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Mercadante Woodfired Pizzeria

#105 of 3,038 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Lygon Street
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Shop 123, Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
(03) 9347 6974
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
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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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

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

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Thank jackow1993
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looked this place up and wow was not disappointed, fresh and tasty pizzas, great value for money and really friendly staff. Would definitely be going back next time we in Melbourne, highly recommend a visit to this place

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Thank Keith O
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful wood fired pizza. Plenty of topping on a super crispy base. Restaurant was very full, so expect a wait of you don't book. Definitely worth a stop if you are in Melbourne.

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Thank Pinball-Mick
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Warm, friendly, & inviting. The food was simply brilliant......variety, flavoursome, and filling. The staff were very accommodating and the host was such an entertaining character. The guy should actually have his own comedy show!!! If you don't go to this place for dinner........YOU ARE MISSING OUT!!! Regards, the folks from Wollongong!!!

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Thank Tony P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Owner makes it different. Great restaurant for groups and atmosphere. Pasta beautiful and pizza like Italy. The standout on login street.

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Thank DMiln
Sydney, Australia
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Came back a year later and loved it again. The restaurant was absolutely packed with several tour buses in. However our meal was timely, fresh and very tasty. Was a show in itself seeing the staff do their thing for such a busy night. Thank you again

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Visiting from Adelaide we booked for here to celebrate our daughter's 15th birthday with family and friends. Food was excellent. Lots of laughs and tricks by the Carlos the owner. Had an amazing night.

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Thank Liz D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Ive been comeing here since a friend introduced me to this place about a year ago. Since than me and my gf or friends come here atleadt once a fortnight and are yet to be disappointed by the food. Unlike other places ive gone this place is always spot on every visit, probebly because the owners are slaving away night... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

I urge anyone who goes to Melbourne to visit this restaurant! I was on a long weekend away with my best friend and got it as a random suggestion from my sister and I'm so glad we went! It's a small quaint style restaurant nestled in between many other boutique style coffee shops and eateries. The food was amazing, the... More 

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Sunbury, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Had a family function at MERCANDANTE, it was my 2nd visit and the food, service and atmosphere was FANTASTIC, their CALZONIS are MAGNIFICENT as are the WOOD FIRED pizzas, my Son had a STEAK and commented how good it was. I will be heading back to MERCANDANTE again soon, I throughly recommend this restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $26
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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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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.