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446 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
(03) 9827 8531
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We had a wonderful lunch at La Camera on a cold and windy day, basking in the warmth of the enclosed patio. As we entered I saw a delicious-looking dish of tortellini go by, so that's what we ordered. Since we weren't famished we shared the tortellini in cream sauce with mushrooms ($22.90), lovely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful lunch at La Camera on a cold and windy day, basking in the warmth of the enclosed patio. As we entered I saw a delicious-looking dish of tortellini go by, so that's what we ordered. Since we weren't famished we shared the tortellini in cream sauce with mushrooms ($22.90), lovely green beans, broccoli, and zucchini sautéed... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Friendly welcome no booking Saturday evening early. Host allowed slight alteration to 2 meals i.e. olive based linguine rather than cream, and kids fish and chips for adult (teeth issue). All done in timely fresh and quality manner leaving both of us wanting more. Tasty lemon and sticky date desserts. $93 including 2 Peronis and 2 soft drinks. Have been... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The food was delicious. It was very busy which I think made the service average! Pricing was competitive. Nice setting for dinner.

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Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We regularly dine at La Camera and generally enjoy the experience and the food. It can be a bit variable but on the whole good. I do miss my favorite dish of Salmon on artichoke risotto which was always fabulous!

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Longford, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

service was brilliant ,in particular our personal waiter. Food was good and hot . when you arrive they ask if you are going to a show for fast service or if you are here for the night, and serve the food accordingly. The special of the night was desert .

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The lamb shanks were ok as was the chicken cacciatore. One of us ordered the amatriciana pasta with bacon. There was maybe a desert spoon of bacon in the whole dish with the portion being very small anyway compared to the other meals. When asked how were our meals we mentioned the amatriciana. There was basically no response or discount... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Amazingingly lovely staff. Very delicious food! Definitely recommend an will be coming back!! big shout out to the lovely ladies that served us.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Who said Monday evenings are dull and boring? On a short break in the buzzing city of Melbourne we dined at La Camera. We tasted a range of Shiraz, serenaded by jazz, dined on the balcony and indulged in creamy risotto. The waiter even took a couple of great photo shots for us. Far better than my amateur photography!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

One of my favourite restaurants on Chapel Street. Family owned and run. Good range of food. I especially enjoy the veal dishes and chicken Parma. All the meals I've had were tasty and beautifully presented and the coffee was just to my liking.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ok so I went to this restaurant this afternoon and managed to score a nice outdoor table. It was 6.25. At 6.27 the waitress came over. I asked if it was still happy hour (supposed to finish at 6.30). The response "sorry guys". My friends laughed it off but i thought it was wrong. As we were here prior to... More 

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Address: 446 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9827 8531
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 446 Chapel Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9827 8531

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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