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Central Business District
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275 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7994
07:00 - 00:00
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Sydney, Australia
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we do not normally have breakfast in hotels, we found this great breakfast diner in Exhibition Street. ( It also serves lunch and dinner) You can either eat in the external area or in the Diner itself which is reminiscent of New York. Service was great as was the food with and interesting array of selections. Would suggest the... More 

Thank 795georged
Hunter Valley, Australia
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Trendy restaurant. We turned up around 6pm on a Saturday evening with no booking. After a little confusion about the menu options we decided to stay. There are two menus....you can have the casual menu and the formal menu if you sit outside, but only the formal menu if you sit inside. Initially there were no tables available inside so... More 

Thank Lisasydaus
Perth, Australia
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122 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where do I start. Ok the floor. That floor has not been cleaned properly in a long time. And when you look around the whole place is grotty. The food, we had breakfast. I ordered the scrambled eggs with a hash brown. The egg was like cardboard & tasteless. The hash brown was not cooked properly & tasteless. My partner... More 

Thank Mark O
Esmoriz, Portugal
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at this restaurant with very good food combined with a friendly and trendy environment. Very complete menu with quite different plates to choose from!

Thank pr0la
Melbourne, Australia
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119 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always walk past this restaurant and it is always full. Now I know why. Every course from mezze to dessert was awesome. No one was disappointed. Probably the best gnocchi I have ever had. Great service and reasonably priced. Recommend it.

Thank Anthony S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food tasteless and not a place to come for a family dinner. If you have a toddler, forget about coming here. Staff not friendly at all.

Thank wicklowdreaming
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is super nice and has a good vibe. The waiter was really friendly and attentive. However my meal was not that great. I had the fish and chips. I got 5 small chips. That's all and two very over cooked pieces of fish. They were so chewy I cooking even finish one of them. The meal was $25... More 

Thank charlotte p
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our daughter suggested Trunk restaurant for dinner. What a lovely evening it was. The menu choices were delightful. The sparkling and wine serves generous and the staff gave the best customer service I have ever experienced. Utterly recommend. Next time I will try the diner. Do yourself a favour and try it. Sadly the only picture I took was of... More 

Thank Fleddy1
Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended a birthday gathering here and was pleasantly surprised by the food on offer. Classic American cuisine, with tasty drinks to accompany. Beautiful on a warm, sunny day. Eat inside or out. I had the Mac & Cheese and was very happy. Some Vegan alternatives too. ENJOY!

Thank Stephanie C
Frankston, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating anniversary and could not speak highly enough of this venue. We are in our 70's, glamping at St Jerome's a short walk away. Many younger ones there with some noise apparent, but food and service could not be faulted.

Thank Mal S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Italian, American, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7994
Welcome to Trunktown, home of Trunk's Bar, American Diner, Honey Garden, private dining Restaurant, Rintel Function Room and Melbourne city's largest Outdoor Beer Garden. The Diner is open every day from 7:30am-11pm weekdays and 8:00am - 11pm weekends. The Restaurant and Bar are open from 12pm - 10pm every day. The Diner, Restaurant and Rintel Room are available for private events.

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Staying in Central Business District

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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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