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San Paolo Solarino

Howey Place | 279 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
0396632636
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Ranked #502 of 4,075 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $34
Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: CENTRALLY LOCATED WITH IN MINUTES OF NOVOTEL, COURSEWAY AND QUEST HOTELS.CLOSE TO THEATRES AND MAJOR SHOPPING DISTRICT
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

Ok. Despite all the good rating. This coffee place appear to be disgustingly dirty to me. Tea cup was unwashed, dirty milk cup. And ignorant staff. Or maybe they were just racist

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Very good pasta and nice atmosphere. I definitely recommend the penne dish. It's not cheap but worth it, and portion definitely enough for 1 adult.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I've been here twice recently. The first time I was brought the wrong dish. The waiter apologised over and over. The staff were very polite. I had the veal cutlet special. Delicious. The apple tartine is a work of art. Oddly the bread you get for free isn't very nice. And why always olive oil and balsamic to go with... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Had an evening meal on a 'deals' voucher and I can highly recommend this establishment. Very well located just off Little Collins St in the heart of the City this place will not disappoint. The service is first class and the meals likewise. We shared an Antipasti, 10/10, followed by a main course and then had the best Tiramisu going... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We were voucher customers and treated like vip regulars and were also provided complimentary wine which was not included in the deal! The antipasto platter was fresh and original the sizzling prawns the best we had had in months and rockling pasta a generous surprise. We will now become regulars and cant to try the breakfast menu.

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We were introduced to Solarino by a colleague who said they serve one of the best Tiramisu around. On our first visit there, we ordered their Tiramisu as well as the Caramel Banana Pie as it looked too tempting! Both were great. The tiramisu was indeed the best we have ever had! The caramel & banana pie was probably one... More 

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Sydney
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I was staying at the Causeway hotel next to the restaurant so it appeared to be a convenient choice. The menu looked fine so I gave it a try. The waiter was friendly and helpful (to begin) and the wine choice OK. On the waiter’s recommendation I ordered garlic sizzling prawns. I then enjoyed some bread and a nice glass... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We chose this restaurant based on its great location & reviews. Always risky when you are with other people. We were very pleased with our choice. The food is terrific - gnocchi, pasta, bruschetta - all delicious, good portions, well-priced. Good choice of wine by the glass. We had theatre bookings, but allowed ourselves plenty of time to linger over... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I've eaten here a few times and the most recent was like every other time - excellent. Great service, value for money, generous servings, and of course exceptional Italian food. This is a lovely little restaurant that is perfect for breakfast/lunch. (I'm planning a dinner there soon too.) The staff are friendly and efficient. Food was very tasty and generous... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

If you want a quick meal, fine. Central location. It's a lunch spot. No atmosphere. We used a Deal.com voucher as part of our day out. Laminated tables currently being stripped for resurfacing - or just old? Seated with a view of the kitchen - definitely not Nonna's as described on the website. Service willing but v basic. Vacated tables... More 

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Additional Information about San Paolo Solarino

Address: Howey Place | 279 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: 0396632636
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 34
Cuisine: Italian

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