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Svago Ristorante - CLOSED

118 Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9663 3536
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
22 Apr 2015
“Pathetic customer service!!!”
5 Apr 2015
“A pleasant dining experience.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
118 Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Absolutely pathetic customer service!!!!! I made a booking for a Friday night dinner with my wife on Monday afternoon, on Thursday morning I happen to decide to confirm the booking only to find it has been cancelled due to a "no-show", the day BEFORE my...More

Thank OberCh
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The food was served in perfect portions and was tasty and fresh! The service was friendly and attentive and most of my concerns, such as the music being a tad loud and the food being not quite hot enough, were fairly trivial. I would recommend...More

Thank Leah K
Reviewed 17 February 2015

If you are looking for a quiet intimate dinning experience on Lygon Street then Svago ticks all the boxes. Travelling from Perth and arriving on Valentine's Day meant I had to ensure I booked somewhere special and not to far away from our accommodation. Svago...More

5  Thank Dingo_dude
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Awesome food. Good Service. Very reasonable price!! We walked login street a couple time & nearly missed this place as they were not busking & pressuring you to come in! Thank god we chose to eat in a quieter atmosphere, upmarket service @ same rates...More

3  Thank Marns80
Reviewed 3 January 2015

Wow. We went to this fantastic establishment with friends. The service was great and generous. The food tasted great and I highly recommend the orechiette, spicy and tasty. The banana cake was moist and tasty, not dry like others often are. Great dessert. The ambience...More

2  Thank SusannahPK
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The mission was to find a good restaurant for a group of 6, mixed ages, both family and friends. The evening had to be relaxed, informal but with polish and cater to a variety of food needs. We wanted Carlton, for the central location and...More

1  Thank nerise p
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This was our second visit to Svago and once again it was fabulous. Started with the sardines and calamari, both which were cooked to absolute perfection and were delicious. Mains were the steak and the gnocchi with pear and walnuts which were great and actually...More

2  Thank mareeric
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We visited Svago for the very first time fathers day. My Son invited us along as I would not normally go to somewhere new on Lygon st. On entry we were greeted by the owner Lars and he was very charming. l thought it was...More

1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

In Melbourne for a concert and needed to have an early dinner. Went to this restaurant based on trip adviser reviews. Definitely worth it. The waiter/manager was very personable, accommodated our need to be out by 7 pm and the food was excellent. Pity we...More

1  Thank DiscerningJ_13
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Had a great romantic meal with spectacular dinner. Shared the pasta with my partner which was to die for and the lamb and steak were both cooked to perfection. The german gentleman who served us was helpful and charismatic, some good post-world cup banter! Will...More

1  Thank Schtaive
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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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3536
  • E-mail
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