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Il Pizzaiolo

161-163 Darebin Rd, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
+61 3 9484 8558
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“italian pizza” (5 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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161-163 Darebin Rd, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here. There was a rock in my food. Broke my teeth. Worst pizza ever. Owners insist on me dealing with their insurance company. Suddenly my night out for nice dinner has turned into a drawn out event with irreparable teeth, my own money out...More

Thank Heath M
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a family dinner on a weeknight, pizzas are very large and tasty. Nice thin base pizza with good amount of toppings. Restaurant is very clean and service was very good. Will br back..

1  Thank Lee M
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

We went there to celebrate a birthday. The pizzas were great, we had five between us all. Highlight though is Frank and his friendly staff. First time here but not the last. This is a busy restaurant and I know why. All main choices are...More

1  Thank armyd7847
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

In Italy, a slice of pizza is just street food. Inexpensive and a snack only, so why do some places think they can charge over $20 for a medium pizza. The heavy accents behind the counter do nothing for me or imply genuine anything. A...More

1  Thank vincentusr
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

At Il Pizzaiolo you can be sure to eat an amazing traditional Italian pizza cooked in a wood fire oven,exactly how it should be done. The owner is a fantastic person,and all his staff is very professional and friendly.So guys if you wanna eat something...More

1  Thank Manuela M
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Located amongst a tiny group of shops this Pizza place is a delicious hideout. The pizzas are wonderful! Thin crusted authentic enjoyed by all in the family. Large venue. Busy so book in advance. Will definitely return.

1  Thank Hip2012
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Way above your standard pizza place, Il Pizzaiolo prides itself on genuine Neapolitan style thin, bubbly crust pizza. Old favourites like Capricciosa are given new life and become an aromatic, savoury and sensory delight. First class ingredients make all the difference. Appropriately, it's a busy,...More

1  Thank MichaeltheWriter
Reviewed 17 January 2018

II pizzaiolo has very good quality tasting food if you want a great meal without all the fuss and crap from the the restaurants in the city and the casino it’s a great place to eat and enjoy real food.

2  Thank freddy054
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Welcoming staff and great service. Range of pizzas to choose from as well as a few entrees and salads. They do what they do well — pizza. Tasty pizza, fresh ingredients and delivered promptly. Busy night with dine in, take away and those collecting for...More

Thank drtgfnz
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I am Italian and already worked in different italian restaurants and I confirm what's in the title: The best Italian pizza in Melbourne... I highly recommend!

Thank 2GSV
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161-163 Darebin Rd, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9484 8558
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