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Brisbane's Must-Try Italian Dining Spots

If you too are like Sarah (one of our Oral Health Therapists here at Today’s Dentistry) Italian is on your […]

If you too are like Sarah (one of our Oral Health Therapists here at Today’s Dentistry) Italian is on your list of favorite foods, EVER. The pizza’s, pasta’s, cheese, wine… the country really does deliver the goods. 

We have put together this comprehensive guide of all the must-try Italian dining spots right here in Brisbane. Let’s get into it! 


10 Vernon Terrace, Cnr Florence St Teneriffe, Qld 4005

Beccofino Restaurant is a haven for people who yearn for the authentic taste of Italian food. The restaurant's commitment to providing exceptional food and cozy atmosphere. Leaving their customers to relish every second of their visit.

Beccofino promises a range of flavors that will leave a lasting impression on your palate. Regardless of your level of experience with Italian cuisine.

Delizioso! Exceeded my expectations. The food was simply amazing, bursting with authentic flavors. The pasta dishes were cooked to perfection, and the pizzas were mouthwatering. The ambiance was cozy and inviting, and the staff provided excellent service. I highly recommend this restaurant to all Italian food lovers! Mariana Barros - Google review

1889 Enoteca

10-12 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102, Australia

The exposed brick walls, wooden accents, and delicate lighting inside create a cozy and inviting setting.

The well designed interior pays homage to the sophisticated modern dining scene as well as the rustic beauty of classic osterias. The essence of 1889 Enoteca's appeal lies in its dedication to providing genuine Italian flavors. The menu, a symphony of local specialties, highlights Italy's rich culinary diversity.

Sublime food, service and ambience, with a stellar wine list to match. 10/10 would recommend to any lover of Italian fare. Geoffrey Barker -Google review


6 McLachlan St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

Rosmarino is a bright spot located in the Fortitude Valley. This is for anyone looking for a real, immersive Italian dining experience.

Taste the real Italy, one delicious bite at a time, with Rosmarino. Whether you're dining with loved ones, commemorating a milestone, or just treating yourself to a solo adventure. Come and discover the charm of Rosmarino, where each dinner is an ode to flavor, tradition, and the fine art of living well.

We had a wonderful dining experience here at Rosmarino. I can say the service and food were second to none. Well done on creating such a beautiful ambience and atmosphere as well as providing such delicious cuisine Sonia O'Brien -Google review

Bar Alto

119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005, Australia

Bar Alto is a sanctuary for lovers of excellent wines and well-made cocktails.

They create a menu of signature drinks that are in perfect harmony with the changing of the seasons. An extensive wine list offers a carefully chosen assortment of both domestic and foreign wines.

The attentive staff are always available to walk customers through the selections. And make sure each drink accentuates the flavors of the food.

This restaurant is a fan favorite with our Today’s Dentistry staff! 

Great place. Especially on a Sunday afternoon for a drink with friends. Good drinks and nimble foods. Fantastic terrace and balcony over Brisbane river. Great view over New Farm. Beautiful place to chill out and rest. Highly recommended. Flying Geek -Google review


1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

On arrival, you're surrounded by an atmosphere that combines the sophisticated modern design with the rustic allure of old-world Italy.

Modern art is set against the backdrop of rustic exposed brick walls. An ambient lighting creates a lively yet cozy atmosphere. Tartufo delivers the goods, with a dessert menu that is full of creativity. From the timeless allure of tiramisu to innovative twists on traditional favorites, the desserts here are a must to try!

Food is absolutely delicious. Customer service really on top. Highly recommend. Carolina Rivera -Google review


257 Given Terrace, Paddington QLD 4064, Australia

For those who appreciate the outdoors, the dining area is a delightful retreat. Surrounded by lush greenery and natural light, the outdoor seating allows you to eat your meal in nature.

Whether it's a simple brunch or a romantic dinner under the stars, Elementi's al fresco experience adds an extra layer of charm to the experience.

“This was hands down the best pizza I've had in Brisbane. The crust was light and airy and the base was full of flavor. The eggplant was cooked to perfection. We will definitely try others on the menu. Delicious!!” Dr. Diane Nguyen -Google review


Shop 1/70 Kedron Brook Rd, Wilston QLD 4051, Australia

A destination where simplicity meets excellence. Antica Pizzeria stands out in a city renowned for its diverse culinary scene.

Antica Pizzeria invites you to enjoy the flavors. Take in the atmosphere and discover the authentic essence of Italian pizza. Whether you're in the mood for a classic Margherita or excited to try some creative pizza creations. Come to Antica Pizzeria, settle in at a table, and savor a piece of real Italian cuisine.

