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“Don't walk past. Read this and give it a go - ness” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cicciolina

Cicciolina
130 Acland Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
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Ranked #100 of 4,210 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Don't walk past. Read this and give it a go - ness”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

Friendly. Homely. Great food. Staff want to be there which is a great start. Chicken dish was amazing. Spag Bol one of the best ever. Busy so try and get there early or a bit late but that says it all. A real local treat no wonder it's still alive and kicking after over forty years.

  • Visited July 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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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“The best "boozy" lunch in Melbourne.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

If it's good food, good wine & good customer service you want, then Cicciolina wins hands down. I took a few interstate friends for a boozy lunch & they haven't stopped talking about it. Always a winner!

  • Visited July 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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Bronte
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“eager to please”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I visited Ackland St, and was attracted to this little restaurant. We sat outside in the sun, and ordered from the creativer, extensive menu. I had a hankering for something in particular, and it was no trouble for either the waitress nor the chef. And it was delicious too!

Visited July 2013
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Tasmania
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“Staff that didn't care”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We visited here whilst on holidays after hearing rave reviews from family. We waited out the back & enjoyed a drink. Eventually a table was free & through we went to the restaurant. We were sat next to a couple that were basically at each others throats & the woman clearly intoxicated. The seating is very intimate so to ignore their conversation was impossible. A table across the way was free and I went to move but it was quickly filled. The waitress came over to take our order & we asked to be moved. No luck but the most disappointing part was she told us quietly that the couple were regulars & there was nothing she could do - they always fight. It ruined our much anticipated time here & if this couple are regulars I'm sure there are plenty of people who'd never come back. We complained again when asked how our meal was. No sorry. No compensation, they clearly just wanted to look after their 'regular' cashed up bogan couple. We would not come back, the food did not make up for the atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Upstate New York
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6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Best in St. Kilda ... autstanding every time”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

We had dinner here on four different occasions. each time the food was first rate and the service excellent. The seafood and desserts are especially scrumptious. Well done!

  • Visited July 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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