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Salona Restaurant

#861 of 3,322 Restaurants in Melbourne
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260A Swan St, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
+61 3 9429 1460
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17:00 - 23:30
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Mon 17:00 - 23:30
Tue - Sun 12:00 - 23:30
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Berwick, Victoria
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in off the street looking for a nice place for tea. With 3 fussy kids it's always a challenge trying to find something that everyone is happy with and Salona certainly hit the mark. The staff were friendly, attentive and accommodating. The food was spot on too, quick service and delicious. Definitely recommend to others!!

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Thank Barbielou76
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been quite a few times to Salona Greek restaurant & each time has been great ..we mainly order the degustation & can't fault it ..the salt bush lamb (main)is to die for as is the Saganaki and zucchini fritters as a starter..the calamari could be better ..not crunchy & tasty as I'd like .. ..the Greek salad is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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324 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Located In Richmond, not far from the city and surrounded by many other restaurants, including some very good Greek restaurants, is Salona, a Greek restaurant that serves traditional food with a modern twist, yet retains the good quality old-fashioned level of service and old-fashioned wall décor. We really liked it. For me, the highlight was saganaki cooked with a poached... More 

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Thank Nathan1000
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Our dinner last night was our third time at Salona. I enjoyed a perfectly prepared lamb for main. I can only recommend this restaurant.

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Thank kunzet
Melbourne, Australia
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180 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had dinner at Salona mid week and the seven of us had a really nice meal. We were unsure of what to have so simply told the waiter to feed us. The calamari was absolutely superb, cooked perfectly, so tender, the croquettes delightful and the kefte a surprise star. The Smoked Grill was nice although the portion size was... More 

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Thank Paul V
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Food small portions, not very nice- they couldn't even get the kebabs right. Very expensive, PLUS a credit card charge to boot! Don't bother, go next door to Agapi for great food and service

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Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We haven't been to Salona for a while, but reckon we'll be back. We shared all our dishes and we had plenty of food. The Saganaki was delish but quite a modest serve, the calamari was very good and a decent sized starter to share, the tarama dip was yum and served with plenty of bread. We only ordered 2... More 

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Thank SandraC547
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Very small portions where is the Greek generosity? We had the meat platter for two , the dips , a greek salad, the pork belly, the saganaki, and two bottles of greek rose. i had to apologize to my overseas friends, for the service. For the cost of $260 , its not worth it... May i suggest , be more... More 

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Thank andyriceman
Sandringham, Australia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had a group of 12 at the restaurant. Very slow service and waiter seemed annoyed that we were ordering individually? There was no BYO which is unusual for most restaurants of this type. Dips were ok. Our main which was a meat platter for two was terrible. One rissole one sausage two chops and some diced chicken which was... More 

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Thank P3326VUannec
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I wasn't expecting much, but it was delightful, service was friendly and the food was excellent. Great for a casual dinner, great Greek food.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$37
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:30
Monday
17:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260A Swan St, Melbourne, Victoria 3121, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9429 1460

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?