Do you love Italian food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy Italian cuisine in Sydney. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Sydney restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Lucio's, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Alio Restaurant & Bar. We also point out good neighborhoods for Italian restaurants in Sydney - Inner City, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!

Alio Restaurant & Bar

Although Alio's ambiance can be noisy, the decor is festive and the restaurant, spacious. Alio's food is first class and the restaurant gained notoriety through its association with England's "Naked Chef," Jamie Oliver. The menu features simple,...  Read More

Inner City

Seafood Antipasto and Bucatini alla Matriciana, and a wonderful truffled egg pasta, are just some of the entrees that keep diners coming back to this local Italian favorite. Buon Ricordo's decor is classic Italian in design with...  Read More

Inner West

Neutral colors and a sleek decor add to the ambiance at this friendly Sydney restaurant in the heart of Sydney's Italian district. Grappa caters to a diverse clientele that includes families and small celebratory groups. Menu items include...  Read More

Inner City

With two Chef's Hats, among many other awards, Lucio's is passionate about food and art. The innovative cuisine is organic and sustainable where possible and features entrees like green tagliolini with blue swimmer crabmeat, grilled quail with...  Read More

Inner West
Mixing Pot

Boasting covered courtyard dining, this Italian restaurant is a local favorite. The Mixing Pot features two dining areas that provide Old World charm and intimacy. The menu features entrees like braised veal shanks with peas, tomatoes, and herbs...  Read More

Inner City

Nestled alongside other stylishly subdued wharf incarnations. Glowing candlelight and waterfront dining add to the intimate ambiance at Otto. The Strozzapreti ai Gamberi, pasta with fresh yamba prawns, is a favourite. Decor is crisp with white...  Read More

Inner City

Mezzaluna, located a short walk from Kings Cross station, offers Italian cuisine with modern flair. Menu choices include basil and black pepper crusted venison with potato and goat cheese millefoglie, and chilli-marinated quail served with...  Read More

Orso Bayside Restaurant

Cool tones and natural woods set the scene at this refreshing restaurant, where floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony suspended over the water afford stunning views of the Harbour and its yachts. Locals from the Northern Beaches frequent the...  Read More

East Sydney

Tucked away on a corner near Hyde Park, just past St. Mary's Cathedral, awaits one of Sydney's best kept dining secrets. For over 40 years, Beppi Polese has beautifully blended his Northern Italian heritage with the bounty that Australia's...  Read More

Bondi Beach

Situated above the Icebergs swimming pool on Bondi Beach, this bar and restaurant allow sensational views of Sydney's most famous beach and the Pacific Ocean. The food is Italian with dishes such as char-grilled quail, grape salad and...  Read More