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Finz

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North Melbourne
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1 Melrose Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
03 9598 2355
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Good for:
Romance

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
"We won't be back..."

We went with another couple to celebrate our wedding anniversaries, which were a week apart - we arrived at 7:30. The setting is lovely, especially when they opened the blinds and we watched the sun set. One of our party decided on two starters, while the rest of us opted for main courses only. The... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2013
MartinDB2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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  • Romance
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

We went with another couple to celebrate our wedding anniversaries, which were a week apart - we arrived at 7:30. The setting is lovely, especially when they opened the blinds and we watched the sun set. One of our party decided on two starters, while the rest of us opted for main courses only. The first of the starters arrived... More 

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Point Piper, NSW
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

She and I visited Finz for a family occasion and were not disappointed in the slightest. This was for a long mid-week lunch, with very few diners in the downstairs ground floor zone, served by the same ground floor kitchen as the more well presented upstairs dining area, which has an identical menu, only more expensive pricing. Between three of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Overpriced boring menu. Nice staff let down by very ordinary cooking. Paella rice gluggy, tasteless but seafood was fresh and well cooked

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Dined here last Saturday night and as per the last couple of times weve been, had no complaints. Service first rate and the food likewise. Surprised there werent more poeple there although it was a chilly evening. Would recommend without hesitation

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

As other reviewers said this restaurant is in Sandringham, not Melbourne itself. We checked TripAdvisor before going in and entered based on the good reviews - only to be very disappointed I am afraid. Note that this is the upstairs restaurant. We had Oyster natural for the starter, which were very good. The service left us wanting, e.g., the bread... More 

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New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Wonderful fresh seafood and excellent staff. This year we had to eat at the cafe level as 92 y.o. mum not up to climbing stairs to upper level. The food was just as good and we had another wonderful time. We ordered the hot and cold seafood platter and the BBQ seafood platter and enjoyed every bite. The prices are... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

I took my partner here tonight and we were immediately welcomed and promptly taken to our table. Our waiter, Aaron, was very professional and polite and really made us feel welcomed and at ease. We ordered the Garlic Prawns and the Surf and turf (this one being from the evenings specials menu), with a side serving of herbed vegetables. The... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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186 reviews 186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2010

This was my third visit to Finz upstairs seafood restaurant in Sandringham and it just keeps getting better. The staff are friendly and accommodating, highly professional - nothing is too much trouble. The restaurant itself has a light, bright airy atmosphere, formal without being pompous and stuffy. The view is lovely. My friend and I decided to start by sharing... More 

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Chelsea
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2009

This restuarants food in unbelievable. We went there with the expectation that it would probably be ordinary. How wrong were we... The food was beautiful. The prawns were fresh and so were the scallops. Although it was not busy the atmosphere was nice. The waiter could not of been more accomodating to us. Very good service and price. We are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2008

Amazing seafood and great atmosphere. Service was friendly but a little laid back (menus are good to get when you arrive, not after you've had entree!). Upstairs was expensive but highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Melrose Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > North Melbourne
  • Neighborhood: North Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 03 9598 2355

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 87
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance

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