Get a taste of Italy on Gold Coast Highway at Casa Italia, a restaurant that’s known for its friendly hospitality, fresh authentic cuisine and lovely setting. Found just steps from the sea, Casa Italia is the perfect place to stop for daytrippers from all over, and it attracts local foodies who crave the traditional textures and flavours of the bel paese. If you like a good pizza, look no further than this comfortable restaurant – here you’ll find gourmet toppings including calamari, mussels, artichokes, barbecue chicken, hot salami and so much more. Pasta lovers will be pleased, too, as they can choose from favourites like lasagne, spaghetti bolognese and penne arrabbiata. Known to get busy, Casa Italia recommends booking ahead before stopping by their lovely restaurant premises in Mermaid Beach.