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Esca Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
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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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank thenomal
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here last night for the third time and it was just as good as ever, the staff are so attentive , nothing is to much trouble , I do not like broccolini and this was one of their side vegetables for the day , the waiter said " what vegetable would you like " I asked for fresh... More 

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Thank RodandKaren
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food with great service. Ideal for business lunches or that romantic dinner. Presentation of the food was excellent, service was great and the ambience is warm and relaxing. Highly recommend it. The only negative was not so much the restaurant but parking. However, its worth the trouble.

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

We booked Esca Grill for a 50th Birthday celebration in the private dining room for 36 people. The service was excellent both Anthony & Sylvia looked after our guests effortlessly and made the night progress smoothly. AND then there is the food - what can I say but amazing!! There was more than enough for everyone and the quality and... More 

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Thank Charlie M
Eltham, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We had a great meal in excellent surroundings...the food was of great standard and the service exceptional...

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Thank George M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Probably the worst restaurant I've been to in 20 years. We had booked a table and found it was given away to a walk in. Eventually seated after 30 minutes, waited 45 minutes for an entrée and another 1 1/2 hours for very very average mains. Over priced and poor quality. I hadn't had an experienced a restaurant like this... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

The service, decor, ambience, food and wine was all five star. There were four of us there for dinner on a Saturday night and it was a memorable occasion. Our waiter was very knowledgable and quite humorous, he certainly contributed to our wonderful evening. Ask for a booth if you are a four or five, very special. At around $430... More 

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Thank SharynGreedy
Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

After being invited to dinner with my boyfriend and his family to Esca Grill, i hardly expected much. After arriving we ordered and for starters we decided the tasting entree would be an interesting choice. It had a grilled prawn, a prawn stuffed with calamari and a scollop. The prawn stuffed with calamari was to die for, i could have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner at this lovely restaurant with friends , it was the first time we had eaten here . The steaks were amazing, melt in your mouth , I could have cut my steak with a fork it was so tender, beautiful tasty jus. We had a side of vegetables, salad and thick cut chips all beautiful. Entrée of prawns,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We have had a lovely anniversary dinner at escagrill. I had the fish of the day which was so tasty, good size and perfectly cooked. My husband had the steak which he loved and said way better than squires loft. And the service was wonderful. We will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Contemporary, Australian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
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?