Pino's Ristorante Pizzeria



Newlyweds, Pino and Tina emigrated from a small town in Sardinia to Australia 1969. Pino spent his early days washing dishes for Enzo at Crows Nest's local pizzeria, Mamma Marias’. Soon Pino’s hard work and dedication were rewarded with a promotion to cook where he worked happily for 3 years honing his skills. In 1973 Enzo retired, making way for Pino's very own Pizzeria. It's popularity has grown over the years and the generations, but this buzzing eatery has always remained true Pino’s philosophy as it was way back in 1973… a popular local Italian pizzeria with good food, value for money and good times for the whole family.

One word of warning – make sure you book! Pino's Ristorante Pizzeria is no secret to the locals. The food is fresh, flavoursome and true to it's origins. It's the type of place that one tends to go back to in order to try something different from the menu, but then and can't help but order the dish that they ordered the previous time, and perhaps the time before that. It is just that good.

Cuisine: 
Italian
Address: 
49 Willoughby Road, Crows Nest, Sydney, Australia 2065
Telephone: 
(02) 9439 2081 or (02) 9439 2866
Website: 
www.pinos.com.au
Prices: 
Pizzas: from $14.50; Mains: from $20.90: Bottled wines from $17.00
Opening hours: 
Lunch and dinner 7 days
Licensed: 
Fully licensed
BYO: 
Yes, BYO beer & wine welcome
Corkage: 
$2.50 corkage per person
Available for functions: 
Pinos has a function room which may be reserved exclusively for private functions however a room hire charge and special conditions will apply. Sections of the outdoor area, and indoor dining room can also be reserved. A range of set menus are are available or Pino's can cater to special menu requests.
Private dining room: 
Yes
Al fresco dining area: 
Yes
Transport: 
Bus to Willoughby Rd or Pacific Hwy Crows Nest
Parking: 
Free parking vouchers available when you park at the Hume St carpark after 6pm. Ask the cashier at the front desk for your voucher (Note: subject to availability at the time). Street parking available but limited especially on weekends.
Credit cards accepted: 
Yes
Surcharges: 
All Prices inc GST 10% surcharge on Sundays and Public Holidays
Children's menu: 
Yes
Vegetarian options: 
Yes

menu

Starters...

Garlic bread with fresh garlic and herbs 4.20
Herb or garlic pizza crust 5.90 with: Cheese 6.50
Alla Roma Pizza - Thin pizza base, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, anchovies and olive oil Sml 12.50/Lrg 19.00

Entreés...

Garlic Prawns - Prawn cutlets cooked in garlic, chilli and olive oil, finished in tomato sauce 18.90
Fried Calamari - Crumbed sliced calamari tubes fried and served with tartare sauce 15.90
Funghi Ripieni - Mushrooms stuffed with prosciutto, onion, diced tomato, garlic, white wine & Parmesan 16.50
Bruschetta - Rich ripe tomatoes and onion, infused with a fresh basil & olive oil dressing, served on toasted crusty bread 8.90
Antipasto (serves two) - A selection of Mediterranean cured meats including prosciutto, mortadella, salami, roasted vegetables and bocconcini cheese 18.90
BBQ Octopus - Grilled on a hot plate with garlic, white wine, chilli, shallots and oregano 16.90

Pasta...

