Before you travel to Melbourne, there is one interesting fact you should know - the city has numerous Italian eateries. If this does not induce you to visit the beautiful Australian city, then nothing can. For those that love fine dining, make sure you check out the following restaurants.

Where to find the best Italian food in Melbourne
Where to find the best Italian food in Melbourne

Before you travel to Melbourne, there is one interesting fact you should know - the city has numerous Italian eateries. If this does not induce you to visit the beautiful Australian city, then nothing can. For those that love fine dining, make sure you check out the following restaurants.

1. Brunetti

First opened in in Lygon St in 1974, this restaurant boasts some of the most interesting Italian dishes in Melbourne. It has a capacity of a total of 400 diners, both indoors and outdoors. The restaurant's signature dishes include; torte di limone and bocconcini di nonno.

2. Etto

This restaurant serves homemade furled tassels of spaghetti, smoky pancetta carbonara and anchovy and chilli pest. This is one of those little eateries that make you wish you were born Italian so that you could sample the dishes every day.

3. Bar Paradiso

Located on Greeves Street, this restaurant is famous for its breakfast consisting of frittata, eggs and sausage; a lunch that comprises of Palermo burger and a dinner menu that reads like a fairy tale consisting of brioche bun is stacked high with slow-braised meat - at the moment, lamb - topped with warm ricotta and finished with traditional chickpea fritters.

4. Kaprica

Broccoli pizza with green florettes, salmone pizza, and artisan pizzeria are some of the dishes that you will choose to eat at Kaprica. The restaurant is located on the 19 Lincoln Square South, Carlton. Trust me; a visit to this restaurant will not be a waste of time.

5. DOC Albert Park

Although a mainly pizza joint, the mozzarella bar is what keeps the diners happy in this restaurant. The mozzarella here is made from buffalo milk. It is usually accompanied by a platter of salami which includes prosciutto di san daniele, bresaola and mortadella.

Melbourne will not be as exciting a tourist destination without its dining experience. The Italian eateries in this city have gone out of their way to make Melbourne's dining circles a little Italy. Hopefully, you will visit one of these restaurants before the end of your tour here.

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