About Us

Healthy wholesome food is important to us at Panini Trattoria in Leiden where we celebrate Italian cuisine by creating authentic and mouthwatering dishes in our kitchen daily. We have been awarded the label of Horeca Italiana, a recognised quality mark, for many consecutive years. Our antipasti offers traditional starters, cured meats and handmade panini breads,the perfect way to start a meal or make a meal. Savour our slow cooked ragu, our delicious tomato based sauce with meat. Our pizza bases are hand made in our kitchen daily guaranteeing the taste of original Italian cusine. Taste owner and chef, Meir Ozanna’s, hand made pasta dressed with our secret pesto recipe of garlic and basil and pine nuts, blended with high quality olive oil.

That’s our uniqueness. Although we are nestled in Leiden, most of our ingredients are procured from Italy and our bread, soups, sauces and pastas are made fresh daily, on demand. Our range of fabulous desserts is perfect for when you want a sweet treat – oh la la, try our tiramisu.
It’s not just about the food; Panini is a family owned trattoria and we put our heart and soul into every dish and each moment, so that you experience the whole ethos of Italian family life. Eat healthy, taste the passion delivered by our chefs and experience the flavor of our unique dishes with your family and friends.

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Fresh Ingredients are key

Cooking with fresh vegetables and fruit is not difficult in the Netherlands. For us we can simply walk across the road in Doezastraat and we have the most wonderful selection of fresh produce. This way you can make sure that feshness goes into your meal before you start. Fresh basil, or courgettes, peppers, garlic make a meal a taste sensation […]

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What people say on Google

    review rating 5  Good food and ambience. Owned by Italians, cooks and servers speak Italian. A perfect way to transport yourself to Italy for a couple of hours 🙂

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    review rating 4  Nice place Italian vibe fresh food

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    review rating 5  Pasta is handmade. The flavous are just something out of this wotld. Salmon Pizza excellent...

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