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Piccola Baia-Italian Al Fresco Dining at Little Bay

Written by Aksel Ritenis

“Piccola Baia”

ABOUT PICCOLA BAIA RISTORANTE

Piccola Baia is a traditional Italian Restaurant and wood fired pizzeria with a modern twist. They  are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Piccola Baia  offers a changing selection of authentic Italian dishes with a Southern flavour,..for a relaxing and intimate experience.

Just recently this restaurant has been awarded a Trip Advisor Travellers Choice Award

Piccola Baia is a modern restaurant/ cafe with a classic Italian influence. Fresh home made pasta ( pappardelle, ghocchi, fettuccine and lasagna) served with different home made sauces. Also wood fired pizza stretched one by one by hand follow the old Neapolitan tradition.

Piccola Baia (Italian for Little Bay) is a trattoria style Italian restaurant, conveniently located in a retail strip in the modern apartment blocks opposite Prince Henry.

Ideal for Summer Al Fresco dining or meeting with friends over a Coffee,..sitting  the outside seating area, you can feast on fresh and fabulous food, or eat inside and enjoy the light and bright, recently renovated interior while watching the world go by through the expansive windows.

Giuliano  is the restaurant manager, a Sicilian whose love for good food and the old traditional way of looking after guests made him a long term manager for a number of well known Italian restaurants in Sydney like “Il Caminetto”. His charming smile and his attention to detail make every stay at Piccola Baia a small treat.

The menu at Piccola Baia and its constantly changing specials reflect not only his deep knowledge of Sicilian cuisine but most of all his passion for the great Italian Food of the South!

Giuliano and Stefano have a shared philosophy to provide their customers with top quality food, excellent service and fair prices…a healthy choice and what they describe as ‘traditional and authentic Italian mothers’ food’.

At Piccola Baia they  have created a menu at the core of which,.. you have the best of the Italian traditional dishes.

All the dishes in our menu are designed to create an experience to remember.  They  only use Italian and Australian prime quality products – the Menu changes from lunch, dinner and breakfast, so please check the specific Menu selections!

 

Top Selections from the Menu:

For Breakfast try the Green Omelette deriving its colour and flavour from Spinach!

 

Breakfast and Pannini,..and a Range of Italian Dolci 

-ANTIPASTO PICCOLA BAIA (FOR 2 PEOPLE) -Prosciutto, salame, double smoked ham, mortadella, pecorino, ricotta, olives and grilled vegetables, served with home made grissini-  $30

-CAPRESE SALAD- Buffalo mozzarella, Basil and Ripe Tomato.  $22

-GAMBERI AL AGLIO -Prawns cooked with olive oil, white wine, garlic and chilli $20

-Pappardelle al Ragu di Manzo –Home Made Pappardelle Pasta with Beef Ragu Tuscany Style  $28

-Pizza Gamberetti -Tomato base, Mozzarella cheese, Prawns, Cherry Tomato and Chili    $25

 

*This restaurant maintains a good selection of wines both Local and Italian to accompany the food. 

Contact Details

Address: 1-9 Pine Ave Shop 4,

Little Bay, 

New South Wales 2036

WebsiteMenu

Reservations: thefork.com.au

About the author

Aksel Ritenis

Publisher and Custodian of the Sydney Times