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130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
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Ranked #60 of 4,075 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Louisville, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was highly recommended in a guidebook so we went out of our way to have dinner there on one of our two nights in Melbourne. The food was excellent (which is why I'm giving it a "very good" rating) but the waitstaff made us feel like they really didn't want us there. My sister-in-law asked about the specials... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Strangely Tripadvisor does not allow for a Good review - it's either Average or Very Good. Cicciolina is neither it is in fact Good. Food is good, service is Good, Wine list is Good. I have been there many times as I live close by. Monday lunch...not busy which is Good as the tables are very close together.Lunch for two... More 

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to me by friends. I had high expectations and Cicciolina did not disappoint. Although it serves Mediterranean cuisine, the steaks are their forte.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 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

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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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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6 restaurant reviews
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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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15 restaurant reviews
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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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Additional Information about Cicciolina

Address: 130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9525 3333
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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