There are more Italian pizzerias in Singapore than you can shake a pizzaiolo pizza paddle at, but few have the, ahem, pizzaz required to make your pie really pop, and fewer still are actually certified by Vera Pizza Napoletana, the regulatory body that ensures that Naples’ most famous culinary export’s reputation and authenticity is maintained. Pizzeria L’Operetta has all of this going for it, making it the pizzeria of choice for Tanjong Pagar locals and avid pizza fans from across the city. Find Pizzeria L’Operetta at Icon Village along Gopeng Street.
Pizzeria L’Operetta’s remit is simple, as simple but as insistent as proper pizza should be: to serve the good pizza-crazed people of Tanjong Pagar and Singapore with the finest pizza pies in the city. Pizza joints are a dime a dozen, but it’s Pizzeria L’Operetta that has the paper to prove that it is the real, authentically Italian deal when it comes to the Neapolitan pie. They’ve received certification from VPN – Vera Pizza Napoletana – the regulatory body (some would say militant outfit) that battle poor imitations of true Neapolitan pizza around the world. Part of the city’s L’Opera group of Italian restaurants – there’s a trattoria, enoteca, and corner bar in the family as well – Pizzeria L’Operetta is a real coup for Italian food fans.
Upon entering Pizzeria L’Operetta’s Gopeng Street restaurant, just an olive pit’s throw from Tanjong Pagar station, you can tell immediately what this pizzeria cherishes the most – its traditional wood-fired, brick pizza oven, whose dome is mosaiced with ceramic tiles spelling out the name of this superlative Singapore pizza parlour. It’s this edifice that produces, with the deft help of the restaurant’s trained and certified pizzaioli, the deceptively simple selection of classic pizzas that have made converts of many an Italian-cuisine shy diner. Just a handful of pies are available, nothing more is necessary: the traditional margherita, the Romana and bufala, the diavola, Bismark, capricciosa and more outre options like the lasagna pizza. Cowabunga this is not – this is an authentic Italian pizzeria head and shoulders above the competition.
Quiet and peaceful dining experience. The food is awesome, definitely recommended.
The pizza was really good and it was nice and quiet too. A really nice place to hang out over good food with a large group of friends at a reasonable price.
It was great! The food was fantastic and the service prompt. Good spot for a tasty and quick lunch. Prices are also reasonable for the value that you receive.
Awesome authentic Italian pizza, try the Bufalal! The house wine was great and all very reasonable prices for Singapore. Make sure to get the tiramisu for dessert!
Cozy eatery with very good pizza and pasta :) Thin crust is our fave, though wasn't sure why theirs was kinda soft at the middle instead of the usual crispy like biscuit texture. Still, a decent change from mainstream pizza shops!
Great pizza and pasta. Only little waiting time for the pizza. Got a nice waiter. Relaxed ambience. Went there on Tuesday for lunch and it was not crowded. Will go again if craving for good pizza.
Good Napoli pizza , I like. Pasta nice taste , pricing so so , very friendly , a bit regret point is location open for inside of building like food court , not confortable for dinner.
Service and food was very nice, we enjoyed there ! Their serving time was very good timing, always just after finish our dish. Taste was a little bit salty so it goes well with alcohoal.
Great food with the perfect VPN pizza. Won't find a better one elsewhere. Good value set meal with a wonderfully creamy tiramisu. Won't go wrong with operetta.
Good pizzas, traditional Italian style. The 9 inch is a little small, so I would recommend the 12 inch if you are hungry. Interesting promos after 2.30pm on pizzas for late lunchers.