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Esca Grill

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Seafood, Contemporary, Australian
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650 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9370 1101
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four adults dined together one evening. We ordered 4 different entrees, 4 different mains, and 2 different desserts. Total 10 dishes + 2 side dishes to accompany our mains. The result was 10 empty plates (we loved the food). Service was outstanding with excellent attention to us and detail. Reasonable value ($335 for 4 - included beverages) Only downside is... More 

Thank TypeYourNameHere
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a ball, the manager was very welcoming and friendly to our guests from Hong Kong and provided an excellent service. The food was perfect, best oysters I've ever had!! Thanks for making their last night so special!!

Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best restaurant experiences my foodie family has had, incredible food but even more importantly excellent service. The staff manage to be professional, knowledgeable but super friendly and welcoming. Thank you 👏👏

Thank jodiegill2017
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here for dinner last night. The place was full which is always a good sign. Super food and service by attentive staff. Parking was a problem, had to go 3 blocks down the road to find a park.

Thank carole1052015
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is always high quality at Esca. The Patagonian fish is always a favourite as is the stuffed calamari for entree.

Thank Julie G
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We had a great choice of seafood, food was cooked amazing and very fresh. Staff we very friendly and very helpful with menu choice

Thank Kacey M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Great place for a special evening. Food was sensational with service to match. Excellent ambience highly recommended for a specail occasion

Thank hed1967
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

An excellent meal well priced for the quality service was excellent easy walk from moonee ponds junction

1 Thank Desiree B
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

The food is really good with a great wine selection but a little hard to hear in if you are with more than 2 people when it's busy. Fantastic service too

Thank Sally N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious. Not the cheapest restaurant around but very good quality. I really enjoyed the wait staff. No 19 year old back packer here. Just professional will groomed individuals that know their stuff without having to go back to the chef to ask questions. All in all a good night.

Thank thenomal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Contemporary, Australian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9370 1101

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