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AU$21 - AU$38
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Italian, Wine Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 19 March 2024

Excellent food, atmosphere and service - what more could you ask for? We asked our waitress for her recommendation from the menu, which we went with - it was delicious, fresh and quick. We had a lovely time, the service was very good without being...intrusive, and the overall atmosphere was cosy and welcoming. Would definitely eat here again.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 March 2023

Went there with a group of 10 and had a separate room from the main seating (good idea as we were a bit loud). The food was wonderfully tasty and the service was fantastic. We chose some entrees (arancini, meatballs and calamari) to share and...then ordered our own mains. Each of us loved our meals and if we couldn't finish it we were able to take it home. I had the linguini marinara. YUM and the flavour was sensational. Whilst it becomes a bit expensive with drinks, as it is not BYO, as a couple you can certainly make it less expensive. Would we go again? Absolutely. This is about to become our regular Italian restaurant (and we are not locals). Also think this would be great on a warm night to sit outside and people watch. Definitely worth going to.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2022

As out of State visitors we wanted to take some guests to a restaurant for a Sunday evening meal in Ivanhoe. The search turned to Tripadvisor and the top rated restaurant that met our requirements was L’Artigiano. We were not disappointed. Our guests and ourselves...all had three courses and a wide variety of dishes. Positive comments all round. So, thank you to previous Tripadvisor reviewers and thank you L’Artigiano, you deserve your top ranking.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 25 May 2022

We live in Ivanhoe and walk to this great gem. We have dined as a couple, family and group and loved it. We are Italian background and would not ordinarily dine at an Italian restaurant. However, L' Artigiano is like entering a familiar and consistently...very good restaurant that we feel at home every time. The staff are terrific and work incredibly hard all the time to make sure everyone is being looked after. We will keep going back. Highly recommend this Italian restaurant because it is Italy without the travel and we are Italians recommending, it so pay attention!!!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 7 November 2021 via mobile

First time dining here at the old fire station in Ivanhoe. The restaurant is large so plenty of space and we had a nice quiet table in a little separate room. The food is good wholesome Italian, excellent calamari, arancini and my favourite papardelle with...duck. Despite being full i had to try the ricotta cake which was delicious. A good choice of wines and drinks and great coffee.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021

Authentic Italian cuisine. Nick and the team never disappoint. Consistently high quality. Always a joy and a family favourite.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 26 May 2021

Have eaten here several times over the last few years. Have found the meals consistently appetising and worth the money. Friendly and efficient service. Interesting decor.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 22 March 2021

This was the first time at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, from the moment we were greeted at the door, the decor, the service and the Amazing food it was a great night for us.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 20 September 2020

As a treat we thought we’d order takeaway. Miss eating out during Covid lockdown. It’s the best Italian food we’ve had. Even my fussy boys loved their food. Definitely recommend it to everyone. We’ll be ordering from here more often. Looking forward to be a...regular once lockdown is over.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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lartigian0, Owner at L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2020

Miss our good customers too. Looking forward to opening up too! Thank you.

Reviewed 18 June 2020

The food was AMAZING. The service was excellent, friendly & helpful. The owners are very welcoming & are more than happy to chat about the history of the building. The wine list is extensive. The Piniot Grigio was excellent. The restaurant is set in the...original Ivanhoe Fire Station, with the original bricks exposed. Photographs & relics from the fire station are on display. The ambiance is enhanced by the open fires. Try the bruschetta, risotto, osso bucco & the cannolis. We left feeling very satisfied with our dining experience. And we’ll certainly be returning.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

Great place, food excellent and nice ambience. Strongly recommend. I have eaten at the restaurant many times and every time have a positive experience.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 11 November 2019

I'll make excuses for no photos right now - I was with a new group of people and frankly, didn't want to be 'that person' that snaps pics of everyones plates. We came here on a Sunday night and it was busy. A table of...12 in what is a reasonable sized restaurant. The cuisine is Italian / Mediterranean and with that comes a menu that has something for everyone. Sharing platters. Pizza. Great selection of entrees and mains. Pasta. And of course dessert that although we didn't order, I will return to test out their Affogato. Everyone seemed to order something different and I chose the Vitello Con Gorgonzola which was cooked superbly. The portion size was generous and the flavours blended nicely together. Not overly rich for me. I found the ambience quite charming and although a little noisy with the number of diners, there was a vibe casual dining enjoyment. This restaurant does cater for kids and is wheelchair accessible however, I would recommend you let them know when booking. Dietaries are catered for - just let them know. Staff were fabulous. Very attentive and great knowledge of the entire menu. It is not BYO but you can be assured that the wine list is extensive and you can tailor something to your meal easily. Carparking is pretty good but just watch the signs for how long you can park for. I will definitely return - the Affogato has my name on it.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 3 September 2019

We celebrated Fathers Day here and weren't disappointed. Food was delicious, service was pleasant and great atmosphere.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

We ate at this restaurant recently, part of a group of 4. The best thing is that it's not unbearably noisy which is a big plus for us. And the food is good but not exceptional. One of us had the chicken dish which tasted...as though it had been pre-cooked then re-heated because the temperature of the dish fluctuated throughout (parts of the chicken were cold) - the flavour, however, was ok. Another member of our group had the fish which was a small service but, again, ok. Two in our group had the panna cotta dessert which was, unfortunately, disappointing - they agreed it had an unpleasant taste! We had to ask for water twice.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019 via mobile

My partner had the steak special and I had the lamb cooked two ways (slow roasted shoulder and two cutlets). The shoulder fell apart beautifully and lovely delicious and rich flavours with purée, smoky cherry tomatoes and purée. Beautiful complementary bread is served with the...meal. Went extremely well with the 2014 Cab Sauv that I ordered with the meal. I also ordered the tasting platter for dessert. Tiramisu and the chocolate cake were the standouts - velvety, delicate and rich. Lovely tangy lemon curd to cut through some of the richness. Pros: The portions are generous, the pricing is very reasonable. The cocktails are tasty. The wait staff have a calm and friendly demeanour. Enjoyable and fantastic live music (Sunday). Cons (and they are only very minor): difficult at times to get the attention of wait staff (though it was - understandably - busy); the mains and dessert tasting lacks a little bit of finesse that you might expect of a fancier restaurant (though within the price point of this restaurant, I would say above par). My personal preference would’ve been to have had the purée as a smear to the side of the lamb, rather than the lamb sitting on top, and the pesto to be dollops, rather than around the edge of the purée. This way would give the option of allowing to have little bits of different flavours without it melding into one.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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L'Artigiano Ristorante Italiano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5