For Melbourne residents and visitors, there are some great Italian fine-dining restaurants.

Rosa’s Canteen

Rosa’s Canteen is located at Little Bourke St & Thomson St in Melbourne. For those looking for a contemporary setting and seasonal, traditional Sicilian food, this is the place to visit. Patrons can overlook the beautiful trees of Little Bourke Street while enjoying some of Rosa Mitchell’s wholesome, traditional Italian cuisine. Rosa offered a 15 day fully escorted tour of Sicily to experience the real Italian deal of great food and wine in 2019. Businesses can book premium corporate cooking classes with Rosa as a team-building event and learn how to make some tremendous, traditional Sicilian dishes.

Il Solito Posto

Il Solito Posto is located in the basement of 113 Collins St, Melbourne. At this restaurant, there is something for everyone. Those looking for a casual or quick bite to eat can visit the cafeteria, and for others searching for a fine-dining experience, they can visit the trattoria. Patrons can enjoy delicious meals from the breakfast, lunch or dinner menus. The restaurant also serves excellent tasting Italian coffee.

SUD Food and Wine

SUD is located at 219 King St, Melbourne. This is an excellent upmarket seasonal Italian restaurant. This small intimate 45-seat Italian restaurant has a daily revolving menu consisting of fresh seasonal produce. The atmosphere at SUD provides a warm, friendly ambience. The restaurant is only open during the week from Monday to Friday for lunch and dinner.

Matteo’s Restaurant

Matteo’s Restaurant is located at 533 Brunswick Street in Melbourne. This Italian eatery boasts a beautiful interior with spectacular chandeliers. They will be re-opening on Wednesday, August 19, 2020. Patrons can enjoy classic Italian cuisine reflecting the seasons. Matteo’s offers a tasting menu, including small dishes and snacks served during five courses. If you prefer you can choose from an a la carte menu of two or three courses.