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35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 0988
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have just moved into the city and last Friday I found myself at Mezzo for dinner. I didn't have a booking and my friend & I were welcomed all the same. We started with the calamari salad which was mouth watering. Followed by the...More

Thank HeleneG201
Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant is very nicely decorated and quiet, however upon arrival, greetings from the staff at the bar were condescending and not friendly... We had the three course dinner priced at $55 and the food was less than average. The bread and butter that was...More

Thank nat962017
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

This review is within a group of three. A response has been provided in the review below. Thank you

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food wasn't the best. Took ages for food to come out and when it did it wasn't worthwhile. We were on the 3 course menu. ($55) Bread, arancini balls and calamari salad was served as a shared entree. Then mains came out an hour later....More

Thank krizzzy1
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am saddened by these three reviews. The one above and also the one below that all stem from the same event, a 21st birthday party. Two of the reviews have been written by the same young lady, the host, under two user names with...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The staff were rude,didn't make you feel comfortable. Cleared the table when we were waiting for dessert and when we asked he basically told us to eat off someone else's table. Food was average all though gnocchi had no flavour and chicken was dry.. Had...More

Thank krizzzy
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

This is the first review provided by the same person as the above review. Please refer to a the response provided in the above review. Thank you

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Made a booking Friday before Book of Mormons show on Saturday night & was delighted with a confirmation at such short notice. It was lovely to walk into a large spacious restaurant with comfortable seating, configured with enough space between tables - so tired of...More

Thank Viviann B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table for three in order to have a meal before seeing :The Book of Mormon". The staff were made ware of the time constraints and made sure that the meal arrive promptly. Two of us chose the duck, the third member of...More

Thank Wes B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Italian restaurant is great for a pre theatre meal. The staff were attentive and super efficient and food was fabulous. I often travel for work and dine alone and sometime the service is not that good, here I was given a lovely table with...More

Thank Katy4010
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Saturday lunch before the Book of Mormon at the Princess Theatre which is 2 minutes away. Anti pasto platter to share and Great Linguini Marinara. House made pasta. Genuine Italian made with love.

Thank Damo35
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We both thoroughly enjoyed our dinner there staff were friendly and professional and we had the owner manager of place help us out at end when we paid for our meal he was very friendly funny guy made our experience there unforgettable we would gladly...More

Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Great experience right from walking through the door. Fantastic food, friendly staff. Great value for money. Thank you Silvio for making us so welcome and for sharing the photo of your family town in sicily. Sean & Deb

Thank Deb S
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0988
Mezzo is an Italian restaurant and bar at the 'Paris end' of Melbourne CBD, close to the iconic Princess Theatre in Spring Street and a short stroll from Her Majesty's Theatre and the Comedy Theatre in nearby Exhibition Street. The spacious and elegant dining room is ideal for group bookings and functions, corporate dining, an express pre-theatre meal or an intimate dinner for two. Grab a seat at the marble bar and enjoy drink specials during Happy Hour (5pm-6.30pm) or settle in the comfortable dining room and enjoy Mezzo's quality Italian cuisine and friendly service. Mezzo is gluten-free friendly.
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