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Il Duca

132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4243
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“poached pear” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Il Duca is conveniently located to key Melbourne sporting venues and is absolutely delightful. Our meals were beautiful and the service was magnificent - attentive but understated. The entrees were lovely, the steak was "to kill for" and cooked to perfection and the lamb was...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here twice recently. On the second occasion I pre-ordered their fabulous chicken livers, what a joy. Food here is always pretty good, service is friendly and located on the city edge it is perfect for a lunchtime business escape

Thank John P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice dinner here recently - the highlight was the pizza - and the tasting starter was also decent. Would come here again.

Thank LassiComeHome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice mix of pastas. Feels very traditional Italian. Wine list is also good. Not a cheap dinner, but then the quality deserves 'solid' pricing. Would definitely go back (think that was my second visit)

Thank Geoff D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Nice restaurant, smallish menu but the selection is good. Service is good and the food is well presented and tasted good. Drinks selection was also good and the prices were reasonable.

Thank A3853GSfrederickg
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Enjoyed a delicious lasagne with a glass of tempranillo wine. Tasted like home cooking. Friendly service. Reasonably priced. Convenient for where we are staying at the Pullman on the Park. Only flew in from the UK that morning so didn't feel up to going into...More

Thank IslandMichele007
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Went to Il Duca with some friends for dinner on a Saturday night. Very small crowd when we arrived; most patrons had attended an early sitting before the football started at the MCG - obviously footy fans. The service was excellent; waiters very friendly. Good...More

Thank Aussie-Traveller3121
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Conveniently located for lunch and dinner, this is a gem. The owners run a first rate house with a friendly but unobtrusive manner. Menu is more than adequate with a good selection of specials. Atmosphere is excellent.

Thank Dwambo2017
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I attended a business luncheon and this place was very good. Friendly ambience, staff that know what they are doing and the food was perfect for lunch. I had a seafood linguine and the pasta was cooked just right, plenty of seafood and really good...More

Thank Reinhold F
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Welcoming to the level of a 5 star dining venue, service quick and friendly, food fresh and very Italian as you'd expect. Always a great experience going here. Wine list is local and great as well.

Thank Andrew R
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
16 May 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we will be opening for Christmas Lunch this year. Please call the restaurant on 9417 4243 for more details and to make a booking Regards, David Business Partner
Peter M
30 June 2015|
Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we allow BYO wine Monday to Saturday evenings. Corkage charge is $10 per bottle. Regards David Business partner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Eat like a local, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4243
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Family owned and run providing fine dining Italian cuisine, casual lunches, coffee, take away and private functions
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