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Cafe Greco South Yarra

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560 Chapel Street | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
0398262888
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations

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  • 7
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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Looked Good, tasted bland

The whole feel if this was place was wonderful. The authentic feel they were aiming for was portrayed nicely so was expecting some great authentic flavours of Italy. The food was bland. Bland in both flavour and appeal. What a shame we had such high hopes for this place

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2014
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English first
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The whole feel if this was place was wonderful. The authentic feel they were aiming for was portrayed nicely so was expecting some great authentic flavours of Italy. The food was bland. Bland in both flavour and appeal. What a shame we had such high hopes for this place

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Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

I have a friend who eats here all the time. I don't know how. The service is average, the food is below average, the other customers aggravating and it's expensive. Just another poor restaurant in an area that specialises in poor restaurants unfortunately.

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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

I should have noted all the empty tables at 1230 but I was getting hangry so decided to eat here. I ordered the Avocado feta mash which was pretty poorly presented. Tasted much better than it looked though. Coffee was fine but nothing great. Have been here for dessert previously- an insane amount of cakes, slices etc to choose from... More 

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Naxos Town, Greece
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

First time i went food was nice, they have a big variety of cakes to choose from. Second time i went there had to take a seat outside on my own as there was nobody close to give me a seat. Had to wait another 5 minutes to get a menu but no one came, so got up and left.

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18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Excellent food at good prices considering the area. This restaurant has been here a long time and that to me shows stability and an inderstanding of the customers needs.

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I have been in twice over the last couple of years. It took me some time to get over the first time. Staff are not interested in serving you. Place looks empty and still no one wants to take your order. I walked out after 5 minutes the frost time (no one else in the place that I could see)... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

food was average, menu limited and prices were ridiculous. some where i would not return to. would dtrongly recomend against it

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Veary nice food and price also but all waas great. Liked the souvalki lamb and the dips to start with grilled greek bread was nice and beans with small sausages. Lots to chose from

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Lots of big cakes and decent, strong coffee. Food is average though, nothing special. Service is good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

In the Crown Casino, offers reasonable price menu with some unique and tasty items with a Greek Flair - been there a number of times and never left disappointed.

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  • Address: 560 Chapel Street | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 0398262888

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