About Ragusa Restaurant

Croatian cuisine isn’t uniform – the regional dishes from Dubrovnik, for example, are immensely different than those from Slavonija. For this reason, defining Croatian cuisine can be rather difficult, perhaps even impossible. At Ragusa Restaurant in Melbourne, diners are provided with dishes that showcase the diversity of Croatia’s spectacular culinary landscape, letting them experience a range of uncommon flavours and textures. Treat your taste buds to something out of the ordinary at this local star on Williamstown’s Nelson Place.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Ragusa Restaurant
139 Nelson Place, Williamstown
Melbourne 3016

Menu Highlights



Domaća kokošja juha sa rezancima

traditional chicken soup with homemade noodles

Zagorski štrukli

traditional baked pastry pillows filled with ricotta, served with asparagus and truffle oil

Rižoto od riječnih rakova

abby, fresh water crayfish risotto

More about Ragusa Restaurant, Williamstown

Only steps from Commonwealth Reserve and Hobsons Bay, Ragusa Restaurant on Nelson Place offers Melbourne locals an unforgettable dining experience through their exquisite Croatian specialties. Situated inside of the historic English, Scottish and Australian Bank building (built in 1873), the restaurant features a beautiful interior that reminds one of old Europe, making the dining experience all the more authentic.

The gorgeous location of Ragusa Restaurant has made it a Williamstown icon, but the food has earned legendary status throughout Melbourne all on its own. An array of European wines accompany the menu offerings perfectly – ask your server for advice when looking to pair your wine to your dinner selection. Take entrees like the salata od hobotnice, an octopus salad with red onions, olives, capers and kipfler potatoes, and enjoy mains like piletina s dinstanim mahunama, a whole grilled baby chicken with tomato sauce or the hearty svinjska rebra iz paca satarasom, roasted and marinated pork belly served with tomato, eggplant and capsicum. There are desserts galore, but you’ll have to check them out for yourself – make sure to book ahead!

94 Ragusa Restaurant Reviews

94 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Morena F.4 months ago · 1 review

Food is always excellent, can’t go wrong when you eat here. Service is always up to scratch, friendly and knowledgeable staff. All makes for a lovely evening.

Sorcha D.5 months ago · 1 review

Our first visit, we were extremely happy with the food and atmosphere. The staff also made accommodation for the two children who dined with us, they were very patient and understanding! Look forward to another visit.

jason m.5 months ago · 1 review

Ragusa always has amazing food, service and environment. menu not a very large selection but is on there is always amazing. we will be coming back again.