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558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 5622
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a spree of bad restaurant choices, it was great to stumble on this really humble restaurant. Hidden down an alley, you'd hardly know it was there. But, it's worth the visit. The staff are friendly, the food is great and all in all it's...More

Thank Ryan C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I decided to eat here while on a work trip after reading great reviews. It was a rather disappointing experience. The waiter was friendly, and brought out small fried pizzas while I waited for my pizza. I asked for an orange juice, which turned out...More

Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Away on a work trip, had spent the afternoon walking around the city and stumbled over this place in the afternoon. As it was close to where I was staying I made my way back there for dinner. I am so glad I did. Although...More

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This place makes excellent Italian food. I’ve eaten here solo but really enjoyed the experience. The staff was very friendly and made me feel welcome. I did not feel like I was by myself. The pizza I ate was the closest to pizzas in Naples....More

Thank Devdarshini
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Found this lovely little italian restaurant tucked down a quiet lane off Little Bourke Street. We really appreciated the quiet atmosphere of the restaurant after a relatively hectic afternoon. We had pizza which was absolutely delicious. The waiter was attentive and courteous. Look forward to...More

Thank KerriV77
Reviewed March 14, 2018

A delightful spot, though a little hidden, but worth the effort to track it down! A choice of four entrees and five mains, though three specials on the board worth consideration, plus a range of pizzas. Good wine list, which the waiter was happy to...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

I came here for a work lunch. The food was really good and reasonably priced. Low noise level meant we could have a conversation without shouting - thanks! The restaurant wasn’t busy it was a Monday but l dont think it would be overly noisy...More

Thank MarinaCanberra
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Great food, great stuff, nice atmosphere, highly recommended restaurant. Thank you for the complimentary desert and birthday song for our daghter's birthday. Our waiter was brilliant.

Thank MarcoSmolcic
Reviewed November 6, 2017

We had als Great dinner at thuis Italian restaurant. We had the chefs speciale pasta. The red Italian wine was delicious. They served bread for free throughout the dinner. Very friendly staff.

Thank Irene G
Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

Visited this charming restaurant which is down a side street but does have a large sign on the main street to indicate its location. Pleasing ambience with modern appeal of bare brick walls. The food was very tasty and well presented. A specials board was...More

Thank cmcobden
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 5622
  • E-mail
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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