Italian food is easy to love so it is understandable that cravings for the carb heavy pastas and pizzas become a regular thing, even for those who are watching their figure. In Koh Samui, you need not stress out because the island is a home to several of the best Italian restaurants in Thailand.
A beautiful and romantic spot in Chaweng,Prego will win you over with its menu and ambience. Every dish is plated to perfection, with careful attention to details. Among the stunners of the house are black truffle mash potato, eggplant parmigiana, and yummy apple pie.
Stylish both inside and out, Prego has won over the hearts of its guests, thanks to the cozy atmosphere and delicious meals cooked by the talented chef.
Prego’s offerings are reasonably priced, which is awesome given the quality and authentic flavors of their food. The restaurant serves many amazing variants of pizza and allows diners to customize theirs and choose their toppings. For a real palate pleaser, you must their Parma ham. It is so rich in taste and is surely addictive. A light yummy treat is the Mediterranean salad. Refreshing, a little salty, a little tangy—it is really good. Their minestrone soup is a must try. It is warming, filling, and a decent meal on its own.
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If your pizza cravings kick in, head to Chaweng Beach and dine at Duomo. This place serves the tastiest pizzas and pasta dishes. Vegetarian dishes are also included on the menu.
Duomo is a casual restaurant and is a nice venue to bring the kids who want to have a taste of their favorite food while in Thailand. Named after Milan’s famous cathedral, this place combines the goodness of Italian cuisine in one menu. If you love great wine and can’t get enough of Italian food, Duomo will impress you.
Its 4-cheese pizza looks simple but is very tasty. Their perfectly cooked risotto is light but packed with flavor. For a true European dining experience, try their cheese platter and sample some of their great tasting wines. Duomo is not only about pizza and pasta, they serve good salads too. The prices are a bit high but the portions are okay and the quality of food will keep you coming back.
Pizza del Sol
A charming pizza place in Lamai, Pizza del Sol is one of the most raved about Italian restaurants in Koh Samui. The place is relaxed and is suitable for a casual meal with friends and family. For folks who have overdone it with Thai food and your taste buds need a spice break, go to Pizza del Sol. Their pizzas are sinfully good and freshly made. Believe us when we say that your diet will go down the drain once you eat here. Everything on the menu is priced just right so you can indulge without worrying too much about the bill.
The reason why their pizzas are a hit is that the variety is there but the flavors are distinctly Italian. The crust is thin but has a good bite and the toppings are generous too. The classic Quattro formaggi is superb. Another goodie is the smoked salmon pizza, which is quite unusual but surprisingly satisfying. For dessert, please try their chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream. It’s perfectly bittersweet, moist, and yummy.
For something light, you should sample some of their cold cuts and bruschetta. All are very good.
Located in Bophut, this is without a doubt a winner when it comes to Italian dishes. If you favor authentic Italian offerings this is the place for you. Pepenero takes pride in its great service, friendly ambience, and of course delectable food. The food tastes homemade and not at all commercial and with every delicious bite, you will get your money’s worth or even more. Guests rave about the bruschetta with creamy burrata. The bread is perfect and the cheese will blow you away with its rich, melt in your mouth goodness. Kids and adults love it here because there is a balance of good comfort food and refined Italian dishes on the menu. A crowd pleaser is the lasagna. Cooked just right, with the right amount of cheese and sauce, it is outstanding. Gnocchi fans will be amazed too as Pepenero’s version is to die for.
The menu shows a lot of promise and has options for people who go meat-free. Overall, the place is fantastic and deserves the accolades it gets.
Baci Italian Restaurant Pizzeria
If only wood fire cooked pizzas will ever please you, then come visit Baci. This is where you can take the whole family for a memorable Italian feast. Many people can’t stop praising their food so they really must be doing something right. Everything from its starters to pizzas to desserts is indeed impressive.
People with special dietary needs will feel at home here as they have gluten free dishes and vegan options also.
Some of the notable items on Baci’s menu are the seafood black risotto, starter platter of cold cuts and salads, and carpaccio. Sweets are also yummy here at Baci’s so make sure you don’t miss out on the chocolate fondant cake and the classic tiramisu. Seafood lovers should try the crabmeat fettuccine. It is creamy, tasty, and the pasta is cooked al dente. Their ravioli is worth trying, as well as their margherita pizza. With a lot of delicious items on the menu, you will be hard pressed to find a favorite.