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Best Italian Restaurants in Carlton

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A photo of DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar - Carlton restaurant
4.4
Awesome(537)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 22 times today
DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar, located in Carlton, is highly recommended for its authentic Pizzeria cuisine. It's considered one of the best restaurants in Melbourne, boasting impeccable service and a welcoming ambiance. The pizzas are lauded for their authenticity, top-quality ingredients, and generous portions. Many reviews praise their food, consistently noting the speed at which dishes are served and the excellent quality of the pizzas. Not only is the food highly praised, but the friendly, efficient service and the vibrant atmosphere were also highlighted. With numerous reviewers branding it their "all-time favorite pizza in Melbourne" and planning return visits, DOC Pizza & Mozzarella Bar is a clear standout in the Pizzeria scene.
A photo of Di Stasio Carlton restaurant
4.5
Awesome(340)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 10 times today
Di Stasio Carlton, located in Melbourne, has been praised as one of the best Italian restaurants by its clientele. The positive reviews speak of an authentic Italian experience, with customers complimenting both the quality of the food and the warm, professional service. Many regard their pizza as the best in Melbourne, if not the world, with particular admiration for the lobster pizza. They also applaud the restaurant's ambiance, noting its great decor and the comforting feeling of dining in an "authentically Italian" space. Notably, an Italian resident in Melbourne affirmed that dining at Di Stasio Carlton felt like being back home, which testifies to the authenticity of its cuisine. Despite hints of the restaurant being on the pricier side, the food, service, and overall experience were deemed worth the cost, earning Di Stasio Carlton glowing praise as a "mighty little gem" of a restaurant.
A photo of Cafe Cavallino restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(109)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 1 time today
Cafe Cavallino, located in Lygon Street, Melbourne, has been applauded as an outstanding Italian restaurant. Many reviewers have commended the restaurant's impeccable service, particularly praising an individual named Lorenzo for his attentive table service, intelligent conversation, and Italian style. Moreover, the menu is highly regarded, with the restaurant's Italian wines and generous serving sizes earning special mention. The establishment's ambience is also seen as a plus, providing a Mediterranean experience. Several patrons describe Cafe Cavallino as their favorite spot and many highlight the great customer experience delivered by the Francese family. Finally, the restaurant's pizzas and homemade agnolotti & ravioli are particularly recommended by satisfied guests.
A photo of DOC Espresso restaurant
4.4
Awesome(71)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 9 times today
Located in Melbourne, DOC Espresso has won the hearts of many with its outstanding Italian cuisine. Patrons frequently rave about the restaurant's brilliant dishes, from the flavourful pappardelle and pasta specials to the perfectly al dente linguine. The tiramisu has also been singled out as a favorite. The restaurant's service is consistently lauded as attentive, friendly, and particularly accommodating to families. Guests also appreciate the Delicatessen located next door, providing an authentic Italian experience. Whether it's for a quick family catch-up or a leisurely lunch, DOC Espresso is highly recommended for its fantastic service, delicious food, and real Italian experience.
A photo of Donnini's restaurant
4.5
Awesome(597)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 3 times today
Renowned for its high standards in both food and service, Donnini's is a must-visit Italian restaurant located in Melbourne. Diners have consistently praised its authentic, modern Italian fare, highlighting the excellence of their pasta and salads. The ambience is described as warm, relaxing, and welcoming with a touch of chic, contemporary settings. The owners, Riccardo and Marco Donnini, have received recognition for their outstanding job in delivering the best Italian cuisine. From the delectable Arancini to the Spaghetti Carbonara and Linguine with Prawns, every dish is perfectly cooked and flavorful. Furthermore, Donnini's is considered the best dining place on Lygon, offering an uplifting atmosphere, and excellent wine selection.
A photo of Copperwood restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(57)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 2 times today
Copperwood is an exceptional Italian restaurant highly praised for its authentic Italian cuisine. Reviewers particularly recommend the restaurant's "home-style heart felt pasta" and "best mussels ever." Others have expressed delight at the "generous parmesan cheese topping" and the standout "ragu pasta." Guests consistently applaud the "amazing" food, which is always served in "good to big" portions. As for the service, it is commended as "above and beyond," with "super attentive" staff who contribute to an "overall amazing experience." Diners also appreciate the restaurant's ambiance, describing it as calm, enjoyable, and perfect for celebrations and special occasions.
A photo of La Spaghettata restaurant
4.2
Awesome(42)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 1 time today
La Spaghettata is a renowned Italian restaurant, widely recognized for its authentic and appetizing Italian cuisine. This restaurant has been attracting diners for over 30 years, promising a dining experience that "feels just like being in Italy". The menu offers a variety of Italian classics from Spaghetti Marinara, Scaloppine Funghi to Tiramisu and Cassata Siciliana. As one guest mentioned, "Food and service amazing - Best spaghetti marinara I have eaten". Another customer was delighted with the "friendly service, generous portions and delicious food". The welcoming atmosphere, prompt service, and sublime cuisine have turned La Spaghettata into a beloved dining destination.
A photo of King & Godfree restaurant
4.2
Awesome(235)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 4 times today
King & Godfree is an outstanding Italian restaurant located on Lygon Street. Dubbed a favorite by locals, a trip to K&G offers an authentic Italian experience, including excellent food and wine selection and an interesting deli to explore. Reviews consistently praise the restaurant's delicious food, friendly and efficient staff, and lovely ambiance. Patrons often equate their dining experience to a "little trip to Italy," highlighting the authenticity of its Italian cuisine. Its standout dishes include arancini, calamari, and prosciutto. The restaurant's relaxed yet stylish setting, combined with great food, service, and a rooftop bar with amazing city views, make it a must-visit Italian dining spot.
A photo of Johnny's Green Room restaurant
3.6
Very Good(68)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Carlton
Booked 5 times today
Johnny's Green Room stands out in the realm of Italian cuisine, as evidenced by the glowing reviews of its patrons. Located with a stunning city view, this restaurant goes beyond merely serving food—it crafts memorable experiences, coupled with an inviting vibe and excellent service. Customers frequently praise the outstanding food, referring to it specifically as "amazing", "excellent", and "great". The establishment also boasts a professional team that is both friendly and efficient. Moreover, the ambiance of the venue adds to the overall sensory delight, often drawing comparisons to the vibrant setting of a summer rooftop bar in the Mediterranean.
A photo of Mercandante Woodfired Pizzeria restaurant
4.4
Awesome(15)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Carlton
Mercandante Woodfired Pizzeria, located in bustling Melbourne, is a celebrated destination for authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons consistently laud the restaurant for its outstanding service and scrumptious food. One reviewer noted it as their "most fav[ourite] Italian restaurant", while another articulated the food as "excellent" and the staff as "fantastic". Despite always being the "busiest restaurant on Lygon Street", Mercandante manages to maintain a flawless dining experience. Their variety of dishes and particularly their "out of this world" pizza earn high praise. It is the perfect place for a "good night out", guaranteeing an enjoyable atmosphere and "amazing food".
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