Three Decades of Dining at Little Italy

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About Little Italy

Three Decades of Dining at Little Italy

Spreading the warmth & love of authentic italian food over 30 years, Little Italy is India’s favourite italian restaurant. Started in 1989, Mr. Raj Mehta saw a need for a vegetarian italian fine dining experience. Pioneering ahead, he grew Little Italy to over 50+ outlets, 20 cities & 4 countries. We bring you authentic italian food inspired from secret family recipes of great italian chefs, prepared lovingly, with great taste & superior quality!

We invite you to join us on this journey of spreading love & warmth through authentic italian food!

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La Pizzeria started in Pune


Little Italy opens in Mumbai


We started our own cheese factory


We introduced new Franchising formats to grow the brand globally


First outlet in South East Asia in Bangkok, Thailand


Introduced brand AKSS a modern Indian casual dining brand in 4 Cities


Introduced Tutto Bene speciality cafe and pasticceria in 4 Cities


Launched a cloud kitchens with delivery focussed concept in 3 cities


Introduced Brand Piazza - Superfast Italian QSR segment


We launched our gourmet grocery brand Acasa to consumers in the pandemic


Third outlet in UAE in Business Bay, Dubai and expansion in UK & US


Little italy logo with the Italian vineyards and Italian food including wine, cheese & pizza

Our Leaders

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Rajesh Mehta

Founder & Managing Director

An alumni of Food Crafts Institute (FCI) Pune, Raj started La Pizzeria India’s first Italian restaurant in Pune in 1989, He is responsible for strategic leadership and has taken the brand from strength to strength since then.

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Amrut Mehta


An active part of the organisation since 2011, Amrut has taken up various roles in the organization before assuming his role as Director in 2019, he carries on the legacy of Little Italy with a vision to add more brands under the portfolio and expand overseas, He oversees the Operations, Marketing, and R&D. He is responsible for the conceptualization of new dishes on the menu, as well as inception of new brands under the parent company.

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What our customers say?

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Vishal Ladha

There's just one name that comes to mind when I think about Italian cuisine and that Little Italy. The restaurant has maintained its legacy for over 3 decades now and masters the art with its top quality and consistency.

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Abhishek Ghosh

La Pizzeria - Baner, a part of Little Italy Ristorante has the ambiance and food to make your dates or office parties a perfect one. Pizzas, pasta, and a list of wines and cocktails; they have everything to make your every meal buon pasto.

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Anshu Tiwari

The first time I went to La pizzeria was very recent and since then I haven't stopped visiting them! The black tai cocktail and their tiramisu is to die for! This place has made it to the list of my go-to places with my friends!