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Bar Idda

132 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
9380 5339
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
132 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Probably the most authentic Sicilian/Italian food I've had in Melbourne. Delicious, great service and fab atmosphere. I will go back here time and time again. Happily recommend it :)

Thank sassismith
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Second time here - food is excellent, prepared with care, and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere in a cosy restaurant.

Thank BazzaAdelaide
Reviewed 16 May 2016

The restaurant was nice, the service was good. The Pasta was home made & was extremely Tasty with beef & pork Ragu, the Calamari was also very tasty. The roast Lamb was ordinary & the crab pasta was a bit bland..I would go back regularly...More

Thank jackkipisani
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Not fine dining, just mighty fine food. Simple, delicious flavours. My fish (Barramundi) was cooked to perfection in a crust of slivered almonds. Cozy space, no pretensions, but committed to quality food. Good access via Lygon St tram (no.11).

Thank Ningaui
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Cosy restaurant with great home style, rustic cooking. Play traditional italian card game "Scopa" while you eat with cards provided by Bar Idda. Look forward to eating there again.

Thank Lorelle C
Reviewed 18 April 2016

looking for a nice homely atmosphere with great food? this is it. the staff were relaxed and friendly. We enjoyed the calamari for entre, the special was papardelle with duck ragout and mushroom, and was 10/10. we got the last one and it was divine....More

Thank bevo77
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Authentic and inventive Sicilian style food, consistently high quality (I have been many times), fresh and very reasonably priced. Old style table cloths and plates add to the atmosphere. Excellent table service and the cannoli are to die for

Thank Paola B
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Just returned to Melbourne after 3 yrs away and returned to our favourite local restaurant - Bar Idda - for our 30th wedding anniversary......exactly how we remember it...bloody fantastic! We had one of the best pasta dishes ever and the sweet and sour slow cooked...More

1  Thank ContentedTraveller51
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Have been twice now. Love the rustic, creative, delicious food. Quaint atmosphere & friendly, helpful staff. A bonus is that upstairs is quiet if you fancy a more peaceful evening (a rare option these days!).

Thank ThirstyKirsty61
Reviewed 5 March 2016

We enjoyed the shared platter. It is simple food in a simple setting but really busy and friendly. Barramundi and sausage dishes were really good but the meatballs were rather bland. Wine list is short but quite adequate. Great place for a family get together...More

Thank John P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 132 Lygon St, Brunswick East, Moreland, Victoria 3057, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moreland  >  Brunswick East
  • Phone Number: 9380 5339
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