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Merchant

495 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9614 7688
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (26 reviews)
“tiramisu” (18 reviews)
“rabbit” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Wine Bar, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
495 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

Four of us staying at the Rialto decided to visit the Merchant mainly due to the reviews that we read and the reputation of Guy Grossi. We enjoyed a very nice meal the service was good but to me nothing really stood out. Its not...More

Thank Heals31
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2016

Hi, Heals31. Thank you for your comment. Your feedback is appreciated and we look forward to being able to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 25 September 2016

As soon as you hear the words Guy Rossi you know that you are in for a treat, the meals will only be made from the best ingredients on offer. Selecting our main dish was not easy as the pasta and risotto dishes all sounded...More

Thank GlenIris58
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2016

Hi, GlenIris58. Thank you very much for your feedback on Tripadvisor. It is out pleasure to have you dine at Merchant. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to the merchant since it opened and returned again last night it is a place where you will get consistent good italian food there specials always different with whats in season . The risottos amazing. If you like your offals its...More

Thank Phillip Z
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2016

Thank you for the review, Phillip Z. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Rialto, we couldn't resist a visit to Guy Rossi's Merchant restaurant on the premises. We know Guy Rossi from My Kitchen Rules and he knows food and knows what he's talking about. Well, given by this visit he knows how to operate...More

Thank simong858
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2016

Thank you for visiting Merchant, simong858. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed it. Merchant aims to achieve an exceptional experience for all our guests and your feedback is helpful. I will pass on your feedback to Merchant team.

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Love the food and the service - perfetto! My husband truly enjoyed his spaghetti alle vongole - just like the ones in Italy! Went back for breakfast and that too was great!

Thank Vela238
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Hi Vela238. Thank you very much for the review. We are delighted you enjoyed the dining experience at Merchant. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great service, good food, prices not cheap. Staff friendly and helpful, but do try to get you to order an extra course. VERY noisy inside.

Thank Shmoozey
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Have been here now on three occasions, twice prior to footy. Good trattoria and food/service are dependable. Prices are reasonable and is quite quiet early in the evening.

Thank GastroGaz
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for the review, GastroGaz. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 5 September 2016

I have been here twice now and cannot fault it. The food was to die for. My girl also enjoyed it, not to forget that the prosecco she had was devine. We will be back again soon.

Thank Emma T
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thank you for the review, Emma. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 28 August 2016

Merchant restaurant in located within the Intercontinental hotel Melbourne making it an easy choice for guests arriving late on an interstate trip. The food and service were above standard. Loved the Squid Ink Pasta with Crab, although my partners scotch fillet steak was a tad...More

Thank Helenagiggles
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Hi, Helenagiggles. Thank you for sharing your dining experience at Merchant on TripAdvisor . It is always a pleasure to know our guests enjoyed their experience at our venue. We look forward to seeing you again, Helenagiggles. Thank you.

Reviewed 27 August 2016

interesting decor, great selection of wines, fantastic snack selection however the clientele is mainly corporate being right next to rialto towers, can be busy especially on a friday afternoon so if you want to get a seat get there early

Thank Alen B
Grossi_Restaurants, Manager at Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for the review, Alen B. We look forward to welcoming you back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 495 Collins St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9614 7688
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