Average price $75
229 reviews

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Scores & Reviews

based on 229 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.3/10
Service :9.5/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Georgia N.
    • one review

    You feel like you've walked straight out of Melbourne and straight into a hidden gem in Italy itself. Excellent food. Excellent service. Excellent atmosphere. So glad we tried it and can't wait to go back!

  2. Lani B.
    • one review

    The restaurant is intimate and cozy. The food was tasty but the portions were very small and very expensive. The food was not worth what they charge .

  3. Wai-Kwan C.
    • 2 reviews

    This place is good but overpriced. The ravioli cacio e pepe was delicious and I think they have increased their portions so that is a plus. Nice wine list.

  4. Lauren S.
    • one review

    This restaurant is tiny but the staff are super welcoming and the food is amazing! My favourite restaurant in Melbourne by far. Cocktail and wine list is on point

  5. Travis I.
    • one review

    Thank you for looking after myself and my Italian mother for an early birthday celebration, who hasn’t been back to Italy since she was 6. This was my 2nd time here and we absolutely loved it! ???? Highly recommended! ???? ???? ???? ????????

  6. A A.
    • 279 reviews

    . Tiny room, so cramped it’s hardly possible to pull out chair. Food below par, very small helpings and very overpriced. Ditto the wine. Good service was the only. bright spot.

  7. David B.
    • 9 reviews

    Excellent Italian restaurant with a great Italian wine selection and terrific service.

  8. Tina K.
    • 4 reviews

    Atmosphere was excellent. I’d like to show you how I make my gnocchi and I can guarantee you’ll use my recipe that I use in the commercial kitchen.

  9. A A.
    • 259 reviews

    Food and service was great. We had a great lunch and definitely will be back.

  10. A A.
    • 239 reviews

    Excellent staff that made the evening. Wonderful, thanks.

  11. Moses C.
    • one review

    An amazing meal in a fantastic cosy atmosphere with great service. My wife had the truffle ravioli and I had the tagliatelle with duck ragou.... both were delicious!!

  12. Rosanna G.
    • one review

    The food is definitely overpriced, however, it is good quality and accompanied by good service and a very vibey atmosphere. We had an enjoyable experience and would go back.

  13. Jo A.
    • one review

    Always great. I dined on my own this time and I always think that’s a test of good restaurant to make you feel comfortable and ensure you’re well attended to when it’s just you.

  14. A A.
    • 253 reviews

    I love this restaurant! service is amazing, food is great!

  15. A A.
    • 252 reviews

    Gorgeous little restaurant that makes you feel like you could be in Italy. Lovely food and service at an above-average price but you're paying for the experience.

  16. Prue P.
    • 11 reviews

    Expensive, but delicious!

  17. Robyn B.
    • 2 reviews

    Gorgeous food. Cosy atmosphere. Great service

  18. A A.
    • 271 reviews

    Love, love, love this restaurant!! Food and wine is fabulous and the service is personable and attentive. I can’t wait for my next visit.

  19. Diego O.
    • one review

    Amazing personnel and atmosphere. The food was perfect

  20. Jon N.
    • 2 reviews

    Fantastic food wine & service. A must do place!

More information

How to get to the restaurant

4/3 Murphy Street, 3141, South Yarra, Australia

Directions to get there

Melbourne South East, South Yarra

About the restaurant

Your new 'go-to' dinner spot

Cucinetta is a cosy little restaurant in the heart of South Yarra that is serving delicious (and healthy) Italian food. The rustic and concise menu changes weekly and only offers the freshest seasonal produce. The cuisine is a pleasing blend of classic and contemporary Italian food trends paired with a nice wine list that has been designed to reflect the menu and the vivacious nature of the restaurant. Start with a few antipasti and then dive into the secondi - everything is delicious. The decor is comfortable and bistro like, with contemporary furnishings and a few Italian nuances scattered throughout. This will soon be your go-to dinner spot!

Best dish: any of the house made pasta dishes.


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