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177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 96633316
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“souvlaki” (187 reviews)
“lamb” (122 reviews)
“pita bread” (54 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stalactites was even better than I expected! My husband and I are both Greek and we agree that it's some of the best food we've had outside our mothers' kitchens. Highly recommend the meze platter and the gyro. Will definitely go back!

Thank Antonitsa
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was late on Friday night, we had been walking around after watching a show and thought we'd try Stalactites. No wonder its busy... food was great from the dips to the meals and the portions were generous. Service was good too and empty plates...More

Thank DinaP001
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whenever I feel like a souvlaki, stalactites is the first name that pops up in my head. Went there with my son and my wife. Ordered two souvlakis, mix of dips some bread and a Greek salad. The food came real soon, perhaps too soon!!...More

Thank Amit T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good: Loved the food. It's full of flavour but rustic and homestyle. Don't expect fancy plating. Just good hearty food. Bad: It feels a bit like a fast food restaurant inside with tables close together and no atmosphere. Price is not indicative though of a...More

Thank Rockytribe
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here on the weekend of the AFL grand final , we arrived without reservations and waited only for about 10 minuets to be seated on a busy Friday night. The waiters were really friendly and made us feel welcomed , so we ordered...More

Thank JC2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bad owner/manager customer service! bad experience with my visitors from overseas and interstate. Bring my visitors for dinner last night. we ordered the Appetizer platter for one as I would like the visitors to try different dishes. The portion came out very big and they...More

Thank chl0ek2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hummus and the meat platter is a must. Great value with lamb, lamb chops, chicken, spicy sausages. The place can get full during dinner, queue up early.

Thank jamants
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting family in Melbourne from the UK. They had been before and enjoyed it so took us. It's a very busy little place but we're we soon seated. Had an appitizer for two that the four of us shared. Takes around 20 mins to cook...More

Thank Mand H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With 2 adults and 2 kids, the gyro platter which comes with lamb and chicken meat, humus dip and a traditional Greek salad was more than enough for dinner. Great taste and portions. Be careful not to over order which is easy to do. Make...More

Thank Alpine a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice big menu with plenty choice. I opted for the moussaka which was rather disappointing considering the price tag .

Thank Blair P
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
7:00 AM - 6:59 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177-183 Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 96633316
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