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Geppetto Trattoria

78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4691
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“focaccia” (6 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“veal” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling alone for business and found this gem. Amazing, cozy decor, who doesn't like white tables cloths and candles, great staff and food.

Thank 959KathleenK
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave a review! I hope you'll stop in again nect time you're in Melbourne.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'll simply say I don't usually review but this place was simply amazing. It seems quite humble from the outside and upon passing by this unassuming gem, one could overlook an amazing experience. The food was perfectly portioned and tastefully presented, however what makes this...More

Thank NaS6416
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for the warm feedback! We are lucky enough to have in our team, exceptional people who share our passion in food & hospitality. Again I thank you for taking the time to review & hope you'll visit us again when you're next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gem you could easily walk past! Traditional Italian isn't easy to find - attentive service, fresh pasta, consistently good. I've had dinner here a few times and it never disappoints.

Thank Anne B
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you kindly Anne for your ongoing patronage & positive feedback! See you again soon!

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

After seeing information about this family run restaurant a few months ago we decided to go for lunch after some city appointments. It was a great decision and well worth travelling to get there. We were made to feel very welcome right from the start....More

Thank SJE99
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you kindly for the warm feedback regarding your experience with us! I'm very happy you enjoyed yourself & I do hope you'll visit us again soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Top marks for excellent friendly and professional service of beautiful and tasty food. We were made so welcome and we had a fantastic dining experience. Highly recommend this restaurant and we will return (before we fly home to NZ). Big thank you 😊

Thank JohnnyUK7
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you kindly for the great review! I'm very grateful that you enjoyed your experience with us & look forward to that follow up visit, Thanks!

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

The food is traditional and delicious. It takes a lot to impress us and we were not disappointed. Service was attentive but not smothering and the food was really tasteful and left our tastebuds singing. Whenever we return to Melbourne we shall be back for...More

Thank neastham49
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thank you kindly for the honest feedback, I'm very grateful to hear the experience was overall an enjoyable visit. I do hope we'll host you again soon, thanks!

Reviewed 5 May 2017

My advise is to get the banquet. A fabulous antipasto (never had better) which has beautifully cooked calamari, prawns, meat balls, grilled polenta, boccocini, olives, focaccia with olive paste if you like it, and a whole stack of other goodies plus a selection of a...More

Thank Rhonda F
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2017

Thanks Rhonda for the great feedback! So happy you're still a continuing happy customer & we look forward to seeing you again soon to try the rest of our menu ;) Thank you!

Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We went to this place as it was close by to where we were staying and it had people in it which is always a good sign. We didn't make a booking and dropped in and were warmly greeted they found a table for us...More

Thank Goldfinger100
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you for leaving your honest feedback! I do apologise that our food was not up to scratch during your previous visit, this is certainly not the lasting impression we want for our guests. I do hope that you will opt to visit us again...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were a group of 12 that were traveling together for three weeks and this was the perfect spot for our last dinner together. Staff was very friendly and accommodating to our requests. Small neighborhood restaurant but big enough to have something for everyone in...More

Thank auntjudi2000
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! I'm so grateful that your experience with us was a memorable one & I hope you visit us again next time you're in Melbourne! Thanks

Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a good feed around near the mcg without having to get a dogs eye in the ground . We found this place . Has a footy menu so your in and out before the game starts . Friendly staff , book before...More

Thank Leigh G
Alex C, Manager at Geppetto Trattoria, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2017

Thanks Leigh for the review! Appreciate the great feedback as we're always trying to improve our footy banquet offering, hope we'll have you around again in future! Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4691
  • E-mail
Description
Established in 1981, Geppetto Trattoria is a family run restaurant that has been providing locals, regulars and new customers with passionate home-style Italian food ranging from fresh pasta, offal, seafood and slow cooked dishes such as Osso buco, Goat, Rabbit and pork belly, along with many options for those with a sweet tooth such as Pannacotta, tiramisu' and gelati. Our friendly staff will be able to assist you for whatever requirements you may need whether it be for our private dining room (up to 40 people), dietary requirements or specialised menu's for any occasion such as birthdays, engagements, reunions or wine groups. Located across the street from the MCG(Melbourne Cricket ground), Rod laver arena, AAMI park and all the other wonderful arena's which Melbourne has to offer, Geppetto's has specialised ala carte menu's which let's you have a quick early dinner before heading to any local event in a semi-formal environment, with casual and attentive service with a smile.
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