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35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 0988
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  • Average13%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“semifreddo” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We dined here one evening and would have done so again. Unfortunately we returned on a night when it was closed! The pasta mains were very tasty, as were the hummus and focaccio starters. Wine was available by the glass, which suited us on this...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 31 January 2018

We really liked this restaurant. It has a lovely ambience, tables are nicely spaced out and the decor is elegant. We dined from the pre theatre menu which gave a good selection. One of us had an entree and main, sharing the entree and the...More

Thank Cathy D
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi Cathy, Thank you for constructive comments. Some great comments that are very helpful in order to improve. I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us. Perhaps we will see you again when you next attend a theatre production.

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The perfect place to go for dinner before going to a Show. We booked at 5pm and the nine of us we were out at 610 plenty of time to walk to the Princess. The service was excellent as was the food , varied menu...More

Thank marietheresejones4
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We found this place just before we saw a show at the price necessary theatre. The pasta was freshly made, light and delicious. The service was fast and it is conveniently located close to the theatre. I would highly recommend trying this place.

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Had a great night at mezzo. Food was so nice. Large potion sizes and great tasting. Calamari salad for entree was like a main and was so nice. We also had arancini balls, chickpea with flat bread, pasta and pork belly. Can't fault the food....More

Thank Vicki W
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi Vicki, Thank you for your comments. I am really glad you enjoyed the food and experience in general. I have accepted the entertainment card for eight years and combined with some great packaged offers and BYO Wine within the restaurant, you are able to...More

Reviewed 29 December 2017

Went here for a quick pre theatre dinner. Service was very hit and miss, one lovely waitress, one efficient but not overly friendly waiter and a third waiter who stood and berated the others in plain view of everyone, looked scruffy and lacked any customer...More

1  Thank Lou M
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi Lulu, Thank you for sharing. Your comments are spot on. The night you attended was very busy and unexpected. Ultimately that should not effect your experience but on this occasion i must apologise because it did. I assure you I am friendly but taking...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Came here on Friday night to catch up after work with some girlfriends. The food and cocktail menus are refreshed on a regular basis so there is always something new to try. I had the braised beef cheeks and the meat just melted in my...More

Thank vejob
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Attended for a work lunch, so with a large group. Everything was done very efficiently and the service was friendly. The food was fantastic - I had the tortellini, which was scrumptious. Others in our group had pizza, freshly cooked. Everyone enjoyed their meals. Would...More

1  Thank Mordeegirl
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you Mordeegirl. November and December are always a test. I am glad it seems we got it right on this occassion. Thank you

Reviewed 19 November 2017

After arriving at our apartment late in the evening crossed the road and had a quick bite at Mezzo. Certainly plenty of staff here and a few diners - mainly business men. Pizza was excellent and was the Caeser salad. Reasonably priced and a change...More

1  Thank Westerner11
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A must visit for a truly great meal. Excellent Italian menu with a good range of food options. Food was phenomenal, of a very high standard, fresh and very tasty. Likewise a great Wine menu of which we enjoyed some good Red’s. Beautiful setting, thank...More

Thank Kimberly R
Flicsta, Owner at Mezzo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Hi Kimberley, Thank you for your kind comments. Outside of the mad pre theatre rush, we really enjoy being able to service people well. It feels nice to spend a little more time with people that are just here to relax and not eat two...More

Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 12 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 0988
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Mezzo is an Italian restaurant and bar at the 'Paris end' of Melbourne CBD, close to the iconic Princess Theatre in Spring Street and a short stroll from Her Majesty's Theatre and the Comedy Theatre in nearby Exhibition Street. The spacious and elegant dining room is ideal for group bookings and functions, corporate dining, an express pre-theatre meal or an intimate dinner for two. Grab a seat at the marble bar and enjoy drink specials during Happy Hour (5pm-6.30pm) or settle in the comfortable dining room and enjoy Mezzo's quality Italian cuisine and friendly service. Mezzo is gluten-free friendly.
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