June, 2010, 12:00am

Italian

Amaroni's Little Italy

LG1, 32 Festival Walk, 88 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

Tel: 2265 8818

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Soft shell crabs with lemon thyme aioli, penne with chicken arrabiata, chicken parmesan.

$$$

Armani/Bar

2/F Chater House, 11 Chater Road, Central

Tel: 2805 0028

Open: noon-11.30pm Sunday until 4pm)

Signature dishes: Handmade spaghetti with Maine lobster, tiramisu.

$$$$$

Angelini

Mezzanine, Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2733 8750

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Lobster salad with taggiasche olives and citrus dressing, handcrafted thin spaghetti with scallops, prawns, tomato and vegetable sauce.

$$$$-$$$$$

Aqua Roma

29/F One Peking, 1 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3427 2288

Open: noon-2.30pm (Sunday until 3.30pm), 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Pan-fried wild barramundi with herbed risotto pea sauce, spiced butterscotch pudding.

$$$$$

Aspasia

1/F The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberly Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3763 8800

Open: 6.30am-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Tomato water with langoustine and clams, pan-fried sea bass stuffed with crab.

$$$$$

La Baita

248 Queen Road's East, Wan Chai

Tel: 2572 8872

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Handmade bigoli with duck ragout, tagliatelle with sausage.

$$$

Barg Italian Restaurant

1/F Bartlock Centre, 3 Yiu Wah Street, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2838 0099

Open: 1130am-3am

Signature dishes: Grilled portobello mushroom, pan-seared scallops with cod fillet, spicy cocktail shrimp.

$$$$

Cafe Costa

Lane Crawford Level 3, IFC Mall, Central

Tel: 2118 7600

Open: 11am-9pm

Signature dishes: Bikini crab cake with spicy aioli, grilled quail, bouillabaisse.

$$$$$

Cammino

1/F The Excelsior Hotel, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2837 6780

Open: noon-2.30pm (Sunday 11.30am-3.30pm), 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Gnocchi with saut?ed garlic mushrooms, tomato coulis and smoked mozzarella, whole pan-fried sole with capers, diced olives and lemon.

$$$$

Carpaccio - Pasta, Pizza and Vino

Shop 307, 3/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2328 5202

Open: 10am-11pm

Signature dishes: Seared tuna carpaccio with pink pepper, rocket and cherry tomatoes, Roman-style focacce bianche with 24-months aged Parma ham riserva.

$$$

Cecconi's Italian

43 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2147 5500

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: King prawns wrapped in zucchini and pancetta, rigatoni with white ragu of chicken, button mushrooms and tarragon.

$$$

Cenacolo

45-53A Graham Street, SoHo

Tel: 2525 2430

Open: 11am-2.45pm, 6pm-10.45pm

Signature dishes: Seafood stew with spicy tomato sauce, beef tenderloin kebab.

$$$-$$$$

Cinecitta

9 Star Street, Wan Chai

Tel: 2529 0199

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6pm-10.30pm (Saturday and Sunday until 11.30pm)

Signature dishes: Bigoli with duck ragout and porcini, roasted rack of lamb with pistachio crust.

$$$$

Cova Caffe-Ristorante

Level 3, Unit 301, Pacific Place Mall, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2918 9660

(Branches in Causeway Bay, tel: 2907 3399 and ; Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2907 3882; Central, tel: 2522 1833, Kowloon Tong, 2265 8688)

Open: 11.30am-10.30pm (Sunday and public holidays from noon)

Signature dishes: Pan-fried foie gras escalope with roasted giant sea scallop, spaghetti with scallops, garlic, chilli and extra virgin olive oil.

$$$-$$$$

DiVino

73 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2167 8883

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-3pm, nightly 6pm-1am

Signature dishes: Homemade cannelloni filled with hare salami and porcini mushrooms, deer buck tortelli on celeriac sauce.

