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Acquolina

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26 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
+61 3 5984 0811
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18:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 21:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Initally offering so much this place dispaointted so much we will never returned. Greta location in middle of Sorrento, excellent menu but service is ordinary to say the least. If known to owner you get great service otherwise zilch

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1 Thank Ron T
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good wholesome Italian food. Great atmosphere, busy but well organised and the service was quick too. Not haute cuisine but great for families and quests with a good appetite. I would recommend it.

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Thank Sarah H
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Exceedingly average food for at a high price. An older blonde woman who can only assume was the owner/manager just wouldn't stop talking the whole time despite me and my partner obviously looking for a quiet date. My gnocchi was quite tasteless and completely drowned out by the smell of my partners seafood dish. Amateur staff who knew nothing about... More 

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1 Thank Haley M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Most charismatic owner ever! Engaged with us - smiley and bubbly. Homemade pasta was impeccable. Great little garden in the sun too. Not cheap, but worth every penny...

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Thank Alex H
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We went there for dinner for a special birthday and ordered antipasto which was lovely and kids meals were fine... Then came our main meals which was spaghetti marinara, prawn linguini and the seafood degustation all were terrible. The pastas had no flavour and the seafood meal smelt terrible and the cooked tuna was so over cooked that you couldn't... More 

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melbourne
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

While I know that Sorrento over the holiday period is packed to the rafters with people looking to eat out, that is no excuse for the quality of food and service we received at this restaurant. An attempt had obviously been made to squeeze as many tables in as possible so that we were virtually touching the people at the... More 

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3 Thank kerryMelbourne
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I never have been one to leave a review for a restaurant. I just had dinner here and feel robbed. Almost everything on the menu was more on the bill and when we attempted to explain this to the manager we were made to feel stupid and have money thrown at us. Honestly couldn't believe it. I've worked throughout hospitality... More 

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2 Thank sienaramsay
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Wonderful service and friendly staff, lots of vibe. Very good food too and made extra special by the attentive staff.

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Thank cloche2015
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

What a lovely surprise it was to dine here, especially after reading negative reviews. Excellent authentic regional cuisine rather than the cookie-cutter Italian fare. Our meal included delicate carpaccio, tender veal and delicious hand made ravioli. Service from wait staff was excellent and attentive.

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Thank SteveMelb
Frankston, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Wish we had read reviews before eating at this restaurant. We were celebrating a special occasion, which was spoilt by eating here. Lasagne tasteless and vegetables served with chicken were uncooked. One waitress in particular was very loud and rude. Very very disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5984 0811

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