Park Street Pasta & Wine

4.6
118 reviews
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$40 and under
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Italian
Top tags:
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
We are a neighborhood Osteria in South Melbourne. We make fresh pasta daily and feature a range of Italian banquet share dishes, a seasonal wine list and inventive cocktails.

We are located at 268 Park Street on the Corner of Park & Perrins St, just down from the iconic South Melbourne Town Hall.

Our philosophy pays homage to the Italian traditions of 'fatto a mano,' OR, 'made by hand,' referring to the craftsmanship that translates through our seasonal menu.

Our kitchen is open from noon from Tuesday through Friday and from 6pm Tuesday through Saturday.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Farm-to-table, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of Operation
Tuesday to Sunday lunch from 12pm
Tuesday to Sunday dinner from 6pm
CLOSED Mondays
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Phone number
(03) 9042 8871
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Payment Options:
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Nicola Akritidis
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Private Party Contact
info@parkstreet.net: (03) 9042 8871
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Neighbourhood
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Cross street
Clarendon Street
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Public Transit
Tram No. 12 Park Street Stop 129
Tram No. 1 Cecil St/Park St
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
What 118 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.4
Value
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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Great food and a great atmosphere. Always good specials options to choose from or you can't go wrong with their classic pastas.
Extensive wine list to accompany the great food. Friendly service.

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Music was too loud, very small space, ordered spaghetti and it wasn’t happy me made

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5.0Dined on 12 August 2018

Great home made italian menu and good wine list served by professional wait staff.. Eat there regularly and always exactly te same.

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5.0Dined on 12 August 2018

This was a surprising find - a neighbourhood gem with some unexpectedly spectacular yet humble dishes. Roasted Brussels sprouts with pancetta and parmesan cream was the standout.

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4.0Dined on 11 August 2018

Friendly, casual but efficient service with very good, Italian food. Sardines outstanding!
Great, local restaurant/bar which has attracted a loyal following in a short time.

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5.0Dined on 10 August 2018

Local favourite. Everything on the menu is delicious! Never disappointed.

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5.0Dined on 10 August 2018

Restaurant was recommended to us and we loved it Food was delicious , service outstanding , will return asap

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5.0Dined on 5 August 2018

Incredible pasta, great service and great value. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on 1 August 2018

Authentic Italian pasta. Love it.
The wine list is exceptional also

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2018

Beautiful classic Italian pasta. Entre (we had the Brussel sprouts) and dessert (Italian style doughnuts) were sensational. Pasta - divine! Loved the understated simplicity of this place. We drove an hour from Mt Martha and would do it again...

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5.0Dined on 26 July 2018

Honest good food and wines. Attentive unobtrusive service.

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4.0Dined on 21 July 2018

Food and wine were great. Service is excellent. Easy to find parking. Definitely visit again to try other dishes.

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2.0Dined on 21 July 2018

Disappointed with how we were greeted upon arrival as we were a few minutes late. I also thought it was expensive for vet little food.

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5.0Dined on 20 July 2018

We had an excellent dining experience. The food was outstanding, the service excellent & the atmosphere very good, good wine list & good value.
Many many thanks for a wonderful dining experience

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5.0Dined on 19 July 2018

On a cold Winter night, this was a warm, cosy & welcoming restaurant as my husband & I farewelled 2 lovely friends returning home overseas.
Not cheap, but really yummy food. Bread & spread on arrival was wonderful, & I really enjoyed my pasta with veal. Accompanying broccollini was brilliant. We shared a serve of doughnuts & other chocolate dessert - terrific. They offer stove top coffee but that's it , so couldn't have a tea/latte etc.
winelist was pretty good & service attentive without being overbearing.
We will be back again.

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2.0Dined on 18 July 2018

Small portions defiantly not value for money I have been to other mid-range smart casual pasta bars and they are far superior and much better value for money. Cacio peppe was really oily and I’ve had my share of the dish this was defiantly the worst I have had. Not good for vegetarians. Only positive was that the waitress was lovely.

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5.0Dined on 14 July 2018

Fantastic! Would highly recommend. I booked a larger table for my partner’s birthday group dinner and my request for a quieter space was honoured. The atmosphere was perfect for what we wanted, cosy and modern with a special occasion feel. The service was incredible, our waitress was very attentive and was very happy to help me with a few requests such as candles on the dessert.
Now the food-!! Wowee so delicious. We had a selection of entrees which were fab and the mains were sensational. All presented very well.
Will be returning.

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4.0Dined on 14 July 2018

If you love pasta, this is the place for you (although menu isn't limited to pasta, just my preference). It has just gone from strength to strength since it opened last September (which is unfortunate as makes it harder to get a table). The staff are great (friendly and not pretentious) and whilst the menu is limited (as they make it in-house everyday), the food is really good.

