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Il Tempo

Shop 8/ 250 Flinders Street | (Enter via Degraves Street), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
61 3 9663 7522
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Ranked #237 of 3,886 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Description: Il Tempo is a family run Italian restaurant, established in 2000 and conveniently located in Degraves Street, just off Flinders Street Station. Serving home-style Italian food with selection of pastas and bruschettas, freshness guranteed by daily deliveries, bold flavours and warm service, all offered in a unique setting.Offering a great outdoor area with infrared heathers.
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  • English first
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  • Italian first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
347 reviews 347 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

This is a tiny restaurant in Degraves Street. I needed to find some dinner on my way elsewhere, so I didn't have a lot of time. The waitress very warmly welcomed me, offered me some options on the menu and allowed me to choose my preferred table. Some tables inside are very small, so I chose outside. This was a... More

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Buderim, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Came here for Lunch with friends we hadn't seen for a long time. Service was good, four very nice lunches, Pasta or Calamari . Wine and meals were not at all expensive. Sat for quite some time with coffee, chatting and this was no problem to the Staff. Very nice.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

It's my second visit to Il Tempo. Remember my first visit just because i walked pass the street and the friendly waiter smiled and greeted at me. So my friend and I just walked in as we have no idea where to go for dinner. As for my second visit, it's a planned visit. I purposely went to back to... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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200 reviews 200 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Had a great simple chicken salad lunch with a superb dressing with a touch of chilli. Absolutely delicious and great view people watching on Degrave Street.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

While strolling around Melbourne, we decided to stop at Il Tempo for a bit of lunch. We were greeted by the owner who was very helpful in advising us on things to do and see around the town. We only had a light lunch of garlic and chilli bread but the service is worth talking about.

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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Finally after six months in Aussie I found a restaurant with real Italian tastes. The waitress was really nice and paid lots of attention. It was not really crowded so my order arrived after five minutes and it was simply delicious. The bruschetta and the fillet were amazing. It is a really nice place in the heart of Melbourne. Highly... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I took my 3 young adult children for dinner last night at 8pm. The place was packed but luckily for us we found a table for 4. The waitressing staff were very attentive. Our waitress took our drink order (verbally mind you) & remembered all 4 drinks. Impressive! The menu caters for all. My children chose the pasta (seafood, bolognese... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We took from friends visiting to Il Tempo to give them a feel of laneway dining. The location of Il Tempo is ideal on the trendy Degraves Lane, close to Flinders station and Federation square. We had an inside seat on the ground level. Don't get me wrong it is a cosey place, but it does a have a raised... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We noticed the menu has completely changed along with the staff and chef. The famous croissants have been removed from the menu. We ordered coffee which was standard, not like it use to be. We also ordered eggs benedict and scrambled eggs on toast. The eggs benedict were generic,the bacon was not cooked at all and the toasted bread was... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Absolutely amazing! Staff was fantastic food was great. The atmosphere was fun couldn't have asked for more! Anthony, Danile, Victoria, and miake. Such great crew

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