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Va Tutto

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226 Upper heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
(03)9499 7769
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 10
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  • 2
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good quality Italian

My wife and I have dined here a few times and the most recent visit was to celebrate my birthday. We started with the calamari with feta and tomato which i thought was the highlight dish of the night. I'd return here just for that. The Tasmanian oysters were also fresh and tasty. I ordered the eye... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Dean-of-Melbourne
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My wife and I have dined here a few times and the most recent visit was to celebrate my birthday. We started with the calamari with feta and tomato which i thought was the highlight dish of the night. I'd return here just for that. The Tasmanian oysters were also fresh and tasty. I ordered the eye fillet which was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We have eaten here a few times and the food is delicious. The restaurant is divided into a bistro and restaurant section and the bistro is much better. The food is cheaper and the atmosphere more comfortable. I'm surprised the restaurant is the more expensive section as I prefer the menu on the bistro.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This has been a consistently good restaurant since inception almost 10 year ago. Originally from Zio's in East Melbourne, the owners, Paul and Myrto have continued to enhance the dining experience. Great selection on the menu and extensive wine list. Not a bad meal on the menu. This time for me was the pork sausage and fennel risotto for an... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Located in Ivanhoe's local strip this is an Italian/Asian fusion restaurant, we have dined here often as the food is wonderful & Ivanhoe is just 10 minutes from home, so the positives out way any negatives...... Decor: one side, formal with comfy chairs & linen tablecloths - the other side, Bistro casual with wooden tables/chairs; both sides have view of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Went for dinner with friends for a catch up. Only went to this restaurant on their recommendation. I'd heard mixed things about Va Tutto but was open minded. The front of house manager/owner was the rudest person I've come across. Full of her own self importance, condescending and just plain rude, rude, rude! The food was okay - duck 4... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I've dined there many times for lunch with clients and also for celebratory functions. They have always had excellent service and a great wine cellar. The food is always well presented and sufficient.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Last night we dined at Va Tutto restaurant for the first time with our friends. It was a very disappointing experience. Apart from our company there was little to praise. The owner/waitress was extremely disinterested and non engaging in explaining the menu whilst taking our order, and even then, she didn't get it right!! The food itself was rather ordinary... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

I have been a few times, previously in small groups. Yesterday I was there for a 50th birthday, it was fantastic. As usual the staff are attentive and personal. I can recommend for any special dinner as you always feel special here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Was there for a function, food and presentation was very good. We were also a little cramped for space. The waiters taking our drink orders were very ordinary, forgetting to bring them out even after an hour. The person opposite me never received his drink at all. Hopefully our host weren't charged for the drinks we didn't receive ? Waiters... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My wife and I dine here regularly and have done so for years. The restaurant has two sections, fine dining and bistro, and the food in the latter is just as good, and less expensive. We dined there again last week - - couldn't help thinking that what makes this restaurant so good is the consistency - - everything is... More 

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Additional Information about Va Tutto

Address: 226 Upper heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
Phone Number: (03)9499 7769
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Ivanhoe
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 86

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 226 Upper heidelberg Road, Ivanhoe, Banyule, Victoria 3079, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Banyule  >  Ivanhoe
  • Phone Number: (03)9499 7769

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 86
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?