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“Funky little place”

The Meatball and Wine Bar
Ranked #251 of 4,400 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: Australian, Contemporary
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed May 8, 2013

My son recommended this place so i had to try it! Glad we did! We had lunch there and we were lucky enough to be seated immediately. We did have to sit at a share table but that didn't bother us too much! Staff were friendly and the meatballs were very tasty. I would certainly go back there to try more meatballs.

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Thank Shay R
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

We were recommended this place and just had to try it out. got there around 7pm and had to wait 2 hours for a table. in the meantime we went to gogo bar for drinks (and a little side of chicken wings) until we were called up for our table.
once we arrived, we ordered - food came quick and it was amazing. the beef meatballs, smashed potatoes and green sauce were perfect. the sliders were also tasty. this place is very cool and different but still has quality food. service was ok, a very busy and loud place - reminded us of New York :) Value and serving sizes were good.
Recommend big time but hopefully you don't have to wait so long!

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Thank JimboAustralia
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Reviewed May 5, 2013

Had walked past this place a couple of times but couldnt quite see the attraction - I mean "meatballs...

Anyhow - couldnt get in to Chin Chin's without waiting so tried Meatballs for a Saturday lunch.

Very friendly service, food was very tasty. Nice italian red by the carafe as well.

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
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Reviewed April 27, 2013

We were looking for something that wasn't too expensive whilst still being nice atmosphere and offering good food.
Whilst I'm not a huge lover of meatballs we came across here. Despite a 30 minute wait for a table the service was great, they sat us at the bar to eat and whilst I wasn't too pleased (being a shortie) we got to see the cocktails being made which was interesting.
You pick your choice of meatball, sauce & side. I'd recommend the pork as they're made with orange too and were delicious. For two of us having a main meal & cocktail/cider it came to $68 which was pretty reasonable for such a tasty & filling meal.
Something different from the 'norm'
Recommended.

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Thank Cal2804
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Reviewed April 23, 2013

We came across this Melbourne gem by chance and first impressions were fantastic - like being in NYC but with the friendly Melbourne staff and atmosphere. Add to that a fantastic wine (Montepulciano), then beef meatballs, yummy sauce and amazing potato mash - oh my goodness! It exceeded our expectations and they were already high. We sat at the bar and couldn't have asked for a better server who had spot-on suggestions and knew what he was on about, and we took all his advice and loved everything. We have 2 more nights in Melbourne and will be back, twice! A rare and real treat (especially when out without two young kids!).

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Thank rhopenz
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