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Florentino

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80 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1811
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Grossi Florentino Upstairs

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
My favourite Melbourne restaurant.

Always a great experience, the food is great and the wine knowledge of the sommelier can not be beaten. Let them match the wine to the course and you will not be disappointed

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Anne R
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Wongarra, Victoria, Australia
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Wongarra, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Always a great experience, the food is great and the wine knowledge of the sommelier can not be beaten. Let them match the wine to the course and you will not be disappointed

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Hobart, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Was looking forward to a great dining experience with exciting food - what a disappointment. The staff were attentive and the service was very good, but the food was terrible, I had octopus which was so mushy it could have come from a can of baby food followed by a "mutton ragout" that was so bland it was close to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Very, very pleased with our lunch meal here. Everything we had was so good. Service was attentive but not too much. Worth the trip and will go back.

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

The good news is the service, atmosphere and wine was excellent. The bad news is the meal is quite expensive, and very limited on the choices. On top of that I did not think mine was very good. They have 2 options a three part set meal, and a 5 part set meal. I asked for the 4 part set... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Went here with my partner and another couple for dinner upstairs. As soon as we got upstairs oh my god I thought we were taken to Europe. The environment and design of upstairs is actually what I would expect dining in Europe. Already put me in such a good mood. We had the five course menu for $135. Although it... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We dined in the downstairs area of this restaurant as the upstairs is more suited to fine dining. I'm not sure if they share the same kitchen but our meal was superb. We didn't book and were sent next door to their bustling bar to await our table. We didn't wait long and I was almost disappointed to leave the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Got the Set Menu with accompanying wines. There were 8 of us and a very enjoyable evening. If I recall, we closed the place after about 3 hours! Would definitely go again for a special occasion, but not for those on a tight budget.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Second visit Arrived, table not ready, went to the Bar next door ($24.00) - service very slow and crowded - not a place for a pre- dinner drink. On seating - waited far too long - after 20 min had to ask for the sommelier Fare Bread was late, came with the entrée Scallops - very good Pate - average... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This place is run by an Italian family since a few generation now. We love the ambiente in that grand Italian style restaurant and bar. The staff are making you feel comfortable and you feel like you are in Italy. The Italian fare is one of the best you can get in Melbourne. They serve traditional Italian dishes which warm... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We had a fantastic first night in Melbourne, with beautiful views and great atmosphere. Could not fault any of the dishes we had....amazing flavours, colours and textures. The mains staggered us with their variety, generous portions and enticing aromas. Definitely coming back next time we are in Melbourne.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 80 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 1811

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Grossi Florentino Upstairs
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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