Choose one of our homemade pastas: Rigatoni, Fettuccine or Spaghetti
to accompany one of the sauces below.
Aglio E Olio - Fresh garlic, olive oil and chilli 12.90/18.90
Bolognese - Traditional lean mince cooked in rich tomato and herbs12.90/18.90
Al Pesto - Cream, pine nuts, fresh basil, garlic & olive oil 12.90/18.90
Carbonara - Pan-fried bacon and cream finished with egg & parmesan cheese 12.90/18.90
Amatriciana - Ripened tomato, bacon, onion and chilli 12.90/18.90
Marinara - Prawns, calamari, baby clams, fresh mussels with tomato, garlic & chilli 14.90/20.90
Salmone & Avocado - Smoked salmon, freshly diced avocado, white wine & cream 14.50/20.50
Tortellini Boscaiola - Homemade tortellini with bacon, mushroom, parmesan & cream 18.90
Gnocchi Gorgonzola - Homemade potato dumplings with blue vein cheese, tomato and cream 18.90
Ricotta Ravioli Napoletana - Homemade ricotta & spinach filled ravioli with ripened tomato, onions & caper sauce 18.90
Funghi Ravioli in Mushroom & Tomato - Homemade ravioli filled with ricotta & wild mushrooms in a cream, mushrooms, chilli & fresh garlic sauce finished with parmesan 20.50
Linguini Alla Mare - Homemade linguini, with king prawns, baby clams, sea scallops, calamari, fresh mussels, chilli & brandy finished in garlic & cream 25.90
Fettucine Capriciosa
King prawns, calamari, baby clams and mushrooms in a creamy tomato sauce
finished with chilli & garlic 25.90
Meat Lasagna - Homemade lasagna, topped with béchamel sauce, bolognese sauce & mozzarella 17.90
Meat Cannelloni - Homemade topped with béchamel and napoletana sauce, grilled mozzarella & parmesan 17.90
Ricotta Cannelloni - Homemade filled with fresh ricotta, parsley, spinach, topped with béchamel and napoletana sauce 17.90

Pizza...

All our traditional italian pizzas come with a tomato & mozzarella cheese base. Pino’s Speciale - Sliced cabanossi sausage, onion, mushroom, artichoke, capsicum, olives and anchovies 16.00/23.00
Vegetariana - Artichoke, mushroom, onion, olives and capsicum 15.00/22.00
Margherita - Tomato, double cheese and oregano 13.00/20.00
Aussie - Tomato, cheese, bacon, oregano & egg 14.00/21.00
Napoletana - Double cheese, tomato, anchovies and sliced black olives 13.50/20.50
Mexicana - Hot pepperoni, capsicum, anchovies, olives, chilli 14.50/21.50
Meat Lovers - Ham, salami, bacon, cabanossi, hot pepperoni 15.00/22.00
Pepperoni - Sliced hot pepperoni 13.00/20.00
Chicken - Chicken, avocado, sun-dried tomato 15.00/22.00
Ham & Mushroom 14.00 21.00
Hawaiian - Ham and pineapple 13.50 20.50
Marinara - Prawns, seafood, anchovies, olives, fresh garlic, oregano 15.00 22.00
Quattro Stagioni- four corners - Quarter of ham, salami, mushroom, cabanossi 14.50 21.50
Half & Half 17.00 24.00

Michael’s black list pizza...

All pizzas come with tomato & cheese base
Atlantene - Ham, pineapple, anchovies and prawns drowned in garlic and chilli cooked well done 19.00/26.50
Spinache - Spinach & ricotta calzone 24.00
Vego Mediterriana - Char grilled Mediterranean vegetables & feta 18.00/25.00
Chef’s Speciale - Thin base lathered with tomato, prosciutto, parmesan & fresh rocket 17.00/24.50
Donna - Prawns, garlic and a touch of chilli 15.00/22.00
Graeme TDK - Cabanossi, capsicum, mushroom, onion 15.00/22.00
Louis 13 - Thin Base, little cheese, salami, fresh tomato, capers olives & whole mushrooms, anchovies 15.50/22.50
Scaloppine Speciale - Seared slices of veal, char grilled eggplant, anchovies, olives and capers 20.50/27.50
Mercedes - Ham, capsicum, artichoke, onion, extra mushroom, anchovies & half with pepperoni 16.50/23.50
Rugola e Pomodoro - Fresh slices of tomato, double cheese and fresh rocket 21.50/30.00
Nostradamous - Toxic waste pizza with king prawns marinated in garlic and chilli 26.00/34.50
Smoked Salmone - Succulent smoked salmon pieces, Dijon mustard, fresh garlic and cheese then topped with fresh baby spinach 19.50/27.00
Quattro Formaggi - Eggplant, blue vein cheese, mushroom and salami.
two quarters of blue vein cheese, one of mushroom and one of salami, separated by the eggplant 19.00/26.50
Roberto - Pepperoni, capsicum, olives and anchovie pizza, with extra topping 15.00/22.00
Robin - Cabanossi, pepperoni, onion, mushroom & extra topping 15.00/22.00
Speciale Speciale - Cabanossi, salami, pepperoni, ham, mushroom with a little garlic and chilli, well cooked and extra tomato on top when half cooked 19.00/26.50
Toxic Waste - Pino’s special drowned in garlic and chilli cooked well done 19.00/26.50
Calzone - 17.50/24.50 - Small 0.50 each Large 0.80 each per topping, maximum 4 fillings

Main meals...

