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“Not great”
Review of Girasole Pizzeria - CLOSED

Girasole Pizzeria
Price range: $10 - $26
Cuisines: Italian
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Neighborhood: Fitzroy
Description: Girasole Pizzeria is a casual place for serious pizza. Our pizza dough is traditional, using little yeast and is proved for 48 hours.
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Went here for dinner a couple of years ago, ownership has changed since. Then the food was great, but now, not so good, gnocchi was stodgy, tasteless, couldn't taste the blue cheese for the life of me, pasta was pretty much the same and pizza very ordinary, wait staff were attentive, so a great pat on the back for him. Won't be back, which is a pity because the atmosphere is inviting but food has to match.

Thank Julie H
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Rachael S, Owner at Girasole Pizzeria, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2016

Hi Julie,
We're very sorry to hear that your meal was not up to the standard you expected and we strive to achieve. We will take your comments on board and if you ever do return I hope your experience will be much better. Thanks for taking the time to review us.
Rachael and Michael (owners)

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Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Great little joint serving authentic Italian style pizzas with good quality, seasonal toppings. Using sourdough techniques, these slow rise pizzas are super-delicious as are their giant donuts. Even my ultra fussy kids ate without a word of complaint. Happy kids, happy parents!

Thank Lostandwanderin
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Reviewed June 30, 2015

The pizza bases are thin sourdough and crispy, baked slowly in a wood fired dome oven at the front of the restaurant. The toppings are more generous than you would expect at an artisan pizzeria. We had seven pizzas amongst our group and they were all dinner plate sized and plenty enough for all of us adults; maybe just slightly more than we "needed". (buuurp!) All the choices were interesting and flavoursome.

An unusual offering was the olives side dish. It consisted of a range of different olive varieties...green, black, large, small, etc. ... nicely seasoned/herbed and served warm from the oven. A very interesting spin on just olives.

The atmosphere is "rustic" but light and airy. The location is in the busy section of Johnston Street, amongst the spanish places.

The table service is attentive. The kitchen service is just about right...maybe a tiny bit slow because it was a Friday evening and there seemed to be a lot of takeaway/take-out orders that had to be filled.

Overall, very very good. Crispy, light, good flavoured pizzas with enough variety to suit many tastes.

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Thank Kay C
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Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was some of the best pizza I've had. Thin bases, flavoursome and interesting topping combinations. We did take away but the restaurant looked to have great ambience too.

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Thank Shane C
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Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Indeed those pizzas might be the best in Fitzroy, with their fresh products, delicious cooked in oven pan and range of veggies on top of that !

Thank Rosy B
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