About Tacco and Tosca

This cosy Italian trattoria-style restaurant is tucked away down Richardson Street in the leafy seaside Melbourne suburb of Middle Park, and it’s a gem worth taking the time to get to know if you, like many in the city, are in love with good, homemade Italian food. One of the highlights at Tacco & Tosca has to be their claim to have introduced Melbourne to to la puccia, a kind of pizza pocket traditional to the southern Italian region of Puglia that is filled with a variety of Mediterranean ingredients and baked in the wood oven. You have to try it.

Opening Times

Closed now
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm


Tacco and Tosca
251 Richardson St, Middle Park
Melbourne 3206

Menu Highlights



Bocconi Di Scamorza Affumicata in Pancetta Al Forno

Oven baked smoked mozzarella cheese wrapped with pancetta, served on rocket and cherry tomatoes (G.F)

Cozze Alla Marinara

Mussels sauteed in E.V.O. garlic, parsley, chilli & white wine (G.F)

Calamari Su Rucola E Pomodorini

Crispy calamari served on rocket salad and cherry tomatoes

More about Tacco and Tosca, Middle Park

Choose from a variety of puccia, from the cisternino (sausage, roasted capsicum, mixed mushrooms, smoked scamorza and mustard seed) to the vegetarian fasano (mixed grilled vegetables with mint, garlic oil and provolone), or go for Tacco & Tosca’s big range of traditional and wood-fired pizzas. It’s quick, simple comfort food like this that locals to Melbourne’s Middle Park love, but this Italian restaurant’s remit goes much further, with a range of Puglian and Tuscan dishes brought to table.

Classic Italian entrees like fresh mussels sauteed in extra virgin olive oil, white wine, parsley, garlic and chilli are a great way to start your meal at Tacco & Tosca’s intimate restaurant down Richardson Street. Further on, the menu is dotted with hints as to the premium ingredients that this Middle Park restaurant use to make each of their dishes rank among the best in Melbourne – this is true Italian dining, trattoria-style. The meat and cheese platter alone tempts with its selection of fine cured meats and cheeses served alongside truffle honey and tarallucci, but it’s the pasta dishes and generous main courses that will have you pinning Tacco & Tosca to your culinary map.

83 Tacco and Tosca Reviews

83 Reviews
Noise levels:Pleasant
Value for money:Great value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Janet R.a day ago · 2 reviews

Very friendly and efficient staff. Wonderful and varied menu. Excellent food. Easy parking. Great family vibe but also great for adults. Thoroughly recommend. Will revisit.

David S.21 days ago · 1 review

Better than expected as usual. Food is fantastic, service is excellent, price is reasonable, We have a group of six people and everyone enjoyed it.

Jan C.a month ago · 1 review

Fabulous night we had a large group of 16 staff Were wonderful with both the adult table and kids. Best pizza and pasta We will be back soon