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Vons Restaurant & Bar

78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
6196001042
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, International, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 278 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

We were enticed by the guy out front offering free coffee with every breakfast. Plus we were the only ones inside so I was very dubious with a friends choice of this place for brunch prior to a day of shopping. However I was pleasantly...More

Thank MelR237
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited Vons Restaurant in Hardware Lane just off Lonsdale Street in Melbourne's CBD and had a great experience. We visited on a Sunday for Lunch. The venue is a pleasant café style with Italian food and has indoor and outdoor eating areas. The...More

Thank ozie17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worst steak I have ever tried to eat. And the offer of free drinks, cheap entree and dessert was nill.!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also, food was cold.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

The enticement of free wine, dips and cheap entrees should have been a warning. We ordered 1 entree and 3 mains and each dish was lacking flavour and was poor quality. Would not recommend this run down place.

1  Thank FoodAddict1314
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We dined in several steak restaurants during our 1 week stay in Melbourne. The steaks in Vons were the worst of all. We just wondered where Vons purchased these low quality steaks. When we visited the Victoria Market, the steaks sold there were amazingly good...More

Thank simfung
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

If I could give a 0 I would. Do not get fooled by the free drink and $7 entrees/desserts. Menu said steak came with mushroom sauce but came out with a different sauce. When questioned they bring out a drop of mushroom sauce saying that's...More

Thank Brody O
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Sitting in Hardware Lane was a meal time highlight with good atmosphere and music in the background. The meal was good without being spectacular. I would have no hesitation to have a meal here again.

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

There are some great places to eat in Hardware Lane.....Vons is NOT one of them. Many promises touted to you to entice you in, but the food was very, very ordinary. While other places were buzzing, Vons was relatively quiet, we should have read the...More

Thank townsendcalling
Reviewed 20 February 2018

They coaxed us in with a menu that looked ok and "FREE first drinks" that was the last drink we had offered, which in our case is stupid as we like a drink or 3 and there is money to be made. I had a...More

Thank grassrootsman
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Reasonably priced Italian with good service. We visited on Valentine’s Day and had no problem getting a table. Warmly greeted and free drink to start with.

Thank M6452ZBalanb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 6196001042
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