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Mercadante Woodfired Pizzeria

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Lygon Street
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Shop 123, Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
(03) 9347 6974
11:45 am - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:45 am - 12:00 am
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Victoria, Australia
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90 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of our favourite Italian eateries, whether pasta or pizza Mercadante never fails to produce. Bring your appetite, as with most good Italian restaurants the serving sizes are always generous. On our most recent visit my wife ate their beautiful lasagne whilst I settled for my stock favourite pizza, of which there is a very extensive selection. Both our meals... More 

Thank Foxy52
San Francisco, California
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got lost, and ended up getting dinner here. Nice discover, good food nice staff. Pizza excellent (that's the most important!)

Thank danielfisher979
Hunter Valley, Australia
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic family run business, the staff are lovely. The restaurant has great fun atmosphere. The food really is very good, I had the gnocchi which is the best I have tasted since being in Venice. When we are in Melbourne again will be back for more.

Thank Doda01
Shellharbour, Australia
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I read through the mass of italian places on Lygon st and chose Mercadante. It was filling fast and quite noisey. We got served quick and food came out fresh and fast. Hubby liked his pizza rated it a 4 out of 5. I had gnocchi bolognaise with what i thought was going to be 1 bread roll... More 

Thank Bet H
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't even speak properly when our pizzas arrived. This is seriously the best pizza I have ever put in my mouth. Making it a priority to come back to try the pasta (which I was perving at at the tables next to us) before I leave Melbourne. Thank you Bobby and all the fabulous staff!! Wish I could get delivery... More 

Thank AvidWeekender80
Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my colleagues took me to this pizzeria to introduce me to the area. It was a great experience... Food was excellent, service good and very hospitable. I plan to return with my family

Thank Camilledd
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good tasting wood fired pizza,s ,good toppings,not to much which often spoils the taste of the pizza we had the 13 inch and they are massive about $19-$21 pus two coffees under $50 all up i usually don't eat pizza because they don't taste like they use to, cheap ham/salami and cheese, but here very good cheese and ham/salami... More 

Thank Irene M
Bilbao, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love italian food an this is an incredible place. You can't leave Melbourne without tasting it!! Don't forget the sfilatino (chocolate pizza), no wordss!!

Thank Alexander C
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to catch up with family from interstate so decided to meet up on Lygon St for dinner. We were a group of 15 seated on a long table and as it was crowded it was difficult to move or socialize due to the noise. The meals came out a little too quickly but enjoyed by most.

Thank KoulaA
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful service. The food came out very quickly and tasted so amazing and authentic. I will definitely be coming back here!

Thank jackow1993

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 12:00 am
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 123, Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighborhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: (03) 9347 6974

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

Staying in Lygon Street

Neighborhood Profile
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the place. Until recently, this neighborhood was home to the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who started their day with a local espresso. They are gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this Little Italy which has something for everyone. Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.