Looking for places to eat Italian food in Sydney? The North Spoon is a charming cafe that's dishing up lunchtime pasta dishes and pizza toasties. Better yet, head over for one of its monthly nights inspired b the Mediterranean country where you'll enjoy a three-course meal and an Aperol spritz.
Italian Restaurants In Sydney
Ask pretty much anyone what their favourite cuisine is and nine times out of ten you'll hear Italian. What's not to love about indulgent vats of pasta and gooey slices of pizza? And don't even get us started on the wine... Fortunately for you, the Italian restaurants in Sydney are as plentiful as they are diverse. Whether you're looking for a charming date night spot, a retro eating and gaming den or a stylish seaside venue, this city's got the place for you.
Potato and ricotta stuffed culurgiones, grilled swordfish, olive oil and fennel cake... Bastardo is winning our vote for the coolest places to eat in Sydney. With retro interiors, a diverse menu and a laid-back atmosphere, this Surry Hills hangout is a popular choice with pasta lovers.
Looking for great Italian restaurants in Sydney for a date night? Peppe's is a charming vegan gnocchi bar along Bondi Road, serving rustic vibes as well as a small and sporadically-changing menu. The tiny walk-ins only den also has a handful of biodynamic wines available.
Something of a city institution, Fratelli Paradiso is bringing authentic food and homemade pasta to Potts Point. Hands down one of the best Italian restaurants in Sydney, the Challis Avenue kitchen is keeping you fed on spuntini platters, Caprese salads, seafood-laden spaghetti and more.
Boasting old school pinball machines, regular live music sets and retro decor, Frankie's Pizza is cut from a different cloth than all the other Italian restaurants in Sydney's CBD. Swing by here for a fun evening of ale swigging, vintage gaming and cheesy chomps.
A gorgeous small plates restaurant along Bourke Street, Dead Ringer takes inspiration from European cuisine when creating its brunch and dinner menus. Expect goodies such as focaccia, homemade gnocchi, beetroot carpaccio and triple cream brie.
Situated mere metres away from the beach, Coogee Pavilion is your go-to for delicious slices... and sashimi, burgers and tapas for that matter. The chic food hall houses Vinnie's Pizza, which is often bustling with hungry diners looking to get their fix of doughy bites topped with a quirky range of carbonara, four cheese, 'nduja and cuttlefish.
The Rook is whipping up a modern Italian bottomless brunch every weekend. Venture up to the lush rooftop bar and enjoy an entertaining afternoon with friends chowing on scallops, arancini and ravioli - washed down with free-flowing vino, of course.
The reigning don of Italian restaurants in Surry Hills, nay Sydney, The Winery is whisking you away to a Tuscan oasis in its lush garden. Grab a table on the sun-dappled lawn and spend an afternoon sipping on reds, whites and rosés as you nibble on Mediterranean fare.
Views and Italian fare go hand in hand at Bondi's Icebergs Dining Room and Bar. Hit up the seaside stunner for a feast of buffalo mozzarella and eggplant frittis, pumpkin risotto plates, pea and pecorino salad and lashings of cocktails and fine wines.
Arguably the most luxurious drinking and dining destination in Sydney, Ivy Pool Club is a hotspot for rooftop dips and potent tipples. Head here for a day of poolside tanning and Aperol spritzes, before tucking into some light antipasti or a decadent pizza.