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Vons Restaurant & Bar

78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good30%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (18 reviews)
“surf turf” (3 reviews)
“lobster tail” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. We went here for brunch. Our meals came with a free drink (hot drink or juice). The food was great, quite big portions. Friendly staff quick and good service. The only negative thing we found was 2 out of our 4 glasses were...More

Thank CeliaC412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was enticed by the sweet talking host’s offer of free drink and entree. Entree was trio of dips which was nothing special - three dips spooned on a plate with 4 pieces of bread on top. Mains were the Caesar salad and cannelloni - Caesar...More

Thank Texas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lured in by the free drink offered by the host out front. The staff were attentive and friendly but something about the place felt a miss. My son even said he was waiting for Gordon Ramsey to start yelling how bad this place...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly Vons has gone downhill 😏. We have always paid a visit for dinner when in Melb but tonight's experience has turned us off returning. Lamb shanks were dry and red wine glaze was burnt. Cannellini was swimming in sauce and cheese with 'salad' sitting...More

Thank RobboPam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at this restaurant and enjoyed it very much. The service is very good and the food well cooked and fresh!

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I had a very poor experience here. Quality of food was poor. Bruschetta to start was served within 2 mins, thin and far too much vinegar. Steak and Kids Pasta for main.....steak was ok and cooked reasonably to my request, however served with a...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

It’s located in Hardware Ln. During lunch time, you can find the reasonable lunch menu. The lady who starved us was very friendly and good was tasty.

Thank KeikoA128
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

On my recent trip to Melbourne to visit family had the unpleasant experience of being lured in to Vons by the smooth talking host as my family and I made the mistake of slowing down long enough for him to get his pitch rolling. I...More

Thank Bethany M
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Good food, good service ce and great atmoshere. Easy to find, it’s situated at the top end of Hardware Lane, Melbourne.

Thank David A
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Loved the vibe and sitting in the lane way even in winter was really nice. Got a nice deal where our first drink and entree were free. This was basically a $30 value. The food was ok but not spectacular. But the cost was reasonable...More

Thank James N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$29
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 6196001042
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