Only a fool goes for anything less than a pizza properly cooked according to Neapolitan tradition, and the least foolish head to Il Tratto Raro along Majors Bay Road in Concord! Chucking lessthantasteful Italian pizzeria’s oily pans out the window (with all due respect to health and safety), Il Tratto Raro use a traditional, woodfired pizza oven to turn out their authentic, fior di latte mozzarellatopped discs, certifiable hits among inner western Sydney pizza aficionados. But read on, there’s more to this Italian restaurant than perfect ten pizza.
Drawing on over thirty years of experience when it comes to producing fine Italian cuisine, both here in Sydney and back in the Italian homelands, Il Tratto Raro is beloved for its familyfriendly ambience and famous for its pizza and contemporary take on typical Italian dishes. This family-run restaurant down Concord’s Majors Bay Road uses the finest ingredients – select delicacies imported from trusted suppliers in Italy, with the gaps filled in with produce from the local area. This all means they can cleave close to the maxim that fresh is best, which in turn makes for a peerless Italian restaurant experience.
Perhaps the most popular dish available at this Sydney Italian restaurant, Il Tratto Raro’s seafood platter makes the most of Sydney’s coastal riches, laying on a bounty of fresh seafood done the Italian way. It’s a long list, but worth reproducing just for the lipsmacking effect it tends to have on readers: salmon fillet, skewered king prawns and tiger prawns, blue swimmer crab and crumbed basa fillet, scallops, grilled calamari and baby octopus, and black mussels cooked in white wine & garlic, all served up with salad, chips and a delicious herbed mayonnaise. Otherwise it’s up to diners to pore over the very long and eminently authentic offering when they take a table down here along Concord’s Majors Bay Road – ask Il Tratto Raro’s staff for assistance, or let your hunger help you find your way.