Welcome to Il Nostro Posto

Authentic Sicilian Cuisine right in the heart of Melbourne
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About Us

A few words about us

Let us introduce ourselves

Il Nostro Posto, “Our Place” is a sophisticated Sicilian cucina (a converted 19th century warehouse) boasting a distinct European atmosphere. A hidden jewel in the heart of Melbourne in Hardware Lane.

The inspiration is Sicilian, and the speciality is seafood. Try the linguine al cartoccio, a seafood ragu pasta wrapped in paper and oven-baked. Another signature dish is the seafood pie called guazzetto in crosta, topped with a lid of pizza dough and baked in the oven.

Starters

  • Caponata
    $12.50
    Mix of eggplant, capers, celery, caramelised onions, basil, tomato in a sweet and sour flavour said Agrodolce .
  • Antipastu Miscatu re’ Sapori Perduti
    $29.50
    Salumi Board with Mortadella, Pancetta Arrotolata, Sorpressa Salami, Buffola Mozzarella and Focaccia
  • Arancina Ragusana
    $10.50
    Sicilian Arancini balls  filled with Bolognese ragout, peas and Caciocavallo cheese and mozzarella ( 2 pz)
  • Beccafico Sardines
    $9.50
    pan-fried sardines fillet, crusted with raisin and pine nuts
  • Sicilian Green Olives
    $9.50
  • Bruschetta of the day
    $16.5
    see blackboard (2sl )

Antipasti

  • Scamorza
    $19
    smoked cheese oven baked with truffle oil and Prosciutto San Daniele
  • House Antipasto
    $29.50
    selection of mixed cured meats served w grissini sticks and focaccia
  • Calamari
    $27.50
    fresh shallow fried crumbed calamari, aiola and rocket
  • Caprese
    $19.50
    mozzarella, fresh tomato, basil and extra virgin olive oil
  • Cheese platter for two
    $25
    with honey and dry fruit

Pizza

  • Margherita
    $21.50
    tomato, mozzarella, extra virgin olive oil, basil
  • Porcini e Tartufo
    $27.50
    buffalo mozzarella, porcini mushrooms, parsley, extra virgin olive oil and tomato
  • Diavola
    $24.50
    tomato, chilli  and Salame piccante and mozzarella
  • Contadina
    $26.50
    mozzarella, broccoli, leek and torn pork sausage
  • Capricciosa
    $24.50
    tomato, mozzarella, leg ham, artichokes and  mushrooms
  • Prosciutto di Parma pera e rucola
    $24.50
    mozzarella, Prosciutto di Parma, pear and rocket
  • Napolitana
    $24.50
    tomato San Marzano, mozzarella,  and black olives
  • Siciliana
    $26.50
    tomato, mozzarella, capsicums and chilli sopressa salami
  • Ortolana
    $23
    tomato, mozzarella, spinach, pumpkin and capsicum
  • Norma
    $25.50
    tomato, mozzarella, eggplant,  ricotta and fresh basil
  • Calzone alla siciliana
    $28
    folded pizza, tomato, mozzarella and  eggplant topped with prosciutto crudo

Pasta and Risotto

  • Cavati dello Chef alla Norma in Tegame
    $26.50
    With Mountain cherry tomato sauce , basil , eggplant and dry ricotta
  • Home made Ravioli della Nonna
    $27.50
    filled with ricotta cheese and spinach,  dressed with salsa rosa
  • Gnocchi al Pesto
    $28.50
    homemade gnocchi with fresh pesto and cherry tomatoes
  • Scialatielli al Pezzemolo con Funghi Porcini e Castagne
    $26.50
    Homemade tagliolini w parsley,  porcini mushrooms and parmigiano
  • Our Signature Dish - Linguine al Cartoccio (Seafood) Marinara
    $38.50
    Il Nostro Posto signature dish of linguine Marinara pasta tossed with
    fresh seafood, squid ragu’, mussels , calamari , trevally chilli and oven baked in “cartoccio” style
  • Risotto Funghi Porcini
    $28.5
    risotto with porcini mushrooms, truffle oil and parmigiano cheese
  • Linguine all’Amatriciana
    $26.5
    linguine with tomato , onions , pancetta and chilli
  • Gnocchi al Sorrentina
    $28
    homemade potato gnocchi with Napolitana sauce and basil
  • Penne all’Arrabbiata
    $24.50
    penne with Napoli sauce, garlic and chilli
  • Linguine Carbonara
    $27.50
    linguine with pancetta, egg, touch of cream and black pepper
  • Lasagna
    $27.50
    homemade lasgna with traditional Bolognese ragu’
  • Penne con Polpettine
    $25.50
    penne with Napoli sauce and meatballs
  • Paccheri al salmone e zucchini
    $27.50
    big rigatoni with smoked salmon and zucchini
  • Tortellini
    27.50
    Beef tortellini with mushrooms , sicilian pork fennel sausage and parmigiano

Mains

  • Pepata di cozze
    $25
    mussels steamed in white wine, garlic, chilli, parsley,
    fresh diced tomato, served with crostini bread
  • Saltimbocca di pollo
    $33.50
    chicken breast with prosciutto di Parma, sage panfried white wine served with mash truffle potato
  • Frittura di calamari
    $27.50
    fresh calamari shallow fried with rocket and aiola
  • House Signature Dish - Seafood “Guazzetto di Pesce in Crosta”
    $38.50
    fresh selection of seafood, oven baked
    with tomato, chilli and fish bisque sauce,
    topped with a crusty dough

Sides

House Salads

  • Bowl of roasted potaoes
    $10.5
  • Green Beans with extra virgin olive oil
    $10.50
  • Rocket Salad with Pears & Pecorino Cheese
    $10.50
  • Mixed Salad with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar
    $10.5

    Contact us

    Address:

    60 Hardware Lane,
    Melbourne, VIC 3000

    Telephone:

    03 9670 9939
    0411 322 252

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