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Vapiano Flinders Lane

334 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9620 3335
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (110 reviews)
“gamberi” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
334 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A friend and I were looking for somewhere to eat pasta. We found Vapiano via the internet. We were so intrigued, when we walked in and we're given a swap card to place our purchases on (great way of easy spilt billing!) It was definitely...More

Thank Taleah T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a swipe card down stairs, try to find a table up stairs, then queue up to order food, wait for buzzer to sound, go and pick up food. what ever happened to wait staff taking your order AND delivering it to your table. Would...More

Thank Bomber13
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review and feedback. We understand the frustration of waiting in line to order your food. We have taken feedback onboard and are currently trialling a new service delivery model at our Garden City restaurant. If successful, we will implement our new model...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We entered into Melbourne much later than expected due to a delayed flight. We called Vapiano's at 10.30 to see if we could still go there to eat as they close at 11. The lady on the phone was extremely welcoming and told us we...More

Thank brittybabyxo
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi brittybabyxo, thanks for the great review. One of the many great features of Vapiano is we are open late every night! We are pleased to hear you had a great evening and we cannot wait to host you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tried to order for myself and child...girl at pizza stand seemed disinterested in taking order...I told her I wanted 2 pizzas...held up 2 fingers and yet when I picked up order only 1. Bar attendant also disinterested in taking my order. As my friend said...like...More

Thank Caroline W
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review and feedback Caroline W. We are disappointed to hear of your most recent experience. From what you described we certainly did not provide the high level of service our guests know and expect. I will pass your feedback to the management...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great kids pizza they enjoyed.. but of lining up involved only beachside it was Mega busy. Showing that the food must be good., great risotto and my daughter who thinks she is a bruschetta judge.. loved the bruschetta pizza .. great sign guys.. busy place...More

Thank AlllyS
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi AlllyS, thanks for the great review! We are pleased your daughter loved our homemade bruschetta pizza - we think its pretty great too! We cannot wait to host you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vapiano is an Italian restaurant with a nice variety of fresh dishes all made in front of you. There is a pasta/risotto, pizza/lasagna, and salad stations. Simply select what you want, how you want it and the chef will make it. Pasta and Risotto plates...More

Thank Pat and Jim H
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pat and Jim H, Thanks for the great review! We are pleased to hear you loved your Vapiano Experience. Our food is extra delicious because all our ingredients is sourced from local farmers with in a 150km radius of each restaurants (where possible)! We...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

This is by far my worse restaurant experience ever. First time there with high expectation. When arrived I was given a menu and told to go to one of the counter to order. Stand in front of counter waiting to order, one customer came after...More

Thank Chi Y
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi Chi Y, thank you for your honest feedback -- we appreciate your time. We are sorry to hear about your disappointing experience with us. I can only imagine how I would feel waiting to order your meal with no accurate communication from staff members....More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Vapiano is a fun, relaxed place for dinner. You don't need a reservation but be prepared to wait. There is a lovely bar though to keep you and your friends hydrated while you wait. Once you get given your table (which you may share with...More

Thank StKate
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for your positive review StKate, we appreciate your time! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. An open kitchen provides a wonderful opportunity for direct customer-to-chef interaction. This allows for greater customisation of delicious pasta, pizza, and salad meals! We also...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I had my concerns after dining at the Vapiano's across Germany, but this was terrific. The salads, pastas and pizzas were all extremely nice and couldn't fault it. My one query would be the choice of coffee beans- in Germany they use Illy Italian coffee...More

Thank Matthew O
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hi Matthew O, thank you for such a great review, we really do appreciate it! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed our homemade Italian food - we love it too! All our produce is prepared in our restaurant with local ingredients that have...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

After a few beers down the laneway bars we needed some food. Friends of ours led us up here. With a short wait down in the bar we were upstairs and amongst it. Apart from a bit of a wait for pizza the place is...More

Thank CaptainTex80
TheVapianoTeam, Public Relations Manager at Vapiano Flinders Lane, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Thank you for your review CaptainTex80, we appreciate it! We are pleased you enjoyed your meal. We encourage you to help yourself to fresh basil, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar on all the tables for a truly unique experience! We look forward to seeing you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9620 3335
  • E-mail
Description
Homemade delicious Italian dishes of pasta, pizza and salads freshly cooked in front of you. Head up to the counter and order, watch the chef cook, and pay on the way out whenever you're ready to leave.
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