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Italiano Doc

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98 Aomen Road | 98 Aomen Road, Qingdao 266071, China
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+86 532 8589 0526
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Visited the resturant with friends in Jan 2017. The service as usual is impeccable and friendly from both father (Stefano) and son (Raffaello). We ordered the menu and the courses kept on coming which is very good value. I found the bite sized portion for salad in the menu a bit too small but the portion for the other courses... More 

Thank cleehkg
Mainz, Germany
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stefano welcomes his guests as friends, you really feel like you are in Italy although you stay in China! Service is perfect and real Italian food. We spend 4 months in Qingdao and haven't found a better place to enjoy true Italian food! We even spend a few birthday parties there which were amazing! Sometimes you even don't get better... More 

Thank Kaddy13
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Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

It's always home feeling each time seeing Stefano and Raffaello, while tasting our favorite foods. Another joyful feeling is to enjoy so many Italian wines.

Thank Guan-Sak
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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nice dissent restaurant to eat in if you are a western person visiting Qingdao for business. Nice pasta.

Thank Anat P
Doswell, Virginia
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Excellent place to catch some Italian food in Qingdao.Traditional Italian. Excellent service. Service was outstanding. Very friendly.

1 Thank andywang2016
Beijing, China
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

There is so much that I love about the whole doc experience. Maybe I just love authentic Italian food, prepared with love and served in style. A perfect place for business or romance.

1 Thank BrendanRoadWarrior
Knoxville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We dined here mid-range 2016. The wine and bread were good. Everything else tasted as if it was pulled from a freezer and heated in a microwave. Do not go here.

1 Thank TennTrumpet
napoliqingdao, Owner at Italiano Doc, responded to this review

No comment, for sure we dont do what you write....we take your comment has very personal opinion not online with what we offer and what we do everyday. We invite to read all other comments from other guest More 

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Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

What can be better than eating something simple that will remind you of grandma's cooking for a reasonable price. Manage by Italian Father and Son Chef Stephano and Chef Rafo! Very accomodating staff in an ambiance which will give you a feeling at home. Located at Intercontinental Hotel Qingdao ( 海尔洲际酒店一楼. Open from mondays through Fridays for Lunch and Dinner.... More 

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We had the seafood spaghetti and the seafood pizza to share. The spaghetti was very well cooked, with quite a lot of seafood. The pizza was also good, a bit special dough from what I am used to in Italy, but quite tasty. The house wine was a nice Bordeaux, quite a surprise at 58 kuai per glass. We had... More 

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing and the service, which we have learned to keep expectations low in countries you don't tip, was outstanding.

Thank Andrew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 116
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Buffet, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Aomen Road | 98 Aomen Road, Qingdao 266071, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Qingdao
  • Phone Number: +86 532 8589 0526
ITALIANO DOC RESTAURANT Intercontinental Hotel Qingdao by Qingdao Sige Catering Management Co., Ltd, located on the 1st floor Intercontinental Hotel Qingdao open for lunch and dinner. Authentic traditional and creative Italian cuisine and selected wine. Stefano Sparaco is no stranger to China, especially Qingdao. He has been in China since 2005 and has been active on restaurant business from early 1980. His career has brought him from Italy to France and London, and in China from Qingdao, to Hong Kong and Chongqing. In 2009, Stefano Sparaco opened Italiano DOC restaurant in Hong Kong Garden Qingdao. In 2011, Italiano DOC was transferred to Haiqing Hotel Qingdao and later, the name was changed to Ristorante San Marco Italiano DOC. With over 30 years of experience, Stefano Sparaco has teamed up with his son, Raffeallo Sparaco to operate San Marco Italiano DOC. From March 2016, Ristorante San Marco will separate from Italiano DOC restaurant. Italiano DOC restaurant will open a new chapter in InterContinental Qingdao delivering the same authentic Italian cuisine and warm Southern Italy hospitality.

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