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558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03 9670 5622
Today
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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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, Late Night
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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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 29
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food, better service

Returned to a great restaurant for a memorable meal. Greeted by the restauranteur as old friends. Food great and service admirable. Will visit next time in Melbourne.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
dfb_au
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Foster, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Foster, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Returned to a great restaurant for a memorable meal. Greeted by the restauranteur as old friends. Food great and service admirable. Will visit next time in Melbourne.

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Where to eat in Melbourne within CBD. GOOGLED Italian restaurants and this one looked half decent. Surprise, much,much better than we expected. Friday night, booked at 6.30 walked in and pretty empty but lots of promise with ambience and the friendly attention. The specials looked inviting but first drinks received a priority. Orders taken then we realised the place was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

I was there on a very quiet week night but had an interesting dinner companion and a good meal. The place has atmosphere and authentic Italian food. On a busy night I'm sure it would be a memorable experience. Perfect place for a dinner for two, business or pleasure.

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Kuala Lumpur
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We went after reading many positive reviews and I cannot believe that I was in the same restaurant as those other reviewers! The service was very poor due to a lack of waiting staff. There were only two of them and it was nearly full on the Saturday night that we were there. The more experienced staff member was too... More 

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Ascot
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We visited Scugnizzo with friends for dinner. Good menu choices, very efficient staff and the meals were excellent. Wine choices good too.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Rustic yet elegant. Quiet so you can have a conversation owing to carpet on floor and generous tables spread out setting. I love the crumbed barramundi. The lamb lasagna is something of an institution apparently. Service slick and friendly.

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Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

It has been a couple of years since I was here, great to see things have not changed. Food awesome, so too is the service. Not a loud hustle and bustle restaurant, a nice well priced homestyle italian restaurant. It is worth the extra few yards to find this place. Never ordered lasagne in a restaurant before, but it is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Friendly italian service, basic setting but it makes you feel like your at home, the food is so traditional with really yummy combinations, reasonable prices - must try!

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brisbane queensland
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

First time Last night on Trip Advisor review. Excellent service and information from mine host and waiter. Food outstanding and wine list both local and international Well priced. Pork Rib-eye Excellent as was seafood pasta baked in paper. Good value, well located and well presented.

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a very nice and romantic dinner at this restaurant. The decor was beautiful and the atmosphere quite and intimate. The location is a little off the beaten track but worth hunting down. The staff were very attentive and the food was great. Would highly recommend it.

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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?