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Vons Restaurant & Bar

$$ - $$$Italian, European,
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
6196001042
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (17 reviews)
“surf turf” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Australian, International, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
78 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When you’ve not done your research, conventional wisdom says you go to the restaurant that has the most people in it as it must be good. Having done my research, I still chose to sit at a restaurant that hardly had anyone in it...and it...More

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Some good specials, service was good though meal was pretty standard average, especially the salt and pepper calamari. There are numerous other places to try in this lane.

Thank stefano523
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

They really know how to talk but that's about it, once we sat down the service was shocking and the food wasn't as good as the sweet talking. 10/10 don't recommend

Thank tah92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was good but food was average. Probably wouldn’t go back. There are better options in Hardware Lane

Thank helensZ1893RR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They may lure you in with free drinks. But the food isn't worth even the cheap price. No flavour, no heart and non-italians cooking italian food. Wouldnt return for free.

Thank erin_jasminee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The only reason I gave it a very good and not excellent is because we ordered wine as soon as we were seated and it wasn’t served until well into our meal - and we asked twice. We both had the $10 lunch special. I...More

Thank RitaR902
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered Vons Benedict, it was cold! Heard staff talking about their weekend, not once did they approach to ask how our meal was.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty average, food was cold and all the waiters cared about was chatting about last nights events and playing with their fingernails.

Thank Suzanne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given an offer we couldn’t refuse. A main, a glass of wine or beer and garlic bread then thrown in. Our entire bill was 50 au dollars for two. The food was lovely. I had past, very fresh tasting, home made pasta and...More

Thank jantNorthEastUk
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Attended this (Italian) restaurant with a large number in our group. Food was quite enjoyable and good quality. I was disappointed at the end of the meal when I was overcharged by over 20%, and had to argue the fact with the restaurant. Eventually I...More

Thank SGC6368
Nearby
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
...More
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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