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Rubicon Cafe

50 Errol Street, Melbourne, Victoria VIC 3051, Australia (North Melbourne)
+61 3 9329 3389
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Ranked #2,666 of 3,988 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: North Melbourne
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2013
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Neighborhood: North Melbourne
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8 reviews from our community

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English first
Ballarat
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

busy, classic italian menu with really good gourmet pizza good service, always helpful at any time, excellent bar.

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London, United Kingdom
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160 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

This place used to be great, but since the change of ownership its gone downhill. I probably wouldn't bother anymore. Plenty of other great options around North Melbourne for a good feed.

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Melbourne
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

If you're into relatively poor food for a fairly middle of the range price then this is your place. Of course you're unlikely to be wanting that, so I would suggest going elsewhere. Also the atmosphere is about as pleasant as hospital food court. If you're in North Melbourne and wanting breakfast I'd suggest Grigons and Orr (http://www.grigonsorr.com.au/menu.htm). You'll pay... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Service is basic, so is the food. It's good for something quick and easy, but that's the extent of it!

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Poor service and food and really disapointed a group of us went there before a show at the comics lounge and waited 15 minutes for a drink and a further 10 minutes to get our order taken and this was after we told them we were going to show well food was slow to come out and also cold. safe... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Booked for a group of three of us for a meal before a Fringe Festival show. We arrived on time, at 6:45 pm. The waiter came back 20 minutes later to take our order; he wanted us to order our meals before we even had a drink order! We convinced him we wanted a drink first and could he come... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

We met another couple, and their two teenage kids, in Errol St last Sunday without any planes of where to go for lunch. After a stroll and and down Errol St we decided that Rubicon was the place. The menu is reasonably expansive, and not expensive, and the tables are roomy. On entering we were welcomed and seated quickly and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

My partner & I attended Rubicon on Friday July 1st. We had a prepaid voucher from "our deals". We advised staff on seating that we had the voucher. We were told it was not useable even though it did not expire until August. We protested and were told that they were new owners and would not honour the voucher but... More

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