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Spaghetti Tree

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59 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9650 3174
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 14:30
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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our dinner here. Great food, great service! Our waiter, Emmanuel, was excellent. We are just visiting Melbourne for a few days but if we lived here, the Spaghetti Tree would be a frequent stop for us. Oh, and the oldies music they play was awesome!

Thank G8R-Rick
Garfield, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We recently arrived with less than an hour pre show and without reservations. The staff were fantastic, so helpful and had us out in time although the restaurant was very busy. The meals were terrific, just wish we had more time to enjoy them! Will definitely be back to do justice to the restaurant.

Thank ptera42
Level Contributor
79 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Comedy festival time and first choice for good quick service (without compromise for taste ) is Spaghetti Tree. Years of repeat visits when you are under the pump for time hit the wall last night. Booked for specific time telling receptionist our deadline for meal timeline reiterated with waiter as we entered. Arrived 5:45 as planned. Place order almost immediately... More 

Thank Karen B
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large restaurant with poor service and pretty average food. Much better places in Melbourne to go to.

Thank el_maree
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

love this place for its great food selection, top location, & speedy service from terrific staff. We were going to the theatre and had minimal time as usual so the staff were right on top of the situation and had our meals on the table quite quickly and it was beautiful as is all the food I have tasted there.... More 

Thank Deborah W
Cape May, New Jersey
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161 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel staff suggested the Spaghetti Tree which was about 5 blocks from our hotel, uphill. Instead of going to Lygon St. (where all the Italian restaurants are). It was great food, we all enjoyed our dishes: garlic bread for a starter (4 slices, not alot of butter & garlic), carbonara, spaghetti and meatballs, di campagnia and ravioli primavera. a... More 

Thank karen k
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes, it was a busy Thursday night. Yes, the place was full and things must have been hectic. All three mains were served cold. The waiter was very apologetic, but the truth is the quality of the dishes was poor and not helped at all by having to be sent back to the kitchen.

Thank Stephen G
Launceston, Australia
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a restaurant with real atmosphere. The décor is so tastefully done giving the place a great feel. We were also lucky with a table near the window. We both ordered the Moroccan Lamb Salad which was full of lovely flavours. Service was excellent and we were only a short distance from Her Majesty's Theatre where we were going... More 

Thank bhrobinson
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250 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good service at Spaghetti Tree in Bourke St, a table beside the bay window. The view was great. We had calamari with a refreshing salad and Moroccan lamb with salad as entree, tiger prawn with rice and double cooked duck. Congratulations to the chef, waitress and manager for a wonderful dinner.

1 Thank Sue F
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thak you very much Vishesh, Handi and team for an excellent dinner last night. The prawns were veery nice as well as the duck breast and the scotch and chorizo. The panna cota was perfect to finish our meal. We'll be back again!

Thank 321marcf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9650 3174

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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