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Ciao Cucina

Cheeky Casual

Portofino meets Port Melbourne at Ciao Cucina, where frivolity is served alongside Italian food and drink with a contemporary twist.

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  • Olives

    6

  • White Anchovy

    6

  • Farinata

    6

    Wood Fired Chickpea Bread with Pesto (2 PC)

  • Oysters

    4

    Per Oyster

  • Cheesy Garlic Wood Fired Focaccia

    10

  • SUPPLI - Roman Risotto Ball

    8 ea

    Confit of Spiced Braised Duck, Mozzarella, Sitting on Orange Aioli

  • SUPPLI - Roman Risotto Ball

    6 ea

    Eggplant, Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella, Sitting on Basil Aioli

  • Salumi & Bits Board

    var

    S 38 / L 48

  • Fresh Mozzarella Assorts & Bits Board

    32

  • Mature Cheese Board

    28

    Tallegio, Dolci Blue, Aged Cheddar, Crackers and Bits

  • Chicken Liver Parfait

    14

  • Waygu Bresaola

    20

    Pickled Cucumber, Persian Fetta, Pane Carasau

  • Beef Tartare

    18

    Truffly Yolk, Horseraddish Cream, Pane Carasau

  • Fresh Sardines Wood Fired

    15

    Pickled White Onion, Currants, Pine Nuts

  • Prawn & Broadbean Croquettes

    14

    (5 Pieces)

  • Sicilian Style Chicken & Ricotta Meatballs

    12

    with Pine Nuts and Rich Tomato Sugo

  • Lightly Fried Calamari

    22

    Rocket, Aioli

  • Kingfish

    20

    Season Citrus, Volcanic Salt, Olive Oil

  • BBQ Fresh Octopus

    24

    Charred Red Leaves, Salsa Verde, Chilli, Sour Cream

  • Blue Cheese, Walnut Cauliflower Gratin *GF

    12

    (allow minimum 15 minutes)

  • Roasted Dutch Potatoes, Rosemary, Garlic, Fat *GF

    10

  • Roasted Sage Mushrooms, Goats Curd, Puffed Wild Rice *GF

    9

  • Fagiolini, Braised Green Beans, Tomato, Garlic, Olive Oil *DF *GF

    10

  • Rocket and Parmesan *GF

    8

  • Broccolini, Chilli, Garlic, Ricotta Salata *GF

    10

  • Fries *DF *GF *V

    7

  • Frisse, Burrata, Fennel, Apple *GFO

    18

    Herbs, Crispy Pig Bits, Carrot Dressing, Apple Gastrique.

  • Potato Gnocchi Al Pomodoro *DF

    16/25

  • Bolognese Ragu, Tagliatelle *DF *GFO

    16/25

  • Squid Ink Linguini *DF *GFO

    32

    Calamari, Pippies, White Wine, Cherry Tomatoes.

  • Chilli Spanner Crab Spaghetti *DF *GFO

    32

    Confit of Tomato, Olive Oil, Garlic, White Wine.

  • Northern Style Oxtail Ragu *DF

    30

    Potato Gnocchi, Pangrattato.

  • Classic Margherita *V

    19

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil

  • Vegan Garden *V

    19

    Tomato, Vegan Cheese, Zucchini, Eggplant, Olives, Basil

  • Chef's Special: Please Ask!

    24

    No Pineapple.

  • Chilli Garlic Prawns

    24

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Zucchini, Ricotta Salata

  • Old Fave

    24

    Margherita, Hand Cut Prosciutto, Rocket

  • Shhh

    24

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Proscuitto, Caramelized Pineapple, Rosemary, Smoked Scamorza

  • Putanesca

    22

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Eggplant, Capers, Anchovy, Olives, Hot Salami

  • The Big Boy Salami

    22

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Calabrese Salami, Felino Salami, Squid Ink Salami, Parmesan

  • Capricciosa

    22

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Ham, Mushrooms, Artichoke

  • Carbonara

    22

    Guianciale, Pecorino, Mozzarella, Caramelized Onion, Soft Delightful Egg

  • Potato *V

    22

    Rosemary, Garlic, Taleggio, Caramelized Onion

  • Cinque Formaggi

    24

    Chef Andrea's Daily Creation of 5 Cheeses

  • Carrettiera

    22

    Tuscan Kale, Mozzarella, Scamorza, Sausage, Chili

  • Forrest Mushroom *V

    24

    Mozzarella, White Truffle Oil, Pecorino

  • Smoked Salmon

    24

    Stracchino, Mozzarella, Smoked Salmon, Dill

  • Supa Hot

    24

    Stracchino, Mozzarella, Hot N'Duja, Chili, Basil

  • Proscuitto

    5

  • Felino Salami

    5

  • Mozzarella

    5

  • Burrata

    9

  • Hot Salami

    4

  • Truffle Oil

    3

  • Rocket Leaves

    2

  • Kalamata Olives

    2

  • Anchovies

    2

  • Free Range Egg

    3

  • Fresh Chilli

    1

  • Gluten Free

    5

    Celiac Beware

  • Fish of the Day *DF *GF

    34

  • Wood Fired Whole Baked Rainbow Trout *DF *GF

    28

    Paper Wrapped in Pancetta, Thyme, Lemon, Olive Oil. Allow minimum 20 minutes.

  • Sardinian Style Braised Goat Leg

    34

    Wild Olives, Lemon, Fennel, Chilli, Marjoram, Polenta Dumplings, Pangrattato

  • Bistecca Alla Fiorentina *DF *GF

    75

    Little Joe's T-Bone 4+, (recommended for 2 persons)

  • Doughnuts

    14

    Venetian Style with Nutella Espuma

  • Ricotta Filled Cannoli

    4 EA

    Modern Shell, Traditional Filling

  • Nonna's Tiramisu

    12

  • Affogato

    12

    Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Espresso Add 4 for Frangelico

  • Nutella Pizza

    16

    Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Banana, Chocolate

  • By The Scoop

    12.5

    Choose 3 flavours: Vanilla Bean | Dark Chocolate | Orange Crema | Tia Maria | Frangelico | Passionfruit | Blood Orange | Green Apple | Raspberry