From entertaining Japanese teppanyaki to 14-layer lasagna, our restaurants have something for everyone.
For dinner and a show, book a seat at Glenelg’s teppanyaki restaurant, Tomiko. Suitable for a group or couples, the talented chefs at Tomiko will show you how to score goals with the egg in fried rice and literally cook a flaming hot steak in front of you. For those wanting a quieter meal, you can opt for a small table and order the same delicious dishes without any troubles.
Afterwards, be sure to take a walk down the pier to see the calming views of Glenelg’s Marina.
Pizzateca is a fun and vibrant pizzeria with a fun and vibrant atmosphere, friendly staff, and a sophisticated wine list. Located in the beautiful McLaren Vale, it is a great place to enjoy an afternoon lunch during the summer. Pizzateca serve Sicilian pizza with one of the best pizza crusts going around.
With four locations across the city, Laksa House is home to some of the state’s best laksa. Special mention goes to the king prawn laksa and vegetable laksa, as well as the vegan laksa which we’ve been told by our vegan friends is incredible. Other popular dishes include the curry chicken rice, fried rice and Singapore noodle.
Currently, you’re also able to order for delivery right to your door for convenience.
Located on Gouger Street, a stone’s throw from the Adelaide Central Market, is Ying Chow Chinese Restaurant. The small venue is filled with big flavours, including their famous broad beans, bean curd and Chinese chutney (affectionately called BBC), the premium tea smoked duck, and the crispiest of shallot pancakes.
Serving dishes until late, Ying Chow is the perfect spot for a late-night meal after a show with friends.
Found in the western suburb of Pennington, this iconic Vietnamese restaurant has been run by husband and wife, Dinh and Suong Phan, since 1984. Their children Tien, Linda and Ben are a big part of the business, also opening the sister restaurant, Viet Next Door.
You may be overwhelmed when looking at the menu in among the bustling atmosphere, so let us help you. Their hot and sour soup is like a warm hug in a bowl; try your hand at rolling your own cold rolls with skewered pork balls or sugar cane minced king prawns; or indulge in a caramelised rice hot pot.
It’s one of the most awarded Vietnamese restaurants in the state so you won’t be disappointed.
The late Lucia Rosella opened Lucia’s Pizza and Spaghetti Bar in Adelaide’s Central Market in 1957, offering southern Italian cuisine to Adelaideans. Today, her legacy lives on through her daughters Nicci and Maria.
Head to their store to buy some of their house-made pasta sauces (made during the summer with local tomatoes, of course) or one of their famous paninis featuring freshly sliced cured meats and cheeses. You haven’t lived until you’ve tried the number one panini: prosciutto, tomato, buffalo mozzarella and basil. Or stop in on a Friday, which is the only day the 14-layer lasagna is available!
Established in 1981, Amalfi’s on Frome Street is known around town as the birthplace of Con Pollo. As their website points out, their menu has barely changed in 35 years, but that’s one of the reasons people love it – you know you’re going to be greeted by the same indulgent dishes including their spaghetti polpettes (meatballs) which have been lovingly made with the same recipe for over 40 years, as well as the previously mentioned con pollo that features a hint of dried apricot, and the spinaci pizza with marinated spinach, onion, olives, salami, and pancetta.
Be sure to book a seat, you don’t want to be disappointed.
Just 5 minutes out of the CBD, you’ll find another one of Adelaide’s hidden gems, Fumo. With mouth-watering wood oven pizzas and traditional house-made pastas, what’s not to love? Whether you’re in need of a beer, coffee, or glass (or bottle) of wine, Fumo has you covered. Not that hungry? Not to worry, Fumo has lovely little antipasto to nibble on whilst you enjoy a glass or red or white.
Founded by former MasterChef finalist Andre Ursini, Orso is nothing short of impressive. With an ever-changing menu, you can guarantee your tastebuds will try something new each time you visit. From the mouth-watering crab roll with SA blue swimmer crab to the tender Wagyu sirloin with bone marrow jus, there’s nothing you won’t enjoy here. Keep in mind, the bigger plates are designed to share!
And if you arrive early, head next door to the adjoining deli, Willmott’s Gastronomia for a pre-dinner drink.