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Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 5758
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We recommended highly this gorgeous restaurant, almost friendly and popular. Many tasty pizzas and home maid pasta are on the menu.

Thank randoalpes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently returned with partner for lunch at Papa Gino's. Been a while since eating here last. All good, the pizzas still have plenty of filling on top. Partner ordered the Penne Amatriciana entree $14.50. Could not finish, too much. I had the small Super Special...More

Thank 12iguasu13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of room inside on a hot day for lunch. Plenty of choice of pasta dishes and pizza. Prompt and friendly service. Had often walked past this restaurant but was pleased to have ventured inside on this occasion.

Thank suzw99
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Came here with our Lagotto and all enjoyed it. The pizza's are appealing to look at and tasty and pasta dishes like-wise. The outdoor seating allowed us to have our pup with us to enjoy to family dinner. Service attentive and happy.

Thank dogmycat
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Service was great. The food was good and reasonable value for money. This was our first time here after walking past it for many years. Weekend there is always a decent wait for a table. So we were in town on a Monday night for...More

Thank Darren W
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Very alarmed to hear that the restaurant doesn't take group bookings. I advised that I wanted to book to avoid disappointment on the night seeing there was going to 26 of us including kids. They claim they have taken groups of up to 30 in...More

1  Thank hechan2017
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely traditional Italian restaurant. From the time you walk through the door, this place is welcoming with friendly service and smells of traditional pizza. Such a warm and friendly atmosphere with perfect food. The carbonara was heavenly. We could not stop eating even...More

Thank Zaasrosato
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have been coming here for their great Pasta e Fagioli Soup. Nearly as good as my mother used to make it! Staff are friendly and service is quick. This restaurant has been here for years! Prices are reasonable too!

Thank EucalyptDrive
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We sat out in the pavement seating area and received a very friendly welcome. Great selection on the menu and range of beverages available. Staff were friendly, efficient and courteous. The meal was delightful, tasty and enjoyable although a little rushed. Think I'll be going...More

Thank lauriehnz
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Met up with family for tea. Just the two of us to start with. Had drinks and mentioned we were waiting for two more to join us. We were asked three times if we were ready to order even though each time we said we...More

Thank Mand H
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Monique B | Reviewed this property |
You will need to ring and book them directly. They have wine and beer available to purchase at reasonable prices. Go to their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 5758
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