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Italiano Doc

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98 Aomen Road | 1st F of InterContinental Hotel, Qingdao 266071, China
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+86 532 6865 5888
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Doswell, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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.

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 

Mainz, Germany
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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
napoliqingdao, Owner at Italiano Doc, responded to this review

Thank you, we really apreciate More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Josellebasa
napoliqingdao, Owner at Italiano Doc, responded to this review

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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Henrik W
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

The worst excuse for Italian food I've ever had to endure. They don't even know how to make pizza - surely this is the starting point?

Thank Mikey W
napoliqingdao, Owner at Italiano Doc, responded to this review

We feel sad when customers are not happy, but, to make everybody happy as we well knows is impossible. About our food, i dont have to reply, our customers review and comment is allready a reply to you. About pizza's, maybe you are right, we dont make " PIZZA CAKE" but for sure our pizza is authentic Italian. I am... More 

Coimbatore, India
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The best Italian restaurant in qingado, amazing pizza and they speak good English , they make pizza based on our taste and liking

Thank Gugan_Ilango
napoliqingdao, Owner at Italiano Doc, responded to this review

Thank you, we apreciate. More 

Qingdao, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I live in Qingdao and I visit this restaurant pretty often as this is the best Italian restaurant here and I love Italian food. I think I've tried most of the items on the menu by now;) The food is always great here. I strongly recommend to visit this restaurant at least once and see for yourself. You're gonna love... More 

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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$14 - US$113
Italian, Mediterranean
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
Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98 Aomen Road | 1st F of InterContinental Hotel, Qingdao 266071, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shandong  >  Qingdao
  • Phone Number: +86 532 6865 5888
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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