FEEL AT HOME
il sogno is a family owned and operated restaurant serving honest Italian and modern cuisine of the highest standard. Only the freshest and best produce is sourced to create our menu that is both affordable and of the highest quality.
Owners John and Anthony Giarratana share in one passion and that is family, friends and food, these are the important things in life. That is why owning a family restaurant is to them a dream, which is how the restaurant name was derived.
This hot little spot is sure to please, whether you're looking for a place to spend you're night out with the family or just a casual catch up with
a friend, il sogno is where you need to be.
FINEST QUALITY FOOD
BYO (WINE & BEER ONLY)
“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.”
“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.”
“Patience is the secret to good food.”
Bruschetta of the day
Marinated mixed olives, olive bread
POLPETTE CON SUGO
Pork and sage meatballs in tomato sauce
Calamari with house made mayonnaise and rocket
PASTA E RISO
RISOTTO CON PISELLI
e $24.00 / m $30.00
Risotto with baby peas, chervil, truffle oil and goats curd
CANNALONI DI MAIALE
e $24.00 / m $30.00
Filled with pork, Napoli sauce, herbs and spices
SPAGHETTI COZZE E VONGOLE
e $27.00 / m $34.00
Mussels, clams, garlic, black olives and fresh chilli
e $22.00 / m $30.00
e $22.00 / m $30.00
Beetroot gnocchi, gorgonzola sauce, rocket and walnuts
(All pasta’s are hand made on premises daily)
FILETTO DI MANZO
Aged eye fillet, Tuscan style beans, spinach, beef jus
Barramundi with lemon tarragon risotto and broccolini
L’AGNELLO AL FORNO
Oven baked lamb shoulder and potatoes (1 kg serves 2)
Pork rib eye, eggplant puree, cherry tomato, basil and bocconcini
Rocket, peach, red onion, salted ricotta
Green Beans, garlic, mint
Oven roasted chats with aromatic flavours
Scoop of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of hot espresso
Chocolate panna cotta, figs, strawberries, amaretto crumble
Ricotta filled with pistachio and honey semifreddo
Mascarpone and savoiardi trifle, coffee and liqueurs
PIATTO DI FORMAGGI ITALIANI
$17.00 / $27.00
Selection of Italian cheeses (cheese platter for one or two)
CAFFE E BEVANDE
We sell a large variety of all your favorite brands
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“Delicious fresh ingredients and the restaurant was packed on a Tuesday night! Definite favourite with the locals.”
“Delicious food beautifully presented and
attentive friendly service.”
“A neighborhood gem - never fails to satisfy.”
Head chef Anthony Giarratana has a decades' worth of experience and has trained with the best both Internationally and Nationally including under Guy Grossi, one of Australia's leading chef and food personalities. The menu at il sogno features a handful of delicately prepared dishes including traditional home-made pasta made fresh daily on the premises, as well as a mixture of beautifully cooked Italian inspired meat and seafood with Anthony's modern twist.
Located in Melbourne's East il sogno is a small 50 seater restaurant. The environment is lined with our own personal photos of Italy including shots from our families home town in Sorrento to give you an understanding of our roots and experiences.
il sogno offers a warm casual but elegant setting we make you feel at home, whether it be for lunch, dinner for two or more - you are all our guests. Come share the dream at il sogno.
FOR FUNCTIONS & PRIVATE PARTIES CALL NOW (03) 9830 1052
Yes we do functions, whether it be a family birthday or even a small wedding just ask us how we can help make that day special. To enable us to tailor functions to your needs, menus are available on application.
Sit-down functions for up to 50 guests. Cocktail functions for up to 70 guests.
Yes, gift vouchers are available. Vouchers can be used to pay all or part of a bill at il sogno and they’re valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.
For private functions and other inquiries, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
© il sogno 2014. All Rights Reserved.
512 Whitehorse Rd, Mont Albert
Victoria 3127, Australia
TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: 6:00PM — 10:00PM
THUSDAY - FRIDAY: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
SATURDAY - SUNDAY: 6:00PM — 10:00PM
We’re closed on MONDAYS.
Last food orders are taken 30 minutes before closing time.
RESERVATIONS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED