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Pinocchio Inn Restaurant

569 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 2565
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (80 reviews)
“veal dishes” (2 reviews)
“bolognaise” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
569 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This restaurant has seen a number of different owners over the years. Although slightly on the expensive side, it offers a selection of pasta and traditional Italian dishes, as well as a good selection of pizzas. The pizzas are served on a thin crispy base...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sunday options seemed to be a pub bistro or the bowling club. Both offered quantity without any pretention of quality. they were very loud and packed in tight. We stumbled on Pinocchio's which was great. Great menu options,, reasonably priced and excellent staff. Very...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We have visited Pinochios many times over the years but never again. The food was almost double the advertised price on Facebook and the pizza was inedible. The worst pizza have ever eaten. To be fair the seafood pasta was nice but overall overpriced and...More

Thank vasula
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Had a ham and pineapple pizza and garlic bread with cheese. The restaurant could do With updating its dark with dark wood. The front windows could do with a clean sitting inside you could see the windows were dirty at the top. Food was good...More

Thank shindasandhu
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We chose to try eating here based on the menu in our motel room. But when we sat down in the restaurant and read the menu, the prices were all at least 30% higher. Either the brochures were very old (we were told they were...More

Thank bluehour888
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The Mrs wanted Italian on Sunday night of the long weekend. Walked past around 5pm to check the menu out, it looked good, but the sign out front said open Mon-Sat only. So we booked into the pub close by. Drove past after a good...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

My husband &myself just had a great meal last night at Pinocchio Inn on Esplande Lakes Entrance I had Lasagne with fresh salad lovely dressing my husband had large The Steal pizza 8 large pieces service was very good & friendly got meal very fast...More

Thank eachamshaz
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Monday night so most of Lakes Entrance is closed & we took a punt on Pinocchio's. They don't have a website so we couldn't check on the menu but basically this place is pizza & pasta with some other Italian standards including risotto, veal dishes,...More

Thank CrippAdvisor
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Not pretentious. Local restaurant. Friendly service. Good risotto. Nice wine. If you are looking for a relaxed good meal then this will suit you.

Thank Julesfox
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Very happy with food, but young girls serving were standing around doing nothing, had to ask them to come and serve our table after waiting 20 minutes for them to take our drink order. Dishes from entree weren't removed until 10 minutes after we had...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Gippsland  >  Lakes Entrance
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5155 2565
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