Pizza Family Restaurant

Il Gambero


MON - SUN 11.30AM – 3:00PM and 5:00PM – Late

  • Il Gambero is re-opening its doors for dine-in customers. Of course, we will be adhering to regulations set out by the State government to ensure safe service. Bookings are essential. Our entire team looks forward to seeing you all...


Join us for a delightful dining experience every day! Open at 11:30 am until 3 pm, and from 5 pm until 9:30 pm. Craving a night out on the weekend? We’re open later to savour those special moments a bit longer!

Status Day
CLOSED Good Friday
OPEN Easter Saturday (evening only)
CLOSED Easter Sunday
OPEN Easter Monday (evening only)
IL Gambero

Book A Table

Fill out the form to request for a table reservation.

Call: (03) 9663 2246 – To make a reservation.
If booking on the same day please call the restaurant

Our Function Room

Welcome to the il gambero function room!

The Il Gambero function room is one of Lygon Street’s most desirable entertainment spaces

Latest Specials

We Are Open For Takeaway

Call Us To Order: (03) 9663 2246
Opening Hours Monday to Sunday : 11.30am – 2:30pm & 5:30pm – 8.30pm
166 Lygon Street, Carlton VIC, 3053

About Us

Gambero pizza family restaurant

For 50 years, Il Gambero has been serving the most delicious Italian cuisine on Lygon Street, paired with the service that only a family-run business can provide. Since the start, our restaurant has been sustained by our belief that you, your family and your friends should never have to pay too much for a top quality dining experience.

Situated opposite the famous Argyle Square, right in the heart of Carlton’s Little Italy, our restaurant has become an icon of one of Melbourne’s most famous eating destinations.

Il Gambero sources the best Italian and local produce to create our signature dishes. For three generations, we have loved sharing our home-style cooking in a family atmosphere, and catering for groups of any size. Our upstairs function room caters for anywhere between 20 to 150 guests, and is a perfect venue for a birthday, wedding reception or engagement party.

We look forward to welcoming both loyal regulars and new customers. Be sure that whoever you may be, we will be delivering fantastic food, great prices, and a terrific experience at Il Gambero.

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