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Al Porto Vecchio

175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
(03) 9399 9105
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Ranked #47 of 72 restaurants in Williamstown
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This restaurant is just ok. The parmigiana is ok, as is the fish and chips, steer clear of the Caesar salad, it has tomatoes and olives in it.. not a traditional Caesar at all . They have a standard special menu for $12.00 and they are BYO, so it is good for a cheap meal, but beware, the corkage is... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I took my client here for lunch. Service was lovely and quiet helpful. Open fireplace on and was lovely. My clients meal was lovely. I ordered a Greek salad made from iceberg lettuce shredded and too much balsamic vinegar. I was disappointed in my meal😞

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Was keen for some traditional Italian Pizza but this wasn't it. Heavy, thick base. Very uninspiring. And the diet coke wasn't diet coke. Quite disappointing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Very disappointed. I have tried Al Porto Vecchio on several occasions and they have never seemed to have improved. Food was very plain, just warm when it arrives on your table and service was terrible. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone.

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The service was so slow ... The food was OK but not brilliant... Such a shame as the setting was gorgeous

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Warrnambool, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

The food wasn't bad . But when we ordered coffee's we cancelled half hour later. They must of lost the order . The order was so mixed up. Thought the bill was expensive , no wonder we paid for someone else's meals along with our own. Not good. Very wary, not sure if l would recommend , they must have... More

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Sale Victoria
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We visited Williamstown on a sunny afternoon last week and walked along looking at all the places to eat. We decided on Al Porto Vecchio as we could sit in the lovely warm sun. The fellow who took our order was new, as he told us, so we took that into account on not fully knowing the menu and the... More

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

witnessed first account, Waiter sat us down and said he would be back to take our order in 2 minutes, we had already waited at the front for 10 minutes, while seating a couple shouted across to the waiter, can you take our order, he said soon I will,soon, they replied "we have been waiting for half and hour now"... More

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Williamstown, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Food average. Label from bottle in my daughters meal. They treat their waiting staff very poorly and it shows

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

This used to be great place to eat but the last two visits have been a disappointment. Had to wait over 20 minutes before having to almost demand a waiter takes our orders. The drinks took another 15 minutes and they didn't have any light beer. Bad luck for anyone driving. It took two requests and 30 mins for them... More

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