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Stuzzichino

CarltonItalian
Wonderful
6.0/6
3 Reviews

About Stuzzichino

Tripling up as a cafe, restaurant and Italian spuntini or snack bar, Stuzzichino is the kind of default destination for casual dining and drinking that every neighbourhood needs. Here the good folks of Carlton are the grateful recipients of Stuzzichino’s impeccable sense of Italian hospitality, with the kitchen specialising in piadinas, a kind of Italian flatbread topped with fresh ingredients and perfect friends with a glass from the bar. Stuzzichino’s Lygon Street premises themselves are a joy, with bar stools and outside seating imparting a truly Italian character. Stuzzichino is helmed by Angelo Gibaldi, a veteran of the Melbourne hospitality scene who cut his teeth in several prestigious restaurants and the culinary culture of Sicily before opening up his own passion project. Besides superb coffee, beverages, the signature piadini, Stuzzichino also offers classically-structured Italian meals, making this spot a catch-all for a foodie tour of the bel paese.

Opening Times

Closed now
Monday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
7:30 am - 12:30 am
Sunday
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Address

Stuzzichino
169 Lygon Street, Carlton
Melbourne 3053

Menu Highlights

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Entrées

Baked Gnocchi Tart

Roasted Eggplant, tomato, spinach, feta, olives with red wine jus
A$14.00

Slow Braised Lamb

Chimmi churri, radicchio, pomegranate, macadamia with a balsamic reduction
A$16.00

Chevre Chaud

Ash goats cheese, toast, honey, rosemary, cherry tomatoes, rocket
A$18.00
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Mains

Pork Belly and Chorizo

Pimientos, chorizo, apple cider cubes with cabbage and vinegar
A$16.00

Freshly Caught Scallops

Cauliflower, green peas, jamon with dehydrated horseraddish
A$18.00

Poached Chicken Breast

Crayfish bisque, chilli & tarragon baby corn, sweet potato crisps
A$33.50
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Desserts

Lemon & Passionfruit Parfait

Lemon curd, fresh passion fruit, clotted cream, lavender crumb
A$14.00

Pineapple Tart

Blackberry parfait, lemongrass, ginger & coconut sorbet
A$15.00

Eskimo Pie

Layered chocolate hazelnut praline ice cream & Pedro Ximinez fig ice cream
A$17.00
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3 Stuzzichino Reviews

Wonderful
6.0/6
3 Reviews
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Food:Great
Service:Great
Waiting time:Very good
Noise levels:Average
Value for money:Reasonable value
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"Excellent"6/6
Ian H.2 years ago · 1 review

Great food. Try the marinara special. Cozy surroundings for a coffee or drink. Sit at the front counter and watch the Lygon street crowd or sit outside and be part of it.

"Excellent"6/6
Matt D.2 years ago · 1 review

Exceptional Breakfast and terrific, friendly service. Right in the bustle of Lygon St, a great way to start the day. Oh and the coffee is as you'd expect pretty good!

"Excellent"6/6
Mark C.2 years ago · 1 review

We got caught up in traffic and couldn't make the booking. We called ahead and they were very gracious and understanding. Offered us a table at any time.

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