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Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3181, Australia
Today
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Visitor rating
  • 42
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fantastic food

Excellent food, great ambience in a surrounding of extensive artwork. Limited choice on the menu, but this makes it easier to choose - there's something for everyone. The food tasted wonderful. Slow cooked wagyu beef cheek with pan fried gnocchi is my recommendation. The quality of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
RDN74
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, great ambience in a surrounding of extensive artwork. Limited choice on the menu, but this makes it easier to choose - there's something for everyone. The food tasted wonderful. Slow cooked wagyu beef cheek with pan fried gnocchi is my recommendation. The quality of the restaurant is outstanding, the wine list is full of local and international wines... More 

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had read the TripAdvisor reviews when we were looking for somewhere to eat and they had recommended booking later, so we booked for 8.30pm. It is not a big restaurant and was very busy when we arrived but quite a few tables left shortly so it was a little quieter. One of the waiters was a little on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was highly recommended to is so we were excited to dine there. Started off well at the bar with fabulous martini. We sat down to dine at 8pm - and didn't get our food for two hours. No excuse - they said it was due to a function in the next room. Understaffed and hopeless. And the meal was... More 

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Perth
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Wow what a horrible experience, booked at the famous Mirka at Tolarno on "yum table" website for an 8:30 dinner with our family tonight. Arrived early at 8pm just in case a table was available early. Family was excited. Was placed in the casual dining area and was not looked after by anyone until a young chap asked if we... More 

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Australia
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My wife had read about this restaurant and wanted to try it. We were very impressed with the result. Located in Fitzroy Street St Kilda with off street parking it was easy to get to. the atmosphere of the place was fantastic. The interior has been painted by the prominent French born artist Mirka Mora which gives the restaurant a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went here with a deal voucher and didn't have high expectations. We were pleasantly surprised to find that the restaurant was cosy and inviting. The staff were lovely and cheerful and the food was delicious. My only criticism was that mains eg. A steak, was just a steak with no sides. Had we been told we would have ordered... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My family and I enjoyed Sunday lunch here. It was exceptional. The servie was speedy and very freindly, but most importantly the food was fantastic! All of our meals exceeded our expctations. The produce was very fresh, inovative and wonderfully presented. The atmosphere was delightful, with the loaciton being one of Melbourne's finest. We will definitley be returning. I highly... More 

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Melbourne
Top Contributor
219 reviews 219 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you're hankering for a reasonable Italian meal in St Kilda, Mirka at Tolarno has been pulling in customers for a long time with a solid range of classic dishes. On the night we visited, there was nothing intrinsically wrong with the food but none of the dishes were particularly memorable. There are a couple of prix fixe deals on... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I went to Mirka at Tolarno's in st. Kilda recently and was very pleasantly surprised. I hadn't been there for years and although it used always be good, I went with some hesitation. It turned out to be one of the best meals I have had in Melbourne for a long time. It was not over priced and every course... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Loved: The delicious food, the warm service, the value for money, and the fabulous wall mural. Not so much: The rather OTT Bombe Alaska.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fitzroy St, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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