Chicco Palms

Chicco Palms

11:30am - 9:30pm
437 Henley Beach Road Brooklyn Park 5032
(08) 8352 5688

Siblings Silvia and Peter de Marco, with Phillip Tropeano, Natalie Albany, Ernesto Sestito and Domenic Maurici (who between them run Pizza e Mozzarella Bar, Borsa Pasta Cucina and Chicken & Pig) form the team behind Chicco Palms. It’s a California-inspired pizza restaurant and bar with a breezy, Palm Springs vibe.

Roman-style pizzas and Italo-American dishes – such as spaghetti and meatballs, gnocchi pomodoro and home-baked panini (served at lunch only) – make up the menu. The drinks selection firmly grounds Chicco Palms in a contemporary Australian setting. Wines are from Italy and SA only, and the tinnies are served in custom, red stubbie holders. There’s also the Palm Freeze – a frozen cocktail with rum, mango, white wine and lime.

Chicco Palms also offers a giro (literally “to go around”) dining option for groups of four or more. For $25 a head you get a selection of pizzas to share. The $35 option comes with antipasto too. And for $45 you get the lot – pizza, antipasto, pasta and roasted meats.

MASH Design’s James Brown – who also holds a stake in the project – remodelled the former fish ‘n’ chip shop. A large extension with porthole windows and a crisp coat of white paint now stands behind a besser-brick façade. Vintage photographs hang inside and kitsch checkerboard linoleum covers the floor and walls.




  • outdoor area
  • licensed
  • Italian
  • Pizza