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Cosi Bar Ristorante

#233 of 3,336 Restaurants in Melbourne
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68 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
+61 3 9867 3999
12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It was a great experience. We went there for mothers day and the food was absolutely amazing and very fresh. We will definately go back and recommend this place to anybody who is looking forward to have a nice meal.

Thank ghazalps
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant, the waiters are always efficient, and Jordi who looked after us last night was no exception. The food was excellent, I had the asparagus entree and the fish of the day main, and my husband the calamari and seafood pasta, all washed down with a nice bottle of white wine. The environment and general mood is... More 

Thank lifetimetravelbug
Toorak, Australia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Often pop in for a double GnT on the rocks and end up having dinner. Great service, good ambience and delicious food. Can't be faulted

Thank ozyadrian
Melbourne, Australia
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368 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I recently caught up with some old workmates, one of whom I hadn't seen for over 30 years, and he chose Cosi at it was near where he was staying and came highly recommended. It was an ideal place, quiet, with excellent food and service and we had a great 3-hour lunch. The menu was traditional Italian with some Mediterranean... More 

1 Thank Robert C
Bacchus Marsh Australia
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

From an Italian restaurant perspective it hits the mark, nice décor and layout. However if you are in an Italian restaurant you don't want to hear music from Santo and Johnny, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes and the Shadows playing surf type music in the back ground. Wine mark ups are right up there and pasta servings could be bigger.... More 

1 Thank Noddy47
Safety Bay. WA
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

First trip to Melbourne with my wife for years and we thought this place looked friendly and cosy (is that where the name "Cosi" comes from?) The staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive without being over the top and they explained the dishes fully where we were a bit out of touch. The food was delicious and different from... More 

Thank Ozzibert-SafetyBay
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We have been frequent patrons of Cosi Restaurant for the last 20 years. Every time we visit Cosi, the service and quality of food have always been very consistent. Recently after an absence of over a year (as we worked overseas), we re-visited Cosi and we were not disappointed. In fact we have return to Cosi twice in the past... More 

Thank Amarapura888
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

So yes, this is a good Italian restaurant offering middling service in an inviting environment... BUT.. a 48.00 markup on a bottle of wine that even I can buy for 20.00, making it 68.00??.. really if you have to achieve your margins like this it is tune to look for savings somewhere else in the operation... just sayin'..

Thank jaymay42
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Great relaxed atmosphere with friendly but not intrusive service. Menu is comprehensive and the meals live up to their description. Crispy skin salmon was outstanding, perfectly prepared and the shin devine. Everyone in our party of four were impressed with their choices.

Thank desp737
Melbourne, Australia
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167 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We visit Milan often, love the food and service and atmosphere.....Cosi reminded us very much of dining out there. great spaces, attentive service, Mediterranean food like Coteletta Milanese, Vitello tonatto....and excellent Italian wine list with unique indigenous wines varieties. street dining, open air dining at the rear of inside with fireplace in winter. or enjoy a drink at the bar

Thank Grant M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 42
Italian, Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Toorak Rd | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9867 3999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?