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Lello Pasta Bar

150 Flinders Lane | Corner Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 6699
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
150 Flinders Lane | Corner Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Lello Pasta Bar
1. Fresh, Handmade Pasta
Our signature pasta is freshly made in house every day by Chef Leo
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2. Extensive Wine Selection
Our drinks selection boasts the very best of local and Italian Wine
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3. Exquisite, Signature Lasagne
Touted Melbourne's best by the Herald Sun, our lasagne is a must try!
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1 - 10 of 59 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were very impressed with food in this place I had the artichoke and scialatelli and my wife gluten free caserecce and calamari everything was fresh and well cooked!! The staff was very friendly and Piero took me back to my past when I used...More

Thank Obiond
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The food was incredible, staff were friendly and accommodating and the ambiance was perfect. I would definitely recommend dining at Lello, I will be coming back for sure. Prices are fair and worth it!

1  Thank emilyjp93
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hi emilyjp93, thank you for your lovely review. We'll pass your comments to our chef and team members. It was our pleasure and we hope to see you back again soon! cheers, the Lello Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of wine by the glass. Food was delicious esp. the mushroom share plate. Coffee great and service lovely. Not too busy but not lonely. 🙂 Perfect mid-week dining exp.

Thank Travel_Bea_2010
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Travel_Bea_2010, thank you for the lovely feedback. We're happy to hear that you had a great dining experience and we look forward to seeing you back again soon. cheers the Lello Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife had the Potato Lemon & Mint Culurgiones, which she enjoyed. I had the Vincisgrassi Lasagna, which I loved. Both around $28. I had 2 glasses of the Mount Langhi hollows Shiraz,$12 each, which complemented the meal perfectly. Nice atmosphere, central location, would recommend...More

Thank Steve S
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Steve S, thank you for your review! We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We will pass on your feedback to our staff and hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here recently for a work related lunch as my boss had read fantastic reports on their lasagne and was keen to try. He wasn't disappointed and raved about it. My other work colleague had a seafood pasta dish that she was extremely happy with...More

1  Thank CJGurt
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi CJGurt, thank you for the lovely feedback - we're very happy to hear that your dining experience with us was pleasant. We'll definitely pass on your comments to our head chef and staff members. We hope to see you back again soon! cheers the...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

It's a quick breakky. Loved it on my way to work. I'd recommend to my mates to have their brunch at this place

1  Thank Saim Kabir M
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Saim Kabir M, Thank you for the lovely feedback - we're very happy to hear that your brunch experiences with us have been pleasant, We hope to see you again soon! cheers the lello team

Reviewed 15 August 2018

Worst restaurant I've been to in a while, slow slow slow service, over-priced food, cold restaurant and bad Rose. Not sure where to start, ordered wine when I first sat down, 20 minutes later it hadn't arrived, entrees were $18 for one sausage and $12...More

2  Thank Catherine D
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Catherine D, Thank you for visiting Lello. We're very sorry to hear that you had a poor dining experience with us. We've passed your feedback to our staff and kitchen and someone from our management team has been in touch with you. We hope...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The food was delicious and authentic Italian. The restaurant is cosy and inviting. The wine list was also good. Service was fantastic. Highly recommended

Thank KelsSydney_Australia
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi KelsSydney_Australia, Thank you for the great feedback. We're happy to hear that your dining experience with us was pleasant and accommodating. We hope to see you back again soon! cheers, the Lello Team

Reviewed 7 August 2018

A simple menu but the dishes were a standout. homemade perfect Italian dishes. a great vibes in the restaurant. Ravioli and was amazing,

1  Thank 543taylorj
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Hi 543taylorj! Thank you for the wonderful feedback. We're thrilled to hear that you had a great dining experience with us and we look forward to seeing you back again soon! cheers the Lello team

Reviewed 7 August 2018

I often go to Lello for lunch with friends or business colleagues. The food is good (authentic Italian) and varied, the service smart and friendly and the restaurant itself is open, light and welcoming. The rabbit pasta (Tagliolini Con Coniglio Del Giorno) is my go...More

2  Thank Rob W
LelloPastaBar, Owner at Lello Pasta Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hi Rob W, thank you for the wonderful review. We're very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your dining experiences with us. We hope to see you back again soon! we will pass your feedback about the pizza to our chef. cheers, the Lello...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 150 Flinders Lane | Corner Russell Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 6699
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Description
Formally Yak Italian Kitchen, Lello Pasta Bar serves modern Italian food on the popular Flinders Lane food precinct. Leo Gelsomino, our head chef and his team use fresh, seasonal ingredients. All our dishes are hand made in the artisan tradition which is kneaded from stone-ground flour. Our drinks list is focused on italian-style wines that are designed to be drunk with food. We have one of the best lists of Italian crafted beers in the city and a vast cocktail menu. Book online today!
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