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177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 96633316
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We walked past a couple of Greek restaurants that were empty at the beginning of lunch. Then we found Stalactites. It was crowded. We thought, well, the locals must know. We weren't disappointed. I had the lamb gyros which is substantial and delicious . My...More

Thank Lizzie M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stalactites is in the center of Melbourne's "Little Greece," just outside Chinatown (However, it seems that there are more Asian eateries than Greek ones on this block.) It opens until very late and thus very popular, even after 11pm. Most of the items are non-vegetarian...More

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a busy place line up to wait,visited for first time service was good and food is tasty and plentiful..

Thank Jimlin E
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was a chance opportunity. While on holiday we happened to walk past the restaurant and noticed that it was extremely busy and decided to pop in. Thank goodness as it was exceptional. The food was completely delicious. We were sorry not to have chanced...More

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here many time before. The service was good. The food is always served quickly and is always very filling. Great feed when your super hungry.

Thank Indyrka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travel to Melbourne on a regular basis (every month) and I'm a regular here. I've taken the family and I've had takeaway. While there is usually a que, they run a pretty slick operation and process people through pretty quickly. Melbourne is expensive for...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greek restaurants rarely disappoint and this one is an absolute delight right in the heart of Melbourne. Service is impeccable even with the restaurant packed. Portions are very generous and the food is absolutely delicious. It will be my go-to restaurant every time I visit...More

Thank Eliana d
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dined in with my family last night and everything was excellent. Food and service!! So we decided to get takeaway giros today. It was not as good as yesterday. A bit salty and tzatziki was very runny!!! Meat really good!!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanting Greek, looked up what was around & easily located Stalactities, with queues for both takeaways & dining that was a good indicator of good food at market friendly prices in a city where people eat out. Quickly seated, surprisingly comfortable in a corner table...More

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The two of us elected to eat upstairs the waiter was very efficient and friendly. It's a byo for wine which is good. We shared mixed trio of dips a fried pita bread. Then a Greek salad and a plate of calamari very nice we...More

Thank Kezzasboy
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
07:00 - 06:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 96633316
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