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Meet the Chef

Born in Wodonga (country Vic) to an Australian dad and Northern Italian mother Rhys is using his family and international experiences to present Modern Australian cuisine inspired by Italian Classics.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Rhys Blackley

Average price $98 Special request

Dietary requirements

Scores & Reviews

Excellent
9.3/10
based on 491 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 :9.2/10
  1. Josie  P.
    Josie P.
    • one review
    9/10

    Food was exceptional on both taste and presentation. Restaurant surprisingly quiet for December . the lunch special was amazing for that level of quality-I am definitely going back!

  2. Anne H.
    Anne H.
    • one review
    10/10

    Have been dining at Matteos for twenty years and it’s still great food and service. Despite a few changes in chefs over the years , it has remained one of my favourites - consistently good

  3. MARTIN O.
    MARTIN O.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    The restaurant was excellent in all aspects, location, atmosphere, service ,food and wine were all magnificent. The range and cost of wine was broad, allowing reasonable wine choices, unlike many similar venues.

  4. Brian M.
    Brian M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Always great menu, presentation 10/10 , service quiet and friendly Wedding Anniversary for 2 recognised with Happy Anniversary in Belgian chocolate in the desert platter

  5. John M.
    John M.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    The atmosphere was relaxing and comfortable. The service was excellent and not over the top. The wine choices were excellent and the price was reasonable. The food was excellent but we found the serves too large in the degustation menu.

  6. David S.
    David S.
    • one review
    10/10

    First time. Authentic Italian. Friendly & knowledgeable wait staff. Had the luncheon specials that were well prepared and well priced. Good wines by the glass. Most enjoyable Wednesday lunch.

  7. James M.
    James M.
    • one review
    10/10

    A fantastic dining experience with very professional and knowledgeable staff to assist with selecting the finest dishes matched with superb wines!

  8. Eugene H.
    Eugene H.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    One of the best meals I’ve ever had. The food was delicious, fresh, immaculately presented and accompanied by top notch service

  9. Christopher M.
    Christopher M.
    • one review
    9/10

    Enjoy Matteo’s, have been there on many occasions and the food and service is always of a high standard. I never cringe when the bill arrives.....

  10. Trish C.
    Trish C.
    • one review
    10/10

    Lovely atmosphere with great service and absolutely delicious menu. The express lunch menu and deal is excellent value, although we couldn’t resist adding extras, the large mirrors allowed both of us to enjoy the views outside, the wait staff were efficient and gave us just the right amount of attention. Great offerings so the chef should be congratulated.

  11. Jennifer A.
    Jennifer A.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    They consistently provide perfect service and the most amazing food and wine. They make you feel absolutely special!

  12. Wayne R.
    Wayne R.
    • 5 reviews
    9.25/10

    Fantastic long Sunday lunch menu...

  13. Gaye F.
    Gaye F.
    • 22 reviews
    8.75/10

    Would highly recommend for any special occasion

  14. WARWICK C.
    WARWICK C.
    • one review
    8.5/10

    Fabulous food and service. Lovely quiet ambience so you can actually talk and hear each other!

  15. Peter & Karen N.
    Peter & Karen N.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Outstanding example of a degustation with 25 years experience. Simply, a must.

  16. A A.
    A A.
    • 281 reviews
    10/10

    Absolutely fantastic place to dine fir any occasion

  17. Scott H.
    Scott H.
    • 2 reviews
    9.25/10

    Great food and service Will recommend to all

  18. Mary W.
    Mary W.
    • one review
    9/10

    Lovely food & service Very much enjoyed by the whole group

  19. A A.
    A A.
    • 295 reviews
    10/10

    Matteos is a beautiful restaurant. The food, the service and the atmosphere is exceptional. I recently celebrated my 50th birthday and would recommend it to anyone looking for a special occasion restaurant. Of course it you just want a beautiful meal out...it's great for that too. I would particularly like to thank our waiter who had the perfect balance of warm/friendliness with professionalism. He added to the enjoyment of the day. Thank you ....we will be back again soon!

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 284 reviews
    8.5/10

    Excellent service. Really friendly staff. Great wine list. Delicious food.

More information

Opening time

Open

Lunch Sunday to Friday 12:00 to 3pm

Dinner Every night from 6pm

How to get to the restaurant

533 Brunswick Street, 3068, Fitzroy North, Australia

Directions to get there

Newry Street

Fitzroy North, Melbourne North East

About the restaurant

Matteo's is a classic Melbourne dining experience built on quality, comfort and community.

Established in 1994, the story of Matteo's has evolved to become many things to many diners: a home-away-from-home; a dining room for a special occasion; a place to fall in love and get married; or a perfect venue for corporate events.

The menus reflect the seasons and take a modern approach to classical Italian cuisine - done only as a Melburnian can do.

Nurturing a culture of true hospitality and professionalism in one of the best food cities in the world, Matteo’s goes beyond the name on the door...

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