Pollo Ai Fungi - Tender breast of chicken with mushroom, fresh garlic, white wine & cream 23.90
Pollo Genovese - Tender breast of chicken with king prawn, pesto, sun dried tomato, white wine, finished with tomato & cream 25.90
Scaloppine Ai Fungi - Veal, mushroom, garlic, shallots, cracked pepper, white wine & cream 23.90
Scaloppine Parmigiana - Veal topped with sliced eggplant, mozzarella & tomato 23.90
Scaloppine Marinara - Veal, king prawns, chilli, fresh garlic, oregano & tomato 25.90
Pepper Steak - Eye fillets char grilled in a worcestershire, peppercorn & cream sauce 29.90
Filetto Ai Funghi - Eye fillets with sautéed and seasoned wild mushrooms, brandy, mustard & cream 28.90
Zuppa Di Cozze - Fresh mussels cooked in garlic, chilli and tomato 20.90
Chicken Caesar - Cos lettuce, dressed in our own Caesar dressing with crispy bacon strips, roasted croutons & anchovies, topped with shaved parmesan and grilled chicken strips 19.90
Risotto Marinara - King prawns, calamari, fresh mussels, baby clams, garlic & chilli in a rich tomato sauce 24.90
Risotto Bosco - Wild mushrooms, shallots, fresh tomato, garlic, white wine, sundried tomatoes and cream, topped with rocket and shaved parmesan 25.90

Side dishes...

Seasonal mixed vegetables 8.50
Potato fries 7.50
Roast potatoes 7.50
Potato & garlic mash 7.50
Sautéed mushrooms with olive oil, parsley and fresh garlic 7.50

Salads...

Italian - Crisp mixed salad topped with fresh cucumber, capsicum, onion, tomato, olives, herbs and house vinaigrette 9.90
Greek - Crisp mixed salad topped with fresh tomato, capsicum, onion, kalamata olives, feta, herbs and house vinaigrette 10.90
Insalata Di Rugola - Wild rocket salad dressed in balsamic dressing, shaved parmesan & pine nuts 10.50

mini pino’s menu

Available for children under 12 years of age only
Kids fries 5.50
Kids wedges 5.50
Kids fried calamari 13.90
Kids lasagna 10.50
Kids spaghetti bolognese 10.50
Kids steak or chicken served with chips or vegetables of the day 16.90

Kids pizza...

Tomato and cheese 12.00
Ham 12.50
Ham and pineapple 13.00

Kids drinks...

Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Pink Lemonade, Lift, Orange Juice, Apple Juice 2.50
Kids Spiders - Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Raspberry 5.90
Kids Baby Chino 2.00
Kids Ice Cream (1 scoop) 3.00
Vanilla, Strawberry or Chocolate
- Chocolate topping also available 0.50

Desserts...

Tiramisu - Sponge finger biscuits, soaked in espresso black coffee, liqueur, layered with mascarpone cheese & cocoa 9.50
Chocolate Fondant - A decadent Chocolate style Pudding with a soft centre accompanied with a choc-dipped candied Orange 12.50
Gelato and Sorbet
- Small (1 flavour) 4.50
- Medium (2 flavours) 5.90
- Large (3 flavours) 7.50
Your choice of vanilla, strawberry, chocolate, hazelnut, pistacchio, mint, choc chip, passion fruit, lemon sorbet, mango sorbet
Torta di Limone e Mascarpone - Lemon and Mascarpone tart 7.50
Creme Caramel - Caramel served with Macadamia Nut and Basil Toffee shard 9.50
SemiFredo Wagon Wheel - Chocolate Florentine wafers encasing house made strawberry jelly and honey semifredo 13.50
Pere all’Ámaretto e Marsala - Amaretto biscuit stuffed roasted Pears with a Marsala glaze 11.50

drinks menu

Soft drinks...

