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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.

Please order at the bar with your table number.
No table service.

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  • Olives

    6

  • White Anchovy

    6

  • Oysters

    4

    Per Oyster

  • Focaccia

    10

    Cheesy Garlic Wood Fired Focaccia

  • Cheesy Garlic Wood Fired Focaccia

    10

  • SUPPLI - Roman Style Arancini

    8 ea

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

  • SUPPLI - Roman Style Arancini

    6 ea

    Saffron, Mint, Scamorza and Red Onion Ketchup

  • Salumi & Bits Board

    var

    S 38 / L 48

  • Selection of 5 Fresh Mozzarella Board

    32

  • Mature Cheese Board

    28

    Please choose three from selection

  • Baccala Croquettes

    14

    with creamed Fennel Dip, 5 pieces

  • Whipped House Made Goat Ricotta

    14

    Pear, Walnuts, BBQ Focaccia

  • Chicken Liver Parfait

    14

  • Waygu Bresaola

    20

    Pickled Cucumber, Goats Cheese, Pane Carasau

  • Beef Tartare

    18

    Truffle Yolk, Horseradish Cream, Pane Carasau

  • Beef Meatballs

    14

    Tomato Fresca, Ricotta Salata

  • Lightly Fried Calamari

    22

    Lemon, Aioli

  • Carolina Reaper Pepper Salami

    16

    Pickled Green Tomato

  • King Fish Carpaccio

    18

    Check Specials

  • Potato Gnocchi Al Pomodoro

    16/25

    *DF

  • Bolognese Ragu, Tagliatelle

    16/25

    *DF *GFO

  • Candele Pasta

    32

    Lamb Shoulder, Seeded Mustard, Fennel, Ricotta *GFO

  • Chilli Spanner Crab Spaghetti

    32

    Confit of Tomato, Olive Oil, Garlic *DF *GFO

  • Northern Style Oxtail Ragu

    32

    Saffron Casarecce, Verde, Pangrattato *DF

  • Wood Fired Whole Baked Rainbow Trout

    30

    Paper Wrapped with Pancetta, Thyme, Lemon, Olive Oil - Allow minimum 20 minutes *DF *GF

  • Sardinian Style Braised Goat Leg

    34

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

  • Bistecca Alla Fiorentina

    75

    Little Joe's T-Bone 4+ (recommended for 2 persons) You will need two sides with the Bistecca *DF *GF

  • Roasted Cauliflower

    9

    Pancetta, Sage, Pine Nuts, Currants *GFO

  • Roasted Mushrooms

    9

    Sage, Goats Curd, Puffed Wild Rice *GF

  • Fagiolini

    10

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

  • Roasted Dutch Cream Potatoes

    7

    Rosemary, Garlic, Chicken Fat *DF *GF

  • Rocket and Parmesan

    8

    *GF

  • Mixed Leaves

    10

    Buttermilk Tarragon Dressing, Pistachio, Pear *GF

  • Broccolini

    10

    Chilli, Garlic, Salted Ricotta *GF

  • Fries

    7

    *DF *GF *V

  • Pickled Cucumber, White Anchovies, Capers, Dill

    10

    *DF, GF

  • Frisse

    18

    Burrata, Fennel, Apple, Herbs, Crispy Bacon Belly, Carrot Dressing *GF *V

  • Classic Margherita

    19

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Olive Oil *V

  • Vegan Garden

    22

    Tomato, Vegan Cheese, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Zucchini, Olives, Basil, Radicchio *V

  • Original OG Prawns

    24

    Mozzarella, Tomato, Chilli, Garlic, Zucchini

  • Pumpkin

    24

    Pumpkin Cream, Goat Curd, Pancetta, Sage, Pine Nuts

  • Old Fave

    24

    Margherita, Hand Cut Prosciutto, Rocket

  • Shhh.....

    24

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

  • Fabbio's Delight

    25

    Mozzarella, Taleggio, Parmesan, Sausage, Parsley, Caramelised Onions, Pine Nuts

  • The Big Boy Salami

    22

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

  • Capricciosa

    22

    Tomato, Mozzarella, Ham, Mushrooms, Artichoke, Olives

  • Carbonara

    22

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

  • Potato

    22

    Rosemary, Garlic, Taleggio, Caramelized Onion *V

  • Roasted Capsicum

    25

    Mozzarella, Olives, Sausage, Smoked Scamorza.

  • Mare & Monti

    27

    Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Artichokes, Mushroom, Prawns

  • Forrest Mushroom

    24

    Truffled Mushies, Mozzarella, Pecorino *V

  • Mortadella

    22

    Straccciatella, Pistachio, Caramelized Onion, Parmesan

  • Felino

    24

    Mozzarella, Felino, Stracciatella, Rocket

  • V* = Vegan Cheese

  • 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

  • Ice Cream Sandwich

    12

    Choc Chip Cookie, Zabaglione Gelato

  • Ricotta Filled Cannoli

    4 EA

    Modern Shell, Traditional Filling

  • Fried Custard

    12

    with Nutella Gelato

  • Nonna's Tiramisu in a Glass

    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

    Please Choose 3 flavours: Vanilla Bean | Dark Chocolate | Mandarin | Tia Maria | Nutella | Apple Blackcurrant | Pink Lemonade | Zabaglione | Pina Colada | Tropicana