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D.O.C. Pizza & Mozzarella Bar

#107 of 3,173 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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Lygon Street
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295 Drummond St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
9347 2998
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12:00 - 23:30
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 17:30 - 23:30
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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260 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great little place for lunch. Little being so true of so many cafes and restaurants in Melbourne and this is certainly a small and cosy cafe but it adds to the atmosphere. The tables are quite close inside particular at the back of the restaurant but there are also tables out on the street if you want... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll be fair here because I believe that you are at least trying. First of all the pizza. Where is the elasticity of the base? Its incredibly floury ..... it almost breaks apart like pita bread. Please, that is the basic tenant of italian cuisine. Get the base right please. Secondly, toppings. You instantly go to gourmet and your own... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1,045 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very authentically italian, right down to the craft beers. Great pizzas, and delicious cheese and meat platters. Does get pretty crowded so best to book ahead.

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I had a perfect Italian style calzone pizza with a nice mixed salad. The beer selection is based on Italian beets.

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We had a group of ten people booked in for dinner at Docs, the service was reasonably good, the food was extremely good. maybe a little exspensive for what was served but still very nice pizza.

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Thank espressobrown
Wollongong, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this place! Very busy but service is great, food is delicious and staff are all Italian and provide a truly authentic feel. Be sure to order the white chocolate pizza but do not share (order one to yourself) ;-)

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

This was recommended to us by the Airbnb host we had and it was amazing! In the Italian quarter of Melbourne but off the main strip, this place was packed with locals. Best pizza we've had! Salad was super fresh and delicious and the wine was great. Ditch the over priced stuff on Lygon Street and make this a priority!

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melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Had a meal there before a movie . Crowded on a Monday night - singles, couples and families. Great service - checking back- how's your food, your drink? 3 in party all had different pizza. Quickly made and served.

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Having heard amazing things about this place we went for pizza one evening and were not disappointed. It's authentically Italian food service by Italian people. Would go again.

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Corona, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

The pizza was amazing but I can't say much for service. We came in the aftenoon in between the lunch/dinner rush. There were 3 of us, the place was not busy at all and yet we were sat at a 2-person table instead of a 4-person table. Our plates were hanging off the table due to lack of space for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 295 Drummond St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: 9347 2998
Description
Ph; 03 9347 2998

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  • 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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