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San Telmo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Sponsored by: San Telmo

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Steak
1. Steak
"Probably some of the best steak I've tasted in fact."
dso1uk
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2. Award winning desserts
2. Award winning desserts
"The wine list was also full of Mendoza Malbecs which clearly go well"
KevL69
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3. Meat Lovers
3. Meat Lovers
" This is one for meat lovers,"
mrwonderful07
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About
Following the Argentine ethos that eating, drinking and most importantly life are there to be enjoyed with friends, family and lovers. From midday to late at night we offer a shared menu bringing people together just like a family Asado in Argentina. Following the Argentine ethos that eating, drinking and most importantly life are there to be enjoyed with friends, family and lovers. From midday to late at night we offer a shared menu bringing people together just like a family Asado in Argentina. In our endeavour to capture the essence of Argentine culture and cuisine, we have imported a bespoke 2.5 metre parrilla charcoal grill, hand made by Pirincho, a lifelong master of the craft. He is regarded
PRICE RANGE
US$ 36 - US$ 71
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Latin, Argentinian, Grill
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Reviews (603)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG...one of the best restaurants visited on this trip to Melbourne. Atmosphere..Buzzing..great to see the chefs beavering away in the background. Our waitress was so friendly & patient as we decided what to eat, & she guided along the right path. Steak was amazing...& the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jill p
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Visited one Friday night and left suitably stuffed! Great from start to finish. The menu is great. Great Caipirinhas, really good wine and fantastic hanger steak. Probably some of the best steak I've tasted in fact. The Argentinian charcoal grill really gives the steak a...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank dso1uk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With friends here from UK wanting a delicious steak, how could we do anything other the visit San Telmo. As always, it was fabulous. Delicious sides to complement fabulous steak - a true delight!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank kb875
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so glad that you and your friends enjoyed everything. Thanks for coming and we hope to see you again soon. Have a great day, The team at San Telmo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak ever. Fantastic service good atmosphere would highly recommend. Special of sweet breads was amazing. Steak cooked to perfection. Well worth a visitMore

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 513jaynem
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hola! Thank you so much for the 5 star review, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed everything and look forward to sharing this review with our team. The sweetbreads are a favourite of ours too! So delicious. Thanks again for your time...More

Reviewed 3 January 2019

Not very baby friendly. The music was very loud and the food was just average. My standard is not that high so I'm just surprised that this place gets a lot of 5 stars rating from reviewers. It's not the place I would want to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bananatree321
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, we are very sorry to hear that your experience was disappointing. We always do our best to accomodate guests with children, being a South American restaurant we do like our...More

Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Three friends, we booked this last minute and they squeezed us in. Fabulous steak - the best I’ve had by a distance - and sides, great burnt carrot thing which was anything but burnt, with lots of red to wash it down. Light, friendly service....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank G6046BVrichardm
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Hola! Thank you so much for joining us and taking the time to write such a lovely review. We really appreciate it! Have a great day and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Gracias! The team at San Telmo

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We live in rural Victoria and eat at San Telmo more often than anywhere else. The staff, food and atmosphere are terrific. We generally arrive early for a Pisco Sour or two at the bar before being seated and ordering the tastiest food ever. So...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suzielyn
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2019

Hola! Wow! Thank you so much! It is always great having you and we appreciate you taking the time to write us such a lovely review. You certainly sampled the very best of our Parrilla grill the last time you joined us, we look forward...More

Reviewed 20 December 2018

Meyers Place is one of those hidden Melbournian treasures. Across the way from Loop Bar is San Telmo, an Argentinian extravaganza. You enter the restuarant and the inital reaction is ... this is bigger than I thought. We had the tasting menu and it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michaelsK3136WJ
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2018

Hola Michael! Wow! Thank you for this beautifully written review, I look forward to sharing it with our team! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything and hope it's not the last time we see you. Have a fantastic day and thanks...More

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This gem tucked away in Meyers Place has a fun energy with tasty food options. We chose a fixed menu option when booking, which gave us a good selection of food choices that also catered to any specific needs. We drank Argentinean wine (Malbek) with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BinaOnABudget
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hola! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely review, we are so happy to read your comments and share them with our staff. We hope to see you again soon to try some more of our menu and hope you...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Wow, this was a surprise. A delectable, delicious, aroma filled Argentinian restaurant with a huge open grill cooking the most divine meats. It was full inside but on a warm evening we sat in one of the outdoor tables. We loved this as we got...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank fishinwater
San Telmo M, Manager at San Telmo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Hola! Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience, we are so happy to read your comments and share them with our staff. We hope to see you again soon to try some more of our menu! Gracias! The team at...More

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