Where are the best Italian restaurants in the Blue Mountains?
If you want to check out the memorable Blue Mountains attractions, chances are you’ll eventually end up hungry. There’s no doubt about it: the fresh mountain air, combined with energetic bushwalks will open up your appetite.
Luckily enough, Blue Mountains does include a variety of Italian restaurants where you can sit down for a refreshing meal after a tour of the numerous attractions. Here are some of our favourite Italian restaurants in the Blue Mountains.
Where to Eat
Found in Warrimoo, Monte Italia Pizzeria will offer scenic views over some of the most beautiful Blue Mountains attractions such as the Warrimoo Oval and the world-famous Warrimoo Recreation Reserve. With an extremely friendly team, Monte Italia Pizzeria is run by Danny Tumia, who both trained and worked for years in Italy.
Because he comes from a large and close-knit community, this restaurateur tends to treat his guests like members of his own family. Indeed, the friendly waiting staff will never hesitate to advise tourists on the best Blue Mountains attractions to visit. The restaurant is known for its fresh ingredients and traditional Italian pizzas like Siciliana, Marinara, Capricciossa and Napolitana.
If you’re not fond of pizza, you can check out the other Italian dishes such as the restaurant’s famous Prosciutto Polo, Monte Scallops, Fettuccine Boscaiola, Caprese salad and the likes.
If you want to visit a genuine Blue Mountains attraction with an Italian twist, you can visit St Mounts Trattoria in Blackheath. This restaurant is actually found in the St Mouts Boutique Hotel- another iconic Blue Mountain attraction that draws visitors from all over the world.
The restaurant is famous for its genuine Italian dishes and wine that will tantalize your taste buds, taking them on a delectable adventure. With experienced sommeliers to help you find the perfect wine for your food, the restaurant is especially reputed for its Traditional Homemade Lasagna, Fettucine St Mounts, Chorizo and Mushroom Risotto, as well as its Mussels Hot Pot, which is served with a mouth-wateringly delicious white wine parsley sauce.
As far as the wine is concerned, guests can choose between an assortment of gloriously aged beverages such as the 2007 Evil Cabernet Sauvignon, 2009 Darragh Cabernet Sauvignon or the 2010 Darragh Merlot, among others.
Established since 2010 in Katoomba, the Station Bar & Woodfired Pizza perfectly fuses contemporary and classic Italian dishes, providing an absolute treat for the taste buds. This restaurant is actually located not far from one of the better-known Blue Mountains attraction, the Three Sisters rock formation. In fact, several visitors tend to go to the Station Bar & Woodfired Pizza for refreshing drinks and food after a particularly energetic hike in the surrounding areas.
With an extensive menu and wine list, this restaurant specializes in classic Italian fares such as Roast Garlic & Cheese Pizza, Macadamia Pesto & Parmesan Pizza and Tomato Bruschetta Pizza with Goat’s cheese. From Station Bar & Woodfired Pizza, it is also possible to visit several of Blue Mountains attractions in the likes of Jamison Valley and the Narrow Neck Plateau.
Another popular attraction near this Italian restaurant is the Scenic World, where you can enjoy an overhead ride across the Blue Mountains region before heading over to Station Bar for a delectable Italian meal.