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Vasarelli's

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169 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
+61 8 8323 7980
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I booked a table for four on 11th March at eight pm. This booking was accepted online We arrived on time and was shown to our table. The food was totally rushed. We all hadn't finished our starters before the second course arrived. It was all over the place. My partners steak was dreadful, as was my mothers pork. My... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Shared mussels entre, pasta with crab and another with duck, wine so good that had to buy 2bottles for home, one Savignon Blanc and graet Siraz. Highly recommend

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1 Thank liisa k
Forster, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was part of a wine tour with CellarDoor tours. The venue was a vintage wine country building, well patronised and rightly so, the food ( we had a choice of six dishes) was sensational, pasta to die for accompanied by their own Vasarelli wine. Our group (7) were made very welcome and attended to perfectly. Highly recommended.

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2 Thank Andy C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely fresh tasty food. a lovely wine to complement the meal and great service. Really love coming back here

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed to Vasarelli's. the menu was interesting. It was hard to decide but we enjoyed 2 pasta dishes and local wines. Service was great.

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1 Thank gleigh2016
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

We had a beautiful meal at this restaurant. The food was delicious and the service very good. We had bruschetta for an entrée, he had a porterhouse steak, I had the crab pasta, which was divine. We didn't have dessert being more than satisfied with the 2 courses. The atmosphere was charming and overall a very pleasant experience.

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1 Thank Michael F
Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and service, great family hospitality feel. Will recommend to others wanting a great meal in McLaren Vale.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Sunday lunch, pasta with crab & chilli & pasta with duck were both magnificent. Staff very friendly. Excellent place for lunch with friends. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Tony R
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

Romantic dinner for two, although they were very busy and the poor waitress under the pump we had the best food and time. The steak melted in our mouths, the bruschetta was fresh and the wine delicious, loved it the first time we went there and have not been disappointed since.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The pasta was delicious. Staff are friendly and attentive. Menu suggests wine to match with food. Always high quality dining. The venue is delightful.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 169 Main Rd, McLaren Vale, South Australia 5171, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  McLaren Vale
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8323 7980
Description
The cellar door and restaurant are a family owned business owned by Maria and Michael Vasarelli, along with their parents, Pat and Vicky Vasarelli. Set in the heart of McLaren Vale, the Vasarelli's have brought to the public a combination of award winning wines and Italian's love for cooking. With recipes passed down from generations, our cuisine ranges from antipasto platters and classic pasta dishes to all organic meats and the freshest seafood. At the very central of our cooking is the insistence that food be fresh & that our chefs are able to work to their own taste, opening the door to infinite variety.

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