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Pomodoro Sardo

111 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8006
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (76 reviews)
“gnocchetti” (4 reviews)
“fish stew” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
111 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt at home here. Seated next to a trail of books to peruse through we ordered a pizza and an octopus salad. Both were very good and unique in taste as you would authentically expect. Alvaro was very pleasant to converse with and the...More

Thank Arkadiusz W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a full day excursion outside of Melbourne we were tired and not particularly hungry. So we decided to go for a walk and see what we felt like . Wandering along Lonsdale street one of said , this place looks good, and in we...More

1  Thank ShonaMargaret
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch here pre theatre. The best pasta I’ve ever had! The waiter was very friendly and helpful. He even arranged a pasta dish not on the menu for my step daughter. Could not fault the service or food, will definitely return.

Thank Luxtravellady
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service and traditional Italian, amazing Pizza and my partner was impressed with the pasta and the salad.More

Thank Mark F
Mark K, Manager at Pomodoro Sardo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Mark, Thank you for a kind review on our food and service. Our head chef, Stefano, is passionate about creating delicious dishes for every customer that comes to Pomodoro Sardo. We’re excited to learn that you and your partner enjoyed our pizza, pasta and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on a business trip, staying in Chinatown, I needed a break from oriental food and ventured into Sardo. On a Tuesday evening they were not busy but had enough business to not be concerning. The staff was great. Cocktails yummy but the pizza to...More

Thank Suren P
Mark K, Manager at Pomodoro Sardo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Suren, Thank you for a wonderful review on our food and service. We’re happy you found Pomodoro Sardo while hoping to try something new. Our head chef, Stefano, is passionate about making amazing Italian food, especially pizza. Anything that comes out of his kitchen...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Really great staff and many dishes that you wouldn't find in your normal Italian restaurant. This is traditional Sardinian fare rather than what you might experience from elsewhere in Italy.

Thank mike_shephard
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We were seeing a show at the comedy theatre and wanted somewhere nice to eat. Al our waiter was super friendly and very helpful. We went with the 3 course plus dessert option. It was fantastic! Can't fault it! The tiramisu was one of the...More

Thank KateColGriffin
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Dined here with work colleagues and had a fabulous evening. Great food with wonderful flavors. I had the soft shell crab risotto. It was delicious. Serving sizes are just right and I love wait staff who enjoy a little light banter. No too noisy either...More

Thank Pam L
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Had pizza here a few times. Beautiful crusty base with very tasty toppings. Might be light on toppings but the taste is so full and tasty. The tiramisu dessert is rich and full flavoured too. Highly recommend this place. A little on the dear side...More

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my partner dined here last Friday night and really enjoyed it. The staff were very friendly and accomodating and the food was outstanding I will definitely be dining here again on my return to Melbourne thankyou to the staff for a wonderful dining...More

Thank Rickyk90
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$6 - US$49
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Lonsdale Street, 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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