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Michelino's Trattoria

#574 of 3,336 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Lygon Street
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69 Pelham St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9663 3365
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was after some steak and veg for dinner with friends stumbled across this place. Was pleasantly surprised. And the prices were very reasonable Didn't really eat Italian food had an antipasto for 2 which was fresh and tasty also.

Thank Elly R
Level Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Chose this restaurant quite by accident as we managed to find a carpark just in front. Turned out to be quite a good choice. We ordered pizza and focaccia which were really fresh and delicious. Reasonably priced and good service.

Thank MikeChow
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Bought a coupon for the family and enjoying a beautiful and hearty lunch. The food is delicious and good size servings. The house wine is OK and the service is very good. The strawberry crepes came with a syrup that tasted OK but not fantastic. Overall, very good value and family friendly.

2 Thank Bob S
Melbourne, Australia
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129 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We utilised a Groupon Voucher for dinner. Very quiet there in fact we were the only ones present dining for the entire duration. Service was good then again we were the only table. The lady out front seemed very bored either standing at the doorway, pacing the footpath outside or fiddling with the selection of music (far too loud). I... More 

Thank Bigredhawker
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We bought a Scoopon and got really good value for four people for dinner. Those of that ordered seafood meals were quite impressed and my chicken dish was very nice. The last dish was pizza and it was oily. The desserts were really delish.

Thank DianaMelb
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My boyfriend and I were looking through scoupon and bought a voucher for 100$ at 49$ which was awesome. To begin with the pizza at this restaurant is sooo good. Its thin crusted and although the toppings were quite scare it by no means took away from the beautiful wood fired flavour that made the pizzas absolutely delicious! I had... More 

1 Thank Joan N
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

After reading reviews on TripAdvisor we thought we would give this restaurant a try. sat in a booth and one of the bench seats had a big tear in it, the dining table was a little tired. The menu was pretty ordinary really. The waitress spilt our wine from the bottle we ordered when serving and offered us another glass... More 

Thank Emeldez
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I couldn't recommend this restaurant highly enough!! The service is exceptional & the food was so delicious that we'll be back on a regular basis!! Michelinos trattoria is definitely a Carlton go to for delicious Italian fare!!

3 Thank Cat F
Melbourne, Australia
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2,332 reviews
607 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 438 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We have dined at Michelino's Trattoria several times and we have come away satisfied every time. The food is Italian style, you can also get a good bottle of house wine at a reasonable price. Service is excellent and the prices represent good value.

2 Thank Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had a Groupon voucher which was amazing value. We had steak, calamari and a variety of desserts, which were all delicious and our waiter was so friendly and helpful. They also catered for my food intolerances. The place could do with an update to make it more modern, but it was still cosy and we had a great time.Thank... More 

2 Thank dalia z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 69 Pelham St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3365

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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 Lygon Street

Neighbourhood Profile
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 they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.
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