Daily: 10:00 - 22:00
IO Italian Osteria aim to bring the smells, flavours and atmosphere of traditional Italian tavern back to life in modern-day. We want to spread the truthful Italian concept of conviviality, in order to rediscover a rich and important gourmet and the pleasure of spending time together.
From the open kitchen, the culinary team prepares IO’s menu from scratch with only the finest fresh high quality ingredients.
IO Italian Osteria is not only a tavern open from breakfast to dinner; it is also a great place to find distinctive Italian delicacy items, food and beverages.
Last week, me and my colleagues went to this restaurant for our appreciation dinner. Thank you everyone's hard work and countless OT. We are ready to enjoy some great food and drinks. My colleague suggested this restaurant because of the good experiences he had before. I heard about this restaurant before and I saw the hungry go where election campaign poster about the chef before. This is a great opportunity to try out those most heard about food.
The restaurant is located in hillview 2. A new shopping complex that still not known to many. There are many new restaurant establishment here. I think it will be pack during weekend.
I was pleased with the restaurnat the moment we walk in to the restaurant. The decoration and the ambience is really cozy and comfortable. The restaurant was already half full when we were there on normal weekday. That show the popularity about the restaurant.
We started our feast with some bottled beer. They don't serve draft beer but only bottle beer. The beer was OK, we only order 2 bottles.
We order tons of food that they served in all in one go. I got to say I am impressed how fast they serve your food. It only takes few minutes to fill out table.
We had the assorted pizza, pork belly, truffle sandwich, fried olive, bacon and cheese mushroom, seafood platter, squid with cream sauce, tomato meatballs and few pasta. There were just too much food. Finishing them will be a challenge that we failed to achieved. In the end we have to take away the left over.
The overall experience for this restaurant was OK. Nice deco and some great food. I wish I can try different main course next time simply because I was full after some sandwich and pizza. I am looking forward to revisit this place next time.
food is mostly very good. porchetta is good. pizza is great too. the burrata was ok. ... I had a really tiny mozzarella portion whilst I saw others having a huge portion. so it's luck of the draw. skip the calamari - letdown. service was fast tonight. other nights it's slow. depends who's on duty. the "chef" at the pizza / bread counter was rude/ has an attitude problem.
The food was subpar. We were very disappointed with their pastas. They were starchy and tasted like flour. We also tried their salmon which was dry and served cold. Sorry to say but their risotto reassembled vomit. It frankly tasted like overnight rice and the cheese coagulated so it looked like someone regurgitated it. The Italian waiter (or could have been manager) was unprofessional and ignored us for a good 30 mins even though we made a reservation. Thumbs down for us.