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Esca Grill

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Contemporary, Australian
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650 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
(03) 9370 1101
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Essendon, Australia
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had dinner here on a Tuesday night with family. We sat in one of the booths which is always a great experience. This is a local restaurant for us and the service, food, wine list and service are always excellent. The only small criticism would be that as we are local and eat there fairly regular it would be good... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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115 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again Escagrill ticked all the boxes for our sons 21st birthday family dinner. After the warmest of greeting things only got better with excellent service and excellent menu choices including a newish addition to the menu of the Slicer Plate (straight from the original Red Italian made meat slicer). Other favourites included the Hervey Bay Scallop entree, the Lamb... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hospitality of this restaurant right from the moment you walk in sets the bar to a high standard which did not fail throughout the entire evening. I dined at Esca for my mothers surprise 60th birthday and boy was she surprised. It's all about the company and of corse....the food. As we were in the private dining room we... More 

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Melbourne
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always enjoy going dining at Escagril. The best seafood, plus other varieties. We live near by, so whenever we would like a nice seafood meal, we gather around at Escagril. Beautiful atmosphere even tho it can get busy and sometimes noisy, but still a nice restaurant to dine in. I recommend it 👍🏼

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Thank Yosra E
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Never ever heard of this place till a few weeks ago as I never like to visit outside the cod for a restaurant much. But I was super impressed and will certainly give some of the bigger name venues a real run for there money. This is what a restaurant should be!

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Sydney, Australia
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113 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We visited this restaurant for a business dinner, 9 people. The service was excellent, food was excellent. With 9 people we had a cross-section of entrees, main & desserts as you can imagine - every single person commented how their meal was excellent. For reference I had gnocchi with lamb shoulder for entree, eye fillet main & pear & almond... More 

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3 Thank Joneses2010
Melbourne, Australia
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

My favourite restaurant in Melbourne They set the standard with well drilled staff and a elegant decor. Steak or seafood are superb and wine list is perfect A great option for a special occasion or executive dining

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3 Thank Hynet9
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our time within escagrill ! Starting by oysters matching a really nice wine... We were bit disappointed by the next courses, but again had fun with desserts. The atmosphere is really nice, the open kitchen and "open" bar bring a lot to this relaxing feeling. The service was high standard, polite, courteous and friendly. All restaurants technics were... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Found good reviews about this restaurant and our visit certainly lived up to expectations. From the moment we walked in this restaurant have a lovely vibe very tastefully decorated, waiter service was wonderful and food delicious. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The best seats in the house are the booths which are elevated along the north sideo f the restaurant. It also has a small meeting room at he rear of the restaurant for small meetings or large groups. A highlight is the mixed seafood entree platter which is fresh and excellent quality. The chargrilled steak is my favourite main and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Contemporary, Australian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 650 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Moonee Ponds
  • Phone Number: (03) 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?