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Little Lygon

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) #931 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne $$ - $$$ Italian
222 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible14%
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17:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
222 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A young man encouraged us to sit and eat with them out the front and staff were very welcoming. Service was good but food was very average. As entrees we ordered oyster Kilpatrick which were great and Oysters Mornay which were inedible. For mains we...More

Thank Dianne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a similar experience as someone's else review I read. Where the lady at the front (most of the restaurants have hosts lining up in front attracting customers) was very persuasive and got us to sit down. We thought it should be good as...More

Thank Gabriel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good variety of choices for our pre Theatre dinner, just a bit too quick as our mains arrived as we finished our entree even after we were asked if we would like to wait so it went back for 25 minutes. Friendly service and complimentary...More

Thank valerie s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were pressured to eat here by a lady out the front we thought why not. My friend had a pasta from the menu and I had a pasta from the specials board which was not priced. The pastas ranged on the menu around the...More

1  Thank Renee P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were stayin nearby for three nights and did the usual walking down Lygon checking out menus and prices, hoping to find somewhere we liked. Little Lygon didn't disappoint. The spruiker offered our first drinks free and a guarantee that if we didn't enjoy the...More

Thank erryted
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Spruiker talked us into having lunch there. Offered free wine but not being drinkers. Food was nice , my pizza was great. Very friendly service though , although weren't quite as friendly once lunch was ordered. Reasonably priced

Thank Craig G
Reviewed 19 May 2017

pizza was like chewing plastic and the tomato sauce both for the lasagna and on the pizza we did not like it. I m Italian and reading the carbonara ingredients on the menu made me feel sad. Where is the real carbonara? the one with...More

1  Thank Valentina P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

After walking the street and seeing lots of menus and listened to lots of spruikers, we settled on this one. The male spruikers offered us a couple of free drinks as well. The food was excellent, my wife had some pasta and I had the...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

A mother/son trip to Melbourne to see "Book of Mormon" isn't complete without authentic Italian in Lygon street. We didn't have a reservation as I was hoping to show Patrick the colourful 'spruiking" to get you in the door. I notice here that some reviewers...More

Thank patricialehfeldt
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner last week. We were encouraged in by a waiter to eat here, who offered us free drinks to encourage us to stay - just be aware that not all drinks are free - I ended up just...More

1  Thank ellie139
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
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