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Central Business District
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275 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 7994
07:00 - 00:00
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, you have to come here. I had Halle Berrie panacakes-light and fluffy with berries. My husband started his day with the big breakfast-he probably won't need lunch. The coffee is mellow and smooth, the service is speedy and friendly.

Thank Louise M
Manasquan, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We just flew into town from the USA. What a flight! We wanted a great lunch before a nap and the concierge recommended this cute place. Great atmosphere, great service, and a delicious perfectly cooked burger. I had the one on the menu but my husband had the burger of the day and WOW! Yum!

Thank Kim Y
Gold Coast, Australia
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the Marriott which is practically right next door...great location and atmosphere. I had chicken, hubby had pulled pork quesadilla and it was delicious. We ordered and the food was out in under 10 mins. Food is delicious and the set up is super cool. Definitely coming back to try breakfast!

Thank MicRay2016
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Trunk is one of Melbourne's best kept secret. Not sure how much of a 'secret' it actually is - all locals know this is where we go for a good time. Especially after a busy day at work. Great ambience, great service and awesome drinks/wine list. Food is good but can be better. Not enough vegetarian options.

Thank MeUinMelbourne
Sydney, Australia
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day reviewing work we packed up and headed for Trunk, a welcome retreat after much talking and listening. We had a private room, so while away from the main room and hubbub we were not ignored and served very well all night, with food and drink plentiful. Staff very friendly and efficient. I'd go again privately.

Thank David T
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great choice for dinner before heading to Her Majesty's Theater for a show because it's just down the street. We walked in and had no trouble getting a seat inside even though it was quite full and we didn't have a reservation (Staff were great squeezing us in). It's a noisy and bustling place with a great... More 

Thank stefansorensen2000
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely diner with some great unique breakfast choices. Tasty food, good coffee and fast friendly service.

Thank Seeney84
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71 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, warm, welcoming interior, fabulous staff, flavoursome tasty food and a good wine list.

Thank iGuySimpson
Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love the outdoor area. Interesting decor and nice ambience. Nice burgers and salad. Food is well priced. Good service staff.

Thank ilovemiki1704
Sydney, Australia
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walked by this place the evening before and it was very busy and seemed like fun so thought it would be good for breakfast. We weren't disappointed. The weather was lovely so four adults sat outside under the trees. The alternative is to sit in the "Diner" which has a very nice atmosphere. The food and service were great. Two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$28
Italian, American, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 275 Exhibition St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 7994
Welcome to Trunktown, home of Trunk's Bar, American Diner, Honey Garden, private dining Restaurant, Rintel Function Room and Melbourne city's largest Outdoor Beer Garden. The Diner is open every day from 7:30am-11pm weekdays and 8:00am - 11pm weekends. The Restaurant and Bar are open from 12pm - 10pm every day. The Diner, Restaurant and Rintel Room are available for private events.

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.
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