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Inspired by traditional Criniti family recipes, the menus combine traditional Southern Italian and contemporary Australian cuisine to bring you a unique range of flavours.

About Criniti's Southbank

Combining food, fun, family and friends, dining at Criniti’s Southbank on Freshwater Place creates memories with your loved ones. When you visit this rustic restaurant - voted Australia’s favourite Italian - you are treated like family as you peruse a fusion menu of traditional and contemporary dishes, from wood-fired pizza and pasta to ribs, steaks, burgers and gourmet salads. Say buon appetito to delicious starters like barbeque baby octopus, calamari and rocket with gremolata pesto sauce, or grilled scallops, tomato bruschetta and avocado; before pasta plates of fettuccine prawn alfredo with cream, Parmesan, shallots and parsley. Pizza lovers opt for choices like Little Mickie’s with Napoli sauce, mozzarella, crispy bacon and garlic prawns, or garlic chicken, aioli and parsley.

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A few words from Criniti's Southbank

Ciao Famiglia!

Criniti's serves the best woodfired pizza, ribs, fresh pasta, seafood, grilled fish, bruschetta, risotto, + MORE for lunch and dinner. The best southern Italian and contemporary Australian cuisine are combined to bring you a delicious range of authentic Italian flavours in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth with a 300+ items menu to satisfy every craving.

Criniti's is an ideal venue to celebrate any occasion with family and friends no matter if it is a big group or an intimate dining; we are the perfect event location for your functions and events. Have you heard that we have the best woodfired pizza in town? Our famous 1 metre, 2 metre, and 3 metre pizzas are cooked in a woodfired oven to perfection using our secret recipe dough and only the freshest ingredients. Not enough? We are halal certified with vegan friendly options available at all our locations.

The menu also features authentic Italian antipasti and skewers, steaks, burgers, gourmet salads, flavoursome cocktails and an impressive selection of wines and house beers. Of course, no meal at Criniti's is complete without our authentic Italian desserts, whether it be the classic tiramisu or the woodfired nutella pizza, traditional cannoli or the cheesecakes, Criniti's has it all.

Whether you're looking for a quick bite or a leisurely meal, Criniti's has something for everyone. So come on in and enjoy the best of Italy right here in Australia!

When you're here, you're family!

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Location & Map

645 Freshwater Place, Southbank 3006 VIC - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  8:30:AM - 10:30:PM
Tue  8:30:AM - 10:30:PM
Wed  8:30:AM - 10:30:PM
Thu  8:30:AM - 10:30:PM
Fri  8:30:AM - 12:00:AM
Sat  8:30:AM - 12:00:AM
Sun  8:30:AM - 10:30:PM

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