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Shanika's Viale'

7 Lakeside Bvd, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
+61 3 5941 7577
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Lakeside Bvd, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here for my friend's bday. We had entre, mains and coffee. My husband was trying to look thru the menu and was struggling as he forgot his reading glasses. To our amazement a waiter appeared with a box of spectacles for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ShriFair
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

9 of us had a table in the wine room. Staff very friendly and helpful. Drinks were prompt. Atmosphere in the whole restaurant was relaxed. Food was incredible. The carpaccio was to die for! Incredible. Another favorite was the seafood puttanesca. Substantial, flavors were sublime....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lynne H
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Arrived there on a Friday evening for a large family dinner. Pre-booking had been taken care of but, unfortunately, the person making the booking failed to advise that one member of our party was in a wheelchair. I caught the surprise on the faces of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Lorraine M
NigelB1771, Owner at Shanika's Viale', responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your evening. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Great food and service sums up this place. Orders placed and meals delivered within 30 minutes on a very busy Saturday night. Not the cheapest place in town but not over the top with mains between $30 - $40. Has a lunchtime express menu which...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank A2323LAjohnh
NigelB1771, Owner at Shanika's Viale', responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us! Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Have been here quite a few times and we love it.. fantastic food and service it gets a bit busy but that’s because it’s so good 👍

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Phil C
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Went here with the wife and the service was fantastic and the food was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend. Will be going back for sure. Value for money

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank english15
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We had yet another fabulous night here with our friends. The food was phenomenal as always and drinks were very free flowing. The staff were incredible as always too. Never disappoints! Thank you viale x

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BekBishop
NigelB1771, Owner at Shanika's Viale', responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

You are very welcome Bek. Always a pleasure having you in.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Our family loves going to Shanikas. Not only is their food delicious and rich, they cater for the little ones (our kids) very well. Perfect for a special night out just for couples or a celebration for the whole family.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank PrincessKyreee
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Classy place but family friendly at the same time. Food was awesome. This is one place to take that special person, the family, or even have a work lunch

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tallmac1959
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited Viale, after receiving the recommendation from a friend. We went on a Tuesday night (during school holidays) and it was PACKED! We were able to get a table and were served really quickly. Service was amazing as was the food. All of the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank makka9781
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25 June 2015|
Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nadia You should make contact with the staff at Shanikas and I am sure they will answer your questions or check their website. Hope this helps. CG
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Lakeside Bvd, Pakenham, Victoria 3810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Pakenham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5941 7577
  • E-mail
Boasting an international menu inspired by Italy, Shanikas Restaurant prides itself on quality, delicious food that caters for all taste buds. Complemented by our professional and personable service as well as our warm décor and comforting atmosphere, Shanikas Restaurant caters for all occasions from casual dining, family occasions, group bookings, parties and celebrations and corporate events.
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