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Il Solito Posto

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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Central Business District
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113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 4466
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07:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Tully, New York
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went because of the good reviews and it was an easy walk from the hotel. It is not a 5 but certainly better than a 4. Address is a little deceptive because the entrance is in the (wide and well lit) alley right by 115-117 Collins in the heart of the upscale shopping block; look for the sign on... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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581 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came here last night for Valentine's Day dinner. We (or, rather, my partner) were late, and they kindly held the table for us for 30 mins longer. Antipasto della casa: 5/5 We ordered for one person and my partner said we should have ordered for 2 persons because he loved it so much....except at the end of the night and... More 

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Thank LC888
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Italian cuisine & wines, impressive service and very reasonable prices in a quiet out-of-the-way laneway. Would certainly revisit

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Thank Garth C
Adelaide, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent breakfast with wonderful attentive but not obtrusive service A tasty Italian scrambled eggs with fresh orange juice yum

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Thank 16pauliner
Okatie, South Carolina
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here based on a positive Trip Advisor review and were not disappointed. The downstairs restaurant and the ground level bistro crackle with energy making for a vibrant atmosphere. The foood was excellent and the service was friendly and timely. We both had pasta dishes that were tasty, served very hot and worthy of a repeat. Would highly reccomend

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Thank Gary S
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115 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this restaurant. The food and service is exceptional. You can guarantee to always leave satisfied. The Bistro is casual and great for lunch is equally as good as the main restaurant at the back. Service with a smile and friendly attitude. Hope it's no too long before I go again.

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Thank Francesca U
London, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy so must book but well worth waiting. Fish stew excellent and my sons Lamb fell of the bone. Service was excellent and 300 dollars included beers and 2 bottles of wine. Very buzzy and will defiantly go again next year when at Melbourne Open.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came recommended and the food was very good indeed however it was expensive and I was extremely aggravated by one thing in particular. I didn't know it at the time otherwise I would have said something. When I received the bill it clearly stated that service was not included. As I later discovered all taxes and service must... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Melbourne restaurant visited on recommendation whilst in town for the tennis. Wouldn't have known it was there otherwise as entrance/ location isn't obvious. As soon as you enter the door, you just know this place is going to be good....it was packed. First area is casual bistro dining with lots of great pasta dishes but thankfully I had pre-booked... More 

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Budgewoi, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here and as soon as you walked in you felt a warm greeting. The breakfast itself was well priced and delicious

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$45
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 4466

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighbourhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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