Mosconi Restaurant & Wine Bar

4.7
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100 reviews
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$41 to $100
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European
Mosconi is a European focused Restaurant and Wine Bar, located just around the corner from the hustle and bustle of James St. Named after a fine Northern Italian wine - Barolo Mosconi, the refined flavour and long heritage of its namesake Cru is reflected in both the food and the interior of our restaurant. We serve modern European bistro fare in a cosy, welcoming setting. Head Chef Catherine Anders is no stranger to modern Italian fare with an impressive history including most notably the former Executive Chef of feted Il Centro. She has devised a small but robust menu that embraces the solo diners wanting a 'quick bite', but also people earning for a new consummate dining experience.
What 100 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
4.8
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.4
Value
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Welcomed and enjoyed good service together with a clear explanation of the menu and specials. Enjoyed good fresh food well prepared and presented together with enjoyable and good value wines.
Would happily recommend Mosconi to our friends

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Rebecca
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Absolutely delicious - would definitely recommend!

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HeidiC
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful food, service and venue. Would recommend to anyone.

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Peter
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great spot for dinner. We dined on a Sunday night. Food is excellent and service just as good. Wine by the glass menu could be improved but still good. Service speed was just right giving adequate time between courses. Scallops were cooked just right and this is always an indication of the chefs skill. Excellent night all round.

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DanB
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and wine. Great neighborhood Italian restaurant, a real gem.

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OpenTable Diner
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Overall a great experience

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Anon
Brisbane / QLD
5 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A great little restaurant that serves delicious food in a friendly atmosphere and super locale. A new fav.

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ShaneD
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love the fit-out of the restaurant and the food was great.

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VickE
Sydney / NSW
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great restaurant. Really good vibe and something that is usually found in our bigger southern cities like Sydney or Melbourne. Staff are excellent - friendly and efficient. Food was wonderful - imaginative, delicious Italian. Loved it!

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EmilyM
1 review
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Perfect for a kid free and noise free dinner for two!

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MadonnaMadonna
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A very busy Thursday night and we were a group of 5 upstairs. Quite noisy but definitely worth it! Will be back!

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DanielM
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service, brilliant food and excellent setting. Highly recommended!

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Belinda
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautifully designed. Overall aesthetic and ambiance was perfect. The food was very tasty and the staff were very nice.

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MicheleR
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and very attentive and professional service made for an excellent evening. We will return very soon.

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HaydenF
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Best venue by far, mark is fantastic! Food is excellent as is the service

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MadeleineHenry
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I recommend Mosconi every opportunity I get. It is without a doubt the best location in Brisbane for food, wine and an incredible setting that makes you feel at the same time both at home surrounded by family and as if you're on a luxurious European getaway! An absolute must for everyone to try... And keep coming back to.

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OpenTable Diner
Brisbane / QLD
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Intimate beautiful venue with amazing food and welcoming hosts

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Friendly staff.

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TimI
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

A genuine, warm greeting was the start, professional service followed with the waiter very attentive throughout the meal.
Very generous portions of outstanding quality cuisine and house made bread and whipped butter to die for!
Will definitely return, well done Emer and Staff !

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RebeccaA
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We took a friend from out of town and all loved our meals and the vibe. We’ll be back 👍

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NicholasR
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

So good! Highly recommended this restaurant. Service was amazing!

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FionaK
Brisbane / QLD
3 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful local Italian restaurant. Outstanding and tasty food. This could easily become one of our favs.

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Corey
1 review
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Very nice little restaurant, the main meals were quite expensive, though delicious.

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VickiH
Brisbane / QLD
7 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food - plenty of GF options which is essential for us as Coeliacs. You were happy to adjust most dishes for us. Love your openness to our sharing dishes. Wine list very good. Service attentive but not over the top. a lovely meal and evening. Thanks.

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vipSueR
Hawaii
8 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love Mosconi - fab food, people & venue. I will be back very soon.

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GCFloss
London
4 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great spot, really nice wines and excellent food. Lovely ambience and attentive staff. We will be back.

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MarkM
Melbourne / VIC
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I was trying to find a place that I could take my girlfriend on a date, and Mosconi did not disappoint!
I was such a lovely place, the food was amazing, and the service was great too!
The yellowfin tuna curdo was a stand out dish out of all the other amazing dishes
Would highly recommend!!

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FrankN
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Very comfortable. Great food and service in a friendly but not superficial or intrusive manner. Sincere, sophisticated by being understated but good.
Convenient parking in the street.
Good website.
Great wine list, and assistance.

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RebeccaC
1 review
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and beautiful restaurant along with great service!

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ChristineB
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Exceptional food. Stand-outs included the sand crab, the tuna crudo and the special of the evening, risotto with scallops and pork and fennel sausage. Impressive wine list. Great value for money, excellent service. Very impressed, will visit again when in Brisbane.

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LyndalP
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent staff. Unassuming but highly skilled and just the right amount of attention.
Superb wine list.

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AlexandraM
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Second time coming here - the chefs put on great specials and the service is always fantastic

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megt
1 review
Dined on 15 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

always welcoming and consistently good. a wonderful place to drop by for simple glass of wine and charcuterie plate, or settle in for beautiful meal. service receives top marks, wine list is impressive ALWAYS, and you will definitely want to come back for more and make it one of your regulars.

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AntoinetteR
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Simply the best food I have eaten out in Brisbane in a very long time. Everything was perfect about this restaurant! Thank you!

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klklkl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing service, sitting outside on the footpath was lovely and created a nice ambience. Emer and Mark go above and beyond and the food is incredible. Xoxo

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JaneL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Excellent, knowledgeable and attentive staff
Food was sublime. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Timbo
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great service by a great host serving great food. Nice and relaxed atmosphere that is so close to the energy of James St.

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Evelyn
Sydney / NSW
2 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Mosconi was on my 'to do' list after I read the great write up and rating it had in Brisbane News magazine. The occasion was a long overdue catch up with close friends and although we had other James St venues shortlisted (Steak & Oyster, Beaux Rumble, Same Same), we opted for Mosconi. The restaurant fit out is beautiful and wine list superb - one of the best I've seen. Unfortunately, the food and service were just 'OK'. Food orders were attempted to be taken by waitstaff before we'd ordered drinks. A friend and I both ordered the gnocchi which was underwhelming. The main issue was the dish was served with fresh green peas, which neither my friend and I like, but the peas weren't disclosed on the dish description. I ate my dish due to hunger, however my friend could not eat hers and informed the wait staff as to why. I started the evening excited to be there, but it ended in disappointment.

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RebeccaQ
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service2Ambience5

The service wasn’t a good as our previous visit. The waitress seemed a bit out of sorts, not overly pleasantly and seemed a bit disinterested...this was a shame to be honest given the high price point. Hopefully that was a one off bad night for her.

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WJ11
New England
17 reviews
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great addition to the Brisbane restaurant seen. Very chilled feel for friendly service. Great wine list and fantastic food.
Keep up the good work guys. See you again soon!