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“Wonderful italian food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cicciolina

Cicciolina
Ranked #120 of 3,851 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: St. Kilda
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
343 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Wonderful italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

We come here for dinner when in Melbourne and are never disappointed. The food is always good and there are always plenty of options on the specials boards. Unfortunately you can't book for dinner and it is always very busy but you just pop out the back to their bar and have a drink whilst you are waiting. There is also a bar food menu if you are really hungry. The service is slick and professional - always happy and helpful staff. The food is really good - fresh and tasty. As good as we have had in Italy. Its also nice to have a constantly changing specials board so you can keep trying new things. You will want to come back again. Very busy and rather noisy but its an enjoyable experience with good food to top it off.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Lyndy J
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Alice Springs
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Loved this place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great food, great service and great atmosphere! We loved this place and you should definitely check out the back bar. This place was recommended to us by locals and I'm so glad they told us about it. A St.Kilda favourite and I can see why.

Visited February 2013
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1 Thank BalouAliceSprings
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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“"The best I've had in Australia"”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

...or so my world travelling friend told me after I took him there. I honestly agree. Yes its nto cheap but its not overly expensive either. The blue swimmer crab souffle is amazing and its the only restaurant I ever go to and order chicken. The atmosphere is great and its perfect for a one on one meal. Not so much a large family gathering place... because its just not that big a restaurant.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Dana B
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Vancouver, Canada
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great food, great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 26, 2013

We dined here about 2 weeks ago and had a wonderful meal. Our server was friendly with helpful suggestions and perfectly attentive. We enjoyed the tuna carpaccio to start and each had a feature from the chalk board; a pasta and a fish dish. Dessert was a single scoop of house made ice cream, wonderful on a hot day. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a nice Italian dinner in St Kilda.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Annemarie U
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Melbourne
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2013

Fantastic food, fantastic service and fantastic location. And if it wasn't good it would not have lasted in the this location where only the best can survive. You won't be disappointed.

Visited November 2012
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Thank acoo1610
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