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“Leaves your taste buds wanting”

Paesano Italian Restaurant
Price range: US$16 - US$71
Cuisines: Italian, Australian
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Paesano Restaurant was first established in 2002 by restaurant owners, Frank Capuzzi and Angelo Lomonaco. The Paesano Restaurant success is built on the foundations of friendly service, quality home style authentic Italian cuisine and great value for money. Our gnocchi, fettuccine, lasagne and tiramisu are made daily on site by Franks mother Clara, whom at age 5, began learning recipes originating from the 19th Century that had been handed down over the generations. The menu is classic Italian however, we also offer modern & contemporary alternatives like our Stone Grill, which is a unique dining experience featuring volcanic graphite heated to a sizzling 400° Celsius so you can grill your meat the way you like it. We pride our menu on local fresh fresh produce, whether it is freshly made pasta, ocean fresh oysters, or fish fresh from the market daily. Paesano is fully licensed with wines sourced from Italy to local Australian regions. Our bar staff are also happy to shake things up, with our own signature cocktails…. Paesano is the ideal spot for a quick bite between shopping adventures or before a movie. We cater for all special occasions whether it is a date for two or a function for 200. Paesano Restaurant Knox will always cater to your specific requirements. We have an easily accessible venue, located in the Westfield Shopping Centre at Shop 2218 Town Walk Knox Ozone, Burwood Highway, Wantirna South with ample parking.
Reviewed 4 July 2013

We have been to this place about 3 times over the last couple of years, and have been disappointed and sworn never to return each time. The ONLY reason it gets decent numbers through the doors is because it is convenient to the cinemas. It is no better (perhaps worse) than similar places like La Porchetta. We ordered gnocchi, spaghetti bolognese and a garlic cheese pizza. The gnocchi was so overcooked and stale that it would have bounced if I dropped it on the floor. It was also tasteless, and instead of leaving a bowl of parmesan cheese on the table (which is essential with such bland food), the waitress came over and grated a few strands on our pastas (which we hate - give us our own bowl of cheese!) The spag bol was too tasteless to talk about. Guess what word best describes the pizza? Yep you guessed ocrrectly - TASTELESS! Cooks please put some salt in the food !! The only reason we didn't return the meals was because we didn't have time to wait for them to be redone. We can confidently say that we will NEVER return to this place, and don't recommend that anyone go. The only saving grace was that when we complained about the food on leaving, they were nice enough to reduce the bill by 20%, which we appreciated. Save your money and let your tastebuds party elsewhere people.

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Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

I ordered the Peasano Pescatore. Nice selection of seafood but unfortunately it was quite cold when I received it!! A shame because it could have been a much better experience. The table service was very good however. For $30 for a main there are better options close by!

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Reviewed 8 May 2013

This restaurant is nestled amongst many others at the Knox Shopping Centre and it's directly opposite the Village Cinema complex.
It's perfect for a quick meal or simply a coffee before the Movies.

The service is good, quick and attentive.

I cannot recommend their Gourmet Pizza too highly.. particularly their Seafood Specialty.
Nice thin base with substantial toppings. Bella.

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Thank Sammbo1943
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Reviewed 18 March 2013 via mobile

great food every time their pizzas are my favourite. have dined here at least 30 times over the last few years never a problem with snything.

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Thank Elizabeth G
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Reviewed 18 September 2012 via mobile

We have been here a few times. The food is nice, but i wouldn't rave about it. We did complain about the tiny portion of lasagna we received on another visit.

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Thank lizzy1969_10
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