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175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
(03) 9399 9105
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cheap but slow drink service

Great Food for Price but overall service was quite slow we only got offered 2 rounds of drinks. Cheap Steak and meals on offer. Everyone was happy with there meal but everything was under $20 so who could honestly complain.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
Kane C
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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We are locals to the Williamstown area and are regulars at Al Porto Vecchio. The food and drinks are moderately priced, in fact much cheaper that similar eating places. The service is usually quick and the staff are very pleasant. The location on the Waterfront with views of the city is brilliant. On hot Friday and Saturday nights in January... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I arrived in Williamstown in the evening and needed a quick meal. Al Porto is in the front street amongst other restaurants. I looked in the window and it looked great on a cold night. I was seated by the fire and served very promptly. They had main course specials for $12. I chose Veal Parmigiana which was about $24... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Food fantastic and reasonably priced. Service great. Ordered coffees and the barista was not happy with the one he made so made another free of charge. Lovely place to have lunch.

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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Great Food for Price but overall service was quite slow we only got offered 2 rounds of drinks. Cheap Steak and meals on offer. Everyone was happy with there meal but everything was under $20 so who could honestly complain.

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Enjoyable, generous meals at very reasonable prices. The drinks were not overpriced either. Friendly staff and prompt service.

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Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Popped in for lunch on this sunny autumn day, left more than satisfied. $12 all day menu was good for the wallet and very tasty indeed. $14 Porterhouse steak was a big piece of meat. I'll pop in for dinner next time in around this part of time in the evening.

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Salt Lake City
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

The space is a little cramped inside, but that was the only downside. The food was good and the portions were really large.. especially the kids meal. The service was decent. I would go back.

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Victoria, Australia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Food was lovely, very reasonably priced. A bit cramped for space but the atmosphere is fantastic. Service was great. Thankyou

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Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Went this evening for a meal out with friends. This was my first visit, but it won't be my last. We all ate off a "specials " menu. $12 to $14 with a big choice from pasta to steak. The desserts were good with great vanilla ice cream! The restaurant is clean and simple. The food fresh and tasty. Service... More 

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Invercargill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We liked the 2 outdoor seating areas available as well as inside dining. Great specials on the boards.... one board for each outdoor area, plus a more comprehensive menu available. Friendly service, food was lovely and minimal waiting time.

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Address: 175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9399 9105
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
Cuisine: Italian

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  • Address: 175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: (03) 9399 9105

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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