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Best Contemporary Italian Restaurants in Hillside

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A photo of Luci restaurant
4.3
Awesome(197)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 3 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 Tutti Trattoria restaurant
4.3
Awesome(8)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Essendon
Booked 10 times today
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.
A photo of TROMBAR restaurant
4.4
Awesome(18)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Ascot Vale
Booked 2 times today
Trombar is a Bar Restaurant where you can spend a wonderful evening whit your friends there is live music where you can dance all night.We got a beautiful Italian restaurant that serve high quality Italian cuisine. Our signature dish is linguine whit lobster or hand made pasta including how testing meat ribeye ,eyes fillet or Salmon on the grill inside there are three bars where you can drink your favorite cocktail and spirits .The atmosphere it’s very electric and fun where you can spend a nice evening in the company of freind and meet other people as well We recommend you come visit us to spend a nice special evening whit your friends. See you soon
A photo of Funghi E Tartufo restaurant
4.1
Excellent(30)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 21 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 Susuro Wines restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Port Melbourne
We are a cosy and intimate urban cellar door & winery hidden away in the industrial part of Port Melbourne just 5 minutes from South Wharf and 10 minutes from the CBD. Come for a wine tasting and meet our winemaker, Nikki Palun, who will take you through her lo fi, small batch wines. We specialise in making wines from Italian varieties and also make the classic varieties from premium regions. We hold regular fun wine themed events, masterclasses and tastings. If you get hungry, we serve gourmet pizzas, artisan cheese and cured meats, arancini balls and more and we also cater for different dietary requirements.We also love hosting functions for large groups and also cater for corporate team building events and have fully equipped & fully catered private meeting rooms.
A photo of Frontside Food & Wine restaurant
4.5
Awesome(14)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Port Melbourne
Frontside Food & Wine stands as an emblem of fine Australian cuisine, earning itself a loyal customer base with its spectacular dishes and impressive service. According to customer reviews, the restaurant offers a fantastic dining experience with next-level food and top-notch service, making it a preferred spot for commemorating special occasions. The Sunday roast is particularly applauded, with the option to pair dishes with perfectly matched drinks for a delightful afternoon. Despite occasional technical issues, the quality and execution of dishes like the gnocchi and smash burger remain superb. Complementing the culinary experience is the friendly staff, creating a relaxed atmosphere perfect for a lazy Sunday lunch.
A photo of Cecconi's Flinders Lane restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1114)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 27 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 DOC Pizza & Pasta Bar, St Kilda restaurant
4.4
Awesome(41)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • St Kilda
Booked 17 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 Cecconi's Toorak restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(81)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Toorak
Booked 12 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 Teatro - Southbank restaurant
4.2
Awesome(958)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Southbank
Booked 19 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.
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