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130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
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Ranked #52 of 4,056 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

This was my wife and I's first restaurant during our honeymoon in Australia. Hidden in the busy merchant strip of St Kilda, this little Italian restaurant welcomed us after a long morning of walking around the city. Even though it was quite late for a lunch by Australian standards, we were served efficiently and with a smile. One of the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Cicciolina is a classic institution in St Kilda, i lived for 12 years in Carlisle street so was there often, back bar is mood film noir, front is great food, good wine, but fells classic, reminds me of Miettas.

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Melbourne
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

If you are ever in St Kilda, make this a definite. They don't take bookings, but you may just be lucky to grab a table on arrival - we were! Extremely attentive and very personable staff. All staff were consistently cheerful and put the customer first. Food is amazing. Try the brains and venison. Melts in your mouth. The scallops... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Came across you guys after being turned down by another Italian restaurant (even after making a booking with them!) staff were so obliging. Nothing was too much or too hard, staff so professional and lovely. Food divine and a perfect wine recommended by staff. We then went on to dine there again with more people the next night. Extremely fun... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Went to Cicciolina tonight for dinner. It was our first time in St Kilda, visiting from Sydney, The restaurant needs renovating. Staff were very rude (lady with blonde hair). Worst food I have ever tasted. I asked for a bowl of pasta, they didn't have any in the menu. What kind of restaurant is this? I will never return or... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

A well known and renown place for italian. If you dont have a reservation, expect to wait for at least 45 min to an hour for table. You can spend that time in the bar in the back zipping on a good local wine. \Service good but a little slow serving the food, but a little to quick cleaning up... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A little gem great food, specials very good value & service fantastic. Drinks bit dear but worth it for the ambience and brilliant vibe.

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Hobart, Australia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We selected this restaurant for lunch because of its charm - it reminded us very much of an old style restaurant in appearance and this was confirmed when we went in. I haven't seen hangers on a rail for a long time. The food is typically Italian with some modern touches and very good. Crusty bread and butter were served... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We came here as per suggestion by a friend who used to live in the area. The service and atmosphere were beautiful. The food scrumptious. It's a little on the pricier side but well worth it. I would recommend this place for a couples dinner. The wine selection is very nice too!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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139 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great venue on the main stretch of Acland Street with very efficient service and staff. The menu is quintessentially Italian and the food is really good and tasty. Go early especially on weekends as the restaurant was packed when we were there. Prices were very reasonable.

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Address: 130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9525 3333
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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