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At Rick’s Place, we’re more than just an Italian restaurant in Kensington; we’re an experience in the heart of Melbourne’s Central Business District. Our culinary skills blend traditional Italian delicacies with innovative Australian flavours, offering a varied menu that appeals to coeliac’s, halal-certified meat lovers, vegetarians, and vegans alike. Our dishes are meticulously crafted using only the freshest local ingredients, ensuring that each bite is a burst of unparalleled flavour.


At the core of what we do lies a genuine passion for the culinary arts, transcending the simple act of cooking. Every dish we present to you is a testament to our love for food and the rich Italian heritage we’re proud to bring to Melbourne. Each ingredient is handpicked with care, ensuring they capture the essence of our vision. From the warmth of our stoves to the welcoming smiles of our staff, Made with Love isn’t just a phrase, it’s our promise.


Whether it’s a cherished family dinner, a reunion of old friends, or the spark of a new romance, our food has a magical way of bringing people closer. At Rick’s Place, we’re not just in the business of food, but in the timeless art of connection. Join us, and let’s create memories one plate at a time.

I literally love this place, authentic Italian food at a reasonable price. Rick is such a nice guy and did great drinks and made our night an awesome experience!

Google reviewer, Caio Cesar Ucci.

Caio Cesar Ucci

Our mains, Lamb shank and Surf n Turf, not only looked beautiful but were delicious. The wine selection is also great, matching the different dishes on the menu.

Google reviewer, Whitzwolf.


Love going to Rick’s Restaurant, very welcoming and warm. The food is delicious, with refreshing drinks. Very nice design and spacious. It’s a local, easy to get to Italian restaurant in Kensington.

Google reviewer, Caitlin Symons.

Caitlin Symons