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San Paolo Solarino

Howey Place | 279 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9663 2636
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“coffee stop” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Howey Place | 279 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Small, side street. You know will be good just from that. You can sit outside too. Small menu because chef is changing weekly. I'm a risotto lover after trip to Italy. Risotto with leek, peas and rocket salad was amazing. Next time will take my...More

Thank Celestyna O
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I was trying to answer the quintessential Melbourne question- is coffee better served by a hipster in a laneway? No. Blistering hot, even after 10 minutes. Literally blistered my lip. But the scrambled eggs were top notch, though typically the sour dough was tough to...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Talk about the worst customer service in Melbourne 😠😠😠 tried it earlier on in the day and thought it was very average with the lady behind the counter more interested in everything else then servicing us and even then felt like we were an interruption...More

Thank Adrian H
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Perfect place for our dinner. Next door to the hotel we stayed in. Quirky little place that has cicillian influences. All meals were of a very high quality. Very attentive wait staff that were happy to explain all items on the menu. We both had...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

After two months we decided to give it another go..absolutely embarrassing pasta overcooked again the chef went crazy when the dishes went back.. and the lady manager is an absolute joke.. sorry but that's the truth

1  Thank Grecodanidfr444 H
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely casual place. The food was great and slightly different. Pasta well cooked. I recommend it.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Coffees (Short Black and Long Black) were well prepared and presented. Importantly no major faults with a smooth taste and lack of bitterness ;making them a pleasure to drink. No fuss service in the middle of an arcade with stools indicating a short-term stay is...More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Been here several times for both a coffee and lunch/dinner and always loved it. The food is great and usually the service is terrific! Today however the two Italian girls working were ignorant, very slow and we had to really force our presence. Took 40...More

1  Thank Lina B
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Probably the worst place I've been in Melbourne pasta was bland and overcooked and the staff was pretty rude as well no point spending your money there

Thank Grecodanidfr444 H
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Friday evening, fairly quiet, stand fare and prices. Party of 4 one main incorrect, that long wait, do we start do we wait until other main returns. Whatever you do, dont need the toilet mid meal. Staff embarassingly explain David Jones store toilets are the...More

Thank Mark S
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 34
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Howey Place | 279 Little Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 2636
  • E-mail
Description
Centrally Located With In Minutes Of Novotel, Courseway And Quest Hotels.close To Theatres And Major Shopping District
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