What is Italiano Please! and how do we work?
We are primarily a takeout/delivery service operating for mid-day meal service in the &Foodtruck Court at The Ampersand building in downtown Calgary at 112 4 Ave SW.
We offer authentic Roman food that can be enjoyed every day of the week either from our shop during our lunchtime opening hours or through the "order online" tabs above - select if you'd like delivery or to pick up.
Note that our menu changes daily - check it out in the green space below or call us for details on 403 702 2542.
With 48 hours notice we can also prepare your choice from our online menu (another tab above) - again, either for delivery or pick up.
Make these orders through the phone or by email
Check our "Rome in your Home" page to see our proposals for bringing our authentic Roman cuisine alive within the comfort of your home!
We are so very excited to share the news that we have opened a brick & mortar location at The Ampersand building at 112 4th Ave SW!
Come by to say "Ciao!" and have some delicious Roman food!! See the menu below...
Main floor - 112 4 Ave. SW
11am to 2:30pm - Monday to Friday
Pasta with Pancetta ham & Pecorino cheese -$9.50
Spelt salad with tuna, grilled zucchini, chopped tomatoes, corn & black olives - $7.00
Pasta with fried eggplant & fresh tomatoes - $9.50
Spinach salad with mushrooms, Parmesan cheese shavings & walnuts-
Baked rice casserole with smoked ham & cheese (Speck & Provola Affumicata) -
Salad with chopped tomatoes, celery, romaine heart, fresh basil leaves & crunchy bread cubes -
Gnocchi potato pasta with meat sauce or tomato basil sauce -
Salad with mini tomatoes and mozzarella bocconcini -
Lasagna Bolognese with tomato meat sauce-
Mixed salad with colorful leaf, tomatoes, carrots, corn, radishes & black olives -
Pizza slice with various toppings or fillings -
Antipasto box with 2 cheeses, 5 conducts & 2 condiments -
Order ahead for gluten-free pasta
We're happy to do special orders for take-home meals, gift baskets or platters, corporate or private catering.
Contact us by email to arrange
Ciabatta bread panino filled with beef meatballs in tomato sauce -
Ciabatta bread panino filled with chicken stewed in bell peppers -
How to enjoy our authentic Roman food:
There are 4 simple ways to get some of our authentic Roman food to enjoy:
1. Come to the &FoodTruck area on the main floor of The Ampersand building between 11am and 2:30pm, Monday to Friday - if you want you can order ahead by phone, email or through the website & arrange a pick-up at The Ampersand, including curbside;
2. Arrange a delivery order by accessing our current delivery service through the tab above;
3. Make a special order from our on-line menu (tab above), organizing all of the details by phone and email; and
4. Enjoy one of our "Rome in your Home" proposals and bring our authentic Roman cuisine alive within the comfort of your home!
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A Dream That has
Been Cooking for Years
Italiano Please! is a small family run business specialized in authentic Italian food from Rome.
Our aim is to provide you with an amazing taste experience, sharing our love for all things Roman with you while keeping our focus on inclusivity, providing a safe, welcoming environment for all.
Monday to Friday we await you in The Ampersand &FoodTrucks area (main level, 112 4th Ave SW) for lunch from 11am until 2:30pm. Wednesday & Friday we're open later but we are flexible to be able to accommodate any special orders!
For catering (home or office),
and any info you may require contact us: