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Yak Italian Kitchen & Bar

150 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
+61 3 9654 6699
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Ranked #331 of 4,076 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $30
Hours:
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Yak Italian Kitchen serves modern italian food on the popular flinders lane food precinct and is open for walk-ins and bookings five nights a week until late. Leo Gelsomino, our head chef, and his kitchen team use fresh, seasonal ingredients. All our dishes are hand made in the artisan tradition from pasta to pizza dough, which is kneaded from stone-ground flour. Our drinks list is focused on italian-style wines that are designed to be drunk with food. We have one of the best lists of Italian crafted beers in the city and a vast cocktail menu. Everyday Traditional Happy Hour and Late Night Yak specials are featured on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from 11pm to 3am Breakfast : Mon - Fri : 7:00 - 11:30 Lunch : Tue - Fri : 12.00Pm - 3pm Dinner : Tue - Sat 5.30Pm - 10.00Pm Bar opening times Tuesday, Wednesday : 7:30am - midnight Thursday, Friday & Saturday : 7:30am - 3am
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English first
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Luv the menu and service at this CBD location. From entree to dessert it is always well presented,has just the right flavour and seasoning. Was very impressed by serving staff at last visit with exceptional wine knowledge. Owner even came over to check on on-line reservation experience. Great meals and good experience.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited here on a Saturday night and we were pleasantly surprised to get a table even though restaurant was busy. Ordered a house sparkling wine which was really lovely. For dinner i ordered gamberi pizza. It was quite expensive, $26. The pizza was nice but nothing special. Service staff were friendly and service was speedy. Nice meal but wouldn't go... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I was surprised to find such authentic and tasty dishes in the centre of Melbourne. The homemade pasta is delicious and as close as it gets to the true Italian tradition, while the wine I had was superb. I went back with friends on Friday evening after 11 because I was advised to sample the cocktail menu, I must admit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited this restaurant Friday Night late and they were very accommodating to fit us in which took 30secs. Pizza was exceptional and service needed a little improvement. Definitely worth a visit.

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Adelaide, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is a popular restaurant and the service staff and ambience are very good. Mains and desserts are really good but are quite expensive and the portion sizes very small. We had a great early evening meal after work with friends here but everyone commented that they still felt a little hungry when we left.

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Central Coast NSW
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Service poor and food expensive and not very enjoyable. We found the food not like we expected for the price.

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Vernon, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My husband and I chose this restaurant for dinner tonight based on trip advisor reviews. Our meals were quite good but our evening was tainted by the poor service.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Food was great but after taking our initial drink order, it took staff a very long time to come back and take our food order. We still enjoyed it but I hate having to flag someone down especially when they seem to have tunnel vision!

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had our work Xmas party here last night. Food and service were excellent. Prices were reasonable. Special mention for the French waitress that looked after our party of 14. She was very attentive and patient with us. Thanks for a great night

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Walked past this joint many times and finally got to try it today during lunch. The pasta noodle advertised under the lunch special was the wrong type of noodles but it worked fine with the spaghetti pasta; although tagliatelle would have been better. This is the only reason for me not to rate this restaurant 5/5. The pasta was clams... More 

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Additional Information about Yak Italian Kitchen & Bar

Address: 150 Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6699
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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