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Italian Restaurants in Melbourne

Scopri il lato più gustoso e genuino dell'Italia

Located in the heart of South Yarra, Ecco il Ristorante has delighted locals and regulars for decades. Our little Italian gem continues to bring the best of authentic Italian cuisine to Toorak Road - all matched with thoughtful and friendly service. The Ecco family thrives on sharing our passion for life, expressed through delicious food and wine. At Ecco, we know the secret to great Italian cooking is simplicity. It all starts with fresh, seasonal produce, becoming a true culinary delight when made with love, tradition and nonna’s recipes shared over generations.
The dining areas and ambience at Ecco il Ristorante cater for all seasons. Relax with the cosy atmosphere of our open fire in Winter or enjoy the warm glow of alfresco dining in Summer. Our upstairs dining rooms also offer a choice of settings to suit your private function or special occasion. We invite you to join us and experience classic Italian dining at its best. Here it's easy feel like you’re living la dolce vita in Rome or enjoying a perfect Summer on the sun-drenched Amalfi Coast. Come and share in our passion for food and family today.
L'Italia in Tavola - Profumi e Sapori Nostrani
Ogni regione d’Italia conserva i propri tesori gastronomici, a partire dalla pasta. Presso il nostro ristorante potrete degustare un’eccellente pasta fresca. Gli gnocchi,  i ravioli e le lasagne vengono preparati rigorosamente a mano! Date un’occhiata anche ai nostri sfiziosi antipasti, ai secondi piatti di carne e pesce, ai numerosi gusti delle nostre pizze e alla lista dei nostri dessert!
Oro Rosso ed Oro Bianco - I Nostri Vini
Cosa rende speciale il vino italiano? Il clima favorevole delle sue regioni e i metodi di coltivazione che variano di luogo in luogo. Da Ecco Resturant potrete gustare vini della Puglia, del Trentino, dell'Emilia Romagna e della Toscana.
Functions
01. Sharing is caring... 40$ (per person)

Entrees (to share):

Tagliere all’italiana, calamari fritti, focaccia semplice.

Mains (choose 2 pastas & 2 pizzas):

Cavatelli with sardinian sausage ragù.
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Tagliolini with crab meat, clams and bottarga.
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Risotto with mixed mushrooms and truffle oil (v).
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Margherita pizza (v).
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Verdurine pizza w pumpkin, spinach & goat cheese (v).
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Pepata pizza w salami, capsicum & chilli.
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Capricciosa pizza w ham, mushrooms, olives & artichokes.


02. The greatest hits.. 50$ (per person)

Entrees (to share):

Tagliere all’italiana, calamari fritti, focaccia semplice.

Mains (choise of):

Cavatelli with sardinian sausage ragù.
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Tagliolini with crab meat, clams and bottarga.
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                               Ravioli filled with ricotta and nettle with cherry tomato sauce (v).
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Margherita pizza (v).
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Pepata pizza with salami, capsicum & chilli.
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Verdurine pizza with pumpkin, spinach & goat cheese (v).
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Rocket salad to share.


03. The chef raccommends.. 60$ (per person)

Entrees (to share):

Tagliere all’italiana, calamari fritti, focaccia semplice.

Mains (choise of):

Lamb shoulder slow cooked w mashed potatoes & artichokes.
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Chicken breast wrapped in prosciutto & filled with zucchini on a pea puree and sweet & sour carrots.
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Fish of the day mediterranean style.
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Vegetarian risotto with mixed mushrooms and truffle oil (v).
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Rocket salad to share.

please note that a choice of desserts can be added for 13$ extra.

menus can be varied according to needs and dietary requirements.
for groups of 25 or more we require a 50/50 choice of main courses.

gluten-free pizza now available (+4$)

Where to Eat Italian Food
Choose the welcome and familiarity of our restaurant
The atmosphere that reigns from Ecco Restaurant is cozy and comfortable. Here you can discover that unexpected family atmosphere that makes you want to sit down and spend an evening in the company of an excellent cuisine. The interiors are spacious and well cared for, ideal for any type of event: a family lunch, a dinner with friends or a special event where you can invite your loved ones. Should you love the rustic and traditional style of the typical Italian restaurants, we invite you to have lunch or dinner in our characteristic outdoor courtyard. Here you can discover that unexpected family atmosphere that makes you want to sit down and spend an evening in the company of excellent cuisine.
Dove Siamo
Scopri uno dei migliori ristoranti in centro
Usa la mappa che segue per orientarti nella zona dove è ubicato il nostro ristorante. È facile raggiungerci, giacchè siamo collocati nella via principale del sobborgo. Ci trovi al numero 97 di Toorak Road, rinomato centro per lo shopping ed elegante ritrovo di artisti.
Un Tradizionale Ristorante Italiano
Le gratificanti recensioni dei nostri ospiti
Se non sai dove mangiare a Melbourne e stai cercando un ristorante dove il buon cibo italiano viene celebrato in tutte le sue sfaccettature, allora sei nel posto giusto. Per conoscere al meglio le nostre peculiarità, leggi le recensioni di chi ci ha preferito.
"It's a great little neighborhood Italian restaurant: friendly, bustling, wonderful food (including a gluten-free pizza!) and wines.

The waiter was terrific and we enjoyed chatting about the food selection and Melbourne life. If we had had more time, I would have gone back again...We really enjoyed a dinner here. A Melbourne Favorite.”

- Jeffrey C -
"My husband and me went to this restaurant yesterday. It was the most delicious food I had in Melbourne!

The music, pictures on the wall and staff... everything is in the spirit of Mediterranean culture. Food is delicious, restaurant is neat and clean and staff is kind, cheerful and polite. Great Italian spirit!"

- Adela K -
"This restaurant has a genuine and authentic Tuscan feel to it. The staff are very friendly, attentive and polite.

The wine list is reasonably good. The menu is authentic Italian. We loved it and the price wasn't too high although it certainly isn't an inexpensive place. Overall, this was a good evening well spent."

- Cristian -
"We have been here twice and each time have booked a large table for a group in the back terrace courtyard.

It is such a lovely space to celebrate an occasion. The service was great and each dish was scrumptious. Another time I had the stuffed chicken and it was beautiful. Those who had the fish and lamb also raved."

- Luana -
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Modulo per richiesta disponibilità
Devi celebrare un evento, vuoi prenotare una cena romantica per il tuo anniversario, oppure vuoi semplicemente provare un’esperienza di gusto presso un autentico ristorante italiano? Inviaci la tua richiesta di prenotazione. Ti aspettiamo!








ECCO RESTAURANT MELBOURNE

97 Toorak Road Sth Yarra VIC 3141
Telephone: +61 3 9866 5466

ABN: 20616275417

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