651 Rathdowne St, Carlton North

Ph (03) 9347 7715
*Service: Gorgeous staff
The spectaculary transformed, new and improved Paragon  has been elevated to the next level with its sophisticated menu and classic European charm. Paragon proudly boasts the culinary delights of an experienced top chef, while owner Joe welcomes excited regulars back for an elegant dining experience.  
The stylish Paragon delivers on fabulous food, friendly service and fresh, clean flavours.  Excellent for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the variety is impressive. Anything from baked eggs, goats cheese salads, fresh panini’s, traditional pastas and hearty mains.  A refreshing renovation to the Rathdowne Village strip, it’s safe to revisit this old favourite. 


If you’re frequenting the same hangouts along Lygon & Brunswick  Streets, then there’s no going past Paragon for a change of pace. The Italian influenced eatery offers a delectable assortment of well portioned dishes, seasoned to perfection and priced accordingly.Ticking all the right boxes and delivering on a flavoursome menu, there’s no doubting that Paragon will make its way back into your hearts.

What to Order


Baked Eggs $15.5

Gooey baked eggs served in pork and fennel sausage sugo and char grilled bread. Salty, hearty, meaty and delicious!

Ricotta Pancakes $13.5

Fluffy ricotta and sultana pancakes served with fresh strawberries. Deliciously sweet way to start the day.

Truffle Scrambled Eggs $15.5

 Parmesan and chive scrambled eggs served on toasted sourdough, drizzled with truffle oil. Rich, salty and filling.



Panini $13

Hearty panini filled with buffalo mozzarella, tomato and basil. Gorgeous.  

Piadina $13.5

Pastry like piadina filled with char grilled chicken breast, tomato, mozzarella and pesto 13.5

Calamari Salad $18

 Delicately fried, tender calamari served with rocket and radicchio salad. Modest portion, perfect for a light lunch.


House made Spaghettini al Mare $29 (gluten free available)

 Prawns, mussels, clams, baby calamari with a hit of garlic, chilli, white wine and tomato. Perfect.

Veal Cotoletta with buffalo mozzarella, tomato and rocket 26.5
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