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5.0Dined on 14 July 2018

Enjoyed the 1st visit to this establishment, the food and staff and were excellent. Will definitely go back again and look forward to our next visit.

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5.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Incredible food every single time. Highly recommend.

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5.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Always reliable, one of the best ragus in melbourne (served with pappardelle). Good wine list.

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4.0Dined on 13 July 2018

Pasta was amazing. Coffee in Bialetti coffee maker quirky. Service was authentic and would definitely recommend. Will return soon.

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5.0Dined on 8 July 2018

The food was delicious!! Staff were super attentive and friendly! I will definitely be back :)

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5.0Dined on 7 July 2018

Beautiful venue with great service. The pasta was fantastic and met all expectations I had after reading so many positive reviews. I had the Amatriciana which was the best I've had in melbourne. Was cooked super al'dente with delicious pieces of fried guanciale throughout.

Will definitely be looking to get back here as soon as I can.

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4.0Dined on 1 July 2018

We enjoyed a very tasty 2 course meal, both of us had mains from the specials, and the wine recommendation was a perfect match. It was full without being too noisy.

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5.0Dined on 23 June 2018

This place was an all-round pleasure! The food, paired with the atmosphere was stunning. Very relaxed and cosy venue with an open fire (for those wanting to escape the Melbourne chill). The wine list was something to behold, such a great collection. The staff were efficient and inviting, and above all, they were friendly and outgoing. Without a doubt going back!

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5.0Dined on 23 June 2018

This was our first visit to Park street Pasta & Wine but it won't be our last. A little local gem with excellent food and very friendly and informed services. Both our starters and mains where excellent. The beef and marrow agnolotti was a real standout! Our French server, sorry didn't get her name, was wonderful and her wine suggestion completed the meal. Can't wait to go back!

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4.0Dined on 23 June 2018

My family and i had a lovely time, the food, wine and service was great. You can really tell the staff were passionate about their food.

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5.0Dined on 15 June 2018

Amazing food and wonderful service! Can’t wait to go back!

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5.0Dined on 15 June 2018

Excellent restaurant, menu, drinks, and staff. Thank you.

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5.0Dined on 12 June 2018

Great service and high quality food... Waiters were very knowledgable about the menu and helpful with meal requests.

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5.0Dined on 3 June 2018

My Partner and I went to Park St Pasta & Wine for our last night in Melbourne (on holidays from Perth) and were definitely impressed. We arrived to a quiet, intimate corner restaurant. The ambiance was lovely and it was beautifully set up.
We ordered drinks - a glass of wine for myself and my partner got himself a craft beer. Both were delish! Complimentary bread was brought out while we were deciding on our meals. It was made in-house and it was so delicious that we had another 2 serves. We ordered the Fried pork meatballs for entrée and the Parpadelle and Agnolotti for mains, followed up with the Belgium Chocolate dessert to finish. The food was all incredible! The meatballs were so delicious we could have had another serve or 5, the pasta dishes were both cooked to perfection and the dessert was the perfect balance of dark chocolate and nuttiness without being too sweet.
Overall we had a great dining experience. We had fantastic service throughout the entire evening and the food was relatively fast to come out as well. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to everyone!

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5.0Dined on 31 May 2018

As brilliant as always.

These guys are on point with everything they do.

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

The food was amazing! Only regret not getting pasta

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5.0Dined on 25 May 2018

Great quality Italian inspired food. Service is outstanding.

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4.0Dined on 20 May 2018

Enjoyed our food and wine very much . Will visit again

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5.0Dined on 15 May 2018

the restaurant is a very cosy, intimate place to eat. The service was excellent; enthusiastic without being over the top. The food was sensational. Beautiful flavours, fresh, interesting and perfect portion sizes. The wine list was also excellent. Dessert was beautiful, and plenty to be shared.

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5.0Dined on 12 May 2018

Food was so good!
Very friendly staff. I would like to come back again.

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5.0Dined on 9 May 2018

There are lots of great Italian restaurants in Melbourne - and a handful of truly excellent ones. Park St Pasta and Wine is definitely the latter. Amazing, authentic Italian cuisine at very reasonable prices and an exceptional wine list with great options by the glass. Atmosphere, Staff and decor all fantastic.

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3.0Dined on 8 May 2018

I've been here a few times now and took along some new friends this time. Unfortunately, even though the food was great, the service was disappointing. We had to wait too long for both food and wine. Entree plates were not removed from the table even when mains arrived. The tables had been placed too close together. One poor guy had a waiter ask him to move his chair in so the waiter could get through. The waiter should have gone around the other way. The chairs should not be placed so closely. I thought this was going to be my favourite local but I think I'll give it a break for a while.

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