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Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 5758
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Joined some friends at Papa Gino’s last week on a cold winters night! Chose the minestrone for a hearty winter entree! Quite possibly the best soup I’ve ever tasted. Homemade recipe that had me licking the bowl! Will visit again soon!

Thank Ricky K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this little gem today sat outside under the heaters ordered amazing pizza and pasta. Was given complimentary breads and as our coffees came out after our meals were given two ports for digestive purposes. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank pip_dman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Papa Gino's is our go-to place and has been for over 20 years. Pizza, pasta, oysters Kilpatrick and service are a treat. Always a family friendly vibe.

Thank Mauro P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a chilly Melbourne day we headed to Lygon Street to inspect the iconic area. Papa Gino’s was one of the first restaurants we saw and after walking another half dozen restaurants we backtracked and settled in. We opted for footpath dining over the indoor...More

Thank Franklyn_23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe we should have had the pizza. We had the chicken parma and the veal scallapine (pardon my spelling). The parma was OK, but the ham in the scallapine was a little odd. Service was reasonable. Parking sucks. I think you can do better on...More

Thank TypeYourNameHere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've only ever made great memories here among visiting friends, with great tastes enjoyed every time. You can see the Pizza Chefs create deliciousness, and there's heating inside and out. Service is smart, pizza menu is wide, hosts are friendly, and there's great bar service...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, a line to get a table which shows how good the food is. Wait staff abrupt, only reason for the four star rating.

Thank Shawn L
Reviewed April 13, 2018

We had takeaway Pizza from here, at 11pm on a Saturday night... They were still busy, open and making many pizzas! We had a meat lovers and a Chocolate pizza! A large pizza was more than enough for two, and the desert pizza was a...More

Thank leroyxx
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Had a large dinner here with family - the kids LOVED their pizzas particularly the garlic pizza bread! Great atmosphere and a super night out. I ordered veal which was very tender but the vegetables were not very loved. Overall though a cheap meal with...More

Thank Sparky172015
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Called in at midnight for a snack, sat outside and enjoyed the still bustling Lygon street and the best pizza I have had for a while. Will definitely be back.

Thank Denisedmelb
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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November 21, 2016|
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Response from Monique B | Reviewed this property |
You will need to ring and book them directly. They have wine and beer available to purchase at reasonable prices. Go to their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 5758
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