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“Finally a nice restaurant”

Maccaroni Trattoria Italiana
Ranked #195 of 4,023 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Roskilde, Denmark
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91 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Finally a nice restaurant”
Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

We eat at the cozy maccaroni the last 2nights of our stay in Melbourne.
It was just in front of the hotel, but i was scared to be the disappoint italian restaurant... But at the end we tried and i hope i would have tried it, before.
Owned by an italian couple from Sicilia, the restaurant is very cozy and with fair price, all the staff is italian, which i like it, because it really feels like being in Italy.
The cake are all, home maid and they taste delicius..

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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Great italian place in Melbourne city”
Reviewed December 21, 2012

Great pasta, freshly made, with freshly made sauce. The tomato based sauce was perfect, not sourish or too sweet. The maccaroni bake was great. We also had the pappardelle with mushroom and truffle. Very rich, but good flavors and texture. All food freshly cooked and hot. Desserts of chocolate mousse and lemon mousse was decent, not the best. Service was good. Place is small so reservation highly recommended. They are also popular with take-aways. Dodgy passageway to the toilet in the building though so ladies beware and dont go alone.

  • Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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112 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Slipped a bit since last time”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

Generally, the food is good here, and inexpensive. The menu is not always kept up to date though, and items that are unavailable aren't deleted, so you can find yourself having to re-order. The atmosphere is good, and staff are friendly. The cakes/ desserts are good.

Visited December 2012
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best value for money in a Melbourne lane way!”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Best value for money! Good Italian food and extremely well priced. We paid $10 - $15 for a main plate and it was very filling. Fresh Handmade pastas!! I couldn't go past this place and even visited twice in my most recent holiday to Melbourne. There are so many restaurants to choose from that its very rare to eat at the same one twice.
Waiters speak Italian which is a nice extra touch and were friendly and courteous across the board. A great selection of authentic italian wines to choose from complimented the meals well. The only thing to be aware of it that it is a lane way restaurant and therefore not that abundant in space but the food is good and if this bothers you, you could always just get takeaway and enjoy it in the park.

Visited November 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“one of the best and cheapest”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

small tucked away in one of Melbourne's lane ways. it is worth waiting in q to get this traditional Italian ristorante. The staff are genuinely friendly, the food always fresh, the wine is well priced and it is very well priced

  • Visited October 2012
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