Looking for good Italian food at affordable prices around Sri Petaling? Passione Ristorante Italiano is the place to go!

Note: Passione Ristorante Italiano serves alcohol and pork, but the team is kind enough to hand-pick their best pork-free dishes for me during my visit.

Casual Italian Dining at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling

Casual Italian Dining at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling

Passione takes pride in capturing and understanding the quintessential spirit of Italian cooking. It brings together the creativity in modern gastronomy with traditional recipes in its fusion offerings. The signature dishes here are mostly pork-based which differentiates it from other Italian restaurants in town.

Casual Italian Dining at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Bar corner at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Bar corner at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Passione Ristorante Italiano is a two-storey restaurant at Sri Petaling

Iconic Wood-Fired Pizzas

As you step into Passione, your eyes will immediately be drawn to the mighty brick oven that is responsible for perfecting the restaurant’s iconic 400˚C scented wood fired pizzas. Harking back to the Italian traditions of preparing pizzas, Passione emulates the method by firing up the oven with high heat at even distribution to achieve impeccable caramelisation of the ingredients while infusing a natural smoky aroma.

Signature 400˚C scented wood fired pizzas at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling

Fresh Pasta Made Daily

The fresh pasta at Passione is made from scratch daily and is never pre-packed. Remember to ask for their prized Pasta ala Chitarra - a treasured specialty that is prepared using a guitar-like instrument for a more porous texture and broader width that enables it to better absorb sauces thoroughly for a rich, flavorful pasta dish.

Besides its pasta, here are a few other dishes we sampled at Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling:

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Our casual dining experience at Passione was thoughtfully designed by its manager to cater to our pork-free request. Having said that, Passione is famous for its pork-based selections such as its cold cuts and crackling Berkshire. Do check them out if that’s what you’d prefer!

Our intimate meal for two started off with creamy mushroom soup infused with aromatic truffle oil. Next comes the main courses: Seafood Linguine and Prawn Bisque that got us drowning in all the incredible shellfish flavors. We were definitely not leaving without giving one of its pizzas a try, and were delighted with the piping hot and incredibly cheesy Pizza Quattro Formaggi. The deal was sealed with an off-menu dessert item: a classic Tiramisu cake that’s baked for sharing.

Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Mushroom Soup (RM20)
Classic Italian wild mushroom soup
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Seafood Linguine (RM35)
Homemade linguine with fresh clams, shrimps, squids and scallops served in infusion garlic and chili oil
Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Prawn Bisque (RM35)
Creamy bisque with grilled prawns & caviar
Passione Ristorante Italiano, Sri Petaling
Pizza 4 Formaggi (RM35)
Chef’s selection of 4 Italian cheeses with cream and tomato sauce.
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Off-menu sweet bites: Tiramisu Cake

Overall, we had an enjoyable casual meal at Passione Ristorante Italiano and truly enjoyed the laidback atmosphere in the middle of bustling Sri Petaling. I definitely recommend the pizzas as the crust is baked to perfection. However, the seafood dishes could have been even better if the ingredients are fresher and picked more selectively. Most of its diners swear by the pork-based dishes, so remember to give them a go while you're here!

Passione Ristorante Italiano

19, Jalan Radin Bagus 9, Bandar Baru Seri Petaling, 57000 Kuala Lumpur.
+603 9055 3833
Opening hours: 11:00am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm

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