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Empire Grill

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66 McKillop St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
+61 3 5223 2132
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Empire grill has always been a place to go for consistently good food and service. Staff are lovely and help you have the best dining experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
Christine K
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Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Empire grill has always been a place to go for consistently good food and service. Staff are lovely and help you have the best dining experience.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We often visit Empire Grill for a better than average meal out or anniversary dinner. The food is inventive and, in our experience, cooked to perfection. The service is always friendly and knowledgable with a good selection of wines to choose from to match the food. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and it can be quite full and you... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant on Wednesday night, chose not make make a booking as we knew they would have room and we were unsure of the time. We were asked if we had a booking and said no, so the waitress said to another they are a walk in, as though our money was not as good as someone who... More 

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Drysdale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

we have visited here afew times over the last few years and we always have found the food to be very nice. It feels like you wait for your meal for your meal for quite a long time but once you get your food you'll be happy they even remembered you. They have booths and normal tables and even the... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We only dine here on special occasions, this time it was so dissapointing that probably won't go back. Positives: Waitresses were nice, service was fast. Negatives: Beef cheek main was dry, tasted like it was 3 days old and the worst I have had. Dessert was a mix of flavours that did not go together, some elements again tasted old... More 

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Clifton Springs, Vic, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We have visited this establishment many times over the years and have always found the food of the highest quality. The menu has great choices for every taste. The service staff are attentive yet give you the space you need to enjoy the company you are with. It has a good location not far from Central Geelong. Keep up the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We came here on a Saturday night recently to catch up with my husband's parents for dinner. Meals were good - I had soft shell crab, hubby had pork belly as a starter and we all had steak for main. Steak was well cooked and nice, the sauce did taste a little like it came from a jar, but overall... More 

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Landsborough
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Wonderful old place tastefully decorated to match the tasteful food! Food also well presented, attentive staff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The venue is lovely, you sit in comfort and pleasant surroundings. The staff were attentive and friendly - some of our guest felt that they should know the prices on a particular bottle of wine, but I feel that would be expecting too much. They were happy to recommend dishes for our dinner. However the meals were super small!!! and... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visited the Empire Grill because of its reputation for dealing with allergies. Obviously we got them on a bad!! day because after lovely mains my wife chose from the gluten free dessert menu and received a dessert with a biscuit base. Apologies all round but as my wife is coeliac it was close call.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 66 McKillop St, Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Geelong
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5223 2132

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

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