About Bocconcini

Nobody does Italian cuisine quite like Melbourne’s Bocconcini. Italian to the core, this excellent restaurant on Glen Huntly Road is known for its cosy setting and especially its soul-comforting Italian cuisine. Sticking to tradition, Bocconcini makes sure that diners enjoy Italian food as it should be – that’s simple, satisfying and incredibly flavourful. Open every day of the week except Monday, Elsternwick’s Bocconcino is a must-visit for fans of hearty, rustic cuisine.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm


241 Glen Huntly Roadd, Elsternwick
Melbourne 3185

Menu Highlights




Mozzarella, Mushroom, Fontina, Thyme & Truffle Oil.


Tomato, Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Prawns, Spinach & Chilli


Tomato, Mozzarella, Prosciutto Crudo, Buffalo Mozzarella & Rocket

More about Bocconcini, Elsternwick

From pizza to seafood, the offerings at Bocconcini on Elsternwick’s Glen Huntly Road are made with authenticity in mind – the pasta is fresh and made from scratch, and the desserts will put your local pastry shop to shame. The Melbourne restaurant’s atmosphere in the dining area is simple yet elegant, functioning both as a casual lunch spot for dining with friends, or the perfect date night destination. No matter what the occasion, Bocconcini is sure to impress with its fantastic cuisine and amicable service.

Pizzas at Melbourne’s Bocconcini are done both the Italian way, featuring a thin crust, or the way you’re probably used to eating it, with a slightly thicker base. We like ‘em either way – there simply isn’t a bad choice at this amazing Elsternwick restaurant. Go for the Aussie topped with tomato, cheese, egg, ham and bacon, or get traditional with the Quattro Formaggi. The pastas deserve an essay all on their own, and include options like the vegetarian pumpkin ravioli with burnt sage butter and pine nuts, gnocchi gorgonzola or linguini carbonara. End with pavlova or tiramisu, then go ahead and start preparing for the next visit (booking ahead is the smart way).

33 Bocconcini Reviews

33 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Paula I.3 months ago · 1 review

Friendly and helpful staff from Italy. Authentic atmosphere and experience. Down to earth...not pretentious at all. Great Italian food and wine. We loved everything we ordered.

Joe D.5 months ago · 1 review

Service was excellent and food was awesome! Good experience for our anniversary. Will definitely recommend to our friends and family. Great little restaurant on Carlisle street.

Dylan K.5 months ago · 1 review

Great little restaurant with friendly and attentive service. Had the seafood sharing plate which was great value. Tiramisu was comparable to the best we have had in Italy