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Pino's Trattoria

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$$ - $$$
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29 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2808
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in the long line waiting to be placed because they don't take bookings and all of a sudden a big group by passed everyone and got to go in. I went up front to ask if they had a table for 2 they said we have to wait in line. I guess if I told them we were... More 

Thank Heidi D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there 3 times this week and even on a Saturday night,service was as efficient as ever. The queue system is well managed by a friendly young man and 10 mns later we had our table for 4.Order was taken promptly by an another friendly waiter and 15 mns after that we were served.Well, the place is bursting and all... More 

Thank Raph M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have lost count of how many times we have either had lunch or dinner at Pino's. The staff are all so friendly and the food is amazing. In the countless times we have been here the food is always on time and the service is second to none. The prices are also reasonable and I highly recommend the meringue.

Thank Elizabeth L
Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you have the opportunity make sure you eat at Pinos. Authentic Italian food, family bussiness, in an eclectic setting in the heart of Cowes. The food here is fresh and flavourful and so delicious. Been here several times and never disappointed. Top service too.

Thank 131jodieg
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place takes no bookings so you have to line up but we waited around 10 minutes. It was the height of summer holidays so that was good. Our meals were a little average for the price we paid. Pasta size was small and the cotoletta needed a bit more salt. Prosecco and gelato were both excellent! Service was very... More 

Thank LynchyA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food ,awesome service ,well priced ,has to be the best place in comes to date that's for sure. Great with the kids too

Thank Memphis83
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably because of not many places to eat at on the island We went there for dinner and of course had to wait for aboit half an hour. We ordered Pizza which was not as on the picture of the website. And gnocchi were blunt taste wise and overcooked, almost soggy

Thank Natalya Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This venue is fantastic. Pure, simple home style Italian food where you should not let the idea of lining up for a table (they don't take bookings) put you off. We attended three evenings out of a five night summer holiday stay on the Island and never waited in line for more than 15 minutes. Once seated, we were treated... More 

Thank Aurora F
Lakes Entrance, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Whoever said they served the best pizza outside Italy was correct. In fact better than some I had eaten in Italy. We had eaten there on an earlier trip to Phillip Island and couldn't fault the food. Absolutel loved the pizza and would recommend to anyone visiting the island. For ice cream fanatics like myself, don't leave without trying it.....super... More 

Thank MsH
Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had gelato from pinos trattoria. It was nice and pleasant. The service was good and happy. He was happy to serve us and polite

Thank betfa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $23
Italian, Pizza
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 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
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2808
Established in 1991 family run restaurant with the love of good food and service, with big open spaces, different levels for enjoying Traditional Italian Cuisine. Great for small large family groups.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?