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191 Nicholson Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
(03) 9347 8252
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Ranked #11 of 4,030 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Sep 17, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We went for dinner with an overseas visitor and were very impressed. The specialty of the house is the Goat slow roasted and absolutely delicious. we also had their Chestnut pasta with a beef sauce instead of the one on the menu. The gentleman who served us, probably the owner was so helpful and didn't mind changing the sauce for... More

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Canberra, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Take the road less travelled looking for a great Italian restaurant in Melbourne and leave Lygon Street behind. I'm sure there are many fabulous eateries there but this one is special...and not on 'the strip'. We arrived mid week without a booking and were seated immediately. The menu is small but focuses on quality with enough variety of choice to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This review will be short and sweet. I have rated Scopri as excellent due to the Amazing food and the fantastic service from the moment we walked into the door until we walked out. This is a seasonal menu so there isn't much point talking about specific dishes. Even the menu online didn't match what was available and this may... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is the first time I have been to this restaurant but it wont be the last. From the moment we made the booking over the phone I realized that service and friendliness would feature high at this restaurant. I suggest if your after a Saturday night, you need to book a few weeks in advance. I have to say... More

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Melbourne, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I have visited this restaurant once and will definitely go back. Everything on the menu was great, very fresh, authentic and seasonal ingredients. The panna cotta was amazing. The quail was amazing. The tomato and ricotta salad was amazing! As other reviewers have noted, it's definitely a refreshing change from the hustle and bustle of Lygon street, and yes, not... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I go to Scopri regularly, it is now my favourite restaurant in Melbourne. Great food, friendly service, beautifully decorated…and it has a byo option. Melbourne used to have an outstanding tradition of quality byo restaurants and Scopri well and truly maintains the tradition.

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Been here a few times before. Very happy every time. This time they laid on a special meal which was superb. Many skills were on show and all the food was superb from the fish, pasta and risotto to duck. The portions are generous. It is intimate and there is a gentle buzz both at lunch and dinner. The staff... More

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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217 reviews 217 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This restaurant was a friend's recommendation. It is out of the way but quite a find. It is small, very welcoming and refreshing when compared some of the pretentious nonsense on Lygon St. It's standard menu is small but interesting. The specials are the place to go. All three of us chose specials and they were wonderful. The service and... More

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East Ivanhoe
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This little Italian restaurant is a genuine hidden gem, offering great friendly service fabulous cuisine all in a wonderful ambience. A selection of entrees to share is a great way to start followed be perhaps one of the ever changing specials from the board. The wine list contains a wonderful selection of Italian wines but it is the great service... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Excellent service, food and atmosphere. White napkins, professional service, which is a nice change in comparison to a lot of other Italians in Melbourne.

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