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Sale-E-Pepe - CLOSED

232 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9663 2599
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good17%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible46%
12 Jun 2016
“Miracle at short notice”
17 Sep 2015
“Great seafood pasta”
Restaurant Hours Closed
££ - £££
232 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

Just walking around looking for a nice meal. Guy out the front spoke to us and was very nice not pushy like the 3-4 restaurants before hand. Offered us free bottle of wine and garlic bread. We had 2 pasta dishes and they were great....More

Thank Zerhara
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Not sure why this restaurant has such bad reviews! Was enticed by a lovely man who tried to offer free alcohol and then offered discounts when we said water. Food came out fast, hot and delicious. Definitely recommend

Thank Mikaela P
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We were enticed in by a very friendly lady offering free bottle of wine and claiming to have best Italian on lygon st.....very disappointed pasta not freshly made as you would expect very unusal acidic flavour in the bolanese sauce. As we left the lady...More

1  Thank frella123
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

The lady at first seemed nice but wish we went somewhere else. Food was ok but seafood was chewy and seemed as if it was frozen rather than fresh. Was offered two drink but only got one, second one never mentioned. The staff were more...More

1  Thank LJH88
Reviewed 24 May 2015

We were looking for a good Italian ristorante while visiting Melbourne Australia in the little Italy district when we came upon Sale-e-Pepe. The proprietor was outside attracting customers, she was very convincing enticing us inside with offers of Bruschetta , after dinner coffee and drinks...More

Thank James V
Reviewed 18 April 2015

Walking along were offered the free wines and bruschetta -group of three initially , grew to 6 as people came in later . Service was excellent -nothing was a trouble -food not gourmet but fine for the price. Other customers seemed happy with everything ....More

Thank FootscrayMelbourne
Reviewed 17 April 2015

Waited over an hour food was a dog's dinner in fact I won't serve it to my dog. Cross the road and use universal Instead that's where we ate every night afterwards

1  Thank Gemjue
Reviewed 14 April 2015

The lady offered us free appetizer. After we sat down, the man ignore us when we wanted to order. He pretended he doesn't speak English , but he spoke English to the other customers. Food were bad, Oysters were not fresh . Everything is just...More

2  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 14 April 2015

1. There will be a friendly lady offering free wine/food but charged us instead. 2. Waiters pretended they can't speak english to asians, racists! 3. Food were served to those who came after us. 4. The food were horrible at rip off prices, oysters were...More

2  Thank Lim S
Reviewed 13 April 2015

After being told by the friendly woman standing in front of the restaurant that you eat well in this restaurant, so please come in. I was expecting the food to be better than it was. They enticed us with 2 free bottles of wine and...More

2  Thank LipstickGirl64
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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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 2599
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