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Best Contemporary Italian restaurants in Sandringham

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A photo of Black Olive on Black Rock restaurant
4.3
Awesome(137)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Black Rock
Booked 4 times today
Black Olive on Black Rock has received wide acclaim for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons particularly praise the restaurant's delightful pizzas, pasta, and unique starters like crumbed fried olives. Expressing their satisfaction, one customer stated, "Great authentic Italian food, and the staff are friendly and attentive." Not only is the food well-regarded, but the atmosphere and service also contribute significantly to the overall dining experience. The owner's personal engagement in discussing the menu and sourcing of ingredients has been appreciated. Another supporter described it as the "best restaurant in BlackRock by far... great food and amazing service!" The Pistachio Nutella Calzone is highly recommended as a must-try dessert.
A photo of Grazia Restaurant restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(636)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Glen Iris
Booked 48 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.
A photo of Luci restaurant
4.2
Awesome(191)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 2 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 Teatro - Southbank restaurant
4.2
Awesome(923)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Southbank
Booked 30 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 Cecconi's Flinders Lane restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1083)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Melbourne CBD
Booked 25 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 Freddy's Pizza restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(230)
Price: Moderate
• Contemporary italian • Windsor
Booked 15 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 Cecconi's Toorak restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(49)
Price: Very Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Toorak
Booked 9 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 Zia Rina's Cucina restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(188)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • Armadale
Booked 2 times 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 Geppetto Trattoria restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(43)
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • East Melbourne
Booked 4 times today
Established in 1981 & still run and still run my the original owner Nino & son Adriano, Geppetto Trattoria continues to create home-style cooking, made with only the freshest local ingredients
A photo of DOC St Kilda restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Contemporary italian • St Kilda
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