I Famosi Italian Restaurant

12 Apr

Some friends of ours had recommended an Italian place near Plaza Las Americas way back in early February, and last weekend Jorge and I decided to try it out.

I Famosi is a small restaurant on Acanceh Street (behind Sports City, for all my Cancun friends). Their menu is pretty extensive, with lots of unique pastas and a wide variety of pizzas.

To start, they brought out a bread basket with a tomato dipping sauce. I could only have 1 bite because of the diet (had to save room for pizza), but it was delicious!

Jorge ordered an eggplant pasta and I had the Riccotini pizza, which was amazing. With my diet I’m only allowed thin-crust pizzas, and this one fit the bill.

When they brought the check out, the waiter mentioned that they weren’t charging us for Jorge’s meal since they gave him the wrong pasta, even though Jorge liked it so much he ate it anyway. I thought that was a really nice gesture.

We couldn’t finish a lot of it, and we ended up taking enough home for lunch the next day. (2 meals for the price of 1!)

Out total was around $120 pesos (my pizza, a water and Jorge’s Sprite). With Jorge’s discounted pasta added in, it would have been a little over $200 pesos. Not bad for a romantic evening!

6 Responses to “I Famosi Italian Restaurant”

  1. Nadia G. April 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

    I love “I FAMOSI”, for your next visit don’t miss their authentic Tiramisu!
    Last time we were there the chef came to our table to introduce himself ans ask how was our food, isn’t it lovely?

    • Laura in Cancun April 12, 2012 at 5:32 pm #

      We had one of the owners come out and explain the menu to us, no chef though.

      Can’t have tiramisu right now, but in a few months I’ll definitely give it a try!

  2. El Chicano April 13, 2012 at 1:11 am #

    Marvelous the three B’s! I’m making notes for our second visit to Cancun this year!

  3. mividaocupada April 13, 2012 at 1:53 am #

    Yum!! Look slike a good place 🙂

  4. lisa n javi April 14, 2012 at 3:07 am #

    Yummy. That is one thing I miss so much. I love italian food. There is pizza here but it is just not the same.

  5. Nikki April 17, 2012 at 10:27 pm #

    So funny he didn’t even notice it was the wrong order! Sounds amazing!

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