A crowd-puller, Little Italy has spread its wings and established quite a few branches around the city. The ones in Indiranagar and Koramangala are always busy, so, if you are looking for a quiet nook for lunch or dinner – we recommend you head to the one in Sadashivnagar. On most days, patrons make a beeline for the lunch buffet table. For a little more than INR 682 plus taxes (the rates are considerably higher on the weekends), you can slurp on bowls of soup, bite into slices of pizza, help yourself to cheese-loaded pasta, and sweet slices of dessert (cheesecake is always popular). The menu rotates every day so if there is something you are looking for, in particular, make sure you call ahead.
But when you are not looking to stuff yourself to the gills, the a-la-carte menu will work splendidly. You can start off with a Corleone Salad (mixed salad with lettuce, corn, Italian pickled onions, potatoes, sun-dried tomatoes and capers with olive oil and balsamic vinegar). The Crostini Rustici is also a hearty choice. You get warm slices of bread grilled and topped with artichokes, mozzarella, olives, capers, and fresh tomato sauce.
Little Italy’s menu is tailor-made to the Indian palate. Their pasta and pizzas are particularly popular. From the classic pasta section, we recommend the simple yet soul-satisfying Puttanesca – where the pasta comes bathed in spicy, tomato sauce and is studded with olives, capers, and basil. You can also order Pesto Pizza – where the creamy pesto is adorned with slices of potato and mozzarella. Finish up with their slurp-worthy Tiramisu.