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Il Duca

132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4243
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (16 reviews)
“duck” (11 reviews)
“poached pear” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On a trip back to Melbourne Il Duca was a perfect snap choice for dinner. Great service, lovely atmosphere, wonderful food. Good choice of shared starter of soft calamari pieces, an excellent main for me of the fruits de mer linguine and a perfect steak...More

Thank marigoldKent
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for a family group table to celebrate a birthday. From the moment we stepped inside we began to enjoy the hospitality. Wonderful food, a really good drinks menu and great service. Staff members had organised a cake for us and made sure we...More

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying almost next door at the Pullman, we went to Il Duca because it was close by. Despite not having book, we had no trouble getting a table (it was a Tuesday night after all). The service was typically Italian, relaxed friendly and fuss free,...More

Thank LJA_55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at the Pullman Hotel in Melbourne and walked by this lovely small restaurant. I ordered the Risotto and a beer. Best Risotto I've ever had!! The owner was extremely personable and even sat down to chat for awhile. Would definitely recommend!

Thank baileycalifornia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quick service with a good house wine & delicious meal, 1 of 6 choices. Great atmosphere & service. $25 each is good value.

Thank tigermansteve
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I was recommended this Italian , family run restaurant by business associates, who are regular customers . The food is authentic Italian and made with love like the Italians do so well. I happen to be there on one of their special nights that they...More

Thank loisstanford
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Visited this quaint little place after recommendation from the reception at the Pullman. It was so good my associate and I have visited it 3 nights out of four. Food is simple, refined, understated, the team working their are relaxed and attentive. Judging by the...More

Thank Lou M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Il Duca is conveniently located to key Melbourne sporting venues and is absolutely delightful. Our meals were beautiful and the service was magnificent - attentive but understated. The entrees were lovely, the steak was "to kill for" and cooked to perfection and the lamb was...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I ate here twice recently. On the second occasion I pre-ordered their fabulous chicken livers, what a joy. Food here is always pretty good, service is friendly and located on the city edge it is perfect for a lunchtime business escape

Thank John P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Nice dinner here recently - the highlight was the pizza - and the tasting starter was also decent. Would come here again.

Thank LassiComeHome
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
16 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we will be opening for Christmas Lunch this year. Please call the restaurant on 9417 4243 for more details and to make a booking Regards, David Business Partner
Peter M
30 June 2015|
Response from Dave B | Property representative |
Hi Peter Yes we allow BYO wine Monday to Saturday evenings. Corkage charge is $10 per bottle. Regards David Business partner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 31
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4243
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Family owned and run providing fine dining Italian cuisine, casual lunches, coffee, take away and private functions
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