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  • 305 St Georges Rd,
    Fitzroy North, VIC
  • (03) 9482 2828,
  • Dinner Tue-Sun 5.30pm-10.30pm


Rita Macali and Giovanni Patane are the beating heart of Supermaxi, the epitome of local Italian done right. Patane, an ever-smiling ball of energy, works the terrazzo-floored dining room giving equal attention to large family groups and the solo diners at the bar, while Macali sends out finessed home-style Italian food that's as comforting as it is delicious. Pizza is Supermaxi's calling card for good reason. Thin crusts with crunch and chew topped sparingly with first-rate ingredients - perhaps pork sausage with provolone and chilli or tuna, mozzarella, capers and lemon - are among the best in town. But there's good beyond the pizze, like fried olives stuffed with fontina, simply beautiful house-made spaghetti with tomato sugo, classic veal cotoletta with coleslaw or a superb lemon verbena panna cotta. A short, well-priced wine list and fine bread from a secret source are further incentive to put Supermaxi on your dance card.

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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $11-$22

    M $16-$34

    D $9-$14

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Wheelchair Access
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Rita Macali


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