About San Lorenzo - Washington

A local favourite in the Moonee Ponds area of Melbourne, San Lorenzo serves up Italian cuisine as authentic as you can get, from a range of delicious woodfired pizzas to pasta, meat and seafood dishes. Decorated in the style of an Italian trattoria, this restaurant on Mount Alexander Road has lots of traditional charm. Score one of the best seats at San Lorenzo by making a reservation in advance!

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


San Lorenzo - Washington
688 Mount Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds
Melbourne 3039

Menu Highlights




Lightly fried Calamari seasoned with our house lemon pepper seasoning on a bed of leafy salad

Tapas Miste

Chef's selection of 5 Mini items for 1 person


A mixed selection of fresh seafood crumbed and then lightly oven baked

More about San Lorenzo - Washington, Moonee Ponds

With its rustic decor and delectable Italian cuisine, this Melbourne restaurant keeps Moonee Ponds locals coming back from more. Dishing up woodfired pizzas just like how they are back in Italy, you’ll find an array of options on the menu at San Lorenzo on Mount Alexander Road. We recommend trying the porcini mushroom pizza with fior de latte cheese, taleggio, mashed potato, and thyme, or the , with San Morzano tomato, fior de latte, Virginia ham, mushrooms, olives and artichoke.

Other classic Italian options on offer at this charming restaurant include gnocchi sorrentina – homemade gnocchi with napoli, buffalo mozzarella, parmesan and fresh basil – and the pappardelle alla burina – pappardelle tossed with Italian sausage, mushrooms, red onions, peas and a hint of cream. Some traditional tiramisu or a decadent chocolate fondant to share is the perfect way to round off your trip to this charming Italian restaurant over in Melbourne’s Moonee Ponds. To guarantee a table at San Lorenzo, we recommend booking beforehand!

33 San Lorenzo - Washington Reviews

33 Reviews
Waiting time:Very good
Value for money:Good value
Noise levels:Pleasant
Paul S.a year ago · 1 review

Great food and service and very accomodating for our children. Reasonable wine list and a nice open fire to keep us warm on a very chilly night. We will be back.

Kerry M.a year ago · 1 review

Our experience at st. Lorenzo was wonderful the staff were fantastic as was the food. Atmosphere for a sunday lunch was relaxing which made our catch up with friends great.

Rosemary R.a year ago · 1 review

Yummy food and great service. Waitress was lovely! Very accommodating when slight changes were made to meals. Calamari were delicious. Yummy desserts also. Highly recommend