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Il Solito Posto

113 Collins St | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 4466
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (114 reviews)
“herb bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Collins St | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 818 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Walked in on a Saturday night and got a table after a 15 to 20 minute wait which was fine. Suggest booking though. Excellent service and the food was very good. Wine was reasonable priced. Good atmosphere in a busy restaurant. We had a mixture...More

Thank Q3931ZDmartinh
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very Italian feeling restaurant. Full when we arrived so had to wait a few minutes. Were then shown to an area which was cool as the air conditioning had failed in another part of the restaurant which was a nice touch. Nice olives. We all...More

Thank CheltenhamPaul
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an extremely popular place. You must book in advance if you want a table. The tables are quite small and so rather cramped. The menu is attractive, as indeed is the wine list. Waiters seem willing to bill wine as cordial if you...More

Thank TempleofPeace
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst there was no children’s menu, our daughter very quickly got brought out a bowl of pasta with sauce and vanilla ice cream for dessert. The staff accommodated our daughter rather than just tolerated her, which made our dining experience very pleasant. The food was...More

1  Thank caseymbray
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW! Best Italian in Australia? Quite possibly in my humble opinion. We visited as a group of around 10 and to be pretty plain about it there were a few in our group who are typically hard to please. The waitstaff were amazing and made...More

1  Thank FiverACT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After dining here for years we felt that things have gone backwards. Mussels nice but the sauce was too think and gluggy. Porcetta tasty but fat was gelatinous and not crispy as you would expect. The waiter even criticized my wife for not eating the...More

Thank SailGoldCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an impromptu dinner when visiting Melbourne. Pasta was delicious. Staff exceptional accommodating requests and insisting on dessert (tiramisu) which we enjoyed a lot!

1  Thank naomi_tas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently around the corner from our hotel, we decided on Il Solito Posto for breakfast. Located in the basement of 113 Collins, it's like an old Italian tavern, saturated with authenticity and atmosphere and a popular spot for the city suits. We were warmly greeted...More

1  Thank Gardengirl212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I arrived at 7.30 am just as it opened for breakfast and there were already quite a few regulars there. Its location down a side street off Collins Street is quite quaint. Its provides matter of fact type of breakfast service - no fuss seating,...More

2  Thank r0bertcb1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I call this restaurant a gem not because it is exclusively Italian because it's a lovely little restaurant. I suppose the food is sort of Italian but that doesn't matter. Staff are friendly and engaged and knowledgeable. The food is excellent and the wine list...More

1  Thank calatrava
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14 June 2017|
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Response from Garry632015 | Reviewed this property |
It's perfect. Get there early though. Table seating. Enjoy your meal and 'My Fair Lady'. You're in for a great night.
1 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
You could wear a dress. It's Melbourne so feel free to express yourself. This restaurant is fairly casual although lots of people there after work wearing suits and work dresses etc.
9 February 2015|
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Response from TracyStephen | Reviewed this property |
I agree with 111Jenny. It is a great place to take your time and enjoy their attention to detail and great service. However it would always be best to check with the staff there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Collins St | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 4466
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