Yes, pasta, has a lot of carbs. But who cares? If you are as crazy about it as we are, pasta definitely feels like a necessity in our diet. And if you’re searching for the next best place where you can dig into a heartwarming and delicious plate of pasta, then look no further! Here is a list of the 10 best pasta restaurants in Singapore that will satisfy your cravings.
Probably one of the most highly raved pasta places right now is Pasta Bar, a gorgeous place that brings you a unique pasta experience. Pasta Bar is an authentic Italian restaurant in Singapore that serves freshly made pasta cooked by chefs right in front of you.
The restaurant offers diverse options for each and every type of pasta lover. Imagine trying tagliatelle, tagliolini, and linguine all in one night. Sounds like true pasta heaven, does it not? Because all dishes in Pasta Bar are equally good, you’ll be sure to fulfil your pasta desires when you dine.
If you’re looking for a place with great aesthetics and good pasta, Publico is the place for you. This pasta restaurant in Singapore will take you on a trip to Italy with its emphasis on authentic and evocative Italian flavours. Not only is the food amazing, but the atmosphere and the interior design of the restaurant also make the whole experience so exciting.
This restaurant is situated along the Singapore River and offers an array of pasta selections. As can be expected, the pasta is handmade and freshly made every day. Fan favourite pasta dishes at this sweet spot include the Publico Lobster Spaghetti, Crab “Mama Rosa” Rigatoni, and the Lamb Ragu Mafalde.
Located in between the bustling streets of Tanjong Pagar and Chinatown is D.O.C — short for Denominazione di Origine Controllata, which translates into “Designation of Origin” in English.
Ran by an Italian chef, D.O.C serves Neapolitan cuisine and prides itself on its authenticity and its ability to deliver comfort food to all who dine there. A must-try when you visit are the 4 Formaggi and the Culatello Speciale, the restaurant’s best-sellers.
If you frequent Robertson Quay often, you would have passed by this quaint little restaurant known as Bella Pasta. They serve a wholesome Italian fare, which features a comprehensive menu ranging from pizza and pasta to seafood and grill.
As for their pasta dishes, they are an absolute delight and will not disappoint. While you enjoy the breathtaking views of the Singapore River, you can dig into dishes like the Linguine Gambero, the Cavatelli con Prosciutto e Spinaci, and the Pansotti Burrata.
You may not see much of Da Luca’s dishes on social media, but you’ll find that Da Luca has chosen to simply showcase their pasta perfections in person. And indeed, their pasta is truly one-of-a-kind that makes customers go back for more.
In particular, one that has everyone craving for seconds is the Cold Pasta Truffle Scallop Uni Capellini. This dish is the star of the restaurant for all the good reasons. The pasta is handmade and tossed in a generous amount of truffle oil and black truffle bits, topped with sliced hotate and fresh uni. If you are a fan of uni and truffle, this will definitely be heaven for you.
Tipo Pasta Bar
Unlike other restaurants with set pasta dishes, Tipo brings out your creativity as it lets you fix up your very own unique dish. You can really have fun with your ingredients, and fret not, they’ll still all taste delectable together.
Apart from that, one of the most interesting things about Tipo has got to be their pasta types, with different ones being prepared seasonally and made from scratch. To make your own pasta, choose your sauce and toppings — which range from free and basic to classic, premium, and extravagant. But if you are struggling to choose, and want simpler options, you can also go for their house specials.
Located in the extended wing of Chateau Tcc, Buona Terra has an outstanding boutique-style ambience. A classy historic black-and-white bungalow, the restaurant is a modern Italian fine dining restaurant that has attained 1 Michelin star.
Just as you may expect, the food is a feast for the eyes — dainty yet absolutely mouth-watering. The menu does not state the exact dishes that will be served, however, one may delight themselves in exquisite pasta dishes with either the lunch or dinner menu that comes in a four- or five-course.
Looking for a romantic but casual night out to indulge in pasta? Bar Cicheti is the place you will be making your reservations at, we guarantee. Located within Keong Saik, the restaurant boasts home-grown pasta and a wine bar. Bar Cicheti knows just the perfect pairings of wine and pasta that go together like marriage.
If you wish to have a little fun with your choices, Bar Cicheti offers a five-course degustation menu, which includes a delectable plate of Spaghettini. If not, a recommended dish at this restaurant would be the Tagliolini.
Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore
Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore is truly for families and lovers. They take pride in serving up authentic and hearty Italian dishes, ranging from pizza to pasta to mains.
However, the pasta restaurant’s best seller has got to be their Ravioli Di Burrata Tartufo Nero. This decadent dish consists of homemade ravioli with a generous stuffing of burrata and black truffle. The dish is accompanied by a light and creamy mushroom sauce and finished off with parma ham and truffle caviar.
If that is not to your liking, feel free to select from the 18 pasta types that Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore has to offer. There is truly something special for every pasta lover at this restaurant.
Another family-style dining spot that all pasta lovers must try is this rustic restaurant known as Eleven Strands. Its vibe is that of a modern and chic bistro while adding a twist to the classic European decor. Situated in the heartlands of Singapore in Serangoon, this wonderful spot sees its dishes as soul food.
One thing special about Eleven Strands is their homemade tagliatelle that you may add to any of your pasta dishes. However, if you would like to simply go for the basics, a recommended dish would be the Prawn Basil Pesto Pasta which is one of their customers’ favourites.
(Cover photo from: facebook.com/publicosg)
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