Pizza, pasta and a handful of non-Italian options.
Where it all started.
Find them up and down Nicholson Street, and in the wide, quiet side streets.
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Take a seat at the black granite bar for pork and chive dumplings, popcorn chicken with togarashi and cured pork belly with rolled rice noodles in XO.
A warm space filled with southern-Italian hospitality.
Approachable, unfussy American-Italian food with fine-dining pedigree.
Sleek, Euro-Japanese dining delivered in a two-, three- or five- or seven-course format.
This Mexican eatery makes its own tortillas and grows its own chillies and herbs. To drink, there’s wine on tap or you can buy mezcal from the in-house bottle shop.
A busy tightly packed pizzeria in Carlton, like something straight out of the boot-shaped country.
Sichuan tofu jaffles, elegant steak tartare and wonton-skin mille-feuille.
Greek and English fare by Guy Holder and Angie Giannakodakis.
A true feel of Italy at this bustling Italian bistro with a pizza focus.
Authentic Lebanese, with recipes passed down for generations.
David Bowie was a fan of this vegetarian stalwart. Chances are, you will be too.
A Lygon Street espresso and cicchetti bar.
An ever popular, family run Italian bistro that dates back to the 70s.
A Hong Kong style eatery from the founders of Chinatown’s Dessert Kitchen, serving creamy congee, Macanese dishes, and sweet and savoury snow buns.
Looking to avoid the lines at the original, which set the gold standard for Hakata-style tonkotsu ramen in Melbourne? Head to Carlton.
Have a relaxed meal at this Lygon Street institution.
An all-you-can-eat Japanese barbeque joint where you’ll be cooking wagyu over the coals and sipping ice-cold matcha beer.
The prime corner site in Carlton is a place for low-key Italian food, gelato and coffee.
Traditional dining alive and well in the heart of Carlton.
Traditional Italian dishes and beers from across the globe make for an all-round tasty experience.