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Al Porto Vecchio

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175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
+61 3 9399 9105
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Perth, Australia
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was average, to say the least The service was poor, they didn't seem to care very much. Decor outdated and filthy. The toilets are DISGUSTING!!! It looks like they have NEVER cleaned them. A lot of people from our table of 13 people commented on the toilets. The women especially were horrified at the state of them. To... More 

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Thank ShoeiFantaRaraBubba
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for lunch, our drinks order was mixed up, we received our entree 19 mins apart after waiting 40 mins for oysters? We ordered another drink whe entree was delivered which didn't arrive and I had to ask after. Then our main which was only fish and chips got given to other diners who had ordered 10 mins prior.... More 

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Thank rjrogersbuilding
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here after finding out the place we wanted to go to was closed for renovations. We thought that because it had a wood fired pizza oven it couldn't be bad. My husband ordered a pizza. it was not good, it was so oily in the centre (an actual puddle) that he had to mop it up with serviettes.... More 

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Thank joburkey
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch there with kids and friends. Bad decision. Even though it is well located and a nice setting that won't help with the food and service. The calamari was the worst that I've tried for a long time, the pizza was a joke (bad one) and the waitress was clueless. For a restaurant it was not too badly... More 

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Thank Pitulix
Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I eat at a lot of Melbourne city and inner West places. Typically a group of us look for Food around the $17 mark with cheap drinks. In our view this place is one of the best. Pastas are the pick of the menus and are absolutely fantastic for the price. Chicken pasta and Sicilian are great picks. Jug of... More 

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Thank Tillfamily
Sunbury, Australia
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165 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Last minute decision to stop here for lunch midweek. What a gem. Quick & friendly service, reasonable prices, relaxing atmosphere but there's more.. had the most amazing tasting baked barramundi that I have ever eaten. The flavour of the sauce was outstanding and fish cooked to perfection, was served with Greek salad, partner had smoked salmon & avocado risotto, again... More 

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Thank Helen552259
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Visited this eatery for lunch. The setting is nice, prices are set in the 1980s and so is the food. Ordered 2 steaks medium. Not sure what decade the steaks were from but they were both like hard over cooked ice hockey puks plated by a 5 year old. Also had a spaghetti bolognese for the kids which was just... More 

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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Broad menu and we'll priced. Food was nice and big serves. Not gourmet but reasonable. Service was very good.

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Thank Bruce & Angela H
Ballarat, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I should have listened to my gut instinct from the time we walked in. Waited at the counter to be seated....after 3 staff walked past us, without even an acknowledgement, didn't seem to be interested or doing too much. Finally we were spoken to and taken to our table. After some time, we were asked to order, so placed our... More 

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Thank freetogo_10
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A group of four of us for dinner, the food was fair quality, and not over priced. a good place for a get together with friends.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Nelson Pl, Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria 3016, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Hobsons Bay  >  Williamstown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9399 9105

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?