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901 East New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901
321.723.1584
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Monday
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great tapas and cocktails.

When it first opened, the tapas dishes weren't appealing to me. Now, I couldn't be happier. Each dish is more yummy than the last. Some are so great I have to order a second dish immediately. The cocktails are exceptional and the bartender can make every drink you order.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Jo-Ellen A
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Melbourne, FL, USA
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Melbourne, FL, USA
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

When it first opened, the tapas dishes weren't appealing to me. Now, I couldn't be happier. Each dish is more yummy than the last. Some are so great I have to order a second dish immediately. The cocktails are exceptional and the bartender can make every drink you order.

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had our work party here last December and are having it here again in a week....can't wait to be back! Restaurant is nice and sophisticated, food & drinks were excellent, and the staff was friendly, polite and attentive. The best part was having the whole restaurant to ourselves, the staff made sure that we had a wonderful annual party.... More 

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Malabar, Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I have been to Calilou several times & find it to be cool little place. The food is very good, the atmosphere is dark and romantic and the servers are very attentive without being intrusive. Husband & I like to go to Calilou when we want a little quiet spot to have lite food ,some wine & conversation. Run by... More 

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melbourne, fl
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you like tapas restaurants, you will love this place! We do girls' nights here frequently and are never disappointed.

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Central Florida, Florida
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141 reviews 141 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

This restaurant is situated in downtown Melbourne next to Island Pasta. We were there on a Friday night and there were very few people in the restaurant. The decor is pleasant and there's a large platform at the front of the restaurant that can be used for entertainment. The place is cold and dark, so bring a sweater or jacket.... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Our server was phenomena (Jonathan). Food was very good; good choices of wine. Parking is difficult on weekends because downtown Melbourne is the place to be!!!

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Merritt Island, Florida, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We enjoy the downtown and were looking for something different, we found it. Most unique. My wife was supposed to join us (date night for the elders), but was called into work on a last-minute thing, I third-wheeled it my the other couple, our dear friends. We ended up just drinking. We had a ball. We agreed to return, all... More 

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Next door to Island pasta. Owned by the same people. I enjoyed their menu selections. Tapas style food. Great wine selection. Great place for casual date or girls night out. The decor is easy on the eyes.

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Melbourne, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We had Calilou's on our list of places to try for a while and did so a couple of weeks ago. The sizes of the dishes are perfect (not too much or too little). We ordered the blue crab wontons, tostones with jerk chicken and a blueberry compote (special of the night), gnocchi, stuffed meatball and for dessert we had... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

Went here last night with wife, Bro & sis in laws...Wanted to have some appetizers and drinks, and we were very pleasantly surprised. Let me first say that if you eat light meals this is the place for you...but if you are looking for huge portions and leftovers for tomorrow...not going to happen here! We ordered: Started with a 1/2... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 East New Haven Avenue, Melbourne, FL 32901
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Brevard County  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 321.723.1584

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Spanish, Tapas
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?