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L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano

$$ - $$$Italian, Pizza,
77 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
+61 3 9499 6988
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good33%
  • Average1%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (5 reviews)
“antipasti” (2 reviews)
“bomboloni” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
77 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Back again to try a different meal, as it just keeps getting better and better each time. Both my friend and I had the fettuccine al mare... delicious fresh flavours. Serving/portion quite good & value for money. Nice white wine to go with it. Cosy...More

Thank Cathie C
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Long story ... rushing around madly, opened the fridge, pretty dismal options ... solution? Drive five minutes down the road to this very interesting place. Great music, a quiet room, great food. I chose an entree, the seared prawns in a creamy garlic and chili...More

1  Thank Lizafrancis
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Housed in the old fire station this place has some real character to go with the excellent traditional Italian fare. Service was friendly and prompt. Dish of the meal for us was the beef carpaccio.

1  Thank Missi0nary
lartigian0, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2018

Thank you for the review. The carpaccio is a popular choice. Well done on your selection. See you back soon!

Reviewed 4 June 2018

First time at this place and I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food, what a great suburban restaurant! The octopus and prawn starters were both amazing and the sauce for the prawns was happily wiped clean with the bread. The osso bucco...More

1  Thank Claudette I
lartigian0, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks for your review Claudette. Happy you enjoyed it. I will take your comment on the tagliata on board.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

Came across this beautiful place sat night...as I hv just moved in the area. Dinner there was a great experience. I had the gnocchi & being a fussy northern Italian I hv to say ...... yum yum yum! Melted in your mouth. Side salad of...More

Thank Cathie C
lartigian0, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks Cathie. Looking forward to your return....gnocchi definately a favourite for many!

Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My 1st time & 2nd time for my friend who recommended this restaurant, we had delicious entrees Calamari Fritti (melt in mouth) & Gameri Con Crema Prawns to start with Arancini & Roasted Beetroot Salad. Nick the waiter was professional & knew his menu &...More

1  Thank Pamelarw
lartigian0, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Glad to hear you enjoyed. Look forward to seeing you back soon.

Reviewed 17 March 2018

Booked this place for my husband's 60th birthday celebration. Called a couple of weeks prior to function date, was so pleased to be able to discuss my needs with someone who was so accommodating unlike other places I contemplated having the function at. I found...More

1  Thank Gianna1958
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Good food, a variety of dishes on offer, from entree to desserts, great atmosphere and service was excellent.

Thank Silvia M
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff. Good range of Italian food on menu plus daily specials. Pastas, main meals and pizzas on offer. Nice range of entrees and desserts. Very good wine list. Food was lovely. All round a nice venue and enjoyable night. Only niggles — slow to...More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 22 January 2018

An authentic and atmospheric dining experience. Professional wait staff who really know their stuff! Extensive and varied wine list....Australian and European. Must try the pork belly and scallops or the veal scallopini with zucchini fritters and gorgonzola sauce.

1  Thank tony m
Owner_LArtigiano, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your experience! Hope to see you back soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts American Express, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Ivanhoe
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9499 6988
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Italian and Mediterranean Cuisine providing fresh seasonal dishes in Ivanhoe's historic fire station. Function rooms available catering from 12 to 40 people.
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