$$$-$$$$

Domani

Level 4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2111 1197

Open: noon-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Tomato jelly with prawns, scallops, sprouts, salad, fruit and black salt, pappardelle with duck ragout, roast pigeon with apple, spinach and red onion jam.

$$$$$

Fat Angelo's

Shop 102, 1/F Elizabeth House, 250 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2574 6263

Open: noon-11pm

(Branches in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2730 4788; SoHo, tel: 2973 6808; Wan Chai, tel: 2126 7020; Tsuen Wan, tel: 2409 8448 )

Signature dishes: Fried calamari, baby lobster with angel hair pasta.

$$

Focaccino

2 Knutsford Steps, 1/F Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2375 9138

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Parma ham with mozzarella and tomato panini, pepperoni pizza, vegetarian calzone.

$-$$

Gaia Ristorante

G/F Grand Millennium Plaza, 181 Queen's Road, Central

Tel: 2167 8200

Open: noon-11pm

Signature dishes: Sauteed goose liver with pears, walnuts and gorgonzola cheese, homemade pasta with sangiovese-marinated rabbit stew.

$$$$$

Goccia Ristorante e Bar

73 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2167 8181

Open: Monday-Friday noon-2.45pm, Monday-Saturday 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Seared tuna with caviar, roast saddle of lamb.

$$$$$

Grappa's

Shop 132, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

Tel: 2868 0086

Open: 11.30am-11pm

(Branches in Central, tel: 2521 2322; Quarry Bay, tel: 2219 0288; Chek Lap Kok, tel: 2136 0698)

Signature dishes: Fresh spinach salad with crispy pancetta, mushrooms, grated egg and pine nuts, pizza with homemade duck sausage, mozzarella and goat cheese, squid ink fettuccine pasta with cognac, fresh prawns and cream.

$$$

Grissini

2/F Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai

Tel: 2584 7933

Open: Sunday-Friday noon-2.30pm, nightly 7pm-10.30pm (Saturday from 6.30pm)

Signature dishes: Garganelli pasta with rabbit sauce, baby spinach and black olives, slow cooked Italian pigeon breast with honey and hazelnut.

$$$$$

Il Meglio Ristorante di Venezia

8 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2316 2223

Open: noon-3pm, 5pm-1am

Signature dishes: Antipasto alla Veneziana, pesco di giorno.

$$$$

Joia

R010, Level 3, Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2382 2323

Open: noon-10.30pm (Friday and Saturday until 11pm)

Signature dishes: Homemade cappelletti in chicken broth, rack of lamb with white polenta and caramelised apple.

$$$$$

The Mistral

B2 InterContinental Grand Stanford, 70 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Tel: 2731 2870

Open: noon-2.30pm, 7pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Lobster salad with mixed greens, mushrooms, artichokes, grapes and citrus dressing, Italian fresh sturgeon with three pepper sauce.

$$$$

Nicholini's

Level 8, The Conrad, Pacific Place, Admiralty

Tel: 2521 3838 ext 8210

Open: Sunday-Friday noon-3pm (Sunday from 11am), nightly 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Osso buco with saffron risotto, warm Maine lobster salad with caviar dressing.

$$$$$

Nobilduca

Shop 105, 1/F Ocean Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 3188 4282

Open: 11am-10.30pm (Sunday and public holidays from 11am)

Signature dishes: Wild pig lardo, pancetta and salami, seafood soup, braised oxtail.

$$$$

Osteria

M/F Holiday Inn Golden Mile, 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2369 3111 ext 1010

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2pm, 6pm-10pm

Signature dishes: Carbonara mezze maniche, homemade pappardelle with Bolognaise.

$$$$$

Otto E Mezzo

Shop 202, Alexandra House, 18 Chater Road, Central.

