Luigi’s Italian Restaurant is a little restaurant located west of Toul Tom Poung market, serving Italian specialties. The owner of Luigi’s Italian Restaurant is Luigi Savarino, who has previously opened Le Duo, La Potenza, and Piccola Italia in Phnom Penh. Luigi’s Italian Restaurant was opened in mid May, 2017. The owner, whose parents are Sicilian, emphasizes on serving Sicilian cuisine – Southern Italian cuisine, meanwhile, many Italian restaurants in Phnom Penh mostly serve Northern Italian cuisine.
Luigi’s Italian Restaurant, Phnom Penh | Cambodia
Luigi’s Italian Restaurant is a little corner restaurant in the Toul Tom Poung area. Luigi’s features stucco-walls with a little veranda. The restaurant uses vintage metal furniture to match with the design of the restaurant, worth grapevine crawling along the exterior rails. The waiters are friendly and helpful, hence, they can also speak a little Italian.
Type of cuisine served
Sicilian cuisine incorporates Italian flavors with influences from the Mediterranean. Sicilian dishes often include eggplants, large salty sardines, sweet almonds, and Pecorino cheese. Luigi’s menu consists of an extensive list of Sicilian cuisine. Beef carpaccio ($7.5) is raw beef serve with capers, slices of parmigiano cheese, and rocket salad. Ravioli foie gras with white truffle sauce ($20) consists of handmade ravioli served with cream sauce, mushroom, and cheese. Paccheri al sugo di salsiccia ($9) is oven-baked pasta, with sausage, smoked cheeses, egg and tomato sauce.
There are many more dishes like wings, pasta, pizza, lasagna, sausage, salad, and sandwich. They also offer Sicilian wines and Sicilian desserts. Don’t forget to try Tegola Romana ($4), a famous Sicilian dessert. It is a hard chocolate and caramel shell that acts as a vessel to hold blueberries and whipped cream. The dessert is perfectly sweetened. A variety of cheesecake is also available at Luigi’s.
- Price Range : 5 USD – 25 USD
- Business Hour :
- Close on Monday
- Lunch : 11:30am – 2:30pm
- Dinner : 5:30pm – 10:30pm
- Location : #1D, Street 167, West of Toul Tom Poung Market, Sangkat Toul Tom Poung II, Khan Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
- Contact : +855 92 986 832
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- Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/restaurantLUIGIpp/
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Luigi’s Italian Restaurant is quite different from other Italian restaurants in Phnom Penh as Luigi’s serves Sicilian cuisine, which is Southern Italian cuisine. A wide range of dishes and desserts give you a different Italian cuisine dining experience.
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