The Avenue Complex
Glicerio Pison Avenue
Brgy. San Rafael, Mandurriao, Iloilo City.
Contact: 329-5289.

If you love anything Italian or you simply want to experience gastronomic delight, you’ve got the perfect excuse to fly to Iloilo City. An unforgettable dining experience awaits you at Amalfi Cucina Italiana, an authentic Italian restaurant located in the rising entertainment center of Iloilo City. The restaurant offers world-class food preparation and elegant presentation coupled with efficient staff service.

Amalfi takes pride in providing diners a splendid combination of sleek Italian grace and Ilonggo charm and hospitality. Amalfi diners always fall in love with the restaurant’s inviting and cozy feel. An air of elegance and a sleek ambience greet customers upon their entry to Amalfi. Amalfi’s cozy lighting adds splendor to the intimate atmosphere of the restaurant.

Amalfi’s distinct and exciting menu makes it a top choice for cozy dining. It offers an array of Italian dishes that range from pasta and pizza to fresh salads and soups, from mouth-watering steaks to sweet desserts. It also offers an excellent collection of wine and liquor.

For starters, try the restaurant’s bestsellers like the Amalfi’s branzino al arrosto, which is mouthwatering pan-seared Chilean seabass served with potato risotto and black truffle cream. There is agnello alla griglia, a delicious blend of grilled lamb chops, mint jelly salsa d’ funghi, balsamic reduction and potato au gratin. And of course, the crowd- favorite, the French foie gras.

The other specialties include include Amalfi’s scallops (seared scallops served with pepper crust and pasta pomodoro), pettidi pollo alla Bolognese (the delectable fillet of chicken breast offered with proscuitto and mozarella), as well as stuffato al frutta di mare (stewed salmon, prawns and squid in fresh tomato sauce and parsely marble potatoes).

Diners compulsively come back for Amalfi’s sumptuous pasta like the pasta ala Bolognese, which is deliciously prepared with Bologna-style meat sauce. And if you fancy seafood, you’ll surely adore Al Frutta di Mare (Sauteed Mixed Seafood Pasta). Feast on Amalfi’s impressive Pizza choices: You can choose from Salciccia (tastefully prepared with mixed sausages and Fontina cheese). Pizzaaiolo (roasted garlic, tomatoes, mozarella, and basil), and other delightfully prepared pizza.

Be tempted with Amalfi’s exciting line of desserts, which include panna cotta (Italian sbayon with a mélange of fruits), the sinfully delicious torta cioccolato (Italian chocolate cake a la mode), affogato (Italian espresso with vanilla ice cream), and the inimitable cioccolato salami (Italian almond dark crocanti).

And to invigorate your fantastic night, choose from Amalfi’s inviting selection of wine and other drinks.