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Domenic's Restaurant

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335 Balwyn Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3104, Australia
(03) 9857 8832
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have visited this restaurant many times over many years but lately I had heard that it had changed. Nevertheless we dined with friends there and were so disappointed. Our main course came in stages. Two meals, then one and finally when others almost finished mine arrived. King George whiting. Oh dear, two pieces of fish and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

I dined at Domenics recently. The quality of the food was first class as was the service. If you like good quality food then a few dollars more for a meal is not worth considering! We had veal parmigiana and fillet Mignon. It was superb! The entrees were garlic prawns and calamari topped off with melt in the mouth soufflé!!!!... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My family has been going to Domenic's for many years - usually when it is a special occasion, such as a birthday or when overseas visitors are staying. Why? Because Domenic's fare consists of many good old 'Western' food style dishes, such as steak, roast lamb (cutlets, rack), grilled fish, roast duck (similar to duck a l'orange), spaghetti marinara, etc.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This well regarded and very parochial restaurant is located in the Boroondara Village shopping centre. Staff are friendly and the food is good and wholesome at very reasonable prices. If you are looking for a good feed without all the pretense it would be worth your while to take a drive to this establishment. I would recommend booking as the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Tried to book for the Saturday of Easter. Closed as they were for January. If they cannot be bothered, then they don't deserve my money. Plenty of other places that make more effort

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My wife & I & 4 friends had a great night at Domenics. Service is excellent. Food was also excellent. Entrees, Mains & Sweets were equally as good ! Place is a bit 70's but being renovated.And it is BYO wine! Would definately return as there is no criticism to be made here !

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

This is the fourth time we have been to Domenics in 16 years, and things have changed. A bit. The carpetbag steak is gone, as is the avocado vinaigrette, but the old favourite Filet Mignon is as good as ever. The calamari entree was well cooked, if a little chewy and tasted great. The fish dishes were excellent, perfectly cooked... More 

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Bells Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a fabulaous no nonsense, no GEN X or GEN Y fairyfloss, no yuppy decor, and definitely not on the trendsetters list. That's why it is fully or close to fully booked just about every time we have dined there. The customer demographics are the baby boomer and older set. We appeciate a great feed, for good value, without... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Went with friends for a quiet night out. What a great little gem , hidden in the back blocks of Balwyn. It is small so you need to book but the atmosphere is great and the service very good The food was excellent, especially the Orange and Grand Marnier Souffle for desser - this was to die for. The waitress... More 

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Hobart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

What a lovely restaurant! Friendly staff and a great place on a cold winters night with a roaring open fireplace. Nice menu with an extensive list of specials. Our favourite local place to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Balwyn Rd, Balwyn, Boroondara, Victoria 3104, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Balwyn
  • Phone Number: (03) 9857 8832

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?