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Total Score

9.2
541 reviews
Recommended
(9.5)
Food
(9.2)
Service
(9.3)
Value for money
(8.8)
Atmosphere
(8.8)

dined on Mon, 21 Jan 2019

(9)
Good food good value good service
Grazie for your great review on your experience with us!
Restaurant Geppetto Trattoria responded on Wed, 23 Jan 2019

dined on Tue, 18 Dec 2018

(10)
The food was wonderful; like your amazing Italian grandmother had spent all day in the kitchen preparing it for you. It was fresh, delicious, good-quality. The service was friendly, professional and helpful. We really enjoyed our evening and will definitely return!
Thanks Karen for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! There is NO greater compliment than comparing our food to that of Italian grandmothers and we can't thank you enough for that!
Adriano Cea, Geppetto Trattoria responded on Thu, 3 Jan 2019
patricia sullivan

dined on Thu, 13 Dec 2018

(8)
As we have been to Geppetto's on quite a few occasions, lunch and dinner, I am sorry to say they we were disappointed in the service last night. We had to ask for the dessert menu as we had waited for around 45 minutes after our mains were cleared away. We then were unable to order our preference as they had run out. Overall evening was great, but disappointing at the end.
Hi Patricia. Thank you for taking the time to write a review, I appreciate your feedback, and I'm sorry to hear you had a bad experience visiting our restaurant last week. We are sorry you had to ask for the dessert menu after such a long time as this is not normally how we provide our service. We hope that it was just a once off and that you will give us a chance to redeem ourselves!
Adriano Cea, Geppetto Trattoria responded on Thu, 3 Jan 2019

dined on Wed, 12 Dec 2018

(9)
This has been a regular venue for our catch ups this year & culminated in an end of year gathering with our partners. We love the $25 lunch special. Hopefully more variations on the lunch specials in 2019. Thanks for the great service in 2018 & we look forward to more catch ups in 2019.
Thanks for your loyalty throughout the year Margaret. We have also just changed the lunch special options as requested for 2019!
Restaurant Geppetto Trattoria responded on Thu, 3 Jan 2019
Andrew

dined on Wed, 28 Nov 2018

(10)
Great place Great staff Great food
We can't express enough how gratifying it is to see such a wonderful review on our restaurant. Thank you!
Adriano Cea, Geppetto Trattoria responded on Thu, 3 Jan 2019

dined on Tue, 16 Oct 2018

(10)
Great Italian food. My late father's favourite restaurant. One of Melbourne's finest. Always a warm welcome from Nino.
We thanks you for yourkind words! Your wonderful father was such a loyal part of the family here for so many years... the tradition lives on. Grazie mille!
Adriano Cea, Geppetto Trattoria responded on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

dined on Wed, 10 Oct 2018

(6)
Service was really good early but we felt we were forgotten later.
Thanks to take the time for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that our service was not up to standard and that you felt neglected. I hope you give us the chance to prove that it was not good enough from our end and that we can show you that we normally do provide a much better experience any time you dine with us.
Restaurant Geppetto Trattoria responded on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

dined on Mon, 8 Oct 2018

(10)
It was fantastic
We really appreciate your great review. Thanks!
Restaurant Geppetto Trattoria responded on Mon, 12 Nov 2018

dined on Sat, 6 Oct 2018

(9)
Magnificent as usual. Will be back during Cup week.
Thanks for taking the time to leave such a great review!
Restaurant Geppetto Trattoria responded on Wed, 7 Nov 2018
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Specials

