Italian Cuisine in Antigua

While exploring Antigua, you'll have the privilege of deciding between a variety of restaurants, cafes, and places with delicious cocktails. If you're admittedly obsessed with Italian food, you won't want to miss the various establishments that dub it their specialty. Lucky for hungry guests, there's a pretty good variety of restaurants serving this style.

With choices such as the informal setting of La Tartaruga to the tasty lunch service at Ottimo!, there is a choice for every guest and even for a memorable date night.

The list below allows you to get more details about the rather large selection of Italian restaurants awaiting Antigua's guests. Find the one that makes your mouth water and click its name to see the full article about its location, style, and more.

Abracadabra Restaurant

English Harbour | (268) 460-2701

Abracadabra Restaurant

Abracadabra Restaurant is located outside the center of English Harbour. With a following of food lovers, this destination isn't known simply for its Italian cooking and their signature staple of desserts, but it's also good at pasta.

Abracadabra is a traditional Southern Italian Restaurant serving the freshest food, beautifully presented, since 1985. Bread, Pastas & 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 some "state of art" Tropical Cocktails and "mouth washing" Desserts. Dress code is "Casual Chic".

Ottimo!

Antigua | (268) 484-0000

Ottimo!, on the premises of Carlisle Bay, can be found in the general vicinity of Sweets; it is 3.8 miles to the west of Falmouth Harbour. Determined not to be a "stale" choice, not only does this place offer Italian delights and particularly pasta, but we shouldn't forget they're also quite the favorite for pizza.

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

Piccolo Mondo

Mamora Bay | (866) 237-2071

Maps

Piccolo Mondo, which is part of St. James's Club, is located in Mamora Bay, in Antigua; 2.1 miles to the east of English Harbour. From the moment you sit down, you're in for an over-the-top dining experience for special occasions requiring something beyond street or bar food.

The Italian fare at Picclo Mondo is made unique with the infusion of Caribbean flavors. Specialties include veal scaloppini Milanese and the catch of the day over a bar of saffron risotto.

Ristorante Paparazzi

English Harbour | (268) 562-8136

Situated toward the center of English Harbour, Ristorante Paparazzi is a smart choice for guests thinking about spending some time seeing this area of Antigua. Got pizza on the brain? In any case, you might discover that dining here is the easiest decision you'll make all day.

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.

The Sea Grape

Antigua

Located near Sweets, The Sea Grape is a viable option for travelers who are going to be spending time seeing the island. From the restaurant, Falmouth Harbour is approximately four and a half miles (approximately seven kilometers) to the east. Consider stopping by Antigua if you're a fan of Italian cuisine, but particularly pasta.

The Sea Grape is an open air restaurant with tables that spill out onto the sands of Bay Beach.

Italian Restaurants
Name Location Island Type Phone Number
Abracadabra Restaurant 0.2 mi. West-Northwest of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 460-2701
Al Porto 0.3 mi. Northeast of Central Jolly Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 562-7848
Bocciolo Italian Restaurant 0.3 mi. South of Central Jolly Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 462-0061
Cambusa Italian Restaurant 1.2 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 562-2226
La Bussola Restaurant 2.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central St. John's Antigua Eclectic, Italian (268) 562-1545
La Tartaruga 1.1 mi. Northeast of Central Willikies None Italian (268) 460-9384
Mama Pasta 0.9 mi. Northeast of Central Willikies None Italian --
Melini's Ristorante 0.3 mi. Southeast of Central Jolly Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 562-4173
One Stone Ital Shack in Falmouth 1.1 mi. North of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian --
One Stone Ital Shack in St. John's Downtown St. John's Antigua Italian (268) 785-6065
Ottimo! 3.3 mi. South West of Central Sweets Antigua Italian (268) 484-0000
Pasta Rite Ya 1.0 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 764-2819
Piccolo Mondo 0.1 mi. Northwest of Central Mamora Bay Antigua Caribbean, Italian (866) 237-2071
Pizzas in Paradise Downtown St. John's Antigua Italian (268) 480-6979
Ristorante Paparazzi 0.1 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian (268) 562-8136
Seabreezes 0.4 mi. Northwest of Central English Harbour Antigua Italian --
The Sea Grape 3.8 mi. South West of Central Sweets Antigua Italian --

Similar Food

Le Cap Horn

You may crave something slightly different, in which case there are similar flavors to be experienced at places like the following:

Restaurants with Similar Cuisine
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Location Island
Shwarma -- Middle Eastern 1.2 mi. East of Downtown St. John's Antigua
The Cove Restaurant (800) 557-6536 French 0.9 mi. Northwest of Central Cedar Grove Antigua
Gauguin (866) 237-1644 European 3.3 mi. West of Central St. John's Antigua
Le Cap Horn (268) 460-1194 French 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua
Sheer Rocks (268) 562-4510 Mediterranean 1.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central Jolly Harbour Antigua
Chippy Antigua (268) 724-1166 English 1.6 mi. West of Central Cedar Grove Antigua
Mainbrace Pub (268) 460-1160 British 0.1 mi. South-Southwest of Central English Harbour Antigua
Jacqui O's BeachHouse (268) 562-2218 French 0.1 mi. South West of Central Crab Hill None
Terrace (268) 460-1014 French 0.4 mi. East-Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua
Catherine's Café (268) 460-5050 French 0.6 mi. Southeast of Central English Harbour Antigua

And you can of course sample the signature menu items offered at these well-liked establishments:

Restaurants with Similar Specialties
Restaurant Name Phone Specialty Location
Big Banana 17° 61° (268) 480-6979 Pizza 3.7 mi. East-Northeast of Central St. John's
Subway Radcliffe (268) 724-7827 Pizza Downtown St. John's
Subway St. John (268) 562-5639 Pizza 0.3 mi. East-Northeast of Downtown St. John's
Subway Parham (268) 562-6860 Pizza 2.9 mi. East of Central St. John's

Some of the best restaurants in Antigua are those that you run into during your exploration of different cities. But, jotting down at least a couple places in your agenda, will keep this aspect of your trip worry free. To learn even more about the types of food waiting for you, check out this page.

 

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