Whether you're after a candlelit trattoria serving the perfect ragu, a neighbourhood pizzeria or a noisy wine bar that trades in arancini and bresaola, Brisbane has the answer. Pair with a good glass of montepulciano or nebbiolo, and you're all set. Here's where to find the city's best.

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Best Pizza in Brisbane

Otto

Restaurant

This elegant Italian restaurant moved into the space which once housed Stokehouse Q at the start of 2021. It's a perfect fit: one of Brisbane's best restaurants deserves one of its best locations. Whether you're here for the main event or the more casual Otto Osteria, you'll be in for some superlative drinking and dining .

480 Sidon Street, South Brisbane
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Bianca

Restaurant

This beautiful, fast-paced and very fun Italian restaurant is from the Same Same and Ages crew. Expect house-made pasta, stacks of antipasti and soft-serve gelato, accompanied by a 350-bottle wine list – all in one of Brisbane's most beguiling dining rooms.

Ada Lane James Street, Fortitude Valley

Mosconi

Restaurant

A war-era warehouse transforms into a beautiful 60-seat Italian restaurant.

B 164 Arthur Street, Fortitude Valley

1889 Enoteca

Restaurant

Real Roman food and the Italian treatment in Woolloongabba’s antique district.

819 Stanley Street, Woolloongabba

Bar Alto

Restaurant

Italian eats with a riverside view.

Brisbane Powerhouse 119 Lamington Street, New Farm

Tartufo

Restaurant

One of the best places in town for true Neapolitan pizza.

1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

Il Molo

Restaurant

The Jetty Oxford moves to Italy.

1b Oxford Street, Bulimba

Julius

Restaurant

Casual but classy Italian dining.

77 Grey Street, South Brisbane

Massimo

Restaurant

An unfussy all-day Italian diner for the CBD.

The Riverside Centre Boardwalk 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane

Siffredi’s Spaghetti Bar

Restaurant

Three Stokehouse Q veterans are behind this down-to-earth little restaurant, where the clever pastas and interesting wine list change week to week, ensuring no two visits are the same.

36 Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe

Coppa Spuntino

Restaurant

Coppa 2.0 resides by the river in the former Il Centro space on the Eagle Street pier. The digs here are much brighter than the Creek street original, but you might find its signature pastas – gnocchi with kale and walnuts, and pork and beef papparadelle – in full flight.

45 Eagle Street, Brisbane

La Costa Restaurant

Restaurant

This fast-paced Italian diner from the Eterna and Salt Meats Cheese team serves pasta, pizza, and a clutch of classy main dishes in beautiful heritage-listed surrounds.

209 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley

Sugo Mi

Restaurant

Just when you thought pizza and ice cream couldn’t get any better.

Bistro and Pizzeria, 3 190 Oxford Street, Bulimba

Pasta Club

Restaurant

An intimate handmade pasta spot from the team behind CJ’s Secret Pasta Club.

237 Boundary Street, West End
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Eterna

Restaurant

Brick walls, leather banquettes, house-made pasta and Italian wine.

610 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley

Beccofino

Restaurant

Pizza that's been delighting Brisbane since 2004.

10 Vernon Terrace, Teneriffe

Uh Oh Spaghettio

Restaurant

At this neon-lit, two-storey late-night pasta joint, you'll find $15 serves of house-made pasta, $13 glasses of wine and late-night beats.

690 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley