I don’t let a single day go by without thanking god that pasta exists. Not only in the small cafes at San Gimignano, but also in the lanes of Delhi. Luckily, there are places in the city that offer an authentic taste of this Italian delicacy, from the classic alfredo the flavoursome lasagne.
If your love for spaghetti, penne and fettuccine knows no bounds, visit these ten restaurants and cafes in Delhi that serve the best and most authentic pasta in town.
Explore, indulge and feel like you are being transported to Italy with every-single-bite.
Pasta here is not just food, it’s an experience of its own. The menu here will take you to a gastronomical paradise but what tantalises our taste buds the most is the baked pasta- with a thick tomato sauce base and an overdose of vegetables.
Where: Multiple locations- Khan Market, Kailash Colony, DLF Place Mall Saket, DLF Promenade Mall Vasant Kunj, Ardee Mall Sector 52 Gurugram, Connaught Place.
We Recommend: Penne Vodka Pasta, Baked Penne Primavera, and Prawn Puttanesca Pasta.
Price For Two: Rs 1,500
Phone: 011-29241041, 011-46556828
As you step in from the tilted yellow door, a whole new world of gastronomical bliss awaits you! Get your hands on their pasta before the guilt gets to you. Choose between penne, spaghetti and whole wheat fusilli tossed in their signature sauces and overloaded with veggies, herbs or chicken.
Where: Multiple locations- GTB Nagar, Vijay Nagar, Satyaniketan, Punjabi Bagh
We Recommend: Butter Chicken Pasta, Pesto Pasta
Price For Two: Rs 700
No food is bad food when you are at this quirky little cafe at Hudson Lane--the food hub of the North Campus. From Arrabbiata to Peri-Peri and Pesto to Milano, one is definitely spoilt for choices here. Everything from the drool-worthy food and rustic interiors to the affordable prices will make this place an instant favourite. P.S. they also have a branch in Satyaniketan just opposite Venkateshwara College.
Where: Multiple locations- GTB Nagar, Satyaniketan
We Recommend: Fusion Lasagne Alla Polo, Peri Peri Pasta
Price For Two: Rs 750
With a conspicuous Sicilian influence, the Pasta Bowl Company will give you an authentic taste of Venice with its vintage decor and its selection of pasta. Brownie points for their pepper wine sauce!
Where: Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase 4, Gurugram
We Recommend: Lasagne Al Forno, Tortellini Puttanesca, Cappellacci di Zucca
Price For Two: Rs 1300 for two
Phone: 0124-4375666, 09971970077
This place doesn’t offer online ordering but you can book a table here.
Right in the heart of Chanakyapuri lies this quaint cafe which is perfect for dates or post-college hangouts. Spaghetti, penne, lasagne or fettuccini- you name it and they have it. The bricked walls, pretty fairy lights and cute potted plants will give you company as you hog on the comfort food!
Where: Race Course Road, Chanakyapuri
We Recommend: Spaghetti Alla Pomodoro Basilico, Lamb Lasagne
Price For Two: Rs 1,300
Phone: 011-26110787, 011-26110788
Seeking some desi comfort food? Head to this small space (yes, hardly 4-5 people can fit in at a time) to add an Indian twist to the Italian staple. Here you will get some crazy additions to the menu apart from the usual white sauce and red sauce pasta. There’s Punjabi Tadka Pasta and Tandoori Pasta too!
Where: Near Green Park metro station
We Recommend: Punjabi Tadka Pasta, Smoke Chilli Pasta
Price For Two: Rs 400
Perfect for a brunch on a lazy Sunday afternoon and to send emails and make work presentations on weekdays when you are working remotely (they have free wifi!). The pasta menu at Amici may be small but is worth a try. You will love their signature tomato sauce with a hint of basil.
Where: Multiple locations- Khan Market, Select City Walk, Defence Colony, Hauz Khas Village
We Recommend: Pesto Jenovese, Carbonara Romana, Norwegian Smoked Salmon & Cream
Price For Two: Rs 1,200
Phone: 9999742999, 011-45572001
Though their pizzas take up much of the attention, the pasta here is also an absolute delight. Fat Lulu’s fusilli pesto and home-made pasta (spinach and ricotta ravioli in sage butter) is stepping up the game on their already fantastic pasta!
Where: Multiple locations- Select Citywalk, DLF Galleria, Ambience Mall, GK (1) market, Cross Point Mall, SDA market
We Recommend: Three-layered oven-baked lasagne, Penne Pomodoro
Price For Two: Rs 800
Phone: 9667390683, 9667390684
The menu here is a perfect blend of the authentic Italian experience and an Indian twist to it. While the cilantro and mushroom alfredo will take you to the lanes of Italy, the handcrafted cannelloni filled with Amritsari keema will give subtle cues on the desi touch.
Where: Satyaniketan, Hudson Lane
We Recommend: Mutton Keema Cannelloni, Penne in Mozzarella Sun-Dried Tomato Sauce
Price For Two: Rs 900
As the name suggests, this place will certainly live up to your expectations. The menu here is huge but what gets the maximum attention is the House Special- penne slowly cooked in creamy tomato sauce and loaded with mushrooms.
Where: Kalkaji Double Story
We Recommend: Aglio Olio, House Special Pasta, Spaghetti Sandorini Chicken
Price For Two: Rs 650
With all the city’s favourites listed, go grab a bite at these amazing places and thank us later!
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