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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Alphington

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A photo of Cecconi's Flinders Lane restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1120)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 15 times today
Cecconi's Flinders Lane in Melbourne is praised as one of the best Italian restaurants in the city. It offers a delightful gastronomical journey marked by authentic Italian cuisine, complemented by the impeccable service. As quoted from reviews, every meal served is a "flavourgasm", with standouts like the deliciously juicy suckling pig. The Italian roots of the cuisine are highlighted by the extensive knowledge of the Italian wine selection, providing a truly authentic experience. Patrons lauded the consistent quality of food over the years, the welcoming ambience and exceptional service. Whether for a formal meal or special occasion, Cecconi's is highly recommended for its excellence in delivering an authentic Italian dining experience.
A photo of Cecconi's Toorak restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(81)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Toorak
Booked 10 times today
Cecconi’s is a modern day classic Italian restaurant, influenced by its heritage from the countries north. Cecconi’s has become a staple amongst the city’s dining destinations featuring simply prepared Venetian inspired food.
A photo of Tesoro Gastronomia restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(273)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Balwyn North
Booked 8 times today
Tesoro Gastronomia is well-loved for its exemplary Italian cuisine, as indicated by several rave reviews. Diners highlight the authentic traditional Italian dishes, top-notch service, and a warm, intimate atmosphere as some of the key reasons for their repeated visits. They also appreciated the creative Giro d'Italia menu, featuring specialties from various Italian regions. Patrons praised the meticulously prepared meals, ranging from salumi and three-variation antipasto to black angus main dish and vanilla pannacotta dessert. The chefs' roots from Italy enhance the authenticity of the food. Tesoro Gastronomia is said to deliver the quality expected of a current Italian restaurant and is recommended by many for its delicious, beautifully executed food, and friendly service.
A photo of Geppetto Trattoria restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(73)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • East Melbourne
Booked 9 times today
Located in the bustling heart of Melbourne, adjacent to iconic venues such as the MCG, AAMI Park, and Rod Laver Arena, Geppetto Trattoria has been a cherished dining destination since 1981. Under the skilled ownership of Nino Cea and his son Adriano, this restaurant has earned a reputation as one of Melbourne's best spots for authentic home-style Italian cooking.Geppetto Trattoria offers a menu that features a variety of famous dishes that have delighted diners for decades. From the rich and savoury Osso Buco to the classic and comforting Spaghetti Pescatora, each dish is prepared with care and expertise, capturing the essence of traditional Italian cuisine.Whether you're craving the hearty flavours of the Lasagna al Forno or the freshness of the Eggplant parmigiana made with locally grown tomatoes, Geppetto Trattoria ensures the best of Italian gastronomy. Step into this welcoming and relaxed atmosphere and immerse yourself in the timeless charm of Geppetto Trattoria.
A photo of Teatro - Southbank restaurant
4.3
Awesome(960)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Southbank
Booked 22 times today
Teatro - Southbank stands as a gem in Melbourne's culinary scene, celebrated for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Catering to lovers of authentic Italian food, Teatro offers dishes that are traditionally Italian. Patrons praised their beautiful pizzas, pasta, and lamb ragu highlighting their satisfaction with the menu. The restaurant's quick service is an added bonus and particularly appreciated by those attending shows in nearby Hamer Hall. Distinguished for its overall dining experience, the atmosphere and views are as remarkable as the food. Customers have expressed their admiration for the ambiance and the stunning views of the Yarra. Ultimately, Teatro - Southbank's combination of excellent food, service, and setting make it an unmissable culinary destination.
A photo of Luci restaurant
4.3
Awesome(198)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 6 times today
Luci is highly regarded for its exceptional Australian cuisine. Taking pride in their blend of tradition and innovation, the restaurant is consistently praised in reviews for its "delicious food", "beautiful setting", and "impeccable service". The reviews highlight the staff's attentiveness, professionalism, and knowledge, which contributes to the overall pleasant dining experience. Notably, Luci's modern Italian dishes have been described as "divine", with their degustation menu receiving particular acclaim. The "engaging" wait staff, and the "outstanding taste and quality" of the food have led many reviewers to highly recommend Luci as a top choice for Australian cuisine. Despite the absence of information on location and awards, Luci's extraordinary reviews speak to its excellence.
A photo of Funghi E Tartufo restaurant
4.1
Excellent(31)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 22 times today
Funghi e Tartufo' - Italian plant based restaurantWho ever said that to eat vegan and earth friendly food you need to renounce the delicacies of traditional Italian cuisine?Our Chef Alessandra D'Angelo moved to Australia from Sicily in 2009 and she has been working incessantly on vegetarian and vegan recipes since then.At Funghi e Tartufo, she have turned plant-based food into something so delicious that you won't desire anything else!In a converted 19th century warehouse in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Funghi e Tartufo – meaning Mushrooms and Truffle in honour of their signature dish – will offer you a unique experience leaving you breathless.The inspiration is traditional Italian and the vision is a modern and earth friendly way to marry deliciousness with plant based food.
A photo of Local Brewing Co Taproom and Kitchen restaurant
4.0
Excellent(2)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Clifton Hill
Welcome to the cozy embrace of the Local Brewing Co Taproom. Nestled amidst the vibrant streets and historic charm of this bustling Melbourne suburb, our taproom stands as a beacon for foos and beer aficionados and casual sippers alike.The focal point of the Taproom is our impressive bar, where a rotating selection of handcrafted beers awaits your discovery. From crisp lagers to robust stouts, each brew is meticulously crafted on-site by our talented team of brewers, using only the finest locally sourced ingredients. Be sure to indulge in our seasonal offerings, as well as limited-edition brews that push the boundaries of flavor and innovation.Hungry? Our Taproom also features an extensive gourmet pizza menu and contemporary sides to pair with your beverage of choice with a full bar offerring including wine and cocktail list.Local Brewing Co Taproom can also hold your next function with a private space upstairs catering for up to 150 people. Enquire Today!
A photo of IL Duca Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • East Melbourne
Booked 7 times today
We are a family orientated restaurant located in East Melbourne, just a few steps away from the CBD. Serving up traditional and appetizing italian cuisine in an intimate and cosy setting.Landamark italian restaurant and fuction room (est. 1983) in East Melbourne, a stone's throw away from the MCG and the sport's entertaining precint. We have a loyal customer base and real honest italian food and a family friendly atmosphere that makes Il Duca feel like a home away from home. Come and explore our a la carte dining room and private function room and enquire about our famous entertainment evenings. "Anybody can make you enjoy the first bite of a dish. But only a real chef can make you enjoy the last".
A photo of Grazia Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(791)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Glen Iris
Booked 41 times today
Grazia Restaurant has garnered praise from numerous patrons, lauding it as the ultimate expression of Italian culinary expertise. Known for its authentically prepared, highly flavorful dishes, Grazia's menu is a delightful exploration of Italian favorites. Reviewers commend everything from the delectable pizzas to the signature pappardelle and the deliciously fresh seafood. The restaurant's hospitable service and relaxed atmosphere, matching the charm of its Melbourne locale, have won the hearts of first-time visitors and regulars alike. With consistent high recommendations from several customers, it's clear that Grazia is a standout venue for exceptional Italian cuisine.
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