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Vons Restaurant & Bar

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US$14 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Australian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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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

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 61jamesn
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

No words to describe apart from misleading and terrible. Roped in by the ‘smooth talking host’ with talks of ANY ‘house wine’ or any beers/soft drinks/juice off the menu plus one free entree with any one purchased. Upon making our selection of drinks we were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank mtbncn1995
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We've been to Hardware Lane many times and always browsed every place first before deciding but this time we got enticed by the smooth-talking host offering half-price starters and free drinks. The wine and beer were good but the starters' portion was so small no...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Marita S
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We were enticed by the guy out front offering free coffee with every breakfast. Plus we were the only ones inside so I was very dubious with a friends choice of this place for brunch prior to a day of shopping. However I was pleasantly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MelR237
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I recently visited Vons Restaurant in Hardware Lane just off Lonsdale Street in Melbourne's CBD and had a great experience. We visited on a Sunday for Lunch. The venue is a pleasant café style with Italian food and has indoor and outdoor eating areas. The...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ozie17
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Worst steak I have ever tried to eat. And the offer of free drinks, cheap entree and dessert was nill.!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also, food was cold.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The enticement of free wine, dips and cheap entrees should have been a warning. We ordered 1 entree and 3 mains and each dish was lacking flavour and was poor quality. Would not recommend this run down place.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We dined in several steak restaurants during our 1 week stay in Melbourne. The steaks in Vons were the worst of all. We just wondered where Vons purchased these low quality steaks. When we visited the Victoria Market, the steaks sold there were amazingly good...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank simfung
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

If I could give a 0 I would. Do not get fooled by the free drink and $7 entrees/desserts. Menu said steak came with mushroom sauce but came out with a different sauce. When questioned they bring out a drop of mushroom sauce saying that's...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Brody O
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Sitting in Hardware Lane was a meal time highlight with good atmosphere and music in the background. The meal was good without being spectacular. I would have no hesitation to have a meal here again.

Date of visit: March 2018
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