We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Cafe Rosco

#171 of 3,316 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Get directions
407D St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 3 9866 2280
Today
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

163 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 160: English reviews
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Sunday night on St Kilda road didn't offer many dinning options as a lot of restaurants where closed. After a little stroll around we found this absolute little Gem of a Resurant was a magificant find, staff all lovey and friendly and the food was brilliant! Will be back

Helpful?
Thank livefornextholiday
Level Contributor
15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 4 nights on business in Melbourne with 3 of these nights at cafe rosco and the other at their sister restaurant down the road rosco at chevron. Both restaurants are great with hospitality and food to match. Food is fresh and very reasonable price. Relaxed and casual atmosphere. Thank you to the teams at both restaurants

Helpful?
Thank stc1975
Colac
Level Contributor
6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat down ordered a bottle of wine and within 10 minutes we had our meals. Absolutely beautiful risotto and seafood pasta.

Helpful?
Thank jmax12
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Thank you Jmax. Glad you enjoyed it..... Till next time...keep well. The Cafe Rosco Team More 

Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We were in a big group, yet they managed to get the orders correct, hot and together. The Penne Puttanesca was excellent. I will definitely return, probably for the tandoori pizza that was recommended to me.

Helpful?
Thank DaveOzPom
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Dave, Thank you for your feedback. Yes the Tandoori pizza is yummy!!! Glad you enjoyed your evening.. The art of repeating orders before placing them is an old but great skill to practise...... Till we see you next... The Cafe Rosco Team More 

Merimbula, Australia
Level Contributor
205 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lovely casual dining with great service. Good menu selection at a range of prices. Plenty of space between tables. Good location to hotels in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Dawn3847
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Thank you for your encouraging words Dawn. More 

Noosa
Level Contributor
42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Were staying at Bayview Eden and this restaurant is an easy 2 min walk away. The meals are a good size and very reasonable. The wine was also well priced. Staff were friendly. Would definitely go back to this restaurant when next in Melbourne

Helpful?
Thank Wen2go
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Wen2Go, Thanks for your praise...and see you next time you are close by or make a special visit to come see us... The Cafe Rosco Team More 

Essex
Level Contributor
47 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Really nice welcome, varied menu and good hearty portions. Excellent value for money with a great atmosphere.

Helpful?
Thank Robinbas
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Robin, Thanks for your praise. It is very much appreciated... Everything you described is what we aim for....to leave you with that feeling... Thankyou from all the Cafe Rosco Team for you words. More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
179 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

I chose this as a destination for a business lunch (from what I read the turnaround for food was quick and the quality high). The reviews didn't steer me wrong. Polite, attentive service by all staff, coupled with a menu that offers a wide varietal of Italian food (pasta, pizza, Parma, Schnitz etc). I was pleasantly surprised how quickly the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Steve S
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Steve, Thanks for your detailed feedback...I hope the business lunch went well. Till we see you next keep well....and thanks again... The Cafe Rosco Team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

friendly service & quick,easy to get to from the city by tram or 20 min walk from city ,close to the shrine & botanical gardens,i've tried the Pasta & Pizza's which are great

Helpful?
Thank Robert B
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Hi Robert. Thanks for your positive feedback. Glad you enjoyed it...See you next time you are in!! Cafe Rosco Team More 

Manila
Level Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Was heading to McDonald's for a quick fix of food however thought I would grab a pizza instead. It was a great decision and probably just as quick. 12 minutes for my pizza, keeping in mind its a Sunday night and everyone is either at the tennis or watching the tennis. I'll definitely head back to try some other items... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wilfixyourtravel
foodillike, Manager at Cafe Rosco, responded to this review

Your compliments much appreciated. The 12 minute pizza started as a joke......and as you know they're made from scratch....glad you enjoyed it and felt looked after. The Cafe Rosco Team More 

Travellers who viewed Cafe Rosco also viewed

 
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Cafe Rosco? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Grill, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407D St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9866 2280
Description
A family run eatery which specialises in Modern Italian cuisine
where dishes can be modified to suit individual tastes and allergies.
It is warm, cosy, relaxed and genuinely inviting with 212 Individual Menu Items...and we spilt bills and are vegan friendly!!!

You can also modify your dish for delivery and pickup to your hotel or home via our Cafe Rosco app available in both Google Play and Apple App Store.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Rosco staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?