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Portello Rosso

15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9602 2273
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (39 reviews)
“tapas” (64 reviews)
“churros” (21 reviews)
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Despite being seated near the door and feeling quite cold on a June Friday, this restaurant has great food , good service and is a little hidden gem. The set menu has lots of variety. the service is good however the sparkling water is a...More

Thank 3023Kitty
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We discovered this restaurant while walking around Melbourne, and it was like a hidden place... but surprisingly good! Great food and typical Spanish dishes even though the starters are quite small and a bit expensive. The paella is delicious!!!

Thank Elisabetta R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Yes a hidden gem and all the reviews are pretty right. Tucked away in one of Melbourn's "Lanes", a quaint and cosy Tapas bar with a cherpy atmosphere. The food flavours definitely packed a punch but so did the cost. While Not typically expensive for...More

Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 21 June 2017

What an amazing restaurant! We all felt like tapas and came across Portello Rosso, and so glad we did! We didn't have a booking, and they were busy, but they accommodated us quickly after a few drinks at the bar upstairs. The staff were so...More

Thank Kylie-anne L
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We have been here afew times - it's good quality and we always enjoy our meal but there's not much variation between visits. Don't get me wrong, the atmosphere is casual and social and fun and the food is good. Couldn't complain about the attentiveness...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Had a catch up with a friend here on a cold winter melbourne Saturday. The restaurant is tucked away down a little lane way, but as you open the door you are taken into a gorgeous small and cosy space. The restaurant was just perfect...More

Thank Wonder2006
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Servings were plentiful and the quality of food was awesome, left very fulfilled. Found the staff to be very friendly and efficient and great service, meals served quickly.

Thank MickR_11
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We went there last night for the first time enthusiastic about sharing the Classic Paella. Unfortunately it was presented under cooked with no crust at all on the bottom. They took it back to complete the cooking however it was re-presented to us within 5...More

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Charlie H, Manager at Portello Rosso, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Sorry to hear that on this occasion you were left disappointed please email contact@portellorosso.com.au with your booking details so we can fix this for you! Gracias

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I was bitterly disappointed with the service and overall experience. We were running 15 mins late and got an aggressive voicemail. The place wasn't busy. The service on arrival was of a waitress who really couldn't be bothered. On arrival we were pressured to order...More

Thank Indyrka
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Fabulous little restaurant in Warburton lane . First class share platter of charcuterie generous serve of hams and salamis with adequate side of bread , oil, pickles..... Soooo Yummy can't wait to go back. Service from staff excellent, very helpful and friendly ... Thank you...More

Thank U2Sisters
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2016|
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Response from Michael O | Property representative |
Yes if it's for a special occaision, just mention when booking or with your waitress on the night that April the restaurant said it was ok through trip advisor.
John S
1 December 2015|
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Response from Natalie S | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are only open dinner, but give them a call for times & days
10 October 2015|
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Response from ningbojoe | Reviewed this property |
It is pretty difficult to get a booking at the best of times. It has two main dining areas, I doubt you would be able to use the downstairs area as it is small and highly used. Upstairs a possibility as it is more spacious... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9602 2273
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