About La Porchetta - Altona Meadows
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About the restaurant
La Porchetta is popular with pretty much everyone who has a penchant for quality, delicious and classic Italian food. With an array of branches throughout Australia and New Zealand, this iconic brand is only getting better and better, and the space in Altona Meadows is a favourite for foodies in the south west of Melbourne. La Porchetta’s menu is packed with all your favourite dishes, so whether you’re craving a freshly baked pizza, some creamy pasta or a wholesome meat or fish dish, this restaurant is the place for you. Located on the corner of Merton Street and Central Avenue within the Central Square Shopping Centre, head to La Porchetta and treat yourself. Just be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
No visit to La Porchetta in Altona Meadows is complete without filling your boots with as much delicious Italian food as you can. What we mean is, your best bet it to arrive with a group of pals and share several dishes so you can try as many options as you can – to, you know, get the full La Porchetta experience. One of our favourite ways to begin the meal is with the sharing platter that’s loaded up with arancini balls, meatballs topped with Napolitana sauce, marinated eggplant, prosciutto, provolone cheese, roasted balsamic onion, capsicum and olives accompanied by a side of freshly baked herb focaccia.
Then, this Melbourne favourite boasts plenty of classic and signature pizzas that we’re sure will have you weak at the knees. Tuck into the Sicilian eggplant and ricotta pizza topped with mozzarella, Italian provolone cheese and fresh basil or go for the traditional marinara made with garlic, mozzarella, olives, shrimps and smoked mussels. If you’re a pasta lover, keep an eye out for the penne beef ragu simmered in a tomato sauce, while meat fans should get amongst the veal scaloppine served with potato and your choice of sauce. With so much choice at La Porchetta in Altona Meadows, you’ll be in for an unforgettable meal at this spot on Central Avenue, just south west of Melbourne.