Dish of the Month March 2022

Dish of the Month March 2022 - Risotto | Chope

Slow-cooked with heart, oozing with creaminess, and an overall flavour bomb to the palate. The Italian Risotto is a comfort food for many, and truly a no-frills stunner that’s mouth-wateringly good in all its splendour.

This March, we’re shining a spotlight on all the good Risotto in town and sharing a steady collection of 12 restaurants on where to grab a hearty serving of your own.

What's more? Earn an additional 200 Chope-Dollars when you book and dine with a group of 4 and more at featured Dish of the Month restaurants! Book with the promo code MARDOTM to enjoy.

T&Cs apply.


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Best Risotto Spots in Singapore

1. Da Paolo Dempsey Restaurant & Bar

Dempsey  •   Menu  •  $$$

A lush haven in Dempsey, plan a trip down to Da Paolo for an all-inclusive Italian Mediterranean experience ranging from gourmet dining to retail experience. Throw in creamy burrata cheese and Italian tomato sauce to the mix with Carnaroli rice (dubbed “king” of risotto grains) - the Tomato and Burrata Risotto is a vegetarian blend of creamy goodness on a plate.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

2. Pietro Ristorante Italiano

Sengkang, Seletar  •   Menu  •  $$$$

This neighbourhood gem may look unassuming at first sight, but Pietro Ristorante Italiano is well-loved for its solid Italian fare. Look out for the Risotto di Mare e Zafferano, a standout dish of arborio rice base, seafood mix (prawns, clams, mussels, squids, crabmeats), coated in saffron cream sauce, and topped with grated reggiano cheese.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

3. Al Borgo @ Alocassia Apartments

Bukit Timah  •   Menu  •  $$$

If you’re looking for nonna-approved bites & drinks, Al Borgo should be your go-to spot in Bukit Timah. This unpretentious hidden gem offers authentic, home-styled dishes coupled with warm Italian hospitality. Be sure to try out the Risotto ai Funghi Porcini - delicious Italian rice with porcini mushrooms and parmesan cheese in light cream sauce.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

4. Baci Baci

Serangoon  •   Menu  •  $$$

Here’s a quick fun fact: Baci Baci in Italian, literally translates to Kiss Kiss in English. With that, the Risotto Baci Baci deserves a chef’s kiss for its unabashed deliciousness - a plate of flavourful risotto (hoorah to al dente perfection), fresh scallops, herbaceous mint, and creamy burrata.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

5. iO Italian Osteria Singapore

Bukit Timah  •   Menu  •  $$$

Simple, rustic, and cosy at heart, iO Italian Osteria is famed for whipping up fine Italian fare in the west of the city. Here, iO brings forth new creations ever so often with iO Chef’s Weekend Specials, where you can order limited edition dishes including various risotto adaptations on top of its main menu.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

6. Caruso

Bukit Timah  •   Menu  •  $$$

All the way from Locorotondo, Italy, to Singapore - Caruso’s a quintessential restaurant in Bukit Timah serving quality Southern Italian fare. Dig into the Risotto ai Funghi Porcini, Caruso’s crowd-favourite dish of Carnaroli risotto with porcini mushroom among many others on the menu that are sure to impress.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

7. Ristorante Da Valentino

Bukit Timah  •  $$$$

Family-run by Chef Valentino, this Italian restaurant opened its doors in 2005 to let the community in on the beauty of classic Italian cuisine. Not only is the space cosy and service welcoming, Valentino’s menu also includes hearty classic dishes like Risotto con Gambero Rosso Del Mediterraneo, otherwise known as Risotto with Mediterranean Red Prawn.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

8. Positano Risto

Bugis  •   Menu  •  $$$

Named after one of Italy’s most romantic vacation spots, Positano, this Muslim-owned Italian restaurant is a scrumptions halal-certified destination! The vegetarian Truffle Mushroom Risotto is made of fragrant Italian Arborio rice slow-cooked in a house-specialty broth, and served with truffle-infused wild mushroom.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

9. Dolce Vita

Marina Bay, Promenade  •   Menu  •  $$$

Ask any man on the streets and one is bound to recommend Dolce Vita as their pick of Italian restaurant in Singapore. Pair the view of the gorgeous city skyline with equally alluring flavours - what’s not to love!

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

10. Monti

Fullerton, Raffles Place  •   Menu  •  $$$$

Crowned with a trove of dining awards, Monti amplifies the breathtaking Marina Bay view alongside a series of delectable cuisine to match. Opt for the signature Acquerello Risotto for a showmanship act as your dish gets whipped up in a cheese wheel right by your tableside for diners’ viewing pleasure!

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

11. District 10 (UE Square)

River Valley, Robertson Quay   •  $$$

District 10 has made waves with its viral cheese wheel pasta, but the Risotto alla Parmigiana is a lesser-known alternative that’s equally good. True to its name, the dish is indeed a creamy and cheesy delight that complements well with delicate porcini mushrooms, prepared in a cheese wheel for some live firing action.

Book with MARDOTM to earn bonus 200 C$

12. Ristorante Pietrasanta

One-North  •  $$$

A longstanding name since 2008, Ristorante Pietrasanta aims to replicate the easy-going dining experience as in Pietrasanta, Tuscany. Helmed by 2 Tuscan brothers, the Ossobuco con Risotto allo Zafferano is a decadent dish of tender veal shank stew with rich and creamy saffron risotto.


  1. Only valid for reservations made with a minimum group of 4 or more to dine within 1 - 31 March.
  2. Limited to the first 70 reservations.
  3. Limited to 1 redemption per diner per restaurant.
  4. Promo code is valid for Da Paolo Dempsey Restaurant & Bar, Pietro Italiano Ristorante, Al Borgo @ Alocassia Apartments, Baci Baci, iO Italian Osteria, Caruso, Ristorante Da Valentino, Positano Risto, Dolce Vita, Monti, District 10 (UE Square).
  5. This cannot be used in conjunction with other promo codes.
  6. Reservations have to be made and fulfilled via or the Chope app in order to be eligible for this offer.
  7. The promo codes have to be applied during the reservation process in order to receive the additional 200 Chope-Dollars.
  8. Reservation cancellations and no-shows will not be awarded the Chope-Dollars.
  9. Strictly no extensions will be provided for the Chope-Dollar promo codes.