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“Good food, but...”

Vons Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #897 of 4,620 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: US$14 - US$29
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Australian, International
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Reviewed 7 October 2018

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 dirty and couple of cutleries were not cleaned properly either.. Maybe it was just bad luck. Othf then that it was a really nice place

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Thank CeliaC412
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 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 was well dressed and tasty, a few lettuce stalks were a bit brown and bacon was cold.

Food came out quick and the staff were friendly and nice.

Thank Texas B
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 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 is from the kitchen lol.
So we read some reviews which were mixed, crossed our fingers and hoped for the best.
But alas the food was very poor and definitely wasn’t worth the cost, the free drink didn’t make up for it. Very disappointed.
The place needs some TLC and perhaps the staff needs a uniform or more professional looking attire.
Wouldn’t recommend or go back.

Thank Jo D
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Reviewed 27 September 2018 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 in top.

Thank RobboPam
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

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
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