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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” (41 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
84 Merthyr Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

A busy Sat.night. No probs. Staff cool, unflustered, polite. Food, We had a range of antipasti and breads first, followed by mains, the veal in mushroom sauce was popular as were the pizzas and the prawns. A Lemoncelli for dessert - yum. Varied Italian wine...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

For casual dining, Arriva has an excellent mix of great Italian food, a relaxed environment, and friendly staff. Its broad appeal is summed up by its table settings: white tablecloths that look the part, though which are overlaid with white paper (and crayons provided). A...More

Thank LeSchnitzel
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the casual atmosphere. The cozze were good, although a little salty. The sand crab ravioli was delicious. There is a great range of well priced wine. Would definitely go back.

Thank Elizabeth_and_David
Reviewed 12 October 2017 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 17 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 11 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 25 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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