La Risata @ Ampang

La Risata bring the meaning "the laughter", has its two branches opended at Medan Damansara and Ampang; serving variety of authentic and good Italian food ranging from traditional wood-fired oven thin & crispy pizzas to pastas, meat and seafood dishes that exude the very essence of Italian dining – rustic, hearty and good.

La Risata won Best Italian in the Time Out KL Food Awards 2013 and 2011. It was shortlisted in the same category in 2012 and 2010. In 2009, it was shortlisted in the Best Pizza food category

Branch at Ampang opened in 1996 and has since relocated on the same block with bigger space, once a single-storey Italian trattoria, the familiar La Risata has gone through a massive facelift and is now a two-floored rustic restaurant with a romantic lounge upstairs. The double storey skylight courtyard is decked with brick walls and unfinished cement creating a modern yet rustic charm. A beautiful antique chandelier serves as a centrepiece. Warm, earth-hued furnishings and subdued lighting create a cosy ambience for relaxed dining.


White bread & homemade olive sauce
Antipasti MistiAntipasti platter adorned with grilled mushroom, deep fried calamari rings,beef carpaccio & garlic crostini with chicken liver pâté. A great preparation for sharing & snacking while enjoying your drinks & chitter-chatters.


Spaghetti Alla Risata (House Specialty) - Mixed seafood in a hearty tomato sauce & baked in foil
Penne Con Gamberi E Pesto - Tube pasta with prawn & basil pesto sauce
Spaghetti Con Arragosta – Spaghetti with lobster, garlic, chili & olive oil


Pizza D’agnello - Lamb ragu, cherry tomato, ricotta, mozzarella & mint leaf
Pizza Frutti Di Mare
- Mixed Seafood, garlic, basil, tomato & mozzarella


Pollo Facito - deep fried chicken breast stuffed with ricotta and spinach;
Insalata Verdura Grillia
- grilled vegetable salad

Filetto Di Merluzzo Con Vongole Fagioli -  pan-fried cod fish
Stinco D’Agnello - tender braised lamb shank in a rosemary sauce on a bed of mashed potato that fell off the bone

 Panna Catta – Smooth cream pudding with caramel sauce & Strawberry sauce
Zucotto – Liqueur dome cake filled with chocolate & vanilla cream with almond, hazelnut & chocolate bits


Italian Sodas; Passion fruit Cream Soda & Kiwi Guava Soda

A casual Italian dining restaurant serving good Italian food for more than 10 years, a cosy place to be for dating couples, groups of friends and even family dining.

*Price Range (per person): RM30 ~ RM80

  • Address
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16 Pesiaran Ampang,  55000 Kuala Lumpur

Tel :

03-4252 6269

Fax :

Mon - Sun,
Lunch : 12pm - 2.30pm
Dinner : 6.30pm - 10.30pm