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581 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia (South Yarra)
(03) 9827 4139
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Ranked #204 of 4,137 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: South Yarra
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

After reading the reviews on here I thought we were up for a top notch experience. Sadly disappointed, tables jammed in so tightly that you couldn't move - saw one customer have to ask someone at an adjoining table to stand up so she could get out! Way to dark , could hardly read the menu, air conditioning freezing ,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

My fiancé and I were lucky enough to receive a gift voucher for Caffe e Cucina for an engagement present. We used the voucher to have a private balcony dining experience a week before our wedding - and it couldn't have been more perfect! The staff were so warm & friendly, it felt like you were walking into an Italian... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have been coming there religiously on every trip to Melbourne, for years. Best service and ambience but I liked the previous chef better.

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Brisbane
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Wonderful Italian cuisine and wines. Impeccable service, charming venue. A traditional Italian/mediterranean experience in Melbourne's South Yarra. Highly recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Really overpriced restaurant. In my opinion (as an Italian) is very average in quality of food.Service was really good and professional except for a Inappropriate comment to my partner (in Italian Language) on the way out. No Really "classy " or professional for this kind of venue... Or maybe he didn't know that my first language is Italian..... I' am... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I ate here about 10 months ago and was underwhelmed but I put it down to bad choice and a off night, it happens after all this place has a good name and looks the part! I returned last night with friends. To start we shared a main of calamari just shy of $50.00 it was nice but undersized .... More 

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Perth Western Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We were a group of 20 who had only just met. We were taken to 3 tables upstairs and given great service and food. It was very noisy but thats to be expected with so many people. A good intro to Melbourne and its food culture

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Disappointed in smoked trout entree, seafood pasta was very nice though. Service is friendly and timely.

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Beautiful pasta, very smooth red wine and excellent service. We had a wonderful evening here thanks to the great staff and food

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CaffeeCucina, Manager at Caffe e Cucina, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We would like to thank you for taking some time to leave your positive feedback! We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Caffe' e Cucina! We always do our utmost to make our guests happy and well satisfied! Thank you, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We hadn't a booking but the manager gave us a table because someone didn't show up. The place is small, warm and cozy. Our italian waiter recommended the linguini and the Pork fillets and gave us some taste of wines to go with those. Food is great as well as wine. Service was very attentive and professional. Can't wait to... More 

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CaffeeCucina, Manager at Caffe e Cucina, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience with us! We always try to do our utmost to provide our customers with the best service! We hope to see you again soon. Grazie! More 

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Additional Information about Caffe e Cucina

Address: 581 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9827 4139
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > South Yarra
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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