Don’t Put Me in a Box! 6 Restaurants That Make Their Pasta In-House

While there’s nothing wrong with pasta from a box, there’s also nothing quite like fresh pasta made just hours before your meal.

Here are six restaurants that actually take matters into their own hands (and pasta maker machines) to proudly craft their own.

Squid Ink Pasta from Pete

Pete’s Place

Dig into satisfying helpings of hearty Italian cuisine at Pete’s Place, established in 1973. Serving an impressive range of delicious homemade pastas (and don’t forget the pizzas too) in a cosy and rustic setting, you’ll be sure to leave this restaurant with a feeling of warm contentment.

Dishes We Love: Ravioli Astice, Burrata e Caponata, Spaghetti Aglio Olio

Book a table at Pete’s Place.


Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore

There’s a certain distinction associated with being a pioneer, and Pasta Fresca Da Salvatore holds bragging rights for being one of the first establishments to introduce fresh pasta to the Singapore dining scene. Indulge in generous servings of tasty pasta that’ll erase any previously held notions of what homemade pasta should taste like, cause it doesn’t get much better than this.

Dishes We Love: Grissini Parma Ham, Pasta Alla Marinara, Risotto Asparagi E Salmone

Book a table at Pasta Fresca (Boat Quay), Pasta Fresca (Bukit Timah), or Pasta Fresca (Siglap).

Squid Ink Pasta from Pasta Brava in Tanjong Pagar, Singapore

Pasta Brava

Authenticity is the name of the game at Pasta Brava, which offers up a selection of freshly made pasta and other traditional Italian treats. As the establishment’s name suggests, pasta is a specialty and you won’t regret chowing down on a plate of the good stuff prepared to al dente perfection.

Dishes We Love: Risotto Ai Funghi Porcini, Stracci Ai Gamberi E Capesante, Ravioli Con Carne Di Manzo Al Gorgonzola

Book a table at Pasta Brava.

Scialatielli from Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria in Bukit Timah, Singapore

Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria

Feast on a medley of delectable Italian delights at Capri Trattoria, where you can choose from a selection of yummy house-made pastas, succulent seafood, delicious desserts, and more. When paired with the unpretentious décor and attentive service, it’s a win-win all around here.

Dishes We Love: Pappardelle Gamberi e Cappesante, Ravioli di Vitello, Torta Al Limone

Book a table at Capri Trattoria & Pizzeria.

Beef Pasta from La Forketta in Dempsey, Singapore

La Forketta (Dempsey, Nassim)

Each forkful of pasta you take at La Forketta is the fruit of their chefs’ labours and it shows, judging by the popularity of the establishment. The pasta is made with love, cooked with care, and it’s all we can do not to slurp down the entire bowl immediately. And no it’s not just the pasta that gets the homemade treatment. Bread and salami are also made in-house.

Dishes We Love: Focaccia bread, Linguine al Frutti di Mare, and Affettati Misti

Book a table at La Forketta (Dempsey) or La Forketta (Nassim).


6. Open Farm Community

Open Farm Community is a stunning open-concept restaurant in Dempsey that, in collaboration with food garden specialists Edible Garden City, aims to help the community reconnect with nature through the food we eat, and the proof is in the pasta – one plate of this risotto and we had a low-key out of body experience with mother nature.

The majority of ingredients are locally sourced, and everything is always fresh of course, which makes for some of the most delicious house made pasta you can find.

Dishes We Love: Carnaroli Risotto with chorizo, cuttlefish, ebi, green peas, saffron threads & crispy serrano; Rigatoni with local mushrooms, smoked pancetta, stilton, balsamic reduction

Book a table at Open Farm Community.

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