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“Great atmosphere”
Review of Dog's Bar

Dog's Bar
Ranked #29 of 288 Restaurants in St Kilda
Price range: $6 - $22
Cuisines: Bar, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Dogs Bar is Melbourne's oldest small bar, located on the leafy surrounds of Acland Street in vibrant StKilda. Off the main tourist strip, here you will enjoy a very local vibe with artists, models and accountants mixing with the world to create Dogs Bar's iconic feel. With a classic European interior, an extensive range of wines by the glass and bottle along with Australian Craft Beers, the Modern Australian menu accommodates all of these elements with a range of shared food, mains, desserts and cheeses. Drop in. It'll be fun.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Had a great meal with some good wine - food was good, however the exhaust in the kitchen must be quite primitive - our hair and clothes smell of kitchen cooking - really not good enough

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English first
Melbourne
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Only classy place open late with great menu, wine list & the atmosphere of a hip jazz bar or hip NY city bar”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

As a local, I have frequented Dog's bar for many a big & late night, a casual coffee on the run & a few birthdays & lazy Sunday's in between. My son & I even enjoyed a low key Christmas there 2 years ago & enjoyed the most devine cheese filled tempura zucchini flowers. The cheese platter ( with real sundried grapes) & the affragato are my favs & great value. I have also seen cheap dinner deals $15 inc wine & weekend breakfast deals this winter & you can't beat that!
Very popular for a reason.

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Thank CocktailsAtSunset
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Regina, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“My favorite spot!”
Reviewed May 11, 2012 via mobile

Staying right across the road from this place has been like having my own private cooking staff. The breakfast is amazing, local and organic. The dinners are delicious and the house wine is very tasty. Great prices, great atmosphere, great jazz nights, lovely staff. It's a daily visit for me :)

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Thank Redtop264
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Houston, Texas
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81 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“The food was a very pleasant surprise”
Reviewed June 16, 2011

I have went in this restaurant once just by happening and couldn't stop coming back over and over again. The food was incredibly tasty and I loved the way it was cooked ans spiced. The service is good, staff friendly, but you have to order everything and pay directly at the bar which might be annoying for the lazy ones. The atmosphere is great in the winter, they have two fireplaces and everybody is in a good mood and enjoying the warmth and the red wine. They also sell art. When it is busy it takes a while to get your dinner so don't come in very hungry!

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank LiviaDrusilla11
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great every time”
Reviewed January 2, 2011

I have been going here on and off for years now. Very well priced. Service is great. Fantastic Wine list.

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Thank NickinMelb
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