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Il Duca

#146 of 3,322 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
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132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4243
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Conveniently located for lunch and dinner, this is a gem. The owners run a first rate house with a friendly but unobtrusive manner. Menu is more than adequate with a good selection of specials. Atmosphere is excellent.

Thank Dwambo2017
Newcastle, Australia
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241 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I attended a business luncheon and this place was very good. Friendly ambience, staff that know what they are doing and the food was perfect for lunch. I had a seafood linguine and the pasta was cooked just right, plenty of seafood and really good flavour. We had time to discuss our business and had sufficient privacy.

Thank Reinhold F
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Welcoming to the level of a 5 star dining venue, service quick and friendly, food fresh and very Italian as you'd expect. Always a great experience going here. Wine list is local and great as well.

Thank Andrew R
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Needed a quickish lunch meal, and this was just the thing. The Restaurant was comfortable, staff very pleasant. I opted for the express lunch choosing Lasagne and a glass of red. Both were fine. I did peruse the menu while waiting and was impressed.

Thank ArgusBP
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Owner and staff - friendly without being intrusive. Atmosphere and food was excellent. Will definately be back and this time with more friend to enjoy the experience

Thank rsykes
Phillip Island, Australia
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

No smiles, no greetings. On arrival we were confronted with "do you have a booking?" No welcome our good evening. Waiter was arrigant and unhelpful - when asked about a wine it was "drinkable" then changed to "quite good" when further asked about the original statement. Menu does not cater for vegetarian - when we asked about this noting there... More 

Thank Margie W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The front door is easily missed but once inside you are presented with excellent food and swift service.

Thank TDerekA
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Found this nice Italian Restaurant just up the street from our hotel. Friendly family affair, with excellent service and pizza. Reasonably priced and classy.

Thank weingaja
Perth, Australia
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Service, ambience & dining, a cut above the norm. Crisp white table cloths covered our rounded table for 12. A BIG Birthday celebration called for something special, & we received just that. Waiters were welcoming & courteous, explaining the chefs specials of the day. We ordered Italian style share platters for starters followed, in nice time by our individual main... More 

Thank cliveaddison
Buderim, Australia
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136 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

All that you'd expect from a good Italian restaurant. A varied menu and wine list, excellent fare, friendly unobtrusive service. Close to the CBD but prices quite reasonable with a BYO charge of $15 a bottle, pretty much the norm for inner Melbourne. Our preferred restaurant was closed on the day we wanted and Il Duca was chosen on the... More 

Thank Oldhand1931

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$28
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4243
Family owned and run providing fine dining Italian cuisine, casual lunches, coffee, take away and private functions

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