Otto Ristorante
  • Level 4,
    480 Queen St,
    Brisbane, QLD
  • (07) 3835 2888,
  • Lunch Mon-Fri noon-3pm

    Dinner Mon-Sat 6pm-10pm

Otto Ristorante

It was meant to be a more discreet take on the Sydney original, but Otto Brisbane's fourth-floor mezzanine digs are nevertheless a jaw-dropper, the twin peaks of the landmark Story Bridge your backdrop for the evening. The views inside are almost as good: acres of wood, a huge open kitchen and magenta ceiling fans twirling in an endless pirouette. Thankfully, it doesn't take away from the food, Otto's bold Italianish style for a slightly warmer climate. Wood-fired South Australian calamari will restore faith in the dish, while rich pork cheek would overwhelm if it wasn't cut through by charred pickled onion and tart apricots. Still, a blue swimmer crab ravioli entrée is the true standout, its black-garlic crema hard to forget. A dessert of rosemary cream with honey gelato is classic Otto: colourful, playful and sexy. Match all this with some rarities by the glass or settle in with a bottle from the extensive Italian-Australian list.

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At a glance

  • Food:
  • One Star
  • Wine:
  • Two glasses
  • Price:
  • E $16-$29

    M $30-$48

    D $15

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Outdoor dining
    Private room
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Diners Club
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Will Cowper


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