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Cafe Rosco

#179 of 3,167 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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407D St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Were staying at Bayview Eden and this restaurant is an easy 2 min walk away. The meals are a good size and very reasonable. The wine was also well priced. Staff were friendly. Would definitely go back to this restaurant when next in Melbourne

Thank Wen2go
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Wen2Go, Thanks for your praise...and see you next time you are close by or make a special visit to come see us... The Cafe Rosco Team More 

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45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice welcome, varied menu and good hearty portions. Excellent value for money with a great atmosphere.

Thank Robinbas
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Robin, Thanks for your praise. It is very much appreciated... Everything you described is what we aim for....to leave you with that feeling... Thankyou from all the Cafe Rosco Team for you words. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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119 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

I chose this as a destination for a business lunch (from what I read the turnaround for food was quick and the quality high). The reviews didn't steer me wrong. Polite, attentive service by all staff, coupled with a menu that offers a wide varietal of Italian food (pasta, pizza, Parma, Schnitz etc). I was pleasantly surprised how quickly the... More 

Thank Steve S
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thanks for your detailed feedback...I hope the business lunch went well. Till we see you next keep well....and thanks again... The Cafe Rosco Team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

friendly service & quick,easy to get to from the city by tram or 20 min walk from city ,close to the shrine & botanical gardens,i've tried the Pasta & Pizza's which are great

Thank Robert B
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Robert. Thanks for your positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed it...See you next time you are in!! Cafe Rosco Team More 

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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Was heading to McDonald's for a quick fix of food however thought I would grab a pizza instead. It was a great decision and probably just as quick. 12 minutes for my pizza, keeping in mind its a Sunday night and everyone is either at the tennis or watching the tennis. I'll definitely head back to try some other items... More 

Thank Wilfixyourtravel
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Your compliments much appreciated. The 12 minute pizza started as a joke......and as you know they're made from scratch....glad you enjoyed it and felt looked after. The Cafe Rosco Team More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I ducked in for a late dinner as it was just down the road from where we were staying. Great service....staff were very friendly and very prompt. We both had a pasta dish and they were both amazing....full of flavour and very fresh. We also had a cheeky little cheese and garlic pizza and it was awesome.... all... More 

Thank Michelle J
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Thankyou Michelle. Yeah the garlic and cheese pizza...we love it too.... Till next time... Cafe Rosco Team More 

Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

A friendly place, the staff attentive and the owner a jovially person who makes you feel welcome. We have a meal there when we stay at a local hotel and always find food and service very good. My partner enjoyed his pizza and I had the meatballs and spaghetti which was a filling meal. A good casual place to eat... More 

Thank 376di08
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi there, Glad you felt welcomed. That's how we like to feel too! And yes we've had clients dining here for over 27 years (the same ones).......not hard to pick when we know their names... Thankyou for sharing your experience... The Cafe Rosco Team More 

Golden Beach, Australia
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

What a delightful place this is. The food is fantastic, the staff polite and courteous and the owner an absolutely great bloke. My wife and I have never eaten here before but the food(authentic Italian food)was so good we went back a second time. If you are in Melbourne on holidays do yourself a favour and go to this cafe.You... More 

Thank peter a
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Peter, Thankyou for your warm words. It was fun for all of us..... See you next time you are back... Warmest Regards, The entire Cafe Rosco team... More 

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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Been here countless times while working in Melbourne, always for business lunches usually with colleagues. Good menu selection, pizza, pasta all the expected dishes.

Thank sezl1982
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Thanks Sezl, So what would make you rate us a 5? Cafe Rosco More 

Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

This is a very pleasant restaurant located on the corner of St Kilda and Toorak Roads. I had the entree size pasta verdura which was fresh and delicious. My friend had the small pizza with the lot which was also delicious. The serves are very generous and both were reasonably priced. Service was excellent and very friendly. I would highly... More 

Thank OzTonto
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Oztono, Why thankyou for sharing...and glad you enjoyed the overall experience.... Cheers, Cafe Rosco Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $28
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407D St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 6198662280
Cafe Rosco is a family owned and operated restaurant. We have been servicing the lunching, dining, takeaway and delivery needs of St Kilda Rd, South Yarra and surrounding areas for over 20 years now. 

You will find there is generally always a family member managing, to ensure you get the personalised serviced you have come to love and expect. The "Rosco's experience" that leaves you feeling like you're at home with friends and family. We are known by our clients as a" St Kilda Rd institution" and "The Go to Local Pizza House". Our clients include offices, residents and hotel visitors in the South Yarra, St Kilda Rd and South Melbourne area. We are located near the Royce Hotel, Blackman, Bayview Eden On The Park, Albert Park Manor, Seasons Botanical and Hotel Charsfield. They are a short walk away. So if you are visiting one of the hotels feel free to drop in. We also regularly accommodate for Melbourne Grammar students and parents and of course country folk visiting. We cater for groups of up to 30 people and even have the availability for pre-ordering your food to either start cooking on your arrival or to be on the table at your required time. This is a service we have been offering for many years - a service which is designed to meet the demanding needs of the modern day business person. We are also specialists in catering - so if you are having a corporate function we offer a premium service of takeaway meals and pizzas. We deliver both lunch time and dinner. We label all food if required and even cut the pizzas into squares for your convenience. Cafe Rosco: It will be an experience that will have you coming back again and again - as demonstrated by many of our clients.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?