Milton has long been home to a vibrant restaurant scene and has now welcomed La Stazione the latest venture by the operators of award winning Cicchetti Gold Coast pizza.

Located beneath the new Milton Residences and right next door to Milton Station, La Stazione is serving up traditional Italian Pizza and Pasta dishes with a focus on sharing.

“Our pizza will be the same as the award-winning Pizza’s we offer at our Gold Coast Restaurant Cicchetti,” restaurant co-owner Luca Giacomin said. “In 2016 Cicchetti Gold Coast won Best Pizza Restaurant in QLD at The Savour Australia Hostplus Awards for Excellence – QLD Restaurant & Catering Awards, and we can’t wait to see if Brisbane diners agree with this win,”

The menu has been created to give diners the chance to taste a variety of high quality Italian dishes at an affordable price. “There’s a difference between sharing a meal, and sharing food,” he said. “Sharing food emulates the big Italian family dining experience and allows guests to connect, bond and try more dishes.”

With such a diverse menu, it’s going to be difficult for diners to choose a favourite dish, but a few of the initial standouts include a mouthwatering porchetta featuring crispy skin pork belly, and the gnocconi della Casa boasting veal ragu and goat’s cheese.

La Stazione is a collaboration between experienced restauranteurs Marco De Vincentiis, Luca Giacomin and Sam Mustafa. This is the group’s first foray into the Brisbane market

“We chose the name ‘The Station’ La Stazione because we have the railway at the back of the restaurant. The original railway was built in 1884 so we thought it would be terrific to acknowledge that history and include ‘since 1884’ in our logo,” Luca said.

The kitchen is headed by Italian born Executive Chef Fabio Ricciardi who grew up working in his family restaurant in Modena, Italy and is most recently from Bianco Restaurant, Brighton Le Sands in Sydney.

La Stazione will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Seating up to 70 people, the restaurant will also be available for functions and special events.

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