The Place I finally had the chance to visit Amici, located in a quiet corner of the bustling Holland Village. This decade old restaurant prides itself in serving authentic Italian cuisine and I have heard some rave reviews about it all along.
The restaurant has limited seating capacity. The narrow dining interior and paintings on its wall kinda give me the vibe of dining in some Italian countryside.
The Food I had the Linguine alle carbonara ($22.90), which is topped with bacon and cheese. I will say that this is a relatively safe choice, given the long list of pasta to choose from. In terms of the taste, it is slightly above average but it failed to wow me. That is probably the irony of ordering a common pasta dish such as carbonara; it can rarely go wrong.
To add on to the Carbonara, we also tried the Pizza Porcini ($21.90), which is topped with mushrooms and Italian sausage. The tomato-base thinly crust pizza has a very average taste as well; neither the mushroom nor sausage reflect quality in terms of the ingredients used.
Rants Prices are above average but it does not correlate with the quality.
Will I return again? To be honest, the main incentive for visiting Amici this time round is because of the onging Maybank 1-for-1 main course promotion. Without this promotion, I will probably not return again, especially when there is no lack of dining options in Holland Village.
Taste bud: 3/5
Hole in the pocket: 3.5/5
Overall Experience: 2.5/5
275A Holland Avenue
Tel: +65 6469 9989