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Il Solito Posto

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113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
61396544466
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Romance
Special occasions

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  • 191
    Excellent
  • 103
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
just keeps on hanging on

Have eaten here many times,but this time with a pause of about a couple of years. No change.Great food,service,atmosphere,enough said.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
hbgser
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Geelong, Australia
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Geelong, Australia
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Have eaten here many times,but this time with a pause of about a couple of years. No change.Great food,service,atmosphere,enough said.

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Brisbane, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Our little party of three dined here whilst on a visit to Melbourne. We didn't have a booking but we were able to get a table. This place is busy, busy, busy with not much room to move but it works. Our food was absolutely beautiful. Service was very good too. Would definitely recommend.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Husband and I were on a special trip to melbourne, celebrating second wedding anniversary, booked in for dinner here, and we were completely delighted by this place. The food, the atmosphere, the excellent wait staff, the wine: what a fabulous evening: highly recommended for anyone that relishes the real italian fine dinig experience.

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Difficult to find but a must to experience. Bar and fine dining options. This is a cosy place that the staff strut around proudly offering service as if they it is their house. I have not had a bad experience here. Wait at the bar for a table, plenty to see.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A superb dinner and atmosphere with friends in the basement trattoria. Staff were attentive and friendly- recommending favourite dishes and wine, and bars to visit later in the evening. Will definitely return-soon I hope.

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Brisbane, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I dropped in for lunch. Pasta Rigatone with tomato based sauce, chicken liver, pancetta and capers. Excellent blend of flavours and very tender liver. However quite pricey for lunch.

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Brisbane
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We walked in on a Friday night without a reservation but they welcomed us and found us a table. The atmosphere was great - reminded us so much of the small family-run restaurants you find everywhere in Europe. It was crowded and bustling, but we could still hold a conversation. We ordered pasta off the blackboard and it was superb... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We got what we expected when we arrived without a booking at this popular spot. The maître d managed us well but 15 minutes at the cramped bar and we were still not able to order a drink. Glasses were knocked from tables and broke in the cramped space around the bar as waiters jostled for position. All was managed... More 

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Nice atmosphere, nice decorations. Friendly staff. Starters were excellent. I had vegetables soup it's delicious. My wife had mixed greens leafs the dressing was superb. Main were salmon & I had risotto they were both nice .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Been waiting for a chance to eat here for nearly two years...well it was worth the wait, great food, excellent service but the best was dessert! The chocolate pudding was fantastic.. As was the Tiramisu Finally!!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 61396544466

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm

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