Leichhardt is an Inner West Suburb that has long since been recognised as ‘Little Italy’. About 3 miles to the west of the CBD, the area around Norton Street and Marion Street is filled with lots of fabulous cafes, bakeries and trattorias, which stand up to anything offered in the Repubblica Italiana. You’ll also find most of the best Leichhardt restaurants located in this area too, serving delicious menus of wood-fired pizzas, pasta and antipasti. Next time you feel like Italian, here are some places to go.
In the heart of Little Italy on Norton street, you’ll find this cosy Italian pizzeria dishing up wood-oven pizza, fresh pasta, and mouthwatering risotto. Apertivo stands out with its high-quality ingredients, authentic feel, and welcoming vibe. Plus, the smell of sizzling cheese will make your mouth water as soon as you walk in!
163 Norton St, Leichhardt
Capriccio Osteria boasts authentic homemade Italian food with specialities from the Amalfi coast. It’s easy to see the care that goes into every dish, and you’ll taste the passion with every bite. Plus, along with the award-winning taste, the attentive service as you dine with friends and family in their alfresco setting will make this Leichhardt eatery your new favourite Italian!
159 Norton St, Leichhardt
Bar Italia is one of Leichhardt’s oldest Italian restaurants, with over 70 years of experience in the game! The rustic eatery offers no-fuss high-quality meals with friendly and responsive service. Plus, what makes Bar Italia a winner is their vast selection of homemade Gelato, which is far too good to resist!
169-171 Norton St, Leichhardt