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558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9670 5622
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A delightful spot, though a little hidden, but worth the effort to track it down! A choice of four entrees and five mains, though three specials on the board worth consideration, plus a range of pizzas. Good wine list, which the waiter was happy to...More

Thank Kay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here for a work lunch. The food was really good and reasonably priced. Low noise level meant we could have a conversation without shouting - thanks! The restaurant wasn’t busy it was a Monday but l dont think it would be overly noisy...More

Thank MarinaCanberra
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great food, great stuff, nice atmosphere, highly recommended restaurant. Thank you for the complimentary desert and birthday song for our daghter's birthday. Our waiter was brilliant.

Thank MarcoSmolcic
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had als Great dinner at thuis Italian restaurant. We had the chefs speciale pasta. The red Italian wine was delicious. They served bread for free throughout the dinner. Very friendly staff.

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this charming restaurant which is down a side street but does have a large sign on the main street to indicate its location. Pleasing ambience with modern appeal of bare brick walls. The food was very tasty and well presented. A specials board was...More

Thank cmcobden
Reviewed 22 October 2017

If you really love italian food, don't go here. The bruschetta was disappointing. The seafood pasta had sand in it. The first time I had stomach problems at night after eating italian.

Thank Casper B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway Margherita pizza and the photo should give you an idea why I gave this one star rating. There was hardly any basil leaves on the pizza and as you can see, the tomato sauce was runny and the pizza box was soaked...More

Thank alim85
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I went to Scugnizzo on a Saturday night. I bumped into this place in a little alley while taking a stroll around the corner. I liked their decor and menu from the outside, so decided was walk in as I was craving for for good...More

Thank Devdarshini
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There were a party of ten of us visiting Scugnizzo none of us ever been before,but were pleasantly surprised. The menu was only a small one but a good selection. Three of us had the Diavola Pizza it was one of the nicest pizzas I...More

Thank negativecamber
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Fresh authentic Italian food, both ate specials of the night a risotto and chicken main. Both dishes were excellent and very filling. Squeezed in room to share a tiramisu. Fell in love with this desert it was the best version I have ever tasted. Personally...More

Thank Patricia211090
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 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
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 558 Little Bourke St | entrance via Merritts place, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9670 5622
  • E-mail
Sequestered in one of Melbourne's lane ways, Scugnizzo is snugly ensconced on the west end of Little Bourke Street. Scugnizzo specializes in house made pasta's and their specials are very popular with regular customers. They offer a varied wine list of both Australian and Italian wines. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed and will transport you back to Italy.
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