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Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 5758
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

We went to this restaurant based on recommendations we saw online. We were not disappointed. Arriving at 6 PM on a Monday evening, the restaurant was almost entirely full. Lucky us. We got a table right by the window on the inside. The service was...More

Thank Sandy5259
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Thought we would try a different restaurant than the one we ate at the previous night which was awesome. This one was a let down. Pasta and lasagna lacked flavour, veal was not very tender at all. Will not return

Thank SKJC6
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turned up here for a quick lunch with family. The pluses - we were seated quickly and iced water was served without asking. Then we got bread and butter. I’d return just for all that. It’s not often that we are served bread and water...More

Thank travelbug666666
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

very disappointed with the food we had here last week.. we have come here a few times and foods been good. This time it was very disappointed as we ordered lasagna and ask not to have to much sauce, meat and cheese.. when the food...More

Thank Atimos187
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Top notch pizza, surprisingly hard to find in Carlton imo. Too many pretenders. This is great pizza Australian style. Quality and plentiful toppings. Pricey perhaps for pizza but it's worth it.

Thank discomute
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Wanted something not as expensive as other Lygon Street restaurants but did not want shabby Italian. It was amazing. Although a wait to get seated, once we were seated and ordered, we had our food in 10 minutes. Pasta was amazing and did not disappoint....More

Thank 34piperd
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We spent the afternoon /evening at the melbourne show and when leaving decided to go to Lygon st for some dinner. We were referred to Papa Gino's by a relative and will refer it to other people now too. We arrived at about 8:50pm and...More

Thank Rebecca P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My Husband and I have visited a few times, when we were looking for a quick meal, that was wholesome and enjoyable. We found the serving size of the meals generous, service amazing and quick .

Thank deb1342018
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Upon entering the restaurant we were seated straight away and were given menus in less than a minute. I found the food to be fresh which was indicated by the men working in the kitchen which is in plain view for all the costumers to...More

Thank 774karrara
Reviewed 15 September 2018

I am not sure what the people that gave a good review about this place are on but they ought to get out more. A pizza should contain fresher ingredients. Good quality ham, mozzarella etc. Not shaved ham. Ingredients found in Papa Ginos pizzas can...More

Thank C Z
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Monique B | Reviewed this property |
You will need to ring and book them directly. They have wine and beer available to purchase at reasonable prices. Go to their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighborhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 5758
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