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The Meatball and Wine Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2018 Winner

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USD 7 - USD 18
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Wine Bar, Contemporary
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mark was awesome and made our experience great while my husband and I shared our meatball samplers. Outstanding menu and service. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tamarataylorartistry
Reviewed 1 week ago

This meal was the highlight meal of my recent trip to Melbourne. You choose the type of meatball you want, the sauce you want on it, and what it will be placed on. I chose the pork, fennel, sage and orange metball, with pesto salsa...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had planned to visit Chin Chin but it was super busy and this little gem is just a couple of doors down. Lovely food and friendly staff. Very glad we stumbled across this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank spurdy89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most tastiest meatballs I can remember. Menu suggestively says "Something for your balls to sit on" as in pasta, mash potatoes etc.... The wine list was limiting but the Chardonnay suggested went down very well. The fig & almond ice cream with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ruby L
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

After a long day walking around my wife and I stumbled on to this little gem. The food was delicious and well worth it and the staff were really good as well, highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank craig s
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We went on the late afternoon as needed a very early dinner & had a lovely meal, service was fast & friendly. We ordered pork & chicken meatballs & were both very happy with delicious sauce & meat balls with imaginative & complementary additives to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank YvonneWR
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We were looking for a wine bar with food but this isn't it. The wine is limited and the food was expensive. We had one drink and went looking elsewhere.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank izitulez
MBWB_BALLS, Manager at The Meatball and Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2018

Sorry you didn't get to try our food Izitulez as we (and our loyal customers) tend to love what we do. Our wine list is certainly limited to a focussed set of Italian varietals which we think are the absolute best and most interesting wines...More

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Don't be put off by the Meatball in the name and give this place a try. A local friend took me here and i was dubious simply due to name...silly me! Nice warm but modern interior. Friendly efficient service. We had the pork meatballs that...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ScoobyDownUnder
Reviewed 9 October 2018

The meatballs were really just so-so. We did not want pasta so we had the meatballs with three sauces. They were tiny meatballs with dipping sauces. Probably better to get the pasta with sauce and large meatballs.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom T
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We went in for a few drinks and dessert at around 10pm. Only a few customers, yet it took over 10 minutes for the staff to ask us for our order. We had to go up to the registers to ask for them to come...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank PDennis25
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