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183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
96633316
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Tasty selection is Greek food

Service was efficient and menu explained well. Chicken and lamb "combo" was very tasty. Would return again next time in Melbourne

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Service was efficient and menu explained well. Chicken and lamb "combo" was very tasty. Would return again next time in Melbourne

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Well the food is out there with the best. Positioned in heart of Melbourne on Lonsdale highly recommend this place. Open 24 hours a day 7 days a week you cant get better service than this. You wont be dissapointed trust me. 5 stars 😉

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Burleigh Heads Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years but haven't visited for about 12 mths. I really think the meals we had here this week were better than we have had in the past. We had an open lamb souvlaki and chicken fillet souvlaki. Both excellent.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I had the gyros and Horiatiki salad, both of which were good. The challenge was to get service. Many times servers passed but did not take my order. Also, getting the bill was a chore. Might be good for late night as they are open 24 hours.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is one of the best Greek restaurants I have ever been to! We had the dips, pita and mixed plate (chicken and lamb) and everything was taste overload - just the way I like my Greek! The dips were amazing and fresh, pita house made and cooked to order and the meat,.. The meat was AMAZING! I have never... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

There was a queue when we arrived- always a testament to good food. Fortunately, we'd booked (there were sixteen of us after all). The atmosphere was convivial, the service was friendly and efficient, and the food was fantastic. We ordered the banquet which began with discs of fried cheese (I'm told it wasn't haloumi, but it was something equally delicious).... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I m from Greece but I live in Melbourne so I went with my friend there and I was so disappointed .The waitress didn't know that I m Greek and he was so rude in Greek language because I ask him Something and He gave me something else .i m Greek too but Greeks some times did mistakes and we... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Whenever I'm on Lonsdale Street in the city I think of Stalactites, especially if I have tzatziki cravings. The amount of times I've been there of an evening when everything else is closed is more than I can count. The food hits the spot everytime with its reliable and tasty dishes perfect for the quick in and out visit (souvlaki),... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

One of the best things about Melbourne are all the restaurants. Stalactites has very good Greek food at a reasonable price. Not much else to say.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I don't know if its a "famous" place whatever it is, it's not great greek food. it's pretty bad. A lot of ppl complain of the service, strangely enough, the service was very polite

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek

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