Melbourne has some of the best Italian restaurant destinations waiting to be discovered. Prominent Italian food precincts to be experienced are Carlton's Lygon Street, the top end of Bourke Street in Melbourne City known as "Little Italy" as well as the waterfront at Southbank promenade.
Choose from some of the best venues by location and speciality to find the perfect fettuccine pasta, spaghetti Bolognese, heart warming minestrone soup or everybody's favourite, pizza! Almost every Melbourne CBD shopping strip, street & laneway has an Italian restaurant serving this most popular European cuisine. Other popular locations are the Eastern Suburbs, North Melbourne, South Yarra, Brunswick, Richmond & Fitzroy Street, St Kilda. Enjoy!
Explore the authentic, traditional approach to the food customs of Italy at Melbourne's premier Italian Social and Rooftop venue. Located at the 'Paris end' of bustling Bourke St, Tuscan Bar is home to 2 unique venues. On Level 1, dark polished woods, glowing chandeliers and an ornate ceiling set the relaxed ambiance of Tuscan Bar’s Restaurant and Pizza Lounge. The authentic, seasonal menu features an extensive list of pasta and mains, whilst resident pizza chef brings with him over 40 years of hand-made pizza family tradition. Kick back and relax as he whips up an authentic, thin style pizza that will have your mouth watering as he pays homage to the food traditions of Naples.
Upstairs, nestled amongst Bourke St treetops, you will find Tuscan Bar’s Rooftop Wine Garden. With warmth for the cool, shelter from the rain and fans for the heat, the Rooftop Wine Garden is ready for the unpredictable Melbourne weather! Settle in and select a cold beer, or choose from over 100 local and international wines. Peckish? Try selecting some flavoursome Stuzzichini - Italian, tapas style dishes, designed to be shared with friends.