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Papa Gino's Pizza Restaurant

Lygon Street | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 5758
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Very average Italian food, not very authentic Food was very cheap which reflected back on the taste, would not recommend. Much nicer and more authentic Italian food on Lygon!!

Thank Ondreea D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing pizzas very well made! The pastas are full of vegetables and the ricotta ravioli is awesome !! Good service and great pizzas overall !!

Thank Rnath2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a party of 8 and had dinner at Papa Gino's on the evening of the Queen's birthday. We had 3 pizzas, 3 pastas and a calamari to share. Most of the dishes lacked character and taste. The portions were big and...More

Thank CripTic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great family lunch at Papa Gino's in Lygon St Ordered 4 pizza's to share amd ordered Half and half pizza's which were all lovely Service was exceptional

Thank dcoops64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These guys don't normally take bookings but were kind enough to put aside a table for me. They seemed as concerned as me when most people were late to arrive, but they were kind enough once everyone was finally gathered. They seemed a bit impatient...More

Thank krystallee6363
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were after a traditional Italian lunch experience and that is exactly what we got. Very enjoyable.

Thank TanyaN87
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Joined some friends at Papa Gino’s last week on a cold winters night! Chose the minestrone for a hearty winter entree! Quite possibly the best soup I’ve ever tasted. Homemade recipe that had me licking the bowl! Will visit again soon!

Thank Ricky K
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Found this little gem today sat outside under the heaters ordered amazing pizza and pasta. Was given complimentary breads and as our coffees came out after our meals were given two ports for digestive purposes. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank pip_dman
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Papa Gino's is our go-to place and has been for over 20 years. Pizza, pasta, oysters Kilpatrick and service are a treat. Always a family friendly vibe.

Thank Mauro P
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

On a chilly Melbourne day we headed to Lygon Street to inspect the iconic area. Papa Gino’s was one of the first restaurants we saw and after walking another half dozen restaurants we backtracked and settled in. We opted for footpath dining over the indoor...More

Thank Franklyn_23
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, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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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