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La Citta

#260 of 2,878 Restaurants in Melbourne
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11 Degraves Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
0396391860
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Charming Citta

Stopped for an unplanned dinner after braving our first brisk, cold Melbourne night. The ambience drew us in and our warm and enthusiastic waiter ensured a relaxing stay. The roast pumpkin soup and barramundi were ultra fresh and delicious, the service impeccable. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Mercedes
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Stopped for an unplanned dinner after braving our first brisk, cold Melbourne night. The ambience drew us in and our warm and enthusiastic waiter ensured a relaxing stay. The roast pumpkin soup and barramundi were ultra fresh and delicious, the service impeccable. Highly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I've never been one to write reviews, but the experience I had yesterday has prompted me to. I was made to feel very welcome in this warm and friendly restaurant, and had a delicious pasta for lunch - a vegetarian linguine with broccoli and just the right amount of heat with garlic and chilli, and a very nice glass of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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50 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Don't be fooled by some of the good reviews of this place! I feel embarassed as I came here with family from inter state. What a mistake! From the start we had a very unfriendly female member of staff waiting on us. Obviously she didn't like the fact that we had a pusher and two small children with us. She... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The reputation is well deserved, Great food options, generous portions and well priced for the quality you get. Would definitely recommend.

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Paradise Point, Australia
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Strolling around the alleys and lane ways of Melbourne we lucked upon La Citta. We were a group of 4 and chose to 'go tapas'. We ordered one of everything on the tapas menu and it was ALL lovely. Service was quick and the staff were great. We were the last to leave but didn't feel any pressure to go,... More 

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Albury, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have never encountered such rude, aggressive wait staff in all my years of eating out! Don't waste your time here, especially if you have a pram and/or little ones. One waitress was surly from the moment we arrived, as we required two tables to be placed together to fit. Once the tables were set we proceeded to take off... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place always has a loud buzz (almost noisy) - its hard wood décor and lots of chalkboard specials. For dinner I recommend the bruschetta with mushrooms and truffle oil followed by the ox cheeks accompanied by a bottle of the Montepulciano (red) ($55). Prices for food range from $9 to $40 so you can fit your meal to your... More 

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Beaconsfield Upper, Australia
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were in town for the weekend, and needed breakfast and were walking thru Degraves Street and saw this restaurant. Nice cosy place, a slightly limited selection, but both of us found something that we wanted, and both meals were of an excellent quality, first time I have had chilli with my Breakfast and it was really good. Staff were... More 

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Soestdijk, The Netherlands
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153 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I found this place 5 years or so ago and revisited last week. The reason why I fell for this place is the following: passionate, wine loving owner, limited menu for food, but what they have is really good and then, the wine... The menu got expanded a bit since my last visit 2 years ago and some tapas were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Poor service, were rude and unhelpful! Politely asked to split the bill and got a negative response with 'work it out yourself'. Not returning.

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Additional Information about La Citta

Address: 11 Degraves Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 0396391860
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Degraves Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 0396391860

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?