La Spaghettata

CarltonItalian, European$$$$
60 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 today - Opens at 11:00 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.

60 La Spaghettata Reviews

60 Reviews
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Sue H.24 days ago · 4 reviews

We have been going to La Spaghettata for 10 years the food is always amazing and the staff are very friendly and helpful, I would highly recommend this restaurant for any occasion.

Tracy M.a month ago · 1 review

Yummy pasta, wine and good company. Great night. Definitely be returning again. The service was quick and efficient and the owner and other staff very friendly and welcoming.

Daniel C.2 months ago · 1 review

Always the best atmosphere here at la spaghettata, food is excellent, service is wonderful right in the heart of lygon street, very close to the city.