The Best Italian Restaurants In Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia, is a vibrant and modern metropolis set idyllically on the banks of the Brisbane River. If you fancy some flavorful Italian fare while in the scorching Australian sunshine, here are the top Italian food spots in Brisbane.
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Beccofino is one of Brisbane’s finest casual Italian restaurants. There is a gigantic array of pizza and pasta choices on offer here. There is also a salt and pepper squid starter which is well marinated and cooked perfectly. The menu is seasonal, ensuring that only the very freshest produce makes it to your plate, and there is a great selection of vintage wines on offer to accompany your meal. Cheers to that.

10 Vernon Terrace (Cnr Florence Street), Brisbane,Queensland 4006, Australia (07) 3666 0207


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Restaurant, Market, Italian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Fast Food, $$$
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The service at 1889 Enoteca is exceptional, and most of the waiters and waitresses here are actually of Italian descent. The menu is small yet well thought-out, a top pick of which is the signature gnocchi made with homemade pasta, a creamy and flavorful choice. There are many rare wines available by the glass here making for a top tipple to go with the classic and simple Italian food on offer.
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Bella Tiarnie Italian Restaurant & Gourmet Pizzas

Restaurant, Italian, $$$
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Bella Tiarnie Italian Restaurant & Gourmet Pizzas is a friendly and efficient Italian establishment in the heart of the city. It’s a place which has a relaxing atmosphere and an extremely friendly owner. This place is top spot in which to sample an authentic Tuscan pizza. The dough here is thin and crispy and the toppings extremely fresh. Top pizza picks include the quattro stagioniand the quattro formaggi.
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At Tartufo everything oozes grace and sophistication; this is a first-class joint serving top-quality Italian fare. The tapas selection is vast here, and the wood-fire oven pizzas have a subtle, smoky flavor. The Italian waiters here really add to the experience and are engaging and attentive. Don’t miss the fresh melon wrapped in parma ham, or the light and crispy calamari starter.

1000 Ann St | Fortitude Valley, Emporium, Brisbane,Queensland, Australia 38521500


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Il Centro Restaurant and Bar

Restaurant, Italian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Fast Food, $$$
Picture of an authentic Neapolitan Pizza Margherita
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Il Centro Restaurant and Bar’s atmosphere, service, food quality and wine list is continually top-notch. Their signature dish is the innovative sandcrab lasagne, and the carpaccio tonnatois also beautifully presented. The beef slices melt in the mouth while the tuna, capers and citrus zest form the perfect combination of tang and saltiness. Admire the elegant surroundings and chic, sleek interior here while enjoying some parmesan crostini sticks to start.
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