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Originally from Florence in Italy, Procacci at Customs House is an delicatessen and restaurant that is famous for its gastronomic specialties made from truffles.

Mon - Sat: 12:00 - 15:00

Mon - Sat: 18:00 - 22:30

$78 based on 21 submissions
After Work (5 votes), Alfresco/Outdoor Dining (5 votes), Romance/First Dates (5 votes)
The Hungry Bunny

Good but not great traditional fare

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It's reliable and good, but not exceptional or great. So even if they don't quite garner awards for the best Italian fare around, they do serve up pretty decent stuff. Traditional stuff, that is. Because they focus on the traditional and eschew the modern. While dinners aren't particularly easy on the wallet, they offer a very reasonably-priced weekday set lunch at $35++ for 2 courses and $45++ for 3 courses. The downside of the very-value-for-money set lunch offer is that service tends towards the choppy and harried during busy weekday lunches.
 
 We had:

1) Zuppa di Funghi: mushroom soup - creamy and aromatic. love the drizzle of truffle oil in this!

2) Insalata di Cesare: baby romaine lettuce laden generously with shreds of parboiled salmon and bacon bits, and dressed in a traditional aioli - substantive and refreshing

3) Penne Carbonara : right balance of egg yolk, cream, and parmesan

4) Aqua Pazza: lightly battered and fried hake fish doused in a tomato seafood broth with capers, olives and herbs. A lemon wedge lent acidity

5) Agnello alla Griglia con Arrosto Patate; grilled lamb served alongside a minty yoghurt raita and roasted baby potatoes: lamb was fresh and tender, with a beautiful charring and smokine

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15 Sep 2013 • 579 reviews • 21 followers

Good but not great traditional fare

See the full review at http://thehungrybunnie.blogspot.com

It's reliable and good, but not exceptional or great. So even if they don't quite garner awards for the best Italian fare around, they do serve up pretty decent stuff. Traditional stuff, that is. Because they focus on the traditional and eschew the modern. While dinners aren't particularly easy on the wallet, they offer a very reasonably-priced weekday set lunch at $35++ for 2 courses and $45++ for 3 courses. The downside of the very-value-for-money set lunch offer is that service tends towards the choppy and harried during busy weekday lunches.
 
 We had:

1) Zuppa di Funghi: mushroom soup - creamy and aromatic. love the drizzle of truffle oil in this!

2) Insalata di Cesare: baby romaine lettuce laden generously with shreds of parboiled salmon and bacon bits, and dressed in a traditional aioli - substantive and refreshing

3) Penne Carbonara : right balance of egg yolk, cream, and parmesan

4) Aqua Pazza: lightly battered and fried hake fish doused in a tomato seafood broth with capers, olives and herbs. A lemon wedge lent acidity

5) Agnello alla Griglia con Arrosto Patate; grilled lamb served alongside a minty yoghurt raita and roasted baby potatoes: lamb was fresh and tender, with a beautiful charring and smokine
20 Dec 2012 • 43 reviews • 20 followers

Perfect traditional Tuscan cuisine

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Overall: 8.8/10   Procacci of Firenze fame has been raved about since its establishment in Singapore in late 2010, and rightly so. Lovers of Italian fine dining will delight in the impressive selection in the wine list and the traditional yet creative Tuscan cuisine. Its prime location in Customs House offers beautiful views of Marina Bay and the financial district - come just before sunset and grab an alfresco seat for the full experience. Combined with their irreproachable service - all the staff I spoke to were genuinely friendly and helpful - I definitely see myself returning to Procacci soon. Perhaps the only disappointment was that there were no vegan desserts. Focaccia Bread


The golden focaccia bread was skilfully executed in terms of both texture and taste - It was extremely crunchy and crusty on the outside, yet perfectly soft on the inside and retaining its fluffiness with every bite. Rosemary, black olives and tomatoes lent a classic flavour. Focaccia bread can be either dry or slightly oily, and this belonged to the former. Dip it liberally in the olive oil and balsamic vinegar, or the delicious herbed black olive paste. For my fellow vegans: I checked to ensure the focaccia bread contained no dairy, but you might want to check again to be sure, or if they are serving another type of bread. (Complimentary)   Zuppa di Farro con Porcini al Tartufo

The alluring waft of truffle oil hit me the second the dish was set in front of me. Chewy, al dente barley and tiny cubes of diced carrot mix with earthy, meaty slices of porcini mushroom in a creamy potato soup base. The portion size was satisfying. Highly recommended. ($17)   Spaghetti with Arrabiatta Sauce and Grilled Vegetables


I custom-made this pasta as there were no vegan options on the menu. I love simple dishes executed flawlessly - these are often the most difficult to find. It was the most perfectly al dente spaghetti I've had in a long time - personally, dishes like this elevate the often neglected noodle to the status of a prized delicacy. Grilled juicy eggplant soaked up the arrabiatta sauce while crunchy red and yellow capsicum cubes sweetened the dish. If you're vegan, feel free to use your creativity and tell the staff what you would like. ($28)   Conclusion: Procacci is a must if you love traditional Italian food. Or, for some strange reason, you don't and you need some convincing.

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04 Sep 2012 • 245 reviews • 1 follower

decent italian food near the fullerton bay hotel at customs house

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all in all, this was a decent rendition of an italian dinner – probably close enough to authenticity as it needs to be at prices that need it to be that way. I don’t really have anything to complain or dislike about the meal but it was a bit meh, when I was hoping for something with a bit more oomph. still, a decent meal in all, certainly helped by the good view (especially on a cooler evening).

27 Dec 2011 • 49 reviews • 2 followers

Knowledgeable staff and attentive service

The friendly staff provided a good account of the history of the restaurant and its origin. Impressive.

The bread was excellent. The rest of the dishes - calamari, beef tartare and tagliarini were very average.

Restaurant ambiance was pleasant.

Tartara Tonno
28 Jun 2011 • 1909 reviews • 258 followers

Hearty Italian Fare

Located next to the Marina Bay Financial Centre, the Customs House is a popular fixture for bankers around the area and so it was no surprise that on my first visit, I was not able to get a seat as the place was booked up. Well, I booked a table for the next day and immediately started my dinner with a pair appetisers at the fine dining restaurant.

First to arrive was the Tartara Tonno ($22), which was fresh and flavourful chilled chopped pieces of tuna with a slight dose of olive oil. Next to arrive was the Calamari Fritti ($22), which was wonderful. The quality of the squid used was really fresh and I could taste the sea-water after taste with each bite.

From the primi menu I tried the Cappellacci Manzo ($35), which were four pieces of pasta filled with chopped wagyu beef. Very rich in flavours although I felt that the wagyu lacked the usual level of fattiness that I am accustomed to.

For the main course I had the Ossobuco ($42), which was really large and heavy. The meat was quite tender and the sauce was really rich. The portions of bone marrow were also very generous.

By the time I was done with the main course, I was too stuffed for desserts. Service standards were generally good.