Best Italian restaurants in the Melbourne CBD?

I just had a fantastic lunch at Nicks Bar at 207 Queens St but would love to find out if people have any suggestions? Thanks
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jotoma 2yrs+
Stantine - you are so right on The Italian at 101 Collins St, it obviously is a big business lunch but its a beautiful restaurant and great service. I really enjoyed the meal there a month ago.
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Stantine 2yrs+
I would recommend The Italian at 101 Collins Street, Lucattini in Punch Lane or Amiconi's on Victoria St, North Melbourne (almost CBD).
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Fitzroygirl 2yrs+
My favourite Italian places in the city would have to be:
1. Rosetta at Crown (8 Whiteman Street, Southbank) for handmade pasta and great antipasto.
2. Scopri (191 Nicholson Street, Carlton) they serve some of the best freshly baked crusty bread I've ever tasted and have a beautiful seasonal menu.
3. Florentino's (80 Bourke Street, Melbourne) has a great selection of desserts and a good lunch deal (2 courses and a glass of wine for $40).
Buon appetito!
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Try Merchant at Rialto, 525 Collins St. Guy Grossi's new Venetian styled restaurant. Definitely recommended.
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AdamS
AdamS I also like Merchant - they have great pasta's
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DeanMcInnes Apr 12, 2016
Piccolino's in East Burwood on Blackburn road, cheap, friendly and very tasty, highly recommend.
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AngelaH3 Apr 12, 2016
pomodoro sardo on lonsdale street. Now the food is absolutely delicious, but what more the ambiance is so Italian and the owner is everything you expect (and more) in an Italian restaurant.
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ToniJ1 2yrs+
Caterina's Bar - only open on weekdays for lunch, very pricey, exclusive, but it is undoubtedly the BEST italian food outside of Italy. The menu changes according to what the best fresh ingredients available are, I had the truffle risotto, and have dreamt about it many nights since.
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I love Nicks too. Another great Italian restaurant in the city is Lucattini in Punch Lane. Delicious! We are spolit for choice in Melbourne with Italian food!
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