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Il Solito Posto

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
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113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 4466
07:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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Santa Monica, California, United States
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84 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food here is very good, and I really liked the atmosphere. It was very small and intimate. The wait staff is also very good. The location is snuggled in the middle of all the high end fashion houses on Collins street, so it's a great place to feed your hunger after a long hard day of shopping. I will... More 

Thank Suzanne I
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Il Solito for dinner on a Saturday night with friends. Very cosy atmosphere. The food was delicious and service excellent. Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank Mary G
Bayside, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Il Solito Posto is our regular date night restaurant when in the city. Reminding my husband and I of times in San Gimignano, cobbled laneways with underground trattorias serving authentic dishes with time honoured recipes. Summer freshness showcase House made pasta, my favourite the Linguine Frutti Di Mare, - fresh fish, prawns, calamari, chilli and garlic. Summertime is wonderful in... More 

1 Thank Cassandra W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us enjoyed a business/social dinner in the bar area (cafeteria) prior to Christmas. The service was friendly and efficient and the food was delicious. I particularly enjoyed the linguine with lovely fresh seafood.

1 Thank Geoff2011
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with an great long time friend and we had a great night, great atmosphere and fantastic food as usual. It had been many years since we met there but now I'm back in Melbourne it will be more regular.

1 Thank David W
Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very very busy but waiter arranged a great table after having a few drinks at the bar. .lovely food and atmosphere

1 Thank bodie283
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were having a Saturday night out and came across this little gem. Although they were busy the wait was not long. Sat at the bar and had a drink and the staff was great. Food was delicious worth going to

1 Thank Kathy G
Watford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I were looking for somewhere to have a rather late dinner near our down-town hotel. This suited perfectly. They fitted us in without a reservation (we were lucky!) and provided a great meal and very friendly service in a convivial setting. Not the cheapest, but worth it. We liked it so much we went back for dinner... More 

1 Thank WatfordWanderers
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for dinner with our 2 children. We haven't been for awhile and although ut was extremely busy,we got served straight away. The waitress was very helpful as far as telking us about the specials as one of our party has a seafood allergy. The food was great very fresh. It does tend to get abit noisy but otherwise... More 

1 Thank Penny S
Melbourne, Australia
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190 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A cool place to escape with friends or family. Upmarket casual with upmarket prices in this basement restaurant in a lane off Collins St, but food, wine and service are top notch. Chose our dishes from specials board - oysters and various pastas (the casarecce with mint peas and ricotta excellent). Matched with lovely red wine made for a great... More 

1 Thank ShaneABurke

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 45
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Collins Street | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9654 4466

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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