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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
Closed now
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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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Visitor rating
  • 188
    Excellent
  • 102
    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
Most recent review
Fantastic Dining

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Blidden73
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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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 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW 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 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Ate here with daughters before going to theatre. Fantastic ! So impressed have booked to take Italian friends there in March. Will be a regular.

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Il Solito Posto has been a long-time favourite restaurant when I am in Melbourne. Casual dining, knowledgeable, great service by staff, I have always enjoyed letting them select an Italian wine to accompany dinner, and without fail, they have delivered a great experience. I was recently there with my son, and gluten-free was an important consideration. They provided two excellent... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

You know that you are in a fancy Italian restaurant when the waiters dress better than you, and the restaurant has a large wine collection in open view. I have taken many of my overseas visitors there for authentic Italian food, up-market from the regular eateries in Lygon Street. The restaurant is a little pricey, but makes up for it... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Found and booked this restaurant for lunch after a web search and we were very pleased we did. Its a down stairs restaurant with a cafeteria on the ground floor. The menus for both are excellent and three of us opted for the more formal dining of the restaurant with its comprehensive menu. We opted for entres off the special... More 

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