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Stalactites

#162 of 3,497 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, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 175
    Excellent
  • 182
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Worth trying !!

Dropped in a busy Saturday lunch, didn't wait long and seated with drinks ordered. Waiter polite and friendly, place is compact so not room for prams etc inside. Ordered mixed meat souvlakis, chips and a meat plate to share plus puta (which is a must !!)... Very yum and if your looking for a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
Phia3549
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English first
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Dropped in a busy Saturday lunch, didn't wait long and seated with drinks ordered. Waiter polite and friendly, place is compact so not room for prams etc inside. Ordered mixed meat souvlakis, chips and a meat plate to share plus puta (which is a must !!)... Very yum and if your looking for a traditional Greek souvlaki this is the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went on a Sunday - place was packed out with families, couples and friends having a good feed. This place is about the food and most especially about their meat! If you're a carnivore, go for their meat platter - it's huge and enough for four to share with a side salad or chips. We had a mixed souvlaki and... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Really yummy Greek food, fast service had our meal delivered to our table within 10 minutes. Good location, open 24 hours, ok price $$

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Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This restaurant always has a line up to get in , but the wait for a table is quick. Food fresh and tasty.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Every time I need a meat fix, this is the place to go. If eating in for dinner, I like to go with the meat platter with a great range of different meats or open souvlaki to eat on a plate as less messy. If time poor, I grab a takeaway souvlaki with mixed lamb and chicken. Highly recommended and... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a bustling venue that is like an upscale diner that you would fine in the U.S. We all had the souvlaki. This is the first time my teenage daughter had this and she loved it. She asked to go back the next night. They also have a very busy take away business.

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The food here was really fresh and there was plenty of it. It was very tasty and service was quick. There are plenty of choices. We arrived about 5 on a Friday night and were happy because by 6pm there was a que to get in. The last time we came here was about 5 years ago and it was... More 

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Milano
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Friendly staff, good food and open 24 hours! I don't eat meat and here i can find vegetarian wrap and any kind of veggies. It became my monday's restaurant!

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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We had the mixed gyros and moussaka with Greek wine merlot and rose ($68). The food arrived within 10 minutes and although quite edible, the moussaka wasn't steaming with freshness and the accompanying vegetables were soggy and overdone. The gyros was quite good however there were rather fatty pieces of meat, it was strewn with red onions :( and the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This restaurant can teach a thing or two to Paris Left Bank or Torontos’s Danforth strip greek establishments: fantastic food, gigantic portions, friendly efficient service, and the taste.simply heaven - or should I say Olympus?? Because of the efficient service its also great for tourists who are often in a hurry. Not to be missed!

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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?