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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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Today
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 198
    Excellent
  • 105
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 7
    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
Fantastic

Honestly one of the best Italian meals I have had. The atmosphere is really good as is the food and service. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly and the food is excellent value. Beware of the herb bread, it is very strong! Highly recommend this restaurant for your next night out,

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Aussie_Traveller38
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Australia
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I've been to this restaurant a few times over the years and was sorely disappointed on our visit last week. The food was very bland - we had the meatballs which tasted more like bread than meat. My friend thought the same. Given this place is not a "cheap and cheerful" I expect better. The place has great ambiance but... More 

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Honestly one of the best Italian meals I have had. The atmosphere is really good as is the food and service. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly and the food is excellent value. Beware of the herb bread, it is very strong! Highly recommend this restaurant for your next night out,

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This welcoming trattoria has been going for years and in my experience has never failed to please. Delicious food and good wine list. Lovely ambience and not over noisy, unlike many of the more recent and trendy restaurants in the vicinity where you need to shout to be heard. I would highly recommend this reliable restaurant and its excellent staff.

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Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

I have a colleague whom travels to Melbourne quarterly and stays at the Grand Hyatt, this is the perfect meeting point after work and one of my favourite places to eat in Melbourne. We're always accommodated with groups of 2-6 people. The menu changes regularly and the quality and quantities are just perfect! You need to arrive between 5-6pm to... More 

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dekalb, illinois
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Ate here on a busy Thursday night. Service was excellent, food and wine were very good. The only negative was the noise level. The place was packed so people had to speak quite loudly to be heard. I'm not sure how suitable it is for people with mobility issues because there were a couple of levels and no lift in... More 

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canberra
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5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I ate here alone last night. Food was delicious, staff excellent and great atmosphere. Highly recommended.

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Hong Kong, China
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78 reviews 78 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Tucked neatly into a side street off of one on the main Melbourne streets, Il Solicito is an atmospheric restaurant / bar. We ate in the restaurant which offered simple, well cooked but tasty dishes with good wine options as you would expect in Australia. It was busy and one downside was a very long wait for the main course... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I visited Il Solito Posto recently for dinner and then breakfast the following day. I had my husband and 4 year old in toe. We arrived both times without a booking and were very lucky to get a table. I would recommend booking for dinner as we witnessed a number of people turned away. The service was excellent. Very professional.... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I've started writing TripAdvisor review this morning. I'm in a cab on the way the the airport and obviously need to kill some time. The first restaurants that sprint to mind are those ones that you visit often. The ones with great food. Good wine and not too overpriced. Il solito posto is certainly one of those. The pasta is... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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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: Special occasions, Romantic
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?