Extremely successful Italian restaurant. Excellent location.
- Excellent location
- Unlimited potential for growth
- Beautifully presented
- Large well equipped commercial kitchen
- Great turnover
Antonio's on the Port was established in 1989 and acquired by the current owners in 2003. The business sits prominently in the heart of Echuca's central business district offering high visibility and passing foot traffic. Surrounding businesses include a delicatessen, coffee shop, gallery and inn making this an ideal location.
Work is currently underway on the Echuca-Moama bridge project. The new bridge is expected to help secure the future of the region's industries and businesses, carrying approximately 8,000 vehicles per day. The second crossing will help bring more visitors to the region, bolstering Echuca's tourism industry and in turn, putting more money into local businesses and supporting jobs in the region. The project itself, to be completed over the next 3-4 years, will bring many hundreds of temporary residents to the town. Antonio's, like many local businesses in the area, stand to benefit from these additional workers and their spend on food and beverage outlets.
Antonio's is a popular restaurant which specialises in authentic and contemporary Italian cuisine including home-style, gourmet, wood-fired pizza. The restaurant offers a range of entrees as well as an extensive selection of risotto, pasta, focaccia and pizza. They also have a separate takeaway menu which offers a variety of Italian cuisine available for pick up from the restaurant.
The business is one of the most popular restaurants in Echuca. It is a vibrant, busy meeting place for locals and visitors. Antonio's boasts a large outdoor alfresco area popular on summer evenings and during festive events. The restaurant is within walking distance of the many local attractions and is a popular port of call after a visit to the old port or a paddle steamer cruise.
Antonio's on the Port have built a solid reputation for great food and service and are extremely proud of the successful business it has become. It has a warm and friendly atmosphere and the old world hospitality is popular with locals and tourists alike.
The business is beautifully presented with stylish décor and modern clean facilities including a large, well equipped commercial kitchen. The building is brick and in very good condition.
Antonio's on the Port cater for group bookings, business functions and parties. They also provide meals for two of the more prominent motels in the area. The restaurant is open seven days a week for dinner from 5:30pm and Saturday and Sunday for lunch. They also have an impressive website including an online booking system which can instantly confirm reservations.
In summary, this is an extremely successful business that continues to trade well with great turnover. There is room to expand into the shop next door offering unlimited potential for growth with the added possibility of a traditional Italian breakfast/brunch trade.