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Pomodoro Sardo Melbourne

111 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8006
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (94 reviews)
“sardo” (10 reviews)
“fish stew” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
111 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pomodoro Sardo Melbourne
1. Anniversary Dinner
"The food, wine and service were excellent"
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2. Best Sardinian food in town
"If you want to experience not only real Sardinian food but great wine"
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3. A genuine taste of Sardinia It
"Pomodoro Sardo is one that ticks all the boxes"
Steve B
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just as the menu says! A large cbd yet casual bistro with a menu featuring a large range of pizza and pasta. The olives are a great appetiser with Negroni. There are 5 enticing appetisers including raw scampi all under $10. An extensive range of...More

Thank ozpd70
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 18 February 2018

My visit to Melbourne was focused on eating at this restaurant!! I booked the restaurant for my husband birthday and then the flights!! It did not disappoint!! Everything was fresh and authentic! We had entrees, main, dessert and many cocktails and wines all done beautifully...More

1  Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've visited Pomodoro Sardo on several occasions when visiting Melbourne, but this was the first time at the new premises. We were so relieved to find it just across the road. We started with the "Sarda" pizza which had us licking our fingers with delight...More

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was walking back to my hotel and looking for somewhere for dinner and saw Sardo from across the street. Now I love Italian food and am half Italian myself but I had never tried Sardian food ... “I’ll give it a shot” to myself...More

Thank GCDarwin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a group booking for a staff/business night out. Great atmosphere, amazing food & exceptional service!

Thank Rebekah08
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here with a friend. Food was amazing, fresh flavours and service excellent. Loved our cocktails. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Pomodoro Sardo had only been open for two days when we went to the new seaside location and it was still great. The fish stew to share was full of flavour and plentiful, the house made ricotta gnocchi were melt in the mouth good, the...More

1  Thank We_3_Travellers888
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Has been a few years since our last visit and feel everything about Pomodoro Sardo has improved. Slightly tweaked premises, change of menu, but still great friendly efficient service and good food and drink choices. On this occasion we both shared a small starter and...More

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Dined here for fathers day lunch and it was fabulous. From the greeting as we arrived through to leaving the service was great. All meals ordered were fabulous, the clam pasta with salted cod roe was to die for....I could have gone back for dinner...More

Thank travelbug912
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Walking up Lonsdale street looking for somewhere to eat,and came across this restaurant. From the time we stepped in the door the service was fantastic, we where seated in a matter of 5 minutes. We ordered 2 different pasta meals both fantastic, the linguine was...More

Thank maton059
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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$64
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8006
  • E-mail
Pomodoro Sardo is a modern Italian Sardinian cooking with a focus on superb ingredients, impeccably sourced and handled with care and simplicity. Dining at Pomodoro Sardo is relaxed but smart, with welcoming, professional service. We only use fresh ingredients and old recipes.
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