Torrevieja and its surrounding areas including Orihuela Costa have a huge selection of Italian restaurants and pizzerias for residents and visitors to choose from. Quality Italian cuisine requires a consistent supply of fresh produce in order to create delicious pizza and pasta dishes. Here on the sunny Costa Blanca fresh fruit and vegetables as well as fresh fish and seafood are available in abundance for these restaurants to produce and serve some fine, authentic Italian cuisine.
Here in Torrevieja, hungry diners are spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing an Italian Ristorante to dine out in. El Colisco is situated on Calle Torrevejenses Ausentes. With a cosy and romantic atmosphere, this popular restaurant is tastefully decorated and offers both a la carte and menus of the day. Owner, Roy and his team of friendly staff make all diners feel at home and provide a warm and attentive service. Many regulars travel for miles to sample the delicious seafood, pasta and pizza specialities on offer here, all at very reasonable prices. An Italian culinary delight awaits all who discover this charming back street restaurant.
Restaurante Vela Beach can be found on Paseo Juan Aparicio, overlooking the majestic Mediterranean Sea in Torrevieja. This sophisticated Italian eatery is spacious, bright and airy. Offering both indoor or ‘al fresco’ dining options, its menu is extensive and exciting with other Mediterranean cuisine choices also available. Service is both professional and friendly and being priced in the ‘top end’, customers can expect an unforgettable dining experience in this classy restaurant.
Another beach front gem of an Italian restaurant is Restaurante TriBeCa on Av. Dr. Mariano Ruiz Canovos. This small and cosy restaurant offers good value set menu options from a team of friendly and welcoming staff. Their delicious range of freshly prepared Italian dishes give this gourmet eatery a strong following and well deserved ‘Certificate Of Excellence’. With some amazing desserts and impeccable service, TriBeCa richly deserves its loyal following of diners in search of excellence.
Veni Vidi Vici Restaurant in Marina Internacional has some splendid views across the marina in Torrevieja. The three course menu of the day is excellent value and as well as superb harbour views, this establishment offers regular live evening entertainment. The menu is reasonably priced and the service friendly and attentive making it well worth a visit.
For pizza aficionados, Ristorante Pizzeria 222 on Av. Alfredo Nobel, is a must visit venue. Its lovely sea views provide a perfect backdrop for diners enjoying one of its famed, stone baked, authentic Italian pizzas. Service is slick and friendly and the atmosphere, lively and inviting. The menu provides for lovers of all Mediterranean cuisine and offers a wide selection of drinks and exotic cocktails. Children are welcome and well catered for with a scrumptious range of kids meals and ice creams, making this venue perfect for families.
O’Sole Mio, a popular Italian family restaurant, can be found at Ctra. de Villamartin, Orihuela Costa. This charming Italian eatery has an extensive menu featuring many delicious pizza and pasta options. Extremely popular with families, O’Sole Mio offers children’s portions and its Pizza Bambino is a hit with the kids. The restaurant is long established and has a faithful following amongst the local residents.
Da Vinci’s Restaurante Italiano is located on Calle Maestro Torralba, La Zenia, Orihuela Costa. A warm and friendly welcome awaits all who enter this bright and airy little restaurant. The set menus of the day are extremely good value and offer a choice of tasty, freshly cooked Italian dishes. Portions are generous and the staff friendly and courteous making it an ideal stop for a delicious meal and warm hospitality.
Che!!! Ristorante Italiano can be found in La Zenia Boulevard, Orihuela Costa. This Italian eatery has a novel and interesting style of service. Once seated and served with drinks, the efficient waiting staff start bringing to the table various dishes for each course from which you may choose. In this way diners can actually see and smell the delicious array of dishes on offer before selecting what they would like! This novel concept continues throughout the meal which can be enjoyed at a leisurely pace with no particular dishes being forced upon you, just presented for you to choose from. Prices are very reasonable and the portions generous. This restaurant, although spacious, can get very busy in the evenings so it’s advisable to book a table in advance if you’re planning on visiting.
Amongst the many Mediterranean restaurants offering Italian cuisine in the Torrevieja region, there are a few more who deserve a mention. Restaurante El Muelle is on Calle del Mar, Torrevieja. Leonardo Ristorante can be found in Flamenca Beach Commercia Centre. La Dolce Vita is on Calle Tomas Breton, Villamartin. Finally, for those with a sweet tooth looking for authentic Italian ice creams, try Geliteria Italiano on Calle Mar de Fondo, Punta Prima.