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Stalactites

183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
96633316
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Ranked #204 of 4,003 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Greek
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Camden, Australia
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174 reviews 174 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wandered in here on a packed Sunday night - had to wait 10 minutes for a table with some others. Owner communicated this well so no problem. Once seated ordered a greek feast including lamb, calamari, a steak and some home cooked specials. All arrived promptly which was not expected due to how busy it was - but appreciated. The... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Did some online research for good authentic greek food in the Mebourne CBD whilst there on a family vacation and this place highlighted in a lot of the online post's. On a Tuesday nite the place was packed around dinner time but we managed to get a table for 4 quite quickly, the same family has owned & operated the... More

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UK
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Well I have to disagree with some previous reviewers. We visited on Friday night, yes it was for an early supper and we managed to get a table. We were served by a very happy and friendly gentleman, our food was hot when delivered to our table, and large portions too, all in all a fab Greek restaurant to eat... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I'm disappointed to read the last few reviews that their experience was so poor and I can understand what they mean. It is always busy here and one of the last Greek restaurants left in Lonsdale St which is so sad to see, the Asian influence has completely taken over and they certainly are of varied standards. Back to Stalactites,... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went one evening about 8pm. Had to wait 10 mins to be seated, due to restaurant being full, but wine and food arrived very quickly after ordering. Had mixed dips and a mixed lamb/chicken gyros plate with chips and salad that was simply spot on. Very tasty and reasonably priced. If I lived in Melbourne I would be here once... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very busy for a Thursday evening and unfortunately understaffed. We were seated upstairs and the service was very poor. The food was pretty average and came to the table cool. Not good when eating lamb! I had to go and find the waiter when we wanted more lemons and again when we wanted to pay the bill. Possibly worth a... More

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Melbourne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have been going to Stalactites in Lonsdale st Melbourne for over 35 years and last nights meal was definitely the last. Cold chips to begin with and then replaced with more cold chips. We didn't bother to replace the 2nd lot as the guy delivering the food was one big miserable Greek. The meat, mine was lamb, my friends... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Don't tell my mother I eat here! Yes, being a good Greek girl, my mother would be slightly offended that I actually eat here, especially in winter, when I've been in town and want a good hearty bowl of their bean soup and other goodies on offer! If you want genuine Greek food, at good prices, in a warm atmosphere,... More

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Hong Kong
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

This was our 4th time at Stalactites in the last 3 years. And as usual the ambiance and the food were fantastic. The ceiling is decorated with stalactites, hence the name. They also cater for take-always which is great. We were seated at the window and every passer-by was salivating when looking at our food! Portions are big so do... More

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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great quality Greek food. I actually got take-away as I was staying at the Mantra-on-Russell. Really good value and served up fast and fresh - you can watch the cooks make the meals as you wait. Restaurant is was pretty busy but had a good vibe, with students, family's and the odd misplaced business man wanting a decent Greek meal.... More

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

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