Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne


The Italian love of food is famous the world over and it's often said 'Il cibo italiano è fatto con amore' (made with love).  Italian cuisine has influenced food culture all over the world and some even consider it an art form. Wine, cheese and pasta not to mention the freshest ingredients when it comes to olives, anchovies, meats and all the other flavours that ... Read more

University Cafe

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

For over 60 years, the University Café has been delighting diners with its excellent Italian cooking. Today, the restaurant's is still as popular, and locals, academics and tourists alike flock here to enjoy a delicious bowl of pasta or risotto accompanied by an excellent cup of coffee. Some of them come just for the food, and others frequent bustling University Café regularly to enjoy the at... More info

Doppiozero Pizzeria

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

Doppiozero Pizzeria is a place where you can enjoy the taste of the original Italian pizza made from the recipes of old traditional Italian pizza chefs. The restaurant, situated @ The Coolstores, Moorooduc Highway between Frankston and Mornington, is fast becoming a favourite with the locals and not hard to see why. With a vibrant, comfortable feel and an ambiance that says 'stay a while', it's... More info

Fatto Bar & Cantina

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

Melbourne views don't get better than this. Fatto Bar and Cantina, a relaxed Italian bar and eatery overlooking the Yarra River with arguably the best view of the Melbourne city skyline. Fatto serves contemporary takes on classic Italian food. We take pride in Italian by hand with pasta made fresh daily in -house and a menu using the best seasonal produce. Offering two distinct spaces, the C... More info

Brunetti

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

Brunetti is a place where you can feel the taste of the traditional Italian cuisine and enjoy a relaxed and pleasant dining any time of the day. There is no bigger enjoyment than relishing super delicious delights and enjoying strong coffee that symbolizes Italian way of life. Brunetti is a comfortable café, situated in Carlton and popular for the many sweet desserts and coffee it offers. ... More info

Il Pom - Federation Square

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

Il Pom Italian in Fed Square is small and tightly packed with tables that give the impression that everyone is sitting together and enjoying one big family meal. The atmosphere is loud and convivial with that at home feel. The outside seating gives a good view of life in this busy city square The thing I enjoy most about Italian cooking is the simplicity. Simple and straight forward, just clean f... More info

La Spaghettata - Lygon Street

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

This traditional venue right in the heart of Melbourne's 'little Italy' on Lygon Street, provides a warm and welcoming setting, that can also cater for large groups. Owner (and patriarch) Tony Cattafi and his wife Giovanna, have not let the years inhibit their passion for Italian cooking, using the freshest ingredients and serving it with the hospitality and spirit synonymous with the mother co... More info

La Lucciola

Best Italian restaurants in Melbourne

It maybe small but this busy restaurant serving great Italian food with a true authentic taste with service to match is a popular with locals for a reason.Nothing flash here just a good clean place to have a great bowl of pasta and a glass of red! The service is friendly and fast even when they are busy! Other dishes include lamb cutlets and roast vegetables. Everything is typically served with c... More info