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Cucinetta

U 4 3 Murphy St | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9942 2607
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“south yarra” (11 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
U 4 3 Murphy St | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Cucinetta
1. 29 Wines By The Glass x 29 sqm
"The wine list is very good with a good selection by the glass."
981sallyg
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2. Hidden Italian Gem
"A restaurant that you won’t wanna share with anyone!"
ayakoala106
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3. Weekly Changing Menu
"the food (which changes weekly) is authentic Italian - so delicious"
Tina W
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved our visit here, the food, wine list and service couldn’t be faulted. We had the scallops followed by the Ragu pasta, stunning! The pasta was home made and right up there with one of the best I’ve tasted, great atmosphere and service with a...More

Thank Veronica F
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a small authentic Italian restaurant in the South Yarra area you must try Cucinetta. My third visit so far and outstanding food and service again. During my latest visit my friend and I couldn’t decide on our mains so they...More

Thank tjslpaine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little restaurant, great atmosphere! Lovely wines and friendly staff. The food is divine. As this is a little gem with limited capacity for customers, I’d recommend booking in advance to avoid missing out on this lovely little place.

Thank danielkU6772LJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Melbourne for business last July and I’ve been suggested this little place from my hotel concierge. Very small and intimate place, SUPERB food and international wines. I’ve met the two italian owners O&G, fantastic gentlemen. Thank you for that authentic classy Italian...More

1  Thank Frederich S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, efficient and attentive service. Intimate atmosphere and delightful menu. Nicely different offerings and good Italian wines to accompany. Daily special was special.

1  Thank desp737
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

These guys are friendly, professional perfectionists. This place is a gem in South Yarra. Highly recommended. The guys serving you run the place. They care. They know their wine and produce. They will tell you as much as you'd like to know, then leave you...More

1  Thank dkwalsh80
Cucinetta M, Manager at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear dkwalsh80, thank you very much for taking the time to write this beautiful review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your Cucinetta experience. It is always a pleasure to make our diners happy as we love what we do and we certainly do...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

Best Italian in South Yarra, great atmosphere, food and service. It is on a side street but it is always packed. Not so famous yet (which is great) but I think it will be very soon. You can feel a lot of passion in this...More

1  Thank Patrick D
Cucinetta M, Manager at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Patrick, thank you so much for your lovely words. We are flattered to be defined as the best Italian in South Yarra and we appreciate you complimenting us with 5 bubbles :) Our main focus here at Cucinetta, is to always do our best...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I think the title sums it all up. Haven' t been for a while but the quality of food was exceptional but we can no longer visit frequently as prices have gone up plus the wine list isn't really local friendly when it comes to...More

Thank Rob R
Cucinetta M, Manager at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Rob R, thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. It is always a pleasure to hear when our diners enjoy their Cucinetta experience especially after a while from their last visit. We appreciate you pointing out the quality of...More

Reviewed August 1, 2018

Cosy little place I found on trip adviser near out hotel. Excellent Italian food and a reasonable wine list. They have nebbiolo, brunello and chianti's plus Australian wines. I wanted the wild boar but unfortunately they had run out so I had the goat pasta...More

Thank smooch4u
Cucinetta M, Manager at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear smooch4u, thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are glad you enjoyed your Cucinetta experience! We always do our best to make sure that our diners have a pleasant time here with us, and it is really flattering...More

Reviewed July 8, 2018

It had been a while since we'd visited Cucinetta and we had heard that it had changed ownership since our last visit. In my previous review in 2016 it was all thumbs up, have to say this time around the food was not as good,...More

Thank robton
Cucinetta M, Manager at Cucinetta, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Dear Robton, thank you so much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your Cucinetta experience as much on your second visit. We always do our utmost to make sure that we provide an excellent...More

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MichaelRMelbourne
July 5, 2018|
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Response from 981sallyg | Reviewed this property |
BYO on Sunday s. Great restaurant
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Laly F
February 16, 2018|
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Response from Cucinetta M | Property representative |
Ciao Laly F, thanks for your enquiry. There is no dress code required at Cucinetta! Whatever makes you feel comfortable will do for us :) See you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 4 3 Murphy St | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9942 2607
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