Prego's

A no-frills and very popular Italian restaurant
$$$
  • 1
Book now

Time Out Says

We’re well aware that lots of people love this friendly Italian restaurant, but still we’re suprised to find that it’s so busy on a Sunday evening. In fact, we feel lucky that we manage to bag one of the few remaining tables.

It’s great to see a place so full of life, and the servers are certainly kept busy trying to keep up with the constant flow of orders.

We’re in the mood for a full-on carb fest, and the soft, freshly baked loaf of Italian bread with olive and sun-dried tomato tapenades doesn’t take us long to demolish. It’s a delicious way to start and it gets us warmed up perfectly for what’s to come.

We start with the conchiglioni alla norma, a relatively simple dish of large pasta tubes, fried aubergine, tomato and baked ricotta. On paper it sounds fine, but perhaps a bit unexciting. In reality it is tremendous.

Normally we don’t order pasta as it is ‘the kind of thing that even we could make at home’, but we definitely couldn’t whip this up. The flavours are vibrant, the pasta cooked perfectly al dente and the ingredients are of the highest quality.

The pollo e fungi pizza is also delicious, and we can’t help finishing every slice of the thin dough topped with tomatoes, mozzarella, mushrooms, red onion and chicken.

Service is efficient and without unnecessary airs and graces. We leave feeling full and content.

When all you want is comfort food in a casual setting, we highly recommend Prego’s.

WHAT IS IT...
A no-frills and very popular Italian restaurant

WHY GO...
For super satisfying pastas and pizzas

02 Oct 2019

Be the first to get all the latest Abu Dhabi news, reviews and deals into your inbox by signing up to our free newsletter, click here to sign up.

Details

FacilitiesDine In
Payment OptionsCash, Credit Card
CuisinesItalian, Pizza
Dress CodeCasuals
12:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMMonday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMTuesday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMWednesday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMThursday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMFriday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PMSaturday: 12:00 PM to 11:30 PM
Show number 02 607 9000
Abu Dhabi, Al Zahiyah, Beach Rotana, 10th Street

Recommended for you in Restaurants

UAE’s Black Tap reveals Fourth of July CrazyShake

Celebrate American Independence Day with this limited-edition milkshake

Get afternoon tea for two for Dhs99 at The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa

Hot drinks, savoury and sweet treats at The Lounge

UAE’s Jones the Grocer to launch cheese toastie menu

The dedicated menu will feature 12 different cheese toastie combinations

Get a pint for Dhs1 with any main meal at Abu Dhabi’s The Scene

Plus all-day happy hour and kids eat free

Mr Miyagi’s on Yas Island Abu Dhabi relaunches with drink deals and brunch

The party venue is back with happy hours, brunch and more