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Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

#277 of 2,850 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
61 3 9347 5758
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 10
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best pizza

We sat kerbside for a late night 4-corners pizza. The service was prompt and the pizza was as good as any in Lygon St. It's always good consistent quality with well trained staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Rex G
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Manila
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been coming to Papa Gino's restaurant for many years, but I have a few un-favourable comments to make. Firstly the pizzas aren't consistent, one time you get burnt to a crisp and another time you get soggy and falling apart. The rest of the main meals are so/so, nothing spectacular. The fact that you can't get a "lemon-lime... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We sat kerbside for a late night 4-corners pizza. The service was prompt and the pizza was as good as any in Lygon St. It's always good consistent quality with well trained staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Amazing waiter couldn't do enough for us. We asked about a few things that weren't on the menu. He said you can have whatever you want and took care if it to the letter - awesome!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Nice and traditional Minestrone soup with a little bit too much salt No lemocello but good pizza and pasta Cheap and fast

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My relative, who has been in Melbourne for over 40 years, recommended that if we had any craving for Italian place, Lygon Street was the place to go, and there was no better place to get authentic unpretentious Italian food than in Papa Gino's. And we were certainly not disappointed. The food was amazingly fresh. And we found ourselves eating... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is really popular and therefore doesn't need to take bookings, so if you go on a Friday, go early because the wait for a table is quite painful. The food and service makes it worth it. You can see the pizza chefs love making pizza and the taste comes out in the food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We were 4 of us on the first Saturday of May and we went to Papa Gino's after an evening at the theater. It was late and we could not find many places still opened. I found the Napolitana pizza pretty good but service was slow, the restaurant dinning room is very ...simple and it is not cozy at all.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Amazing ever since I came here I always crave for this, nothing else comes close. Love love loved it yum. Best service and great atmosphere! Will be back

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

It may not look like much from the outside but this is gem of an Italian restaurant. Pizza is the best thin and crispy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

We visit here whenever we are in Melbourne. This busy little place is always packed with couples, families and groups. Best pizza and amazing pasta and the service is always great. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff here and a good meal here will leave you very satisfied and full and you won't spend a fortune either!

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Additional Information about Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

Address: Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 9347 5758
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 61 3 9347 5758

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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