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Il Solito Posto

113 Collins St | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9654 4466
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (110 reviews)
“herb bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Collins St | via George Parade, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 782 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

This is my favourite Italian restaurant for so many reasons. The setting - either in the cafe or in restaurant feels nostalgic and comfortable. The staff are always attentive and friendly. The wines - amazing list. And the food - wow! I can recommend the...More

Thank Slinkcat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great find by accident, in a non-descript Lane way off Collins Street (up the Paris end). I’m a coeliac, but had no problems, the waiter handed over to his very able colleague who had coeliac disease herself. My husband had the salmon pasta and I...More

1  Thank catsnap
Reviewed 5 days ago

From the moment we got in, the service was great The waitstaff were charming and very happy. We felt very spoiled Great wine list and not expensive and the food is generous in size and of good quality prepared very well

1  Thank Clair M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve dined here many times over many years, but the last two visits have been ruined by know-it-all arrogant waiters. On each occasion we’ve been pressured not to order certain food items (that’s too much, they protest). For the record we’re experienced global diners, visibly...More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at Il Solito for lunch recently and had a great day! We had eaten in the dining room in the past but we left our run too late to book a table so we were told to try our luck in the bistro...More

1  Thank MelbFoodLover82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch on a cold Melbourne day. We ate in the bar area and chose off the specials board. Creamy Mushroom with truffle, herbed bread and broccoli dressed in olive oil and chilli. Very tasty and fresh. Would definitely come back.

Thank annaville2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were down in Melbourne for a hens weekend and stumbled past this restaurant and decided to go in. WOW. Right from the beginning we had the most amazing experience. The staff seated us at the bar while we waited for a table and were...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

One of the places where you can have a business dinner or a private one over a great traditional Italian food, amazing wine list and staff that will always help.

1  Thank piancov
Reviewed 2 June 2018

We risked a walk across the city to eat here after an attempt to book failed. Fortunately there were plenty of tables ( much more that the "few" quoted on the phone 20 minutes prior). I enjoyed my fatafelle salmonella dish which was tasty but...More

1  Thank Lynne690
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This place has lots of atmosphere, dark, cosy and welcoming. Great service, quick, friendly and efficient. Food was excellent Italian, wonderful desserts, fairly extensive wine list. Certainly a place I'd go back to.

1  Thank Peita W
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14 June 2017|
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Response from Garry632015 | Reviewed this property |
It's perfect. Get there early though. Table seating. Enjoy your meal and 'My Fair Lady'. You're in for a great night.
1 September 2016|
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Response from Nicole P | Reviewed this property |
You could wear a dress. It's Melbourne so feel free to express yourself. This restaurant is fairly casual although lots of people there after work wearing suits and work dresses etc.
9 February 2015|
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Response from TracyStephen | Reviewed this property |
I agree with 111Jenny. It is a great place to take your time and enjoy their attention to detail and great service. However it would always be best to check with the staff there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 45
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Collins St | 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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