You’d be hard-pressed to find a more iconic chain of restaurants, than Australia’s much-loved La Porchetta. What began has a humble Italian restaurant in 1985 has become the go-to spot for millions of food-loving folks, eager as anything to sink their teeth into quality, authentic and wholesome fare. La Porchetta’s space in Craigieburn is perfect for catching up with friends, the whole family or for celebrating those special moments in life. Located on Windrock Road within the Craigieburn Central Shopping Centre, this is one Melbourne restaurant you want to be heading to as soon as you can.
Food sounds delicious?
Get a table before they're gone
Good service and good food but a little too noisy.
I ordered too much but it was very very good!
Service was excellent, the waiter/waitress were very attentive. Food was great!!
The menu is without a doubt the star of the show at any La Porchetta you visit, and the Craigieburn location is no different – you’ll want to be bringing your appetite here! So, what do we recommend at this Melbourne icon? Well, order up a few starters to share and tuck into the likes of salt and pepper squid with lemon dressing, cheesy garlic bread topped with fresh veggies and the Italian sharing platter brimming with arancini, stuffed meatballs, cured meats, cheeses and served with a piping hot herbed focaccia. Tummy growling yet?
Then, continue the Italian fiesta with a few of La Porchetta’s famous pizzas. You can choose from some traditional favourites or try your luck with some regional specialties like the Campania roast pumpkin calzone or sausage and broccoli pizza from Puglia perhaps? If you’re hankering for pasta, keep an eye out for the gnocchi pesto or the spaghetti pescatore loaded up with fresh seafood. You’ll also find plenty of meat, chicken and fish dishes, plus some seriously tasty risotto options, so no matter what you’re after, La Porchetta will deliver. You’ll find La Porchetta Craigieburn in the Craigieburn Central Shopping Centre on Windrock Road, about an hour north of the Melbourne CBD. Booking ahead is essential.