Zero95: Melbourne’s Best-Kept Secret for Authentic Italian Cuisine

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Nestled in the heart of Melbourne’s bustling suburbs, Zero95 has quietly been setting the gold standard for Italian cuisine, becoming a cherished secret among the locals of Doncaster and Dromana. This remarkable restaurant and pizza bar is more than just a dining destination; it’s a culinary voyage to Southern Italy, offering an authentic slice of Italian culture with its delicious food, warm hospitality, and traditional charm.

For over a decade, Zero95 has captivated the palates of its visitors with an array of dishes that epitomise the essence of Italian cooking. At the core of their menu is an unparalleled selection of wood-fired pizzas. Crafted in custom-made pizza ovens imported directly from Napoli, these Neapolitan pizzas are made with the freshest ingredients and baked to perfection for exactly 90 seconds. This meticulous attention to tradition and detail results in pizzas that are not only authentic but are widely regarded as some of the best in Melbourne.

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The culinary delights at Zero95 extend beyond their renowned pizzas, offering a diverse menu that caters to all tastes. From the classic tomato-based Pizze Classiche featuring the exquisite San Daniele and Frutti di Mare, to the innovative Pizza Bianche with favourites like the Amalfi and Etna, there’s a slice of Italy for everyone. Beyond these, the restaurant also serves a delectable range of Stuzzichini (small bites), Antipasti (entrées), and Pasta Fresca, with each dish showcasing the richness of Italian cuisine.

For those with a sweet tooth, Zero95’s Dolci menu is a dream come true. From the warmth of the Date & Amaretti Pudding to the classic Tiramisu, each dessert offers the perfect sweet culmination to the Italian feast.

Complementing the food is an astutely selected range of Italian and Australian wines, along with a variety of cocktails, beers, and hot drinks, ensuring that there’s a perfect beverage to match every dish and palate.

But Zero95 is more than just its menu. It’s a tribute to Sicilian heritage, named after the 095 area code of a small, historically rich town in Catania. Founded by four Italian lads passionate about their food and heritage, Zero95 is a heartfelt homage to their familial roots, bringing the authentic and vibrant flavours of Sicily to the Melbourne suburbs.

In a city renowned for its culinary diversity, Zero95 stands out as a beacon of Italian authenticity and quality. It’s not just the exceptional food that makes Zero95 a must-visit destination, but the whole dining experience that transports you to the heart of Sicily. Whether you’re a local or a traveller in search of genuine Italian cuisine, Zero95 beckons with open arms, ready to share its secrets and delights. After all, some secrets are too good not to be shared, and Zero95’s charm is certainly one of them.

Doncaster – 904 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster East, VIC, 3109
Dromana – 199-201 Point Nepean Rd, Dromana, VIC, 3936
Opening hours:
Mon-Thurs, 12-4pm, 5-9.30pm
Fri-Sun, 12-4pm, 5-10pm