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Italian, Mediterranean, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant looks really good and the atmosphere is really romantic. We got the specials of the night and the food was outstanding. Best pastas and fresh fish in Melbourne. Staff really kind and helpful, they helped us to get the most appropriate wine for...the food we were going to have. I asked the staff to take some pictures of the food and they let me without any issues.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food was good but the service was terrible and so very rude! The front of house was a total disgrace and really let the restaurant down. I would carefully consider who you employ if I were you!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was absolutely delicious and super fresh. Service was perfect! Roberto look after us and he was very attentive and really lovely! Couldn’t have asked for a better experience. We will definitely be back and recommend to everyone we know 😉 Thank you!!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I feel that this restaurant has improved since my last visit a few years back, although it was good then. The menu seems broader and the service is very good; we had an excellent waiter. I had a great cannelloni, with a rocket salad. Everything...tasted very fresh. We sat outside, although we had booked an inside table, as inside there was an overpowering fish smell. So maybe they need to look at their ventilation. I liked that blankets were provided for outdoor diners (as well as heaters). This is rarely seen in Australia. It seems odd that most reviewers of this restaurant have posted very few other reviews. One doesn't normally see this. But, I have posted hundreds of Trip Advisor reviews so this one is definitely legitimate! It is definitely a restaurant I would recommend.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional service, with excellent wine recommendations, surprise bruschetta, delicious starters and mains, and two very happy (and very full) diners! Thanks for an all round wonderful experience to the Da Guido team!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

most beautiful food served by attentive friendly staff in lovely surrounds ... enjoyed black angus carpaccio and melt in your mouth wagya beef ravioli to start followed by squid ink tagliolini and fettuccini with wild boar and hazelnuts ... finishing with semifreddo and coffee ......not to mention the italian prosecco ... so happy to be back eating and drinking at this fantastic restaurantMore

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 8 October 2021

I booked a table for my partner's 30th Birthday - it was a very hectic dinner to organise as we had issues with restrictions and guests - the whole team was so kind and details of my booking 3 or 4 times. It was so...difficult to organise but there were amazing ! The place looked beautiful! Open kitchen, clean and tidy, chefs in their best uniforms and the atmosphere of the place was just fantastic! Cosy & chic would be the perfect description. We had nice "aperetivo" to start with and the grazing platter to share with our friends. Partner is Italian, and trust me, he knows his prosciutto. Everything was looking amazing and the taste was authentic to the ones he eats back home. Charcuterie, bread, butter... I mean, what else ? Then, the mains were just delightful! We all had different kind of pastas and each of us found them absolutely delicious. It was tasty, well presented, perfectly seasoned and had plenty enough to get our bellies full. Unfortunately we couldn't eat any dessert as we were already full but, my partner and I can't wait to go back for their Tiramisu! We were so happy to have Da Guido's team helping us because the servers knew everything about the menus. They were amazing at recommandations for the wine, and digestives. Everybody was happy, helpful, attentive, and we had the greatest time. I am so-so glad I picked Da Guido La Pasta for his special day, because they made it memorable. Big thank you to all of you, I couldn't recommend your place more than this. You were simply fantastico ! SophieMore

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 14 July 2021

I've dined at some lovely Italian restaurants all over the world, but this is probably the best ever. The food is delicious, the service is very Italian and the overall experience was divine. If you're in Melbourne, looking for some great Italian food, then please...you have to try here as you won't be disappointed. We loved it she much that we're planning another weekend in Melbourne just to dine here again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 12 July 2021 via mobile

the service was great food was delivered promptly the owner friendly and hospitable ambience very inviting quality excellent. I'm Italian and can assure you that this is the most authentic restaurant in Melbourne highly recommended

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 1 July 2021

OMG what a place!!!! Authentic italian food, incredible environment, service & staff. I am totally delighted. Gluten free home made pasta as well….

Date of visit: July 2021
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Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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30 March 2018|
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Response from Ashwini D | Reviewed this property |
You have salads and mushrooms risotto
24 September 2017|
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Response from Balmainite |
I've just had a spectacular GF meal there. Lots (not just one) of the pastas was GF and most of the entrees and mains. Awesome GF restaurant
28 August 2017|
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Response from F9826PImarkf | Property representative |
Yes we are open on the 24th and 25th of December Trading hours are: 12to3pm for lunch 6to10pm for dinner Regards Marco Da Guido Melbourne
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Da Guido La Pasta is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5