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29a Vernon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3015, Australia
+61 3 9399 2121
17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We Loved this place. A little diamond just sitting there in kingsville, being amazing. We visited on a busy Friday night with our three young kids and a Japanese student who is staying with us. It was a hit all round. Delicious pizzas for the bambinos and plain pasta for the little one. We had a margarita pizza and a... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Delicious pizza and luscious dessert pizza. The kids were so exited to make their own dessert pizza base shape. The fig dessert pizza melted in our mouths!

Thank AussieMia
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This place is great if you're after authentic style pizzas and pasta. They have a huge selection of pizzas so there is something to suit everyone. The staff are so friendly and attentive - some of the friendliest wait staff I've dealt with. An added bonus is that they have crayons and paper table clothes, which is great to keep... More 

Thank Lisa-Katee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing pizzas with smallish variety to choose from. Highly recommend Moroccan lamb and BBQ chicken. Would have given higher rating however a bit on the pricy side.

Thank seandonaldson
2 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Heard and read excellent reviews. I am happy to wait for quality food. When you complete a phone order, advised 15 minutes. Arrive at the 15 minute mark, i pay when i arrive. Wait for another 30 minutes because i can see they are busy. I then question my order for them to say we havn't made your order. We... More 

Thank Kimberley_ms
Cairns, Australia
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

A friend who lives locally took me here on a Friday night and I have to say at first it didn't look like much. Once the food arrived however, I understood why we were there- it was delicious! Both pasta dishes were a decent size, full of flavour and under $20. We took home a desert pizza and it was... More 

Thank LauraHarris183
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

The pizza was nothing to rave about. Not sure what's going on with user reviews but ver average. For the price you pay save the cash and got to Gradi at the crown you will like it better

Thank Harry C
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

There must be something in the dough they're using because these are without question the best pizzas we've ever had. Have tried most of the pizzas on the menu (superbo is a favourite) along with the pastas and they are all bursting with favour. Have also tried the prawn salad which was delicious. Can't fault it, definitly try it as... More 

Thank MpBlaq
Melbourne, Australia
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Was housesitting in the area & was recommended to go to Motorino. My friend & I picked up our pizzas - we had a Superbo, Moroccan spiced lamb and decided to try out their dessert pizzas - apple, cinnamon & custard with double cream - very full but was delicious. Not sure what nights you can eat in but would... More 

Thank Simone H
Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

My family and I went to Motoring at short notice on a Monday night. The food was outstanding and had a good wine list with great starters and mains for both adults and kids. Great service, Great price and great atmosphere. A hidden gem in the burbs that is ideal for families or couples !

Thank Stan C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$24
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29a Vernon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3015, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9399 2121
Spoil the family with a delectable dining experience at Motorino pizzeria, an Italian inspired restaurant on Vernon Street in South Kingsville. A classic interior is fit out in a design reminiscent of traditional trattorias with black and white checkerboard flooring and dark, polished timber furnishings with portrait photography lining the walls and long blackboards displaying the day’s special dishes.

Embraced by a warm and welcoming atmosphere, take a minute to peruse through a sumptuous selection of cuisine, from share plates such as veal and pork polpette to handmade pizzas and mouth-watering pastas. Devour the likes of Tasmanian oak smoked salmon with red onion, tomatoes, garlic, baby capers and extra virgin olive oil, rocket, Parmesan and lemon before an indulgent dessert.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?