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29/31 Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria 3219, Australia
03 5229 7313
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Best La Porchetta

I have been to a lot of La Porchetta Restaurants, I have found this one in Geelong to be the best by far. I mainly buy the fish which I have found to be excellent. For a reasonably priced meal and the best service ever you can't go past this one. The staff are the nicest and friendliest I have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Angie A
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Portarlington, Australia
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Portarlington, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been to a lot of La Porchetta Restaurants, I have found this one in Geelong to be the best by far. I mainly buy the fish which I have found to be excellent. For a reasonably priced meal and the best service ever you can't go past this one. The staff are the nicest and friendliest I have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Wonderful Meal, Such a generous serve of Seafood in a Entrée Serve of Fettucine , A taste sensation with lots of garlic and flavour, have not had this amount of Fresh Seafood in a meal for a long time!! Go Geelong! La Porchetta

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The place looks grubby and unkempt . The food was processed frozen calamari , processed mushroom sauce , the bread rolls on the antipasto were laughable and just awful . The tiramisu ......someone needs to learn the recipe . Probably the worst Italian I've ever seen.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The sauce was not what I expected. Very bland and tasted mostly like strong tomato purée. not impressed.

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Something for everyone. Went there with another couple last Sunday for dinner. From the moment we arrived we were greeted pleasantly by staff and seated immediately. Friendly and courteous staff, drinks and meals were served promptly and together. Al a cart menu with plenty of options for the most discerning eaters, reasonably priced with a good atmosphere. Would definitely recommend.

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We went for lunch recently and I wanted something that was not on the menu (had been on the menu previously). There was no problem, they could make it for me. We had three staff wait on us - one to welcome us to our table and take a drink order, the second to take our food order and check... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The staff are always pleased to greet you look after you.The service and attention is always prompt and the food well prepared in a relaxed and friendly way. read less

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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Great family restaurant, we went there when it wasnt busy so we were served quick. The staff were attentive and constantly come back to see if we needed anything. The menu was extensive and the meals were large and filling. We didnt wait too long for the food to arrive and it was cooked perfectly. Will definitely be going back.... More 

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Wallan, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Ate at LP on Monday 15/12/14 and ordered a soup followed by a main. Was halfway thru eating the half decent soup when waiter bought out my main and decided to leave it on the table. After I insisted that he took it away he eventually bought back a main that had been left on a bench and was cold... More 

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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was very poor very inexperienced staff members! Food was well what chef would work in an Italian restraunt and not know how to cook pasta? Staff members were rude! Didn't get cutlery until we asked for it. The mains took nearly 40 minuets to come out. Never again will we go there!

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Additional Information about La Porchetta

Address: 29/31 Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria 3219, Australia
Phone Number: 03 5229 7313
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29/31 Malop Street, Geelong, Victoria 3219, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: 03 5229 7313

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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