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Il Carretto

479 Nicholson Street | Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9347 6571
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible10%
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“mussels” (5 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
479 Nicholson Street | Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has never let me down. Food always delicious and ample. No one walks away hungry here and never disappointed. My fav tortellini Roma. Amazing!

Thank jackiibay
Reviewed 23 January 2018

10 guys visited this restaurant for lunch and everyone was very happy with their meals. I had Gnocchi which huge and very good. A friend had the Spaghetti Marinara which was chock full of seafood. The Pizzas are also excellent with thin bases. Very reasonably...More

Thank jexthetraveller
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

This has to be one of the friendliest places I have ever eaten in. The entire staff are awesome and remember your name even after months of being away! The food is great too - can highly recommend the gnocchi as well as any of...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Value for money pizza...$11 for basic pizza's which taste great. Pastry is cooked to perfection... crisp & thin & perfect amount of toppings.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Well this is the place you will find great genuine home cooked Sicilian food. Had the arancini balls and the lasagna. Both were beautiful along with the lovely Italian wines made for a great night. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank Australasian
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, tasty, reasonably priced food. There is nothing that stands out about this restaurant, but the food is ALWAYS consistent in quality and the quality is GREAT! I come here with friends, family and my girlfriend. I always know exactly what to expect and know...More

Thank Bryn F
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant that I do not frequent enough. The staff are marvellous and very generous even when they are flat out. Every dish has always been delicious. Sometimes the entree sizes vary which is a bit puzzling. Can highly recommend the place...More

Thank NJF2014
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Will definitely never go back here again!!!! Ordered my meal, I received the wrong meal. When I notified one of the waitress I got a huff and a puff and she took my plate away. The original waitress that took my order comes to the...More

Thank ZiaG4
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is a cosy, unassuming Italian restaurant that we had walked past a few times. Decided to have dinner here and were very happy with the food,service and the ambience. Very much a local Italian flavor with pizza, meat and fish mains and also a...More

Thank GlennieB469
Reviewed 16 February 2017

this restaurant has fresh and their food always comes to the table quite hot never had any problems with their food the waitress are always very friendly and helpful would and do go back

Thank angetony65
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Nicholson Street | Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 6571
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