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Nino’s Antipasto
Fresh grilled calamari, prawns, fresh mussels, salami, sausage bites, meatballs, mini arancini, olives, pickled & grilled vegetables, fritters, bocconcini & aioli       17.5 pp (min 2 people)

Focaccia della Casa (v)
House baked focaccia served with black olive tapenade       8.50

Bruschetta Casalinga
Focaccia topped with fresh tomato, basil, black olives, red onion and olive oil       12.50

Calamari alla Griglia (gf)
Fresh grilled calamari marinated with oregano, touch of garlic and chilli (4p)       17.50 / 33.50

Fritelle di Ceci (v)
Chickpea, thyme and parmesan fritters served with aioli (4p)       14.50

Dottoli (gf)
Grilled Wagyu beef and mushroom patties topped with shaved pecorino and roasted capsicum salsa(4p)       15.50

Carciofi Gratinati (v)(gf)
Gratinated artichoke hearts with fresh tomato, basil and mozzarella       13.50

Polpettine al Sugo
Slow cooked lamb meatballs with onion, tomato and basil       14.50

Frattaglie del Giorno (gf)
Offal dish of the day – please refer to the blackboard specials        16.50 / 31.50

Zuppa del Giorno (v)
Soup of the day – please refer to the blackboard specials        14.5

Gluten Free Pasta Available

Spaghetti Pescatora
Spaghetti tossed with fresh prawns, scallops, mussels, fish fillet, garlic, tomato and parsley       19.50  /  29.50

Conchiglie can Fagioli e Bietola (v)
Shell shaped pasta with borlotti beans, silverbeet, fresh tomato and extra virgin olive oil       17.50  /  27.50

Cavatelli Verza e Salsiccia
Handmade rolled pasta with white cabbage, pork sausages, extra virgin olive oil and garlic        18.50  /  28.50

Risotto Vongole, Patate e Piselli(gf)
Risotto with clams, potato, leek and peas       19.50  /  29.50

Rigatoni ai 4 Formaggi
Creamy tubular pasta with gorgonzola, pecorino, fontina and Parmigiano finished with roasted walnuts & basil       17.50 / 27.50

Gnocchi al Ragù
Homemade potato gnocchi in a traditional slowcooked Wagyu beef, tomato and red wine sauce       18.50 / 28.50

(up to 12 years old)

Choice of Spaghetti, Rigatoni, Gnocchi or Fettucine
Choice of Bolognese, Carbonara, Napoli or Vegetarian

(All main courses come with a mixed leaf salad)

Filetto del Giorno (gf)
Fresh fish fillet of the day       38.50

Pesce Intero (gf)
Whole fish of the day       39.50

Capretto al Forno
Braised goat in onion, rosemary and tomato sauce served with grilled polenta       37.50

Cotoletta alla Milanese
Thinly crumbed veal with roasted potato and coleslaw       36.50 

Arrosto di Maiale
Roasted Murray Valley pork sliced and served with mash, cabbage salad and caramelised onion reduction       37.50 

Parmigiana di Melanzane (v)(gf)
Eggplant layered with Napoli, parmesan, mozzarella and basil       29.50 

Bistecca alla Griglia
250 grams, Grilled Gippsland prime eye-fillet – plated with a rich red wine reduction and thick cut paprika potatoes       39.50

Casseruola di Pollo
Boneless chicken thigh casserole with white wine, spinach, mushroom, thyme & potato       36.50 


Patate Schiacciate
Creamy mash potato and spinach
Patate Arrostite
Roasted potatoes with fresh herbs
Insalate Mista
Mixed leaves, tomato, onion, olives and Italian dressing
Polenta alla Griglia
Crunchy fried polenta with roast capsicum dip
Verdure Trifolate
Seasonal vegetables sautéed in garlic and olive oil
Spinaci in Padella
Wilted spinach wih garlic butter


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78A Wellington Parade East Melbourne