Criniti's Southbank

Italian Restaurant in Southbank

Criniti’s is the best Italian restaurant in Southbank, serving authentic Italian flavours in Melbourne. Conveniently located at 645 Freshwater Place, Southbank, Victoria 3006, our restaurant offers an ideal venue to celebrate with family and friends. Our menu features more than 300 items, including the best-woodfired pizzas, ribs, pasta, seafood, grilled fish, bruschetta, risotto, and more, combining Southern Italian and contemporary Australian cuisine.

At Criniti’s, we take pride in serving the freshest ingredients, cooked to perfection, and served with a smile. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite or a leisurely meal, our menu caters to all tastes and dietary requirements. From classic pizzas to hearty pasta dishes, you’ll find something you love at Criniti’s.

Don’t miss the opportunity to experience the best Italian restaurant in Southbank. Visit us at Criniti’s Southbank and indulge in the flavours of Italy. Make a reservation now at and check out our menu to explore our delicious offerings. You can also find us on Google Maps for directions to our location.

As the best Italian restaurant in Southbank, we also offer an ideal event location for your function. Our famous 1-meter, 2 meters, and 3 meters woodfired pizzas are prepared using our secret recipe dough and only the freshest ingredients. Our menu also features authentic Italian antipasti, ribs, steaks, burgers, gourmet salads, great cocktails, and an impressive selection of wines. And, of course, no meal at Criniti’s would be complete without one of our authentic Italian classic desserts.

The ambiance of our restaurant is perfect for any occasion, group bookings, or corporate events. Celebrating a birthday in Southbank or Celebrating an event in Southbank, don’t worry. Criniti’s got you covered. Head to our website,, or BOOK NOW to secure your party. At Criniti’s, our set menus cover a range of food, dietary requirements, and unlimited refills* while you celebrate your event at Criniti’s Southbank.

Southbank is a bustling suburb that is perfect for those who like to be in the heart of the action. With plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment options available by the Yarra, we are located right next to the Crown Casino and open till late only to serve the feast of your dreams.


So come and join us at Criniti’s Southbank, where you’ll find the perfect spot to dine, relax, and enjoy the best Italian restaurant in Australia.

Opening hours
Sunday to Thursday: 08:30 am to 10:30 pm
Friday and Saturday: 8:30 am to 12:00 am

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