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191 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 8252
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
191 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this little restaurant. Great food but the menu doesn’t seem to change. Thank god for the specials! Best table to sit is near the front door otherwise to noisy

Thank australiamagpies
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A must when in Melbourne. The staff was outstanding and the food out of this world. From the quail appetizer to the ossobucco and the agnolotti as the main courses to the apple tart for dessert everything tasted to perfection. Will definitely return. Shout out...More

Thank Lina333
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You know that the service is going to be good when you never have to ask for your water glass to be refilled. The staff were beyond attentive. It felt like you were the only customer in the restaurant even though the restaurant was full....More

Thank teresasanciolo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can not fault this place ever. Staff, food and ambience all amazing. Highly recommended. The truffle risotto is absolutely to die for and the wine pairing we receive with the meals is always on point. Interesting to see each waiters take on what wines go...More

Thank Sophie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fourth time here and not one disappointment. The food is great, another level in comparison to any other restaurant in Melbourne. The service fantastic and professional with some of the best Italians in Australia. The owner is a careful and caring person, always there, for...More

Thank Matteo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No deep fried chicken or buckets of wings Herr Frazzzer... This place was amazing food and service loved it so much can't wait to be back down in Melbourne..

Thank faykingfrazzzer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favourite restaurant in Melbourne that I have been attending for many years. Anthony and Allison run a very professional and very welcoming operation where everyone is treated efficiently and with warmth and respect. The food is stunning and maintains its standard year after year....More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff, efficient service and great menu and fabulous food - ambience a little dark . Easy to get to.

Thank Agatha153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favourite restaurants for a special dinner. The atmosphere is classy without being pretentious, the service is excellent and the food is the very best that Sicily has to offer. The wine list is broad enough to please everyone and I...More

Thank Hi D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many times over the years . Always find the Italian food excellent whether it be the past, fish or meat . Make sure you try the fresh bread too. and the service professional. BYO is welcomed ( in fact the staff seem to like you...More

Thank DobbieHawk
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find little independent shops where local clothes and
furniture designers display their wares. There are
specialist bookshops, funky record bars, and quality
vintage clothing shops where browsing is the next best
thing to buying. Gertrude Street is famous for its
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Rosemary W
5 November 2017|
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Response from Julie S | Reviewed this property |
There is a side street some 50 or so metres away that allows for parking I believe. As I am not from Melbourne we caught a Taxi from our hotel on Spring Street. Hope this is of some assistance.
31 October 2017|
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Response from TwoSheds57 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, per bottle. Still s bargain.
2 October 2017|
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Response from katzie57 | Reviewed this property |
No, can't help on this but there food is awesome!! We left it up to them and we were not disappointed!! So much food!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Nicholson St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Fitzroy
  • Neighbourhood: Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 8252
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