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Cicciolina

#106 of 3,059 Restaurants in Melbourne
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130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 128
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Simply the Best

You will never be disappointed here, the Food is Best Quality, Cooked to Perfection, Flavours abound. I love this place, sure its crowded but there is a reason, Its always so dam good! Go early they don't take bookings, Enjoy it, i know you will

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
John C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You will never be disappointed here, the Food is Best Quality, Cooked to Perfection, Flavours abound. I love this place, sure its crowded but there is a reason, Its always so dam good! Go early they don't take bookings, Enjoy it, i know you will

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Thank John C
Perth, Australia
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235 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't go to Cicciolina's for the decor and/or spacious setting (there's probably less than 30cm between dining tables!). It's actually quite dark and dingy but the food is excellent. Really enjoyed our meals, add a few drinks and it will sting you about $150 for 2 people. That aside, would recommend and go back.

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Thank iHeart_Travel88
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Cicciolina's for lunch with friends from Italy. Underwhelmed by both the service and food quality. Embarrassed to have recommended it to our friends. They were similarly unimpressed. Not recommended.

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Thank Dazdav
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We had a wonderful long lunch last week. Staff are friendly & make you feel welcome & comfortable. Lunch menu offers some very affordable options particularly the steak sandwich which is a steal at $16. The main menu is a bit more expensive in comparison to other places on Acland Street but well worth it. Been going for a number... More 

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Thank clailly
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Four people dining out on a busy evening. The service was excellent and the food was very good Italian. We all had different meals from the Specials Board and the menu and were happy with our choice. Good selection of wines also.

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Thank Bultaco1
Singapore, Singapore
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

We had the baked dory fillet and the scotch fillet .. Very great . The fillet is world class excellent just by itself without any steak sauce. When we reach there it was full not surprising as the food is great so is the attentive server. With great recommendation on beer that I wanted

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Thank Kenneth O
Daylesford, Australia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Yes the food was fabulous (I had the baked Dory and my partner had the pork) and our waitress was fun but I did expect a little more bang for my $160. It's hard to review a place that you know is great and it comes off a little less than expected so I give it four stars for over-priced... More 

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Thank Clayton W
Tasmania, Australia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Entree and mains solid comfort food , service was terrible. Only restaurant on the strip not full. Short poured a glass of wine. Waiter argued and made a joke of me asking. Have worked in the wine industry 20 years and know a pour. Coles sell better bread. Shame

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Thank coldharbourtas
sydney
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

My all.all time favourite st kilda restaurant! Have been dining here for almost 18 years and it only keeps getting better whilst maintaining it's original charm. Food is always exceptional, service is always efficient, friendly but never intrusive. Perfect for.my work lunches but the bar out back adds it to my after work.drink venue list. The linguini with salmon and... More 

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Thank kseuafh
Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

Love this place excellent service and they dealt with our kids easily and the food was great, nice fresh fish and squid. Pasta was nice firm and fresh

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?