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Vons Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, European,
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (15 reviews)
“lamb shanks” (10 reviews)
“lobster tail” (4 reviews)
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Italian, European, Australian, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 244 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended this (Italian) restaurant with a large number in our group. Food was quite enjoyable and good quality. I was disappointed at the end of the meal when I was overcharged by over 20%, and had to argue the fact with the restaurant. Eventually I...More

Thank SGC6368
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Friday night as a small group. We were enticed in with a good deal (a free entrée or dessert with every main plus a glass of wine), no complaints about service or price - service was quick and friendly and prices very...More

Thank granweatherwax
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome food, tried the risotto and cannelloli and was very impressed, glad we came. Great service. Will be back!

Thank Jared W
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We were definitely talked into trying Vons Restaurant by the "spruiker", and having a complimentary drink and garlic bread thrown in sealed the deal for us, and made the decision of who to choose much easier! Having some complimentary items included definitely made this meal...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We had breakfast at Vons. Whilst it was nice it was nothing special. The serving sizes were on the scabby side, not enough of it and for the price paid and in comparison to else where, not good enough to make us want to go...More

Thank Nunngo
Reviewed 2 August 2017

10/10 for your maitre d pulling people in off the street wow your good at your job. Your waitstaff were pretty on the ball and polite and prompt. Your food let you down except for the spag bol for children boy was that good. A...More

1  Thank Robyn M
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Given the amazing food on offer in Melbourne, there is just no excuse for such average food. After being convinced by the spruikers that this restaurant was the best on offer on Hardware Lane we decided to give it a go. While the service was...More

Thank Driks20
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Hardware lane is a busy eat street area, businesses are very competitive with spruikers at every restaurant (not really seen in Sydney) we decided to have dinner at Von's the food was wholesome and generous. The complimentary red wine was full flavoured I enjoyed it...More

Thank cspettett
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Staff made us feel welcome, value for money was just right when you calculate discounts such as a free glass of wine and half price deserts. Lamb shanks were a bit too small, eye steak slightly over cooked but nothing too bad. OK place for...More

Thank vmstajic
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Great food and service and plenty of choice. It is good generous homestyle food that is hearty and filling.

Thank toowelltravelled64
Central Business District
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tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
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city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 6196001042
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