Coke, Fanta, Diet Coke, Sprite, Lift, Apple cider, Mineral water, Soda water, Pink Lemonade, Lemon/Lime/Bitters 3.50

Sanpellegrino imported drinks

Sparkling Mineral Water 500ml 4.90
Sparkling Mineral Water 1 ltr 8.90
Still Mineral Water 500ml 4.90
Chinotto 200ml 4.50
Limonata 200ml 4.50
Aranciata Rossa 200ml 4.50
Juices - Orange, Apple 3.50
Spiders - Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Raspberry 5.90

Special drinks...

Bottle of apple cider 750ml 8.50
Jugs of soft drink or juice 10.50

Coffee and tea...

Cappuccino, Flat White, Long Black, Espresso, Macchiato, Ristretto, Piccolo Latte 3.60
Doppio Espresso, Cafe Latte, Moccha, Hot Chocolato 3.80
Affogatto, Doppio Macchiatto 4.50
Lipton Tea, Earl Grey, English Breakfast, Chamomile, Peppermint, Jasmine Tea 3.60

Sparkling...

Dunes Chardonnay Pinot Noir NV 7.50
Jansz NV 34.50

White wine...

Willowglen Semillon/Chardonnay ‘08 5.50/17.50
Cavallina Grecanico ‘07 (Italy) 22.50
Capel Vale Debut Sauv Blanc/Semillon ‘08 (WA) 8.50/26.00
Steely Dan Sauv Blanc 07 (Marlborough, NZ) 11.00/34.50
Danzante Pinot Grigio ‘07 (Italy) 11.00/35.00
Fox Creek Verdelho ‘08 (SA) 26.00
Hamelin Bay Semillon/Chardonnay/Sauv Blanc ‘08 (WA) 27.50
Pikes Pinot Grigio/Semillon/Sauv Blanc ‘08 (SA) 9.00/28.50
Margan Semillon ‘07 (NSW) 29.00
Scotchmans Hill The Hill Chardonnay ‘08 (VIC) 19.50
Capel Vale Regional Chardonnay ‘07 (WA) 10.50/33.00

Red wine...

Willowglen Cabernet Merlot ‘08 5.50/17.00
Lorimer Cabernet Merlot ‘08 (NSW) 19.50
Alta for Elsie Rose ‘07 (SA) 29.50
Cavallina Nero D’Avola/Syrah ‘07 (Italy) 7.50/23.50
Pikes Luccio Sangiovese Merlot/Cab Sauv ‘07 (SA) 9.00/28.50
Katnook Founder’s Block Cabernet Sauvignon ‘06 (SA) 9.50/29.00
Kiss Chasey Cab/Shiraz/Merlot ‘07 (WA) 24.00
Thorn Clarke Shiraz ‘07 (SA) 8.50/26.00
St Hallett Barossa Faith Shiraz ‘07 (SA) 34.50
Moorooduc Estate Devil Bend Pinot Noir ‘08 (VIC) 10.50/4.50
Villa Puccini Toscana ‘04 (Italy) 29.00

Beer...

Cascade Premium Light 5.50
Heineken 7.00
Tooheys Extra Dry 6.00
James Boags Premium 7.50
Nastro Azzuro 8.50
Birra Moretti 8.50
Birra Ichnusa Sardegna 8.50
Crown Lager 7.00
Becks 7.50
Corona 8.50
Pure Blonde 6.50

Coffee and liquore...

Affogatto with:
Amaretto Liquore 8.50
Frangelico 8.50
Sambucca Bianca 8.50
Espresso Corretto 6.50
Liquore
Grappa 5.50
Lemoncello 6.50
Sambucca Bianca 6.50
Sambucca Nero 6.50
Amaretto 6.50

Dessert Wine

Deet Vat 5 Semillion ‘06 21.50
Noble One Semillion ‘06 41.50

Please Note: Not every dish ingredient is written on the menu. If you have an allergy or a special dietary need please advise your waiter.
All prices include GST - Menu and prices are subject to change without notice.

Menu date: 
August 2009; *please note menu may not be complete or current