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169 Main Road, McLaren Vale, South Australia, Australia
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Ranked #4 of 41 Restaurants in McLaren Vale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

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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175 reviews 175 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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10 restaurant reviews
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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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South Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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Adelaide, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

An impromptu lunch thought a quick phone call Lunch reservations made. Immediately on arrival you are greeted with friendly staff. A quick tour of the establishment to decide on a table. Vicki sitting at the table shelling soy beans. Can't get much fresher than that. She is a warm and inviting character. Engages you instinctively. In a short conversation she... More

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Willunga, Australia
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49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Vasarelli family have been growing grapes and making wines in McLaren Vale for decades. A few years back they opened their cellar door and restaurant in the main street of McLaren Vale - a welcome addition to lunchtime fine dining. Well worth a visit!

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Brisbane
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This is a class restaurant. It's not cheap but you get what you pay for. Not a place for kids, it's for mature diners who want a pleasant night out

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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
Cuisine: Italian

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