“We had such a great night eating here. The service was impeccable, very friendly staffs! Food was amazing, we ordered the Margherita Pizza and the vegan linguine al tartufo. Both were amazing!” Jess Lachlan -Google review

Il Molo

1B Oxford St, Bulimba QLD 4171, Australia

The menu at Il Molo celebrates the variety of flavors found in Italian coastal cuisine.

From the best selection of fresh seafood to handmade pastas and artisanal pizzas. Every dish is created with an emphasis on quality and authenticity. The coastal regions of Italy serve as a source of inspiration for the chefs at Il Molo, who create a symphony of flavors that captivate the palate.

“I loved the ambient lighting and decor. The food was beautiful especially the arancini balls ! Also has really lovely drinks. Definitely be visiting again!” Jazmin Noble - Google reviews


164B Arthur St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006, Australia

The creativity and enthusiasm of Mosconi's chefs, who find inspiration in the many Italian regions, is evident in the menu.

The meal starts off with a variety of appetizers that entice the senses. Such as cured meats, artisan cheeses, and marinated vegetables. From there, customers can choose from a selection of freshly made pasta dishes. It combines classic recipes with modern touches. As well as main courses that highlight the best seasonal ingredients.

“Absolutely loved it here! The food was incredible gave me a very homey hearty kind of feel. Staff were also very friendly and service was very quick! The cocktails were also delicious!!” Violet Song -Google review


3 Sidon St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

Popolo is located in the center of South Brisbane. It is a monument to the joy of shared moments and the skill of culinary craftsmanship. Guests can enjoy a memorable dinner by the river, a leisurely weekend brunch, or lunch during the week at Popolo. They are welcome to savor the flavors, take in the atmosphere, and feel the warmth of Italian hospitality.

“Great food, Morton Bay bug/spanner crab in lobster bisque on linguine just superb, able to make my preferred cocktail. When in Brisbane next will definitely eat here. Wonderful table with a river view.” Liz Phillips - Google review


123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

Massimo,is located in the center of Brisbane City. It offers a visual feast in addition to a satisfying meal. The panoramic views of the city skyline, framed by floor to ceiling windows, provide a captivating background for your dining experience. The cityscape views enhance the magic of every moment. Whether you're having a romantic dinner or a casual lunch, they have something for every occasion.

“Fabulous dinner experience. All the meals were delicious and beautifully plated. The staff were attentive and welcoming. Looking forward to my next visit.” Luisa toaldo -Google review


166 Hardgrave Rd, West End QLD 4101, Australia

Pilloni goes above and beyond. They obtain all of their ingredients straight from regional farmers and producers. Keeping with the true spirit of agriturismo. Every dish should reflect the bounty of the area, with a nod to the farm-to-table movement and a dedication to freshness.

One of the most important aspects of Pilloni's experience is its ambience. It's not just a restaurant; it's a gorgeous location that creates the ideal atmosphere for special occasions. The décor creates a warm and fashionable atmosphere by echoing the rustic charm of a Sardinian farmhouse.

“This place is stunning. Truly great food. Lovely bread. Best octopus ever. Spectacular lobster. Interesting pasta. Great predominantly Italian wine list. Really terrific service. Looking forward to returning.” Stephen Hall -Google review

Julius Pizzeria

77 Grey St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Australia

Julius's pizzas and pastas are a testament to the culinary legacy that precedes it. Each dish at Julius is a symphony of flavors and a celebration of authenticity. The Tartufo pizza in particular, emerges as a shining star on Brisbane's culinary scene, quickly earning its place as a must-try delicacy. Every bite is a journey to the heart of Italian traditions. Where quality ingredients and expert craftsmanship come together to create a masterpiece.

“The finest pizza in Brisbane. Don't be afraid of truffle on the menu ! The dolci and antipasti are also quality. The modernised brick and wood interior with view of kitchen, is a  is perfect atmosphere- afternoon or night.” Brock Watson -Google review

We may not be able to offer you a trip to the otherside of the world. But we can help you find some equally delicious Italian food and good wine right at your doorstep.

Now, as much as we all love to indulge in a glass of red (or two!). It is important to remember that red wine is a serial tooth stainer! Don't worry... I'm not going to tell you not to drink red wine. But, I am going to tell you to come in and see our team to have a chat about tooth whitening options! Red wine and white teeth... it's a win win! 

Call us today to book your consultation appointment - 07 3263 2677 or CLICK HERE to book an appointment online. 


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