La Spaghettata

CarltonItalian, European$$$$
54 Reviews
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About La Spaghettata

For great Italian food made the old fashioned way, La Spaghettata on Lygon Street is the place to go. With over three decades of history in Melbourne, this restaurant is something of a legend, drawing in fans from all over town to sample their homemade pasta dishes or famous desserts. The food at La Spaghettata is the real deal, and their dishes are made using fresh, seasonal ingredients and artisan products. Favourites on the menu at Carlton’s La Spaghettata include their ravioli napoli with half-moon pasta stuffed with spinach, ricotta and tomato, or their linguine alle cozza, pasta with black mussels, tomato and garlic. There’s more where that came from, but you’ll have to discover for yourself by making your way to La Spaghettata ASAP!

Opening Times

Open now - Closes at 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am


La Spaghettata
238 Lygon Street, Carlton
Melbourne 3053

Menu Highlights



Bruschetta Siciliana

ciabatta topped w/ tomato, fresh basil, olive oil, bocconcini & prosciutto


black olives & mushrooms tossed in olive oil, garlic, basil & tomato sauce

Oysters - Spaghettata

onion, chilli, garlic & tomato sauce (Dozen)
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More about La Spaghettata, Carlton

Like the name suggests, La Spaghettata serves, well, spaghetti – that’s the specialty, at least! But there’s a lot more than spaghetti on offer at this Melbourne restaurant... In addition to pasta, La Spaghettata also serves an array of delicious main courses with meat and seafood, regional specialities and of course, decadent desserts. Restaurateur Tony Cattafi, wife Giovanna and their two sons, Mauro and Fabio, work tirelessly to make you feel at home in their restaurant, and with over 35 years of experience in Carlton, you know you’re in good hands at La Spaghettata.

The vibe at Melbourne’s La Spaghettata invites you to sit back, relax and enjoy yourself. This popular family-run Italian restaurant knows just how to make you comfortable, so you’ll feel right at home in its rustic atmosphere. Favourites on the menu at La Spaghettata include lasagne with beef sauce and parmigiano, scaloppine funghi and the bistecca al pepe verde, grilled ribeye steak with a creamy red pepper sauce. For dessert, be sure to try the torta di limone, panna cotta or our favourite, the cannoli della nonna, cannoli stuffed with chocolate and vanilla. Stop in to this Lygon Street restaurant to try it all – with so many rotating specials on offer, you’ll be spoilt for choice when dining at La Spaghettata.

54 La Spaghettata Reviews

54 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Mirko M.a month ago · 1 review

Excellent quality in the food with such a wide menu. The waiter was very good too. He was very careful to ensure the order was 100% right and showed a lot of pride in his job.

Samantha M.3 months ago · 1 review

Always amazing!!! Food and service absolutely perfect and atmosphere is so friendly. Love this family business and always visit when in Melbourne. Ravioli to die for

Domenic c.3 months ago · 1 review

As soon as you enter the atmosphere was beautiful, food was delicious, fabulous menu so much to choose from,prompt service,waiters were always attentive. Even the music felt like I was in Italy 🇮🇹