Italian pizza & Italian food

Italian food & pizza in Melbourne CBD

For arguably the best traditional Italian pizzas in the Melbourne CBD, Tazio is the restaurant for you. Located on the corner of Exhibition Street and Flinders Lane, the restaurant specialises in contemporary Italian-Australian cuisine with authentic Italian pizzas. We believe in having a menu that reflects the freshest ingredients available and for this reason we have specials that change regularly throughout the week and often sell out quickly

The pizza menu is vast encompassing the most well-known pizzas such as the Margherita as well as the ever popular Veneto, a mix of crispy pancetta, roasted peppers and goat’s cheese on our traditional Napoli base. For something a little different why not try the Della Mare; a mix of chilli, garlic and prawns topped with fresh spinach; this is the pizza that brings many of our customers back time and time again.

For when you don’t fancy pizza, we have a selection of mains that are just as appealing. From our flavourful lamb ragu with pappardelle to our 300g scotch fillet steak cooked to your liking; we have something to satisfy everyone’s tastes. For those with dietary requirements there is no need to fret, with gluten free options to vegetarian or dairy free, we never let anyone go hungry.

Our Italian food is accompanied by a wide-ranging beer & wine lists. Because what could be better than a pizza & beer?

Buon appetito!

Express Lunch (Mon-Thu, 12-3PM)

$20 Any pizza with a pot of tap beer, glass of house wine or a soft drink
$25 Any pizza with a pint, any other beer or wine by glass

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Pizza

Margherita 15.5

Tomato, fior di latte, oregano & Murray River pink salt vg*

Porco Carne 19.5

Tomato, mozzarella, pork & veal meatballs with goat’s cheese

Treviso 19.0

Crushed oven dried tomato, Persian fetta, caramelised onion & basil vg*

Sante 19.5

Tomato, mozzarella, sopressa salami & roast garlic cloves g*

Ernesta 17.5

Tomato, mozzarella, fresh ham & mushrooms g*

Carciofi 19.9

Tomato, mozzarella, artichoke, crispy prosciutto, oregano & rocket g*

Verdure 18.5

Tomato, mozzarella, roast pumpkin, peppers, red onion, pine nut & ricotta vg*

Angiolina 19.9

Tomato, mozzarella, hot salami, anchovies & olives g*

Veneto 19.9

Tomato, mozzarella, crispy pancetta, roast peppers & goats cheese g*

Formaggio 19.9

Fior di latte, fontina, mozzarella, pancetta & rocket g*

Della Mare 21.5

Tomato, mozzarella, chilli, garlic, prawns & fresh spinach g*

Marostica 19.9

Tomato, mozzarella, olives, sausage, pesto & vine ripe cherry tomatoes g*

Salmone 21.5

Fior di latte, tomato, smoked salmon, capers, red onion, rocket & dill aioli g*

Mains

Insalate 21.5

Smoked chicken breast with cos, cashews, crispy proscuitto, parmesan & balsamic mayo g

Insalate 23.0

Poached veal, caper berries, apple, wild rocket & tuna sauce g

Pasta 24.5

Chicken amatriciana sauce, penne pasta, diced chicken breast, garlic, chilli, pancetta, white wine and napoli g*

Pasta 25.0

Lamb ragu with pappardelle pasta & parmesan g*

Risotto 27.5

Prawns, peas, tomato and lemon zest g

Pesce 29.5

Fresh fish of the day with seasonal sides (Please see wait staff) g*

Cotoletta 29.0

Crumbed veal with roast garlic, parsnip & potato mash & a rocket, parmesan salad

Bistecca 34.5

300g scotch fillet steak with roasted rosemary potatoes, baby carrots, green beans & jus

Entrée

Olives 6.5

Italian marinated olives served warm with fresh bread vg*

Antipasto 19.5

Cured meats, marinated olives, Persian fetta, hung yoghurt ball with mixed herbs, pickled cucumbers, marinated fire roasted peppers, shallots & artisan sourdough g*

Croquettes 9.0

Mushroom, potato, thyme & Swiss Gruyere with roast garlic aioli

Calamari fritti 13.0 | 25.5

Dressed with capers, olives & micro herbs on a roast garlic aioli g*

Polpette della nonna 9.0

Pork & veal meatballs with fresh young basil & parmesan

Melanzane alla Parmigiana 10.0

Eggplant with Napoli, basil, fior de latte & Parmesan vg*

Pizza aglio e olio 15.0

Garlic pizza to share with fresh herbs & mozzarella v*

Sides

Patate fritte 5 | 10.0

Thick cut chips served with lime and chilli aioli v g

Spinaci saltati 8.0

Sautéed spinach with fresh lemon v g

Caprese 8.0

Fior di latte, tomato, basil, capers, chilli & extra virgin olive oil vg*

Panzanella 7.0

Roast capsicum, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, vinaigrette & parsley v g

Rucola 7.0

Rocket, radicchio, parmesan & balsamic vinaigrette vg*

Desserts

Mini banana pizza 9.5

With custard, praline & vanilla bean ice cream

Tiramisu 9.0

Tazio’s homemade Tiramisu

Honeycomb cheesecake 9.5

Topped with honeycomb & chocolate sauce g

Pistachio nougat ice cream 10.0

With confit vanilla orange & raspberry tuli g*

Liqueur affogato 15.0

With liqueur of your choice – see menu for selection g

v – vegetarian g – gluten free g* – gluten free optional (gluten free pasta | pizza bases $4 extra)
All pizzas are 11” and sliced into 6.

Alterations are welcome but please note surcharges apply. No half | half.