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Portello Rosso

15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9602 2273
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (32 reviews)
“tapas” (49 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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11 - 20 of 253 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Was given dinner here as a birthday treat. Hidden down a little alley near hardware lane we were created by friendly service & taken to a cosy corner upstairs. The staff were helpful with how much & what to choose. We had two of the...More

Thank Emma C
Portello R, General Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2017
Google Translation

Gracias!

Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

Portello Rosso used to be great! It used to be authentic Spanish tapas. Now you'd be lucky to find a Spanish person in the restaurant and definitely not in the kitchen. The location is very Melbourne the food though is not. You can do better.More

Thank OnaBreak72
Portello R, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Hi OnaBreak, Thank you for your review I will be sure to pass your concerns onto the kitchen. With regards to our staff half of our FOH team is Spanish, unfortunately we can't advertise jobs requesting a specific culture or heritage as this is classified...More

Reviewed March 11, 2017

we googled good spanish restaurants and found this one - we had to try and tind it down a laneway but it was worth the search. Sangria, tapas and Paella all delicious if somewhat expensive. We had googled the menu before hand and had picked...More

Thank Sonnie_dee
Portello R, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Thanks for your review and we hope to have you dine with us again soon! Gracias PR

Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

A group of six enjoyed the Chefs selections accompanied by the red sangria! Really flavoursome and enjoyable with a good range of Spanish staples and some. Plenty to eat and no one went hungry only wanting more because it was so good! Best slow cooked...More

1  Thank Marie J
Portello R, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2017

Thank you for your review, can't wait for you to return! Gracias PR

Reviewed February 28, 2017

Came here on a sunday night, and was given a late sitting, which is why I was surprised at before 10pm they were packing up around us...I felt rushed to finish off the bottle of cava we had ordered and got the distinct feeling the...More

Thank chrispy75-12
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to out dinner at Portello Rosso as a previous experience was excellent. However this time whilst the food was acceptable it was a disappointment and overpriced. The paella for two we ordered was small and lacked the depth of flavours expected....More

Thank Waymi67
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Always on the look out for Spanish food, so stumbled on this amazing little Spanish restaurant. 5 out of 5. Brilliant service, amazing Tapas and we enjoyed the mixed seafood and meat paella as main, the flavours were jumping around in our mouths. This is...More

Thank Tina F
Michael O, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

We hope to have you dine with us again in the future, Gracias!

Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

Great little place tucked away in knee of Melbournes fantastic laneways. Busy place with a good atmosphere. Nice menu with a good range of tapas and share plates. Cool cocktail bar on the top level.

2  Thank Dawngee62
Michael O, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Thanks for your review we hope to have you dine with us again in the future!

Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the Chef's Selection. Each dish presented was very tasty and authentic. The service from the staff was fabulous. The quantity of food served for the banquet was sufficient. Drinks were a little on the expensive side. Overall a most enjoyable dining experience.

Thank Russell M
Michael O, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017

Thanks for your review we hope to have you dine with us again!

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Wow. Amazing food and vibe from this hidden restaurant. The mussels were the highlight - I tried mussels every night for a week in Spain and this sauce was by far the best I'd had. The service was prompt. The only thing not authentic was...More

2  Thank Helen M
Michael O, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2017
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Gracias!

Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Fusspot-Traveller
Are we able to bring a celebratory (50th birthday) bottle of champagne? We will also be selecting from your wine menu as well.
June 19, 2016|
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Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Yes if it's for a special occaision, just mention when booking or with your waitress on the night that April the restaurant said it was ok through trip advisor.
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John S
What are opening hours?
December 1, 2015|
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Response from Natalie S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are only open dinner, but give them a call for times & days
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Carrolap
Do you have a double room for the 10 August 2015? If so, could you email me a price please?
October 10, 2015|
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Response from Stagmouth | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$38 - $76
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9602 2273
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