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183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
96633316
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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
Great food,Cold beer

I've been here a few times and never left feeling hungry. Great variety no matter what your tastes are. The upstairs dining area is very nice and not to noisy. Sit back relax and grab a cold Mythos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Russell W
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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australia
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place is famous for its authentic Greek cuisine, always open and served the best selection of giros style meats. Service is always courteous and efficient. Great food to soak up the alcohol in the early hours of a Sunday morning after a big night.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

went here late at night as it was near out hotel and we wanted to try something different. The food was excellent with generous sized portions. Its open 24 hours a day and it always seems full so you may have to queue for a seat although they also do takeaway.

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10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I've been here a few times and never left feeling hungry. Great variety no matter what your tastes are. The upstairs dining area is very nice and not to noisy. Sit back relax and grab a cold Mythos.

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Sydney
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Walking around Melbourne CBD at 10.30pm with family and friends (about 12 of us) they had no problems finding us a table in an already full restaurant. Service is similar to that yu get overseas...fast, efficient and friendly with a smile...food is Excellent!!! All our party were full and satisfied from a terrific greek meal. As a coeliac my options... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We decided to have some Greek food for a change and this place was recommended by our hotel. The place was noisy, basic and great fun. The food was good; go for the 'traditional' menu, it really is authentic Greek cooking. We also had the mixed dessert which was too much even for two of us!

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149 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

I almost gave them 5 stars but I took 1 off for the amount of people that they fit into the restaurant, it was a tab squishy. The food was great, we all ordered bits and pieces to share and it was all nice. The waiters were attentive. And bill came to only $25 per person!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stalactites has become a tradition for me when I visit Melbourne. I always get there at least once during each trip. The Takeaway Yeeros is massive, full of flavour and worth every cent. The dine in menu is extensive and there isn't a thing on the menu I have tried that I haven't liked. Dining in is an experience. The... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The first time I came there was 2 days ago. I was with a friend eating out for supper. He told me about this place. It was packed (even though it was 11 pm) and we got a table for 2. I just felt a bit disappointed when the waiter seemed a bit unresponsive. Nevertheless, I have worked in hospitality... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Back visiting Melbourne so off to Stalactites for a serve of Saganaki and a nice Greek food night out. Problem the main meal of mixed combo arrived well before the Saganaki just as I was trying to catch a waiters eye it turned up... this of course meant the main got cold while we dined on the entrée... loved this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Was here close to 9 pm for a light dinner. From the menu, I went for the lean lamb souvlaki...no regrets! Lamb grilled to perfection, pita was well made and the whole combo garnished with vege & tzatziki just tasted so goooood!!! Open 24/7, if you are hungry and feeling a bit guilty for a late night snack...come by here... More 

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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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