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The Italian Restaurant and Bar
Price range: $14 - $42
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: Centrally located in Melbourne, The Italian is situated at Melbourne's premium building 101 Collins Street, entry via 100 Flinders Lane. For the last 9 years we have been serving Melbourne with our inspired cuisine from Northern Italy. Open for breakfast lunch and dinner. Specialising in large bookings, functions and weddings. This hidden gem will surprise you when you come in.
Reviewed March 17, 2013

It was a busy night in Melbourne, we didnt have a booking but thankfully they could squeeze us in .
Three of us shared the mozzarella plate and the pate to share , the pate was amazing , full of flavour , it was creamy but light at the same time , great choice for a starter. the mozzarella plate just travels you back to Italy the simple time , when cheese , bread and basil would be more than enough to make a man happy .

The main was a little bit disappointing . The ragu gnocchi is one of the dishes you would crave on a cold night , the ragu is delicious and you could find yourself going back for more, however i have to say it was not the best gnocchi i have had.

The service was friendly and efficient , it was an enjoyable experience.

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Thank Clack L
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Reviewed March 4, 2013

My Business collegue brought me here as he knows I love italian food and Can I say I loved Melbourne as its a beautiful place for some beautiful Restaurants . This is one of the reasons I come to Melbourne other than Business and this Restaurant served some great Great Italian Food

Thank Sami H
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

The food was excellent and the service was just right - not too intrusive. Nice atmosphere. Highly recommended

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Thank Gavin J
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Reviewed February 1, 2013

It was like a welcome meeting with an old friend. Good service, a new year menu, interesting wine list. The place has a biz about it with different spaces affording different ambience.

Thank 69Armstrong
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Reviewed January 15, 2013

went there for a 21st birthday over the weekend.. atmosphere was beautiful but unfortunately that was the only highlight of the evening.. Food lacked the elegance of a fine dine meal and for a expensive place, I did not expect thinly cut chips to be served as a side dish. The main disappointment of the evening was the staff. Our waiter was not helpful, forgot drinks and brought the wrong food to the table. It is a real shame because it is such a beautiful place.

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1  Thank sim466
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