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SCUGNIZZO

#301 of 2,867 Restaurants in Melbourne
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558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03 9670 5622
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Description: Sequestered in one of Melbourne's lane ways, Scugnizzo is snugly ensconced...
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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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A definite return visit

The welcome and seating were excellent and the service was really exemplary all night. I wouldn't describe the room as warm or romantic but it is pleasant; the exposed brick gives it an industrial look but the pictures soften that somewhat. It's not a typical Italian menu but is all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Bendigo, Australia
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  • Families with children
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English first
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Caught up with family in Melbourne and booked this after reading reviews. We may have gone on an 'off' night however we were disappointed with the quality of the food. We only had mains - lamb (overcooked) accompanied by roasted vegetables that were swimming in oil, 'grilled' calamari (usually an entree) that appeared to have been cooked in the lemon... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The welcome and seating were excellent and the service was really exemplary all night. I wouldn't describe the room as warm or romantic but it is pleasant; the exposed brick gives it an industrial look but the pictures soften that somewhat. It's not a typical Italian menu but is all the better for that. The calamari with pancetta and peas... More 

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Perth, Australia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Took wife and two daughters out for enjoyable night. Service and food did not disappoint and would recommend if you want a special night

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Friendly service. The food was quite nice. The pasta was slightly over cooked but still the meal was very nice. Definitely would come back.

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Mackay, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Visiting Melbourne, and was looking for a good Italian restuarant to eat at. We were very happy with our visit to this restuarant. Not only was the food delicious, varied interesting menu and of reasonable price but it was also the experience of feeling really welcomed to the restuarant -The restaurateur himself taking time to chat with guests . The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Walked in for a Friday lunch this rustic place was cosy and pleasant. The service was very friendly and a pleasant ambiance The waiter recommended an Italian red which was the highlight. Food wise, certainly had better Italian food the pasta ragu was bland. Over all ok Would I go back, not in a hurry as there are better and... More 

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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed a great lunch here. The food has the regional taste of Napoli and is very nice. The choices of wine covers all budgets. Service and food is great. Recommend this place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This restaurant was great value for money and I felt a really good italiann meal. Would go back again anytime. Very friendly staff

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Really enjoyed my visit here have not been for some time so it was great to see it is as good as ever. Friendly helpful service, great wines & no rush over lunch & decent coffee!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We attended at 30th Birthday party here and the food was delicious. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere to it with the art deco era lighting and exposed brickwork. On the night we attended we were part of a group of around 25 people. The service on the night was quite attentive for such a large group. We enjoyed shared... More 

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Additional Information about SCUGNIZZO

Address: 558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 03 9670 5622
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 9670 5622

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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.
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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