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“Rubbish”
Review of Criniti's Carlton

Criniti's Carlton
Ranked #2,239 of 4,656 Restaurants in Melbourne
Price range: USD 14 - USD 29
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
Description: We’re right at home in the heart of Melbourne’s Little Italy! For the most authentic experience outside of Italy itself, come to Criniti’s Carlton, located just off the famous Lygon Street. Our menu is a fusion of traditional, authentic Italian using Criniti family recipes & modern Australian dishes from steaks & burgers, to seafood platters & gourmet salads. With over 300 items on our menu, we have something for every taste, craving and lifestyle. When you're here, you're family!
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Only had dessert and it was the worst tiramisu ever, pre-made ones from Woolies taste better and more authentic & are much much cheaper

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

I notice a theme from other reviewers all critical of the service at Criniti's. They're right. We were seated right away then ignored for 15 minutes or more. We had to get attention to order food and drinks. Once the food and wine arrived we were quite pleased with both. When it came time to leave I had to seek out our waiter and still ended up waiting a long time before the bill showed up.

Note to the management, fixing the level of service is relatively easy and would radically improve your restaurant's rating. Time to fix this obvious problem.

Date of visit: March 2018
3  Thank 0591TimS
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

It was busy and noisy but that maybe adds to some people's taste for atmosphere. The menu is extensive so lots of choice for all tastes but the meals are huge and expensive. We had the risotto and a main course salad. Far too much greenery in the salad compared to the toppings and the risotto was enough for 2 generous portions. The food wastage must be enormous. Surely it would be better to offer smaller portions at smaller prices? The risotto was very tasty though!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kbjrar
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Went for a casual dinner with friends. Crinitis has an extensive menu and a decent ambiance. Due to the variety of options, there is something for everyone. We ordered their lasagne, olive pizza, a chicken steak, ricotta cheesecake and chocolate fondue. While the food tastes good it’s slightly expensive.
It is however the very slow service that can be irritating.
They have halal, gluten-free and vegetarian options.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Urooj K
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Four of us arrived at 7.00pm. We were seated in the room where the bar is situated. Our table was "sticky". The wrong drinks were delivered. The dishes arrived approximately 3 - 5 minutes apart. My Gnocchi was dry and the others weren't impressed with their meals. Because of the arched high ceiling in this room, noise from adjoining tables was magnified. A very disappointing evening.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Thank Rogna
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