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Stalactites

#156 of 2,906 Restaurants in Melbourne
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177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 96633316
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7:00 am - 7:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 61
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  • 14
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Love n tender

Great food, very busy and cosy. I shared the $43 meat platter and had pita bread and dips for entree. Meat was juicy and tender and restaurant had a good vibe. Very impressed

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Alessandra C
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great food, very busy and cosy. I shared the $43 meat platter and had pita bread and dips for entree. Meat was juicy and tender and restaurant had a good vibe. Very impressed

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Went here for dinner on a cold winters night, was packed out but only had to wait about 10min for a table. Really good food,big portion sizes. Food came out fast. Staff could have been more attentive but in all fairness it was very busy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Staff is attentive. Ambience is pretty good. Had the baked lamb. Texture and flavour is great - sour and appetizing however meat is quite oily.

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Great atmosphere, although the place was busy with people queuing at the door the service was very good. Everything I had was delicious, and for you ladies, if you can't make up your mind about desert, try the desert platter. Lucky enough to go again a couple of nights later with a larger group of people for the banquet, again... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I work in Melbourne CBD and this place is fine dining . I always assumed it to be damn expensive as it does have pretty good repo, never thought of going in there until some special occasion but once a colleague suggested and I gave it try. They too have cheaper 11$ lunch option and takeaways . Besides that it... More 

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Thornbury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Hearty, traditional Greek food in comfortable and relaxed surroundings complimented by attentive friendly service and open all night. I've been many times before and I'll keep coming back.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Excellent Greek food and atmosphere on a busy Melbourne street corner. The stalactites ceiling took some getting used to....but the food and service was awesome. A good choice of dishes with helpful waiters / waitresses and some pretty good Greek beers and wines to drink, as well as the usual 'Australian suspects'.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great tasting dishes not short on quantity or quality. Very friendly staff. The lamb was beautiful as you would expect.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

came here for dinner with school and had some Delicious yiros. the food was very tasty and filling good service and hospitality. the yiros had good flavors but i think the waiter got a bit confused as some of us ended up with the wrong yiros but that was fine. will come back and recommend to family and friends if... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Giros supreme in Melbourne. The queues to get a table are testament to the ongoing tasty food these guys deliver every day.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 96633316

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 7:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 7:00 am

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