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Meet the Chef

Head chef Anthony Giarratana has a decades' worth of experience and has trained with the best both Internationally and Nationally including under Guy Grossi, one of Australia's leading chef and food personalities. The menu at il sogno features a handful of delicately prepared dishes including traditional home-made pasta made fresh daily on the premises, as well as a mixture of beautifully cooked Italian inspired meat and seafood with Anthony's modern twist.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Anthony Giarratana

Average price $55 Special request

Scores & Reviews

based on 159 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9/10
Service :9.3/10
Setting :8.9/10
  1. Corinne o.
    • 2 reviews

    Great little Italian eatery. Fantastic menu.

  2. A A.
    • 244 reviews

    First time here. Will definitely return.

  3. Bruce T.
    • 2 reviews

    This place has always been, and continues to be first class. Great food and service and it has real "atmosphere"!

  4. A A.
    • 276 reviews

    enjoyable evening

  5. A A.
    • 255 reviews

    Loved it, and planning to make another booking for early October - Thank you

  6. A A.
    • 265 reviews

    great menu and friendly service

  7. Russell F.
    • one review

    The food was excellent and the service was good.

  8. Sarah H.
    • 19 reviews

    Thank you again. We had another fabulous experience.

  9. A A.
    • 264 reviews

    Nice food and friendly service

  10. A A.
    • 276 reviews

    Lovely food / genuine Italian

  11. A A.
    • 291 reviews

    A very lovely menu - we (8 of us) enjoyed our meal Service was great - Will certainly revisit - Thank you Il Sogno

  12. Sarah H.
    • 19 reviews

    Another delicious dinner, thanks!

  13. Angela G.
    • 8 reviews

    Always happy to go back because I know I won't be disappointed well done John...

  14. Jan M.
    • one review

    It was a very pleasant venue with most enjoyable authentic Italian food, a great selection of dishes and personal friendly service by the owners themselves. A great backdrop for catching up with friends.

  15. Tim M.
    • 2 reviews

    BYO which is a bonus. Family run business with passion and talent. Warm, friendly and genuine A trusted favourite

  16. Jennifer S.
    • 2 reviews

    Lovely family operated business with a real passion for food and making diners feel welcome

  17. A A.
    • 258 reviews

    Seasonal italian menu and passionate service

  18. A A.
    • 271 reviews

    always a pleasant evening at Il Sogno.

  19. A A.
    • 255 reviews

    Outstanding neighbourhood restaurant, consistently high quality food, friendly service.

  20. A A.
    • 257 reviews

    Don't normally like dessert but the Rice Pudding was really nice. Great attentive service.

More information

How to get to the restaurant

512 Whitehorse Road, 3127, Surrey Hills, Australia

About the restaurant

Eat, Love, Stay

Il Sogno Surrey Hills is about family in more ways than one. Firstly, it’s run by two brothers John and Anthony Giarratana, and secondly, their relaxing environment is just the right place to take your family for a treat. The Giarratana brothers have inherited their love of the social side of food from their Italian heritage, because in Italy, eating is an experience to be shared with those you love. And when it comes to making fresh and wholesome food, these guys mean business. Head Chef Anthony has spent years as a professional chef, and even trained with one of our much-loved celebrity chefs Guy Grossi. His concise menu features only the best that Il Sogno has to offer, and it’s ever-changing to suit the seasons. It’s an Italian restaurant, but the food here also boasts modern Australian freshness and style, giving it a unique quality. Come for their delicious Italian fare, and stay for the ambiance and the company of friends. Il Sogno makes sharing food with loved ones a real treat.

Best dish: linguine con gamberi


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