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Arriva Italian Restaurant

84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
+61 7 3254 1599
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We can't stay away from this Italian restaurant...we order the same meal every time (veal scallopine with mushroom sauce & vegetables). No other restaurant that I have found gets the veal so thin, it melts in your mouth & usually about four slices of veal...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My wife and I were spending some time in Brisbane recently and we decided to try some Italian cuisine.

Thank davidbernard906
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The pizza bases, particularly their chili garlic bread is good, although the 2nd time we ate at Arriva it was over cooked. Pizza topping very bland despite asking for extra garlic and Risotto bit too much on the rice pudding side for my taste. The...More

Thank magrimadau
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The staff are extremely friendly and the menu is excellent- wish they had a sand crab lasagna. 😂😂. It is BYO wine if you wish too.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We dined with our regular mens lunch group. Small family style restaurant. The Pizza is very good and the mains consisted of Lamb Cutlets with vegetables, very good, highly recommended and a serve of Spaghetti Marinara and one of Mushroom Ravioli. All meals were well...More

Thank hazza2016
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped at New Farm with extended family. The wait staff were fantastic and couldn't do enough for my nieces. A lot to choose from.... the garlic bread is brilliant.

Thank alien2533
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I have been quite a few time over the last couple of times but I feel it's changed. I'm not sure if the management has changed. I walked in once a couple of years ago and asked if they did Matriciana. The waiter said its...More

Thank Carol C
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Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic! The only way to describe the food, service and experience. We celebrated a special birthday with family and friends here on Saturday night. Thanks to Giuseppe and his team for making it a night to remember. We had a group of 20 and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I started eating in this restaurant decades ago when it first opened and was the only decent place to get pizza is good as one got in Naples in Brisvegas. Things have moved on since then at good wood fired pizza is relatively commonplace but...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 17 April 2017

you'll want it again. Proper Italian food. The pizza bases! The toppings! Masters of anything mushroom. Nothing is too much trouble, they are very charming

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3254 1599
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