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280 Bay St, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
+61 3 9645 6584
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (9 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“calamari” (7 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Eastern European, Croatian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
280 Bay St, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is now in the very capable hands of Elisabeth and Caterina. We partook of lunch on Tues 20 November. Excellent! Upon paying my partner booked us in for the following night's New Wine Launch (Wines supplied by EXPAT WINE). A long table of...More

Thank CPBM185a
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I came in on Tuesday the 30th of October, for lunch. My gosh, the food was lovely! Much flavour, nice sized portions, and lovely music. I spoke to the head chef on the day ( I can not remember her name, but...More

3  Thank Resort08150064690
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Mediterranian/Croatian food in a warm wood lined interior. Lunch has plenty to offer - from fresh seafood to meat specialties. For us it was chevapcici to share followed by melt-in-your-mouth Splitska pasticada (beef cheek) and properly done and tasty Mushroom risotto. Extensive wine list (including...More

Thank RickN234
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We celebrated my fathers 80th Birthday here on Saturday night with a party of 23 of us and had a fabulous night out. I was a bit worried with a change in ownership that the place, being an old favourite of ours, would change it’s...More

Thank FamilyMelbourne
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Having dined at this establishment multiple times before, we were thoroughly disappointed with our more recent experience. Firstly, the entrees were comparatively smaller than the many times we have dined before. Secondly, the mains were was watery, boiled and lacked any Croatian flavours (I am...More

Thank Nashii_Babs
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Under new ownership this fails to deliver. We were given the wrong apertifs, charged for 3 rather than 2, then later corrected when queried. Under the old owners, bread would be served as soon as you arrived and extra serves if asked. Unfortunately this wasn't...More

1  Thank lydia0z
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We made a booking to celebrate a family birthday, having previously been extremely impressed by the service and quality of this restaurant. Unfortunately the offerings of the new management were lamentable: the bottle of wine we asked for was literally plonked on the table unopened...More

Thank paulmR7271DY
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Been meaning to try the seafood Peka dish for a while now and finally got around to it. Dish contains whole octapus tentacles, baby calamari stuffed with silverbeet/barramundi chunks/tentacles from calamari, and plenty of kipfler potatoes sauteed and caramalised beautifuly. What a great dish!!!! The...More

Thank aok47
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Sadly I will not be returning to Dalmatino, it was my second dining experience here and my mother is croatian,and was visiting so thought it a nice place to take her,however the service we got from the owner was definitely not welcoming, he just looked...More

Thank Carissa J
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

I ordered the squid ink pasta as have had this dish on a previous occasion. It was delicious..... but not today! I was disappointed as the fish was overcooked and the flavour just wasn't there. The pinot grigio was very much to my palatte. My...More

Thank TeTLOW8
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November 20, 2017|
Response from InoK17 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes you can, we are open from 12pm till late every day except Monday. Regards, Ino Kuvacic
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$43
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 280 Bay St, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9645 6584
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