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Australian, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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533 Brunswick St, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
+61 3 9481 1177
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For years I have been trying to get to Matteos and finally last Saturday night I made it with friends. We arrived early having seen an early show and ordered cocktails to start. Shortly after we were asked whether we were ready to order. We chose the tasting menu to boost the experience. The first cocktail came out and then... More 

Thank pb3141
Melbourne, Australia
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126 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the place to go for a special meal. Hands down one of the best. Always delicious meals, great service and warm comfortable atmosphere. Every dish ever has been a winner. Don't think twice just book here and you will be happy. Beware prices match the quality.

Thank Cakesx2
Melbourne, Australia
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112 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what stands out most for a visit to Matteo's. Is it the beautiful and elegantly presented food or the exceptional service by the waiting staff? We enjoyed an Express Lunch on Valentines Day and could not have enjoyed this special treat more. Always feel a little more special when it's a mid-week lunch while everyone else is working... More 

Thank BaldricandBaddles
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked as it was an anniversary usually just turn up during the week hoping for the best unless with my son and he books. Couldn't be happier. They make you feel relaxed. Not stuffed shirts but they like to explain what is on your plate, not that I remembered it all while I was eating hence the menu items... More 

Thank bilbybaggins
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best food I have devoured in years!!!WOW!!!fantastic experience.DO IT! Sashimi plate melts in your mouth, prawn raviloi is rich and wonderful! the mushroom tortalini dances in your mouth and to top it off with a mouth watering Yuzu Citrus Curd Tart...The wait staff are proffessional, informative, friendly and bi lingual wich is fantasic when 3 out of 4 on... More 

Thank 88elise
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

I haven't been back to Matteo's in a number of years but I'm glad to be back. I had a work christmas function here and the food was delicious. It might be a small thing for other people but I always like a restaurant which serves endless bread and butter, its like being in Europe. I never understand restaurants which... More 

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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Matteo's has consistently shown to be one of the best priced top shelf dining experiences in Melbourne. I just can't get enough of this place....superb staff and the most imaginative dishes that always surprise my jaded taste buds along with an excellent wine list and a few carefully selected craft beers. A perfect example of Melbourne's best dining experiences.

Thank RicDexter
Bacchus Marsh, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful food, great service and a truly marvellous Melbourne dining experience with the trams rattling by in Brunswick Street. We had the Buddha Lo's tasting menu, a set menu of five courses.The oyster shot with mirin was good. The mushroom wonton tortellini was especially memorable with fresh peas and a delicate, fluffy, truffle sauce. The Vacherin dessert was excellent .... More 

Thank Galsie
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Every time I need a 'go to' classy restaurant for business or couple that you know will be reliable and consistent and deliver the class required, this is the one. The atmosphere is comfortable and the service understated but good. The menu continues to change enough to keep things interesting for repeat visits.

Thank JPJN68
North Fitzroy, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Consistantly excellent. Have been going to Matteo's for years and never had a less than outstanding experience

Thank Patricia L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 94
Australian, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 533 Brunswick St, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  North Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9481 1177
Housed in an elegant triple-fronted Victorian terrace,past the bohemian enclave of Melbourne’s famous ‘Brunswick Street’offering seasonal contemporary Australian cuisine and professional hospitality since 1994.Awarded a minimum of 1 hat in the coveted “Age Good Food Guide” every year since 1996.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?