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169 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #5 of 42 Restaurants in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Although sitting 30ft from the bustling main street of McLaren Vale, the symphony of rubber and tarmac accompanied by an overture of squawking galahs was barely noted above the ambiance of a jazz rendition of space oddity and Elton John. The table overlooked rustic aging ballastrait towards a lush manacured expanse of lawn beset in hedges. Service has been authentic.... More 

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The food was great. The interior was most pleasant and the service was great. Parking for disabled was fine and the local wine was most enjoyable. It could be one of the nicest places to go to, if the menu had some local fish ie King George Whiting. Have been back and the salmon was fine so too was the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I had looked forward to my birthday Italian meal. Unfortunately my Arrancini entree was bland, my italian girlfriend makes much better. My husband's Polpette entree was great. Our main choices were Genovese pasta, I am still tasting the fat content, it tasted like lamb stew over pasta, and my husband's scotch fillet which he ordered rare. It was, but it... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We decided to celebrate my daughter's and husband's birthday by going out to dinner at Vasarelli. We had a very disappointing evening. The four of us Were seated at a table better suited for two. This made eating tricky. The restaurant was overcrowded and very noisy. We were not offered wine menus and had to ask for them. Our salad... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This was our third visit to this establishment and was not disappointed. The wines are all local and although not a big selection it is quite satisfactory including the house wines. The food is consistently good and congratulations to the chef because we have enjoyed all selections we have tried. Excellent pasta dishes and the gnocchi is exceptional. This time... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We ordered the pork belly and seafood pasta from Vasarelli. The pork belly was crisp and luscious. It was topped with caramelized onions which melted in the mouth. The seafood pasta was more mediocre, the seafood was fresh but the sauce could have packed more flavor.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We phoned for a late lunch booking and were made to feel really welcomed despite being such a late booking. Ate a wonderful and delicious selection of entree and starters as a shared luncheon on the airy verandah. Would highly recommend this delightful eatery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

From the moment we walked into the renovated house turned restaurant we were immediately impressed with the ambience and warm welcome we received from all the Vasarelli staff. Maria guided us through an extensive menu with almost too many choices. Our party of four were treated to a wonderful gastronomic experience from first to last course. For those who love... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

we had wonderful service from start to finish,beautiful authentic Italian food and charming atmosphere.we will definately be back!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After some bad experiences in the McLaren Vale area my wife and I decided to go for a meal at Vasarelli's one Saturday night a couple of weeks ago. Man it was awesome. The food was just brilliant. Big flavoured starters, succulently cooked mains. Honestly the food was just great. Plus you arrive there, sit and get a huge smile... More 

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Additional Information about Vasarelli

Address: 169 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  McLaren Vale
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cuisine: Italian

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