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Geppetto Trattoria

78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
+61 3 9417 4691
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“focaccia” (6 reviews)
“veal” (7 reviews)
“tiramisu” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the minute you walk into this restaurant it’s like making your way to a gorgeous trattoria in Italy. The service is elegant, warm and wonderful. The food was nothing short of sensational. We loved every minute of this exquisite evening and would go back...More

Thank KazzyK345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited with a new partner and it really was an amazing experience. They were so warm, welcoming and made the whole experience so great. The staff really knew the wine and flavors of the food and were also fun. Couldn't recommend it any more....More

Thank Craig233
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading a few negative reviews ,I thought of trying it for myself . And yes i was wrong ,love the food and the service yes needs a bit of a push ,but really great .Great Italian heaven .

Thank suel892018
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Food sensational staff sensational loved it great food great service great ambience nice wine list coffee superb

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visited this beautiful traditional Italian restaurant and enjoyed a wonderful meal with my family. The staff were so attentive and genuine, the food was delicious and generous and loved the old fashioned service complete with linen napkins. A wonderful find in East Melbourne that doesn’t...More

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A favourite of East Melbourne residents for over thirty years. Honest Italian fare, well-priced and friendly Italian staff. And don’t forget the Monday night fixed price dinner specials!

Thank Graeme W
Reviewed 1 February 2018

One of my favourite restaurants! The food is lovely, the service is warm and friendly and there's not a hint of pretence. The menu is varied and will always include some interesting choices - if it features, try the goat! More often than not, the...More

Thank Haydn P
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We visited from interstate and had a magic lunch. Two courses with some great wines. The food was traditional Italian with great flavour. The flounder was amazing. Staff very attentive but not over the top.

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I cannot tell you how much we enjoyed our lunch yesterday thank you very much. A very warm welcome, some sensational food, lunchtime specials, and a bill that was very reasonable. This is obviously a restaurant favoured by locals which is another great sign. Don't...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We made a late booking on a busy evening and were accommodated upstairs. We both enjoyed the pasta selection with house wine, both excellent. One meal was gluten free pasta prepared with a sauce to suit other dietary needs. The dish was thoroughly enjoyed. Service...More

Thank Petange
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78A Wellington Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9417 4691
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Established in 1981, Geppetto Trattoria is a family run restaurant that has been providing locals, regulars and new customers with passionate home-style Italian food ranging from fresh pasta, offal, seafood and slow cooked dishes such as Osso buco, Goat, Rabbit and pork belly, along with many options for those with a sweet tooth such as Pannacotta, tiramisu' and gelati. Our friendly staff will be able to assist you for whatever requirements you may need whether it be for our private dining room (up to 40 people), dietary requirements or specialised menu's for any occasion such as birthdays, engagements, reunions or wine groups. Located across the street from the MCG(Melbourne Cricket ground), Rod laver arena, AAMI park and all the other wonderful arena's which Melbourne has to offer, Geppetto's has specialised ala carte menu's which let's you have a quick early dinner before heading to any local event in a semi-formal environment, with casual and attentive service with a smile.
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