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“Always a great experience” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Abla's

Abla's
109 Elgin Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia (Carlton)
(03) 9347 0006
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Ranked #137 of 4,089 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Carlton
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Always a great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We've been going to Abla's for about 30 years. The quality, service and ambience cannot be faulted. A real Melbourne institution and a special gem. Love it and so does all our family.

Visited May 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 46 cities Reviews in 46 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Home cooking, always reliable!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

As Mary Poppins would say...this is a practically perfect place! The food is delicious, service is smiling and we have never been let down. Can't wait for our next visit!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sydney, Australia
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199 reviews 199 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Highly recommend”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Relaxing atmosphere, and authentic, food, great value for money. Beautiful cooking, loved everything we had. Exquisite balance of flavours. Highly recommended.

Visited June 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Authentic Lebanese Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Abla's is the place to go to if are after an authentic Lebanese food experience. The owner has been cooking this amazing food for many many years and it is spot on when it comes to authentic taste. Make sure you finish off with some yum Turkish delight

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Tasty*********”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

A Carlton institution. Good for a break from the Italian. Swish food and "normal people's" price *****

Visited December 2012
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