Tel: 2537 8859

Open: noon-11pm

Signature dishes: Lobster cassoulet with sea urchin, burrata cheese ravioli.

$$$$$

Papa Razzi Terrazza Italiana

2 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2312 6668

Open: noon-1am (Friday and Saturday until 3am)

Signature dishes: Linguine con vongolette, lamb rack balsamico.

$$$-$$$$

Peccato

37 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2525 0919

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Scallop carpaccio with melon and mint salad, twisted pasta with potato and pesto, roasted pork rack with mashed potatoes, speck, beans and sage sauce.

$$$$

Posto Pubblico

28 Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2577 7160

Open: noon-1am (Friday and Saturday until 2am)

Signature dishes: Straw and hay tagliolini, rabbit with roasted potatoes, veal rollatini.

$$$$

Ristorante Firenze

60 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung

Tel: 2792 0898

Open: 11am-11pm

Signature dishes: Beef carpaccio with parmesan and olive oil, spinach pesto pizza with onions, tomatoes, feta and parmesan.

$$

Rughetta

B/F Carfield Commercial Building, 75-77 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 2537 7922

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.30pm-10pm

Signature dishes: Baked mixed seafood with garlic, breadcrumbs and white wine sauce, homemade seafood tortellini in fish broth, pappardelle with goose liver in a black truffle cream sauce.

$$$

Sabatini

3/F The Royal Garden, 69 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East

Tel: 2733 2000

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Traditional beef carpaccio, linguine with scampi, clams and mussels, braised veal shank with mushrooms and mashed potatoes.

$$$$

Sergio Ristorante Pizzeria

Shop A, Catic Plaza, 8 Causeway Bay Road, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2577 5183

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Pizzas, calzone, crisp baby pig with potatoes and rosemary.

$$$-$$$$

Sole Mio

47A Elgin Street, SoHo

Tel: 2869 6522

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6.30pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Angel hair pasta with black olives, capers, anchovies, fresh tomatoes and garlic, risotto with porcini mushrooms and cream sauce, pan-fried beef roll involtini stuffed with smoked ham, mushrooms and fontina cheese.

$$$

Spasso

Shop 403, Level 4, Ocean Centre, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2730 8027

Open: noon-11pm

Signature dishes: Blue crab and avocado timbale, clam casserole marinara, linguine with lobster, veal osso buco with saffron mashed potatoes.

$$$$$

Tuscany by H

Grand Progress Building, 58-62 D'Aguilar Street, Central

Tel: 2522 9798

Open: Monday-Saturday 12.30pm-2pm, nightly 6.30pm-11pm

Signature dishes: Salted codfish cake with tomato salsa, osso buco gremolata, veal chop in crushed Tuscany breadcrumbs, almonds and arugula.

$$$$$

Tutto Bene

7 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui

Tel: 2316 2116

Open: noon-2.30pm, 6pm-1am

Signature dishes: Carpaccio di manzo, fettuce con zefferano e'aragosta

$$$$

Va Bene

UG/F, Ho Lee Commercial Building, 17-22 Lan Kwai Fong

Tel: 2845 5577

Open: Monday-Saturday noon-2.30pm, nightly 6.30pm-11pm (Friday and Saturday until midnight, Sunday until 11pm)

Signature dishes: Home-made smoked fresh salmon with butter and mixed salad, culatello ham with fresh artichoke and parmesan, fresh pasta pockets filled with meat ragout with sage, butter, bacon and black truffles.

$$$$$

W52

W Place, 52 Wyndham Street, Central

Tel: 6768 5252

Open: noon-2.30pm (last order), 6.15pm-10.30pm

Signature dishes: Homemade buckwheat tagliatelle with duck ragout, paccheri pasta with fresh crabmeat, sweetbreads with raspberry vinegar sauce.

$$$$$

Zeffirino

31/F Regal Hongkong Hotel, 88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay

Tel: 2837 1799

Open: noon-3pm, 6pm-11pm

(Branch in Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2313 8612)

Signature dishes: Mixed seafood soup, homemade lasagne in pesto sauce, Pavarotti ravioli, grilled lamb chop in black truffle gravy, warm chocolate cake.

$$$$

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