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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

  • Oysters

    4

    Per Oyster

  • Farinata

    6

    Wood Fired Chickpea Bite Sized Bread with Pesto

  • 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

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

  • Salumi & Bits Board

    var

    S 38 / L 48

  • Selection of 5 Fresh Mozzarella Board

    32

  • Mature Cheese Board

    TBC

    See specials board for selection

  • Charred Octopus

    20

    Salsa Verde, Ndjua, Fired Red Leaves and Sour Cream.

  • Chicken Liver Parfait

    14

  • Waygu Bresaola

    20

    Pickled Cucumber, Goats Cheese, Pane Carasau

  • Beef Tartare

    18

    Truffle Yolk, Horseradish Cream, Pane Carasau

  • Sicilian Style Chicken & Ricotta Meatballs

    14

    with Pine Nuts and Rich Tomato Sugo

  • Fresh Sardines Wood Fired

    15

    Pickled White Onion, Currants, Pine Nuts

  • Prawn & Broadbean Croquettes

    14

    (5 Pieces)

  • Lightly Fried Calamari

    22

    Lemon, Aioli

  • Kingfish

    20

    Pickled Rhubarb, Volcanic Salt, Olive Oil

  • 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

  • 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

  • Roasted Dutch Cream Potatoes

    7

    Rosemary, Garlic, Chicken Fat *DF *GF

  • Frisse

    18

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

  • Potato Gnocchi Al Pomodoro

    16/25

    *DF

  • Bolognese Ragu, Tagliatelle

    16/25

    *DF *GFO

  • Gnocchetti Sardi (Not Gnocchi)

    32

    King Prawn, Zucchini, Saffron Cream *GFO

  • Chilli Spanner Crab Spaghetti

    32

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

  • Northern Style Oxtail Ragu

    28

    Gnocchi, Sage Pangrattato *DF

  • 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

  • Prawns

    25

    Mozzarella, Pumpkin, Saffron Cream Bisque Base, Ricotta

  • Old Fave

    24

    Margherita, Hand Cut Prosciutto, Rocket

  • Shhh.....

    24

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

  • Sardine Fillets Putanesca

    25

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

  • 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

  • Cauliflower

    25

    Taleggio, Cauliflower, Currants, Sage, Pine Nuts

  • Gorgonzola

    22

    Mozzarella, Radicchio, Pancetta, Pear, Walnuts

  • Forrest Mushroom

    24

    Truffled Mushies, Mozzarella, Pecorino *V

  • Mortadella

    22

    Straccciatella, Pistachio, Caramelized Onion, Parmesan

  • Carlos Delight

    24

    Shaved Ham, Tomato, Fried Eggplant Chips, Ricotta

  • 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

  • Wood Fired Whole Baked Rainbow Trout

    28

    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

  • Doughnuts

    14

    Venetian Style with Nutella Espuma

  • Ricotta Filled Cannoli

    4 EA

    Modern Shell, Traditional Filling

  • 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 | Raspberry | Nutella | Ruby Chocolate Stracciatella | Salted Caramel | Honeycomb Fior di Latte | Pineapple and Lemon Verbena