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Esposito at Toofey's - CLOSED

162 Elgin Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
9347 9838
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible6%
Apr 25, 2014
“Food looks great but doesn't pack a punch”
Mar 28, 2014
“Disappointing, nice flavours but serves were tiny.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
162 Elgin Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

This restaurant is now called Cucina di Esposito and is noted for its seafood. Admittedly we went there on a 'coupon' deal for a five-course prawn degustation and while most dishes were perfectly edible there wasn't much of a wow with any of them and...More

1  Thank thefoodieworld
Reviewed March 28, 2014

We visited Esposito last night for the pork degustation at 65/head. We'd been here before and enjoyed the alacarte. Sadly we didn't enjoy this visit. Not because of the taste of the food - what we had was lovely, however it was tiny. There were...More

Thank L0rna_W
Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place has a nice feel and ambiance. However ultimately it was a let down. We had pre-paid for lobster done 5 ways. We noticed half way through the meal that everyone else had been given bread on arrival except us. In one of the...More

Thank Andrew764
Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Having been advised to try this out by friends we were staying with who lived close by we went there with a positive attitude. The place is small but tables looked good with white tablecloths and sparkling cutlery & glassware & the front of house...More

1  Thank TShYorks
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Great degustation dinner with wines to match, pity about the waiter having attitude - definetely "used by date" expired with particular waiter

Thank Tony B
Reviewed December 14, 2013

We have dined a number of times at Esposito's and last Thursday night was exceptional. We enjoyed the Seafood Degustation (at a mere $75 per person) and every dish was an absolute winner. This was a special menu which also included free BYO. Again, dishes...More

Thank Grandview301
Reviewed October 30, 2013

I'd purchased the Truffle Degustion experience. The food was quite nice but the neglectul, forgetful service really ruined it. Every single time we needed something, we had to motion about 4 times to get anyone's attention. Twice they had to come back to the table...More

Thank Stacey W
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Arrived and seated at a corner window table, we had a Groupon voucher for a two course meal! I had the Ravoili of a Scallops in a saffron sauce which was delicious my Daughter had the Risotto, our Mains were for me Barramundi with a...More

Thank Sunshineqld
Reviewed September 28, 2013

We enjoyed dining here on Saturday night. The restaurant had a group upstairs and was half full downstairs. We were seated at the window table which was delightful to people watch. The food was very nice, especially the desserts. We had a Groupon voucher &...More

Thank sugadaze
Reviewed May 29, 2013

We enjoyed one of Esposito's special degustation menus - on this occasion, "bugs" were the central theme. The kitchen produced small courses of delectable combinations of bugs with puree vegetables, nuts & condiments. All the seafood was tasty, well presented & the combinations worked brilliantly....More

Thank Vacenthusiast
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 Elgin Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 9347 9838
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