Nino’s Antipasto
Grilled calamari, prawns, salami, sliced pork sausage, beef meatballs, arancini, olives, pickled & grilled vegetables, ricotta, bocconcini & aioli      18.50 pp (min 2 people)

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

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

Timballo di Salmone
Tasmanian smoked salmon filled with fresh ricotta & mint served with
balsamic glaze and toasted focaccia slices      18.50

Polpettine d’agnello
Slow cooked lamb meatballs with tomato, onion and thyme (4 pieces)      15.50

Calamari alla Griglia (gf)
Grilled calamari marinated with oregano, garlic, touch of chilli & aioli (4 pieces)     17.50 / 35.50

Arancini ai Funghi (v)
Portobello mushroom and mozzarella arancini with spinach pesto (4 pieces)      14.50

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

Offal dish of the day – please refer to the blackboard       16.50 / 31.50

Zuppa (v) (gf)
Soup of the day – please refer to the blackboard       14.50

Gluten free pasta available with ANY sauce below

Orecchiette Collese
Shell shaped pasta with roasted eggplant, sausages, tomato and basil      17.50 / 27.50

Spaghetti Pescatore
Spaghetti tossed with prawns, scallops, mussels, fish fillets, garlic and tomato sauce      19.50 / 29.50

Paccheri con Crema di Zucchine (v)
Tubular pasta with zucchini purée, confit tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil and ricotta      17.50 / 27.50

Fettucine alla Varesota
Fettucine with prosciutto, pear, gorgonzola, touch of cream and mint       19.50 / 29.50

Gnocchi al Ragù
Potato gnocchi in a traditional slow cooked Wagyu beef, tomato and red wine sauce       19.50 / 29.50

Risotto con Barbabietole (gf) (v)
Beetroot risotto with aged goats cheese, almond flakes and parsley      18.50 / 28.50

(Up to 12 years old)

A choice of any pasta with preferred sauce below

Spaghetti – Penne – Gnocchi – Fettucine – Bolognese – Carbonara – Napoli – Vegetarian       13.50

All main courses come with a mixed leaf salad on the side

Vitello Saltimbocca
Sautéed veal medallions topped with sage and capocollo, deglazed with dry prosecco, fresh tomato and served with roasted potatoes      37.50

Osso Buco d’agnello
Braised lamb osso buco in white wine, rosemary, fresh tomato and onion served with grilled polenta      38.50

Peperoni Ripieni (v) (gf)
Stuffed capsicum filled with thyme and parmesan risotto, gratinated with mozzarella and Napoli sauce      29.50

Polpettone d’anatra
Roasted duck meatloaf with tomato & oregano sauce served with toasted chickpea salad and gremolata      37.50

Pesce del Giorno (gf)
Grilled fish fillet of the day served alongside wild black rice and lemon sauce     38.50

Porchetta e Peperonata (gf)
Roasted pork loin rolled with herbs served with a white wine reduction,
alongside baked capsicum, onion and potatoes     38.50

Bistecca alla Griglia
Grilled prime eye-fillet (250gms – Gippsland) plated with a rich red wine
reduction, sweet potato mash and crispy leek      41.50


Wilted spinach with garlic & butter

Patate Arrostite
Roasted potatoes with fresh herbs

Mixed leaves, tomato, red onion, olives and Italian dressing

Grilled polenta wedges with aioli

Vegetables sautéed in garlic and olive oil

Patatine Fritti
Fried potato chips


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78A Wellington Parade East Melbourne