Pre-Event Menu $45pp

GEPPETTO BANQUET – $45 pp (this is a whole table experience only) Focaccia della casa (v) House baked focaccia served with black olive tapenade Nino’s Antipasto Fresh grilled calamari and prawns, steamed mussels, mortadella, sausage pieces, meatballs, polenta chips, mini arancini, frittata, olives & pickled vegetables, fritters and bocconcini Any main course See main options below – with garden salad for the table STARTER – $7.50 Focaccia della casa (v) House baked focaccia served with black olive tapenade MAINS Paccheri Amatriciana Large tubular pasta with smoked bacon, onion, touch offresh chilli and tomato 27.50 Filetto del Giorno (gf) Fresh fish fillet lightly seasoned and grilled, served with a lemon and parsley dressing with roasted potatoes 38.50 Polpette al Sugo Braised lamb meatballs slow cooked in tomato, red wine and sage served with spinach and potato mash 35.50 Fettucine Saltate (v) Fettucine with sautéed mushrooms, garlic, touch of cream,spinach and aged parmigiano cheese 26.50 Capretto al Forno (gf) Braised goat in onion, rosemary and tomatosauce served with grilled polenta 37.50 Gnocchi Ragu Homemade potato gnocchi in a traditional slow cookedWagyu beef, tomato and red wine sauce 27 .50 Pancetta di Maiale (gf optional) Murray Valley sea salt rubbed pork belly served with mash potato and caramelised onion reduction 37.50 Scaloppine di Vitello Veal medallions sautéed with Portobello mushrooms,sage and white wine, alongside roasted potatoes 35.50 SIDES (gf) – $6.50 Roasted Rosemary Potatoes Potato Mash Seasonal Vegetables Sautéed Baby Spinach Garden Salad Grilled Polenta Wedge *All meat/seafood mains will be served with garden salad *Drinks, dessert and coffee available on separate menus *NO SPLIT BILLS (max 2 payments per table) *DINNER SEATING FOR PRE-EVENTS START FROM 5:30PM OUT BY 7:30
When
21 Mar 2019 - 28 Mar 2019
Thu, Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
05 Apr 2019 - 06 Apr 2019
Fri, Sat 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
12 Apr 2019
Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
24 Apr 2019
Wed 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
25 May 2019
Sat 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
07 Jun 2019
Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
05 Jul 2019
Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
26 Jul 2019
Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
03 Aug 2019
Sat 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
When
16 Aug 2019
Fri 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
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Pre-Event Lunch Menu $45pp

GEPPETTO BANQUET – $45 pp (this is a whole table experience only) Focaccia della casa (v) House baked focaccia served with black olive tapenade Nino’s Antipasto Fresh grilled calamari and prawns, steamed mussels, mortadella, sausage pieces, meatballs, polenta chips, mini arancini, frittata, olives & pickled vegetables, fritters and bocconcini Any main course See main options below – with garden salad for the table STARTER – $7.50 Focaccia della casa (v) House baked focaccia served with black olive tapenade MAINS Paccheri Amatriciana Large tubular pasta with smoked bacon, onion, touch offresh chilli and tomato 27.50 Filetto del Giorno (gf) Fresh fish fillet lightly seasoned and grilled, served with a lemon and parsley dressing with roasted potatoes 38.50 Polpette al Sugo Braised lamb meatballs slow cooked in tomato, red wine and sage served with spinach and potato mash 35.50 Fettucine Saltate (v) Fettucine with sautéed mushrooms, garlic, touch of cream,spinach and aged parmigiano cheese 26.50 Capretto al Forno (gf) Braised goat in onion, rosemary and tomatosauce served with grilled polenta 37.50 Gnocchi Ragu Homemade potato gnocchi in a traditional slow cookedWagyu beef, tomato and red wine sauce 27 .50 Pancetta di Maiale (gf optional) Murray Valley sea salt rubbed pork belly served with mash potato and caramelised onion reduction 37.50 Scaloppine di Vitello Veal medallions sautéed with Portobello mushrooms,sage and white wine, alongside roasted potatoes 35.50 SIDES (gf) – $6.50 Roasted Rosemary Potatoes Potato Mash Seasonal Vegetables Sautéed Baby Spinach Garden Salad Grilled Polenta Wedge *All meat/seafood mains will be served with garden salad *Drinks, dessert and coffee available on separate menus
When
22 Apr 2019 - 25 Apr 2019
Mon, Thu 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
11 May 2019
Sat 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
19 May 2019
Sun 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
02 Jun 2019
Sun 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
10 Jun 2019
Mon 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
11 Aug 2019
Sun 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
When
27 Sep 2019
Fri 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
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About Geppetto Trattoria

An Italian institution of Melbourne with the same family owning it since 1981; Geppetto's is an genuine neighborhood icon and a must visit before any local event at the MCG, AAMI park or Rod Laver stadiums directly across the street. Nino and his son serve up fresh, local and authentic dishes with a focus on pasta, seafood, offal and slow cooked dishes that are hard to find. Some of the more popular plates include homemade gnocchi, braised osso buco, double roasted pork belly, eggplant parmigiana and carpaccio just to name a few. Fresh whole fish options change daily depending what the season offers! - Jolimont station - 100 metre walk away - with two tram stops #48 and #75 (stop number 13) directly in front of us. BEST DISH: Gnocchi Ragú

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