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Arriva Italian Restaurant

84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 1599
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! The only way to describe the food, service and experience. We celebrated a special birthday with family and friends here on Saturday night. Thanks to Giuseppe and his team for making it a night to remember. We had a group of 20 and...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

I started eating in this restaurant decades ago when it first opened and was the only decent place to get pizza is good as one got in Naples in Brisvegas. Things have moved on since then at good wood fired pizza is relatively commonplace but...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 18 April 2017

you'll want it again. Proper Italian food. The pizza bases! The toppings! Masters of anything mushroom. Nothing is too much trouble, they are very charming

Thank F8702VRemmag
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We are creatures of habit and made an effort to try a new place. We were so glad we did! Porcini mushroom ravioli and sand crab ravioli we're both yum. We love big flavours so will def order the porcini mushroom dish again. Very keen...More

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We went to visit Arriva twice. The first time was great. We were a party of two, enjoying a nice atmosphere with great food (I recommend the 4 Formaggi pizza!). Wine is cheap (like the food) and basic. This place is not looking to be...More

Thank Olivier O
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday night for a early dinner. Grilled lamb chops on a balsamic glaze with polenta cake and mussels in garlic tomato broth were our choices. Both were delicious and paired with a tomato and mozzarella salad.

Thank Lesley O
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were a party of 3 that dined at Arriva last night. My son and his partner treated me to a birthday dinner and it was a lovely choice. The atmosphere of the restaurant was very up market although relaxed. The service was efficient and...More

Thank lisav29
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Truly great cuisine, authentic flavours and style. Menu choices were great. We chose Tartufo pizza (truffle) & Vitello Al Limone (veal escallops) along with garlic bread and side salad, we weren't disappointed. Wine choices were good but you can BYO wine. There's are choice of...More

Thank MMG-C
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We've been here 3 times now and even though they are always busy, they always manage to squeeze you in. The food is extremely tasty and well priced. The servers are delightful and all speak Italian which somehow creates the illusion of being in a...More

Thank SpikeAustralia
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This was our first visit to New Farm. We stumbled across Arriva and found the food and service excellent. Had the, Bruschetta, Caprese and Pizza Paradiso. All were well presented and very authentic Italian flavours. Whilst enjoyed all the food, the highlight was the desert....More

Thank Peter V
Arriva N, Manager at Arriva Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Ciao Peter, thank you so much for your review! I am so pleased that enjoyed your dinner at Arriva. Looking forward to seeing you again soon !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 1599
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