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Il Carretto

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479 Nicholson Street | Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9347 6571
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

this restaurant has fresh and their food always comes to the table quite hot never had any problems with their food the waitress are always very friendly and helpful would and do go back

Thank angetony65
Thiene, Italy
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plastic food, awful service and rude owner. The place is way too noisy and the owner keep sitting at the table with guests laughing out loud all the time. The waitress came at our table complaining about the kitchen staff and she even said they don't pay her or they pay only cash weeks after her hard work. Poor thing.... More 

Thank francyau90
Melbourne, Australia
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Marinaras are tricky. Sometimes you end up with a dish of fish pieces cooked in sauce and very little else. If you want a good and decent marinara this is the place to go. Go for the mains. At $22 it is reasonably. It comes with a giant tiger prawn, loads of clams and mussels, calamari rings and scallops. No... More 

Thank Christine L
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the gnocchi at this resturant! My partner had the marinara pasta and it looked sensational with a huge prawn and lots of mussles and seafood. All of it looked fresh and tasty! Have also had the pizza from here and it is nice and reasonably priced.

Thank Miranda C
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Casual dining, great food. Been going thete for quite some time. Don't go past the pasta marinara!!! Generous portion entree with fresh seafood. The pizzas are great too!!.

Thank Dvit62
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a really convenient restaurant with very tasty Italian meals from pizza, pasta, meals and lovely seafood chowder. Great atmosphere - can be noisy when busy, but well worth many visits.

Thank NJF2014
Werribee, Australia
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We have been before. Always great food. Friendly staff. Large serves. Down side - very noisy. Met a delightful lady as we walked in. She said that she goes there every week for lunch. We all enjoyed our meals. Recommend a visit there.

Thank Debby876
Melbourne, Australia
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64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is unbelievable, the food is great, very friendly staff and quick service, all for reasonable price and you don’t even charge corkage.

Thank Mark F
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is the best restaurant I have been to for a long time food is delicious the pizzas were great and the service was good

Thank ann r
Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

Had a family reunion here, there was about 30 of us. Plenty of room,very casual atmosphere, good service and the food wasn't bad either.In fact it was quite good. It is a very popular Italian restaurant that is consistent .The chicken avocado is yummy as are the marinara and the pizza's. The only down side is that it can get... More 

Thank 323pelagia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 479 Nicholson Street | Carlton North, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 6571

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