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Pasta Rustica Ristorante

148-150 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9663 8125
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“gnocchi” (19 reviews)
“profiteroles” (2 reviews)
“herb bread” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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148-150 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food, value & service was impeccable. Thanks to Maurizio who was one of the friendliest waiters weve encountered for a while. Our boys really took to him. This means the world to us.

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had lunch here and it was great. The service was awesome, coffee made well, generous Italian serving, rib eye was tasty and the gnocchi just beautiful soft and definitely tasted homemade. Well worth it for families

Thank UCavanagh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here with my sisters on what we meant to be a very special family occasion. Everything started well enough, seated by a lovely gentlemen, the food was of a reasonable quality and price (about 120 AUD for 3 mains, entrees and a bottle...More

Thank rachaelOz
Reviewed 17 June 2017

inviting and made the family feel comfortable, very friendly service and lovely food. not much else you could ask for.

Thank twilliams102
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The place looks good. It has the usual salesman on the footpath but, as we read the on street menu board, we had to ask him to temporarily give us some space and quiet to do our thing. We sat outside and appreciated the heater...More

Thank Kerry G
Reviewed 10 June 2017

the family were celebrating my daughters birthday and this looked to be the perfect choice. unfortunately it was lacking. The wait staff member was friendly and helpful, but the food was a huge let down. The garlic and herb bread was just two slices of...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food, very friendly service. Couldn't do enough to please. Ideal location. Great Italian restaurant

Thank Gary E
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch during week. I had spaghetti, wife had veal both outstanding, Service very good, Best wine by the glass anywhere so far (Penfolds Bin 28 - 2012) including high end wine bars. Still have 5 days to discover more. Very surprised did not...More

Thank shipster
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We were lucky to experience this restaurant for lunch on Anzac Day.The menu is extensive and it was hard to make a choice as there were so many wonderful selections. Our waiter was very helpful and chatty, telling us quite a few interesting facts about...More

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

all the staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Food is a bit expensive but definitely worth every dollar, it's just delicious. Great old-style atmosphere of a real "Trattoria", so that you won't miss a full immersion in the Melbourne little Italy. Italian family owner and...More

Thank galli2017
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148-150 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8125
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