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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Fitzroy

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A photo of Cecconi's Flinders Lane restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1112)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 3 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(76)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Toorak
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 DOC Pizza & Pasta Bar, St Kilda restaurant
4.4
Awesome(32)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • St Kilda
Booked 2 times today
DOC is moving to Port Phillip Bay! Join us to enjoy a modern take on classic Italian hospitality, with a glimpse into dining in Italy’s present day. Our menu features the best of pizza, pasta and secondi, with an ode to seafood to honour our seaside move. A preview of our menu is available on our website directly. A presto!
A photo of Teatro - Southbank restaurant
4.2
Awesome(955)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Southbank
Booked 2 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 Geppetto Trattoria restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(68)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • East Melbourne
Booked 2 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 Luci restaurant
4.3
Awesome(195)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
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 Zia Rina's Cucina restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(197)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Armadale
Booked 1 time today
Located in Melbourne, Zia Rina's Cucina leaves an indelible impression on its patrons with its Italian cuisine. Patrons are unanimous in their recognition of the restaurant as one of Melbourne's best for Italian food, praising its "tasty, simple, fresh" dishes that are "absolutely delicious", "sensational", and "out of this world". The restaurant's attentive and knowledgeable service is another aspect that enhances the dining experience. More than just a restaurant, Zia Rina's is an intimate dining spot offering a slice of Italy right in Melbourne. The seasonal set menu is particularly recommended, full of surprises and characterized by the use of high-quality ingredients. From service to food, Zia Rina's shines as a standout Italian restaurant.
A photo of Freddy's Pizza restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(239)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Windsor
Booked 8 times today
Freddy's Pizza, while not specified, is clearly a crowd favourite when it comes to Pizza Bar cuisine. Reviewers have praised the restaurant for its "delicious", "unforgettable" pizzas, that are often described as "the best" they've ever had. The crusts, toppings, and dough quality are complimented repeatedly, with one reviewer stating that if pizza were an art form, Freddy's Pizza would be the gallery masterpiece. Other aspects such as the warm interior vibe, fast and attentive service, and great wine are also appreciated. Be it a casual mid-week dinner or a special occasion, Freddy's Pizza comes highly recommended for their culinary creativity and mouthwatering pizzas. It's no surprise that it's often declared as a favourite in Melbourne.
A photo of Funghi E Tartufo restaurant
4.1
Excellent(26)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 4 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 Tutti Trattoria restaurant
4.3
Awesome(8)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Essendon
We grew up on Nonna’s classic pizzas, freshly made pasta and Italian sweets. Noisy family gatherings, a little indulgence and a lot of fun. And everyone was welcome.Now we extend the invitation to you. Tutti Trattoria is the recreation of these family moments, with a little makeover. Our gorgeous interior brings a taste of Italy to the heart of Essendon. Each of our rooms reflects a unique vibe, from our southern Italian trattoria to our decadent and intimate upstairs restaurant.And the food. We believe good food doesn’t have to be complicated. It just needs to be made fresh, with quality ingredients, and a little love. Come on in and see what all the fuss is about.
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