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Palermo

401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9002 1600
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (6 reviews)
“suckling pig” (6 reviews)
“chorizo” (6 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
Argentinian, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Kids invited me for my 60th birthday last night to this most magnificent restaurant. EVERYTHING is amazing, from the moment you step inside, actually even the sign outside. The ambience, the decor, the personnel, the music and the glorious food. Special thanks to Juan...More

Thank JorgeG_AU
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This restaurant is located on Little Bourke Street near Queen Street. Look for the big 'Palermo' neon sign. Otherwise the entry is rather non-descript. Once inside it is a different story. Wonderful decor, great service and amazing food. Most of the dishes are designed to...More

Thank mtbsafari
Reviewed 10 October 2018

First thing, I would recommend you to book it first. It's pretty hard to get a table in this great restaurant. Perfectly located in the middle of the city, great room. I honestly prefer it than Palermo, their sister restaurant. I have been buying heaps...More

Thank alexrimmington
Palermo M, Manager at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed everything. Thats fantastic that you were able to find a few of your favourites on our wine list, all of our favourites are on there too! We...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our meal in this restaurant. The 6 of us shared the suckling pig croquette, octopus, our mains Entrana, Vacio, Solomillo, sides like Ensalada and Papas. The food was delicious and the service was excellent indeed. We hope to be back again when...More

Thank MiriamChan
Palermo M, Manager at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so happy to hear that you and your guests enjoyed everything. You certainly sampled many of our specialities, you must come back soon and try a few of our new menu items. Have a...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

This is an offshoot of the highly rated San Telmo. It's Argentinian grill, and expect to see roasted meat and sausages as well as empanadas and plenty more. We dined as group of seven, and ordered extensively. Nothing I ate that night that I wouldn't...More

Thank Marcus T
Palermo M, Manager at Palermo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hola! The snap of our sausage! Love it! Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so happy to hear that you and your friends enjoyed everything. The morcilla is a speciality of not only Palermo but San Telmo and Asado. It's just...More

Reviewed 29 September 2018

While the per head cost is a little above average, even for Melbourne, the food is truly delicious. Staff are very attentive and friendly

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely lovely food. Amazing flavours and beautiful atmosphere. Very attentive staff and food was just amazing. You wouldn’t think you were in the heart of Melbourne CBD.

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We organized a business dinner with colleagues as the restaurant is conveniently located in the CBD on Little Bourke. The ribeye, chorizo and empanadas were the standouts. Lovely meal, great experience and professional staff.

Thank Dave V
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic service and great food . One of the best waiters I have come cross in long time she really good and made the dinner even better Mother and son

Thank 958helene
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided at 12.30pm on a cold and wet Saturday afternoon that we wanted a steak. We realised that we wouldn’t be able to get to a restaurant before about 1.30pm so figured our choices would be limited. We discovered that Palermo...More

Thank Jullou72
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Central Business District
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$60 - US$150
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9002 1600
Description
Continuing on the legacy of two of the CBD's most revered restaurants, vibrant younger sister Palermo borrows from San Telmo's boisterous old-world charm, fusing it with a nonchalant new-world chic and penchant for the flamboyant. Award-winning head chef Ollie Gould captures the artistry and exuberance of Palermo's cobbled urban buzz, toiling over its spectacle centerpiece – a tailor-made traditional Asado fire pit ablaze with whole splayed beasts. With its mouth-watering modern menu crafted for the carnivorous, Palermo fuses a contemporary twist with the age-old Argentinean tradition of sharing the finest Parrilla charcoal-grilled cuisine with friends, family and lovers.
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