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SCUGNIZZO

558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9670 5622
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Ranked #157 of 3,976 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Description: Sequestered in one of Melbourne's lane ways, Scugnizzo is snugly ensconced on the west end of Little Bourke Street. Scugnizzo specializes in house made pasta's and their specials are very popular with regular customers. They offer a varied wine list of both Australian and Italian wines. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed and will transport you back to Italy.
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

This was an impromptu dinner and I am so glad that it was as we have found a great place for Italian food. The restaurant is off Little Bourke Street, close to King Street so is very convenient to where my wife works. The food was outstanding and different to traditional Italian food. We had the special of the day... More

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Sydney Australia
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104 reviews 104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This has a lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. My daughter loved her lasagne, and she is very picky about her lasagne. She said it was the best she'd ever had. We had a great wine, we wanted a bit more but didn't want a full glass, and he offered to give us a half glass each. Really kindly done... More

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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Delight to take coffee here each day. Engaging staff, good muffins and handy venue close to work. Also a great spot for lunch.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Brilliant service and the coffees and sweets were very tasty. Highly recommend and would definitely return!

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Arrived tired at our hotel and receptionist recommended this restaurant. One of the meals, the risotto, was quite nice. The other, the beef, was bland and cold. The waiter was bored and overall this was not a great experience.

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Melbourne
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Potential to be brilliant, but you don't serve an Italian boiled rice for a risotto! Ambiance and service is outstanding.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

What can I say!!! Best food, best service, best price. Couldn't fault a thing. Definitely the place to be.............

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Sydney, Australia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Great food, excellent service. Restaurant was too hot, don't think the aircon was on and it was 40 degrees outside! Food was great, tasty, big servings, traditional Italian food. Service was amazing, 1st class! Free main on your birthday was a great touch too!

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33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Tucked into Lt Bourke St, this restaurant has all the vibes of a cosy upmarket Italian restaurant that Melbourne is famous for. However, although the service was good, the food was most disappointing. We started with the beef carpaccio which was good but how can you go wrong anyway? For mains though, I had the roast pork special and my... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

You would be forgiven thinking you were in a taverna in Italy, eating the most glorious home-made pasta you could buy. The serving staff were exceptional, as was the wine selection and range of food. The waiters were constantly aware as to whether your glass needed refilling, and whether the meal was up to standard. The water and bread kept... More

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