Italian Cuisine in Antigua

Almost everywhere in Antigua, you'll come upon a wide selection of places to eat. When your preference is Italian food, you will definitely want to check out the places offering this cuisine on the menu. Lucky for hungry guests, there's plenty of restaurants that offer this favorite.

From the very casual backdrop at Seabreezes to the simple cafes where wine and cocktails are just as crucial as the the dishes they serve, you might come across a dish you'll return for again and again.

Before your trip begins, you can get a taste for the large collection of Italian restaurants available. Find one that whets your appetite and click its name to find out more about its dress code, food, or even nearby attractions.

Abracadabra Restaurant

English Harbour | (268) 460-2701

Abracadabra Restaurant

Set just outside the heart of English Harbour, Abracadabra Restaurant is a viable option worth considering if you are thinking about staying near this section of Antigua. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Italian themed dishes and of course desserts, but we shouldn't forget they're also dubbed a hotspot for pasta.

Abracadabra is a traditional Southern Italian Restaurant serving the freshest food, beautifully presented, since 1985. Bread, pastas and desserts are home made. Fish, lobster & piglets are indigenous. "Limoncello" liquor is home brewed. Most of the vegetables & herbs are organically grown in their own backyard. The "historic" menu is complimented every night by a large selection of specials, a rich wine list and "state of art" tropical cocktails and "mouth washing" desserts. Dress code is "casual chic".

Piccolo Mondo

Mamora Bay | (866) 237-2071

Piccolo Mondo, part of St. James's Club, is located near the middle of Mamora Bay, in Antigua; 2.1 miles to the east of English Harbour. When considering this restaurant, anticipate a refined dining experience perfect for special occasions and dates; or maybe a much-needed break from quick-service restaurants.

Set on a hillside, Piccolo Mondo exudes intimacy and romance.


Antigua | (268) 484-0000


Located near Sweets, Ottimo! is a part of Carlisle Bay, and is a viable option that's worth considering if you're exploring this side of the island. In case you're wondering, Falmouth Harbour is approximately four miles (approximately six kilometers) to the east. As part of a menu decked with Italian-inspired cuisine, this place is especially proud of their pasta and pizza.

The pizza at Ottimo! is baked in a wood burning pizza oven.

Ristorante Paparazzi

English Harbour | (268) 562-8136

Located near the middle of English Harbour, Ristorante Paparazzi is a good choice for guests thinking about staying near this area of Antigua. Visitors that desire pizza will fully love dining here during a visit to English Harbour.

The restaurant features a warm, cozy setting on the waterfront in English Harbour and it is the only restaurant that allows patrons to enjoy a meal while being three feet from the water.

Cambusa Italian Restaurant

Falmouth Harbour | (268) 562-2226

Situated near the heart of Falmouth Harbour, Cambusa Italian Restaurant is a logical choice for you to consider if you're visiting this section of Antigua. When it comes to specialty Italian cuisine, the kitchen at Cambusa Italian Restaurant will recommend their best: desserts and pasta.

The menu offers dishes from the Italian tradition and all pastas, desserts and bread are home made. The signature plate are the Snapper baked in salt crust and the homemade sausage, all served with "0 miles" veggies. It is possible to book special cooking class to learn how to prepare traditional Italian meals.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Type Phone Number
Abracadabra Restaurant 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central English Harbour Italian (268) 460-2701
Bocciolo Italian Restaurant 0.3 mi. South of Central Jolly Harbour Italian (268) 462-0061
Cambusa Italian Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour Italian (268) 562-2226
La Bussola Restaurant 2.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. John's Eclectic, Italian (268) 562-1545
Melini's Ristorante 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Jolly Harbour Italian (268) 562-4173
One Stone Ital Shack in Falmouth 1.1 mi. North of Central English Harbour Italian --
Ottimo! 3.3 mi. South West of Central Sweets Italian (268) 484-0000
Piccolo Mondo 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Mamora Bay Caribbean, Italian (866) 237-2071
Ristorante Paparazzi 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour Italian (268) 562-8136
Seabreezes 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour Italian --
The Sea Grape 3.8 mi. South West of Central Sweets Italian --

Similar Food

Le Cap Horn

If seeking variety within the same genre, you might like distinctly different, but still related establishments like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Le Cap Horn (268) 460-1194 French 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua
Shwarma -- Middle Eastern 1.2 mi. East of Downtown St. John's Antigua
Terrace (268) 460-1014 French 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua
Gibsons (268) 562-2218 English 6.7 mi. South-Southwest of Central St. John's Antigua
Catherine's Café (268) 460-5050 French 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua
The Estate House (268) 462-6000 Mediterranean 6.0 mi. East-Northeast of Central St. John's Long Island
Mainbrace Pub (268) 460-1160 British 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central English Harbour Antigua
The Cove Restaurant (800) 557-6536 French 0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Cedar Grove Antigua
Sheer Rocks (268) 562-4510 Mediterranean 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Jolly Harbour Antigua
SUN RA (268) 562-6581 Mediterranean 0.1 mi. West of Central English Harbour Antigua

Or let your appetite persuade you to try a signature item like the pizza, which is on the menu at both Subway St. John and Big Banana 17° 61°.

You can't plan for it, but sometimes the best food and drink options in Antigua are the ones you wind up near unexpectedly during your daytime travels. However, noting the important details of a few different restaurants on your schedule, allows you to stay flexible. To read much more about the kinds of food available to you, check out this page.


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