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Esca Grill

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Seafood, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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650 Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3039, Australia
+61 3 9370 1101
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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You really feel pampered here by the wait staff! They know their menu well and offer helpful suggestions. Food was the best I've had in this part of Melbourne! Keep it up guys and can't wait to get back for another tasty meal!! Thanks

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Thank Kerrie H
Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Great service. Put yourselves in their hands and you cannot go wrong with the food! E.g oysters and Seafood generally I would never touch.. but here it just works. Trust them!

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Thank Halbonpark
Melbourne, Australia
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a business dinner after it was recommended by a colleague. Staff are good and very professional. Decided to get a couple of the share plates, some prawns and the crab. The prawns were a disappointment. Nothing wrong with them but I was expecting something reasonable for $7 a prawn. More than a medium sized king prawn you can... More 

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Thank Webo1966
Melbourne, Australia
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166 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2017

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 

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Thank TypeYourNameHere
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017 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!!

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

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 👏👏

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Thank jodiegill2017
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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111 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2017 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.

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Thank carole1052015
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

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

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Thank Julie G
Melbourne, Australia
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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

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Thank Kacey M
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7 restaurant reviews
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

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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?