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La Citta

#206 of 4,231 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: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    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
Delicious Food with excellent wait staff

La Citta is located a little bit closer to Flinders Street than the other restaurants in very busy Degraves Street and it makes for a far more spacious and enjoyable dinning experience. The food is reasonably priced and the ribs entrée was succulent. Complimentary breads are supplied. Both my Wife... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Lara
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

La Citta is located a little bit closer to Flinders Street than the other restaurants in very busy Degraves Street and it makes for a far more spacious and enjoyable dinning experience. The food is reasonably priced and the ribs entrée was succulent. Complimentary breads are supplied. Both my Wife (Pasta Ragout) and my Meal (Pasta Seafood) were delicious and... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

We tend to pop into La Citta at least once on all of our trips to Melbourne. It is consistent and their strong hot coffee is very welcome after the red-eye flight I tend to book (never learning my lesson). It is also generally easy to get into without reservation for breakfast during the week. The eggs benedict are consistently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food here is absolutely delicious. You could pick your meal blindfolded and it would be fantastic, gnocchi or the lamb being my favorite. Staff are all lovely, friendly, professional and know their stuff. I love this place so much and can't wait to be back!

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Maitland, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Had the lunch pasta special. Food was excellent. Wines matched well. Great atmosphere and staff. We will be back.

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

what a little Gem, as it happens this was our last night in Melbourne and we definitely saved the best till last, our waitress was very knowledgable about the menu and answered all our questions efficiently without making us feel rushed. the Menu had just changed and had something for most, good range of wine and beverages, and the attentive... More 

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Ivanhoe, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

A stones throw from Flinders St station this little restaurant has a small but tasty Italian inspired menu. Book for busy times but pop in at lunch time for the lunch special - choice of 2 pasta dishes $ a glass of wine, or a drink after work. Good for a quick dinner before a show or a more leisurely... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

As a regular in Melbourne, this is the place to start your day. La Citta is located in Degraves Street (A must see lane with brilliant range of small quirky shops and great food) close to Flinders Street Station and Federation Square. If good coffee is critical to you this where it starts, it is consistently excellent. The staff are... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

All lovely and friendly to start with then at the end approached counter and "requested" to pay on 2 cards- one work, one personal (for the wine). All 3 staff rolled their eyes and scoffed at one another, then one said (condescendingly) I don't know what your asking for? Fair enough if they don't split bills - just tell us.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I suggested this restaurant to some friends after reading a glowing review from a well respected author. How wrong could they be? It wasn't. Just a poor night it was a poor restaurant. In a trendy laneway in Melbourne. It appeared to be the most expensive in the Lane but the good review pulled us in. We ordered 4 different... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We decided to sit inside where the lovely dark tones, mirrors and beautiful chandelier gave the restaurant a lovely romantic feel. The waiter was efficient, friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The tapas menu looked interesting and tasty, however my husband and I both had the special which was a beautifully cooked wagyu rump. Their wine list was quite... More 

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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?