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#116 of 3,098 Restaurants in Melbourne
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130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9525 3333
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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462 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for lunch on a Monday and it was almost packed out. Which explains why they try to insist on lunchtime reservations. Great lunch - no complaints (perhaps about some of the prices) - we had a delicious lunch. One simple spaghetti with baby spinach which was truly delicious even though it is so simple , on spaghetti vongole which... More 

Thank BenYorkie
Telchac Puerto, Mexico
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Some folk may know of that "rugby" analogy?... if you don't know it basically means that it swings the favour to each team during the match, perhaps a bad description, but many also somehow convey my meaning about our dining experience. We knew that we would likely have to wait for a table, so that was no problem, we went... More 

Thank eva p
Holte, Denmark
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In spite caful instruction, the waiter got the serving order wrong. Otherwise the entrees (which we got with one main course) were ok, not great given price but ok. Then it got really poor: one main course pasta so undercooked it was uneatable (refunded later) and lamb so dry you would not serve it to your worst enemy. Decided against... More 

Thank Jan C
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an iconic restaurant in St Kilda. The food is top class and probably the best steak in Melbourne without doubt. The staff are highly trained and have all been there for many years. The back bar offers great tapas in a very comfortable environment. I can't recommend this place highly enough.

Thank Matt J
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful dining experience - a menu almost too good to choose from, friendly staff with great menu and wine advice, cosy atmosphere and DELICIOUS fresh Italian food. There's a bar out the back to have a pre / post dinner drink too!

Thank Amanda W
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cicciolina is a St Kilda institution that's been around for over 20 years. We live locally and this is one of only a handful of places that we go to regularly and really love. It's a little cramped and noisy but that is part of the atmosphere for us, along with the quirky artwork. Their food is consistently good (same... More 

Thank Faye L
Tauranga, New Zealand
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138 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to a business trip to Melbourne and my colleague was reaving about this fantastic place where we should go. So we went to cocciolina and he didn't exaggerate! Great service, nice flair, wonderful meal! The eye fillet was the best meat I had in a long time!! Even if it is a bit pricy there, but definitely worth... More 

Thank Isabell8785
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I couldn't remember the name of the restaurant I had dined at 10 year earlier, I knew I was at the right place as soon as I walked in the door. Even though there was heavy street construction going on right out side the window the atmosphere was brilliant. Some of the best Italian I have ever had and... More 

Thank Paul T
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, wonderful waiter and great atmosphere. The seating was a little tight which might be a little overbearing when busy but it was moderately busy when we visited so had a little room to breath. The meals was just amazing! A little on the higher price range but well worth it for the quality. They was a mix of... More 

Thank Gabriel B
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Been here several times over the last 2 decades. I love the offal so the brains wrapped in prosciutto are a no brainer! Excuse the pun. There are always specials and the salads can be fantastic. The mains are getting up in price. Reasonable wine list. The main downside is no booking, but there is the back bar to wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Acland St, Melbourne, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: (03) 9525 3333

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