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Little Italy

Jalan Haji Saman | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
+60 88-232 231
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (248 reviews)
“tiramisu” (49 reviews)
“garlic bread” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jalan Haji Saman | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
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Reviewed today

I hadn't been to Little Italy for ages and was very pleasantly surprised with the progress that they have made since my last visit. The restaurant was bustling with tourists and locals from all over KK. Waiters and waitresses were coming in and out of...More

Thank Leyla m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great pizza selection, pasta and other dishes also looked really good. Food and service excellent and good value. Very popular so get there early or book!

Thank nbuckley2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really very good not much to add. Do not expect romantic etc. full on good food in noisy cafe style. 3 ravioli plate is great. Get the sauce to pasta right!

1  Thank christopher G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I guess this is a good Italian for Asia but it would be considered average back in Europe. We had the garlic bread to start (ok but a little salty) My friend had the pasta and I had a pizza with seafood. Huge amounts of...More

Thank debskroit2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful find for a good meal out when you need that change from rice or noodles at every meal. Great choices of pasta and pizzas plus other fayre served by friendly helpful staff - highly recommended.

1  Thank SteveT666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was authentic and good. Not the best but it is a decent meal for sure. The service was fantastic with good recommendation.

2  Thank Kelvin O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the food here. It is a really busy place, making it not the ideal location for a quiet dinner.

1  Thank Dutch_traveler013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after reading on trip advisor that it had gluten free choices on the menu....when we got here..it was heaving.so saw this is a good sign it means the food is good....and it is...however when we asked for gluten free options we were...More

Thank Suzanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the place makes itself one of the best places for Italian dining. located in the heart of city and easily accessible by public transport makes it an attractive destination for many tourist. The owner, an italian guy doesnt look that friendly though.

1  Thank FHM2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd night in Kota Kinabalu and being vegetarian were running short of options. We picked Little Italy a restaurant that was located opposite the Suriah Sabah Shopping mall. The place was nearly full and we were perhaps the last people to get...More

1  Thank Sid T
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Jennifer A
24 January 2017|
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Response from Gin323 | Reviewed this property |
You can Google "image" their menu image by key-ing in "little italy menu kota kinabalu"..
28 December 2016|
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Response from Jutisha | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Sorry for the late response. Please check their website got their menu & prices.
27 October 2016|
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Response from Jutisha | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Their website indeed has a menu that does not show prices. But to us, their rates are fair restaurant charges & they really have high quality food. Maybe can send them a message about pricing in their Facebook page?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jalan Haji Saman | Kota Kinabalu Lama, Kota Kinabalu 88800, Malaysia
  • Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Sabah  >  West Coast Division  >  Kota Kinabalu District  >  Kota Kinabalu
  • Phone Number: +60 88-232 231
Dear Valued Customers Please Be Informed That The Restaurant Will Be Closed For Renovetions Feom 8th October To 22nd October 2012. Business Will Resume As Usual On 23rd October 2012. We Apologize For Any Inconvenience Caused. The Management Of Little Italy.
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