Top Choice Italian in Coffs Harbour


Upmarket Italian fare is prepared in an open kitchen using produce from the best local suppliers and herbs from the restaurant's own garden. Expect authentic delights such as organic Angus beef with celeriac purée, …
Italian in Brunswick Heads

Park Street Pasta Bar

Covered pavement tables and a cute side terrace make this a great beachy balmy-night option, even though there's no view. Park Street makes most of its own pasta fresh; the ravioli is particularly good, but then aga…
Italian in Byron Bay


The old Byron Beach Cafe has been reborn as single-name superstar Beach and now does triple duty as post-surf coffee and pastry stop, fish-and-chip or egg-and-bacon-roll kiosk, and Byron's best dining-with-a-view op…
Italian in Byron Bay

Italian at the Pacific

Adjoining the Beach Hotel, this atmospheric Italian place has Med-resort vibes and turns out a reliable menu of authentic dishes to an appreciative older audience. The slow-cooked lamb-shank lasagne is a longtime fa…
Italian in Bangalow

Italian Diner

Sitting on the verandah of this buzzy bistro, enjoying a Campari and a bowl of linguine gamberi made with sweet local prawns, it's hard not to imagine that you're enjoying a long lunch somewhere by the Med. There ar…
Italian in Byron Bay


At this reliable Italian, the menu is a straightforward affair with homemade focaccia, Lismore salumi and Billinudgel chorizo (who knew?) adding a local edge. Casual by day, but dinner becomes a slightly more seriou…
Italian in Nimbin

Nimbin Pizza & Trattoria

Tasty pizza and pasta, and live music most Thursdays.
Italian in Port Macquarie

Café 66

This agreeable, unreconstructed Italian eatery has well-made coffee and reasonably priced pasta, risotto and grills. Book ahead on Tuesday nights when half of Port tries to squeeze in for two-for-one pasta. It's lic…
Italian in Ballina

La Cucina di Vino

Water views and carefully prepared dishes make this old-school Italian restaurant beneath the Ramada hotel a choice for a long lunch or dinner.
Italian in Lismore

Fire in the Belly

A broad range of 'Australian' and gourmet pizzas is rounded out with pasta, risotto and a good osso bucco.