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Foglia Di Fico



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Foglia Di Fico - Italian restaurant in Melbourne, Australia


$$ Dine-in

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🏆 Trophies

This place has been awarded with 2 trophies in the following categories:

№ 8 Top rated Restaurant in Melbourne
№ 17 Top rated Vegan Restaurant in Melbourne


Address

585 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia

Website

http://fogliadifico.com.au

Rating on Google Maps

4.80 (193 reviews)

Historical data


Working Hours

  • Tuesday: 5:30 to 10PM
  • Wednesday: 5:30 to 10PM
  • Thursday: 5:30 to 10PM
  • Friday: 5:30 to 10PM
  • Saturday: 5:30 to 10PM
  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed

Reviews

  • 5Chuck M. 1 year ago
    If you are in Melbourne, do yourself a favor and have dinner at least once at Foglia Di Fico! You will not be disappointed and will find reasons to go a second time to explore more of the menu. Friendly staff and chef is in tune with the palate of Italy and the community.

  • 5JUSTIN R. 1 year ago
    Delicious Italian food, simply cooked with fresh ingredients, no heavy sauces or over garnishing. Friendly & efficient service.

  • 5Ben W. 1 year ago
    Really amazing food in a very cozy and romantic setting, servers were lovely and were quick, would recommend!

  • 5Niki V. 1 year ago
    Beautiful atmosphere, delicious hearty Italian food. Helpful staff. Going again! No hesitation.

  • 5Kana R. 1 year ago
    Such a nice romantic space, very intimate! The service was great and the food was absolutely incredible!

  • 5F. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) It is the restaurant that made the best birthday in my life especially thanks to the staffs :) Absolutely I am going to come here again Special thanks to Korean employees ~~ Korean restaurant recommended! I never regret it !! (Original) It is the restaurant that made the best birthday in my life especially thanks to the staffs:) Absolutely I am going to come here again 한국인 종업원분께 특히 감사드려요~~ 한국인에게 강추인 레스토랑!! 절대 후회없어요!!

  • 5On The Level Consulting Pty L. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Very buono.? (Original) Molto buono.?

  • 5Matthias B. 1 year ago
    Good restaurant

  • 5Shreya H. 1 year ago
    We were a group of 4, Delicious foods, we had some concerns about a pasta and the waitress Abbey was very accommodating and gave us a free duck gnochhi which was delicious! Great customer service and can't wait to come back

  • 5Eve C. 1 year ago
    I loved the pricing of food here. It is not at all costly and the quality is also good. They have got different types of cuisines to serve. I have ordered Chinese and I loved the food. Their staff is also very helpful and they suggested me choosing the best menu for my dinner date. Moreover, the interior of this restaurant is also attractive. I think this is the must-visit restaurant and I strongly recommend them to you all.

  • 5Chris J. 1 year ago
    Could not fault the service, ambiance or quality of food.

  • 5Theodore L. 1 year ago
    Beautiful pasta, great atmosphere.

  • 5Chelsea P. 1 year ago
    Fine dining was lovely

  • 5Nathaniel G. 1 year ago
    10/5 stars from me! Upon entering the restaurant we were greeted by a very lively staff who happily showed us to a table and quickly explained the specials that were available. We were then served sumptuous sourdough bread that left us wanting more! My pasta was delicious and tasty too! The lobster calamari was perfectly cooked - super nice and soft that really complemented the pasta well. Overall, was very happy with the place! My wife considered coming again the next day!

  • 5Julian B. 1 year ago
    Kind service and best gnocchi iv ever had ?

  • 5Alan M. 1 year ago
    Wow, food was fantastic! Great variety of dishes, I enjoyed the Italian meal. Staff were very accommodating, really love the atmosphere. Brilliant service and absolutely amazing experience!

  • 5Benedikt G. 1 year ago
    Awesome food, cosy atmosphere and friendly staff

  • 5Philippe L. 1 year ago
    I am noting 5 stars because it's probably one of the best restaurant we went in Australia so far. Although I believe it deserves 4.5-4.7 star rating but the rating of restaurants in Melbourne seems higher than usual. Food was delicious with mix yet balanced tastes (no over powering flavour from one). Plates were very well arranged and served with good sizes. The setting of the place is fantastic as tables are not too close from each others and usually separated by something decorative (wine rack, furniture, lamp) to give you some privacy with your neighbour. The staff was very friendly. Booking was easily made possible from Google map. The only downsides I would note are: 1) location was a bit outside the interesting/ active city centre area 2) The decoration of the plate could be a bit too much as complicated dishes are usually harder to remember than simpler ones (e.g the traditional food such as pasta, pizza, rice dishes) 3) Because the risotto was very creamy (with a good amount of cheese) the dish reminded me more of something closer to "arroz caldoso" from Catalonia (Spain) than an Italian risotto. Overall, a great experience at a very reasonable price!

  • 5Davena I. 1 year ago
    Words can not describe how fabulous the food is. You’ll just have to try it yourself.

  • 5Lucas S. 1 year ago
    Perhaps, the best Italian restaurant in Australia. The food was amazing, I highly recommend the pork belly dish. This place has a great selection of drinks, a beautiful intimate Italian decor and very professional staff. I can't wait to go back.

  • 5Adam D. 1 year ago
    Fantastic food. My partner had the gnocchi while I had the twice-cooked pork belly....amazing. The service was impressive too. Very kind and thoughtful team members, even ensuring that when we left one of them rushed to the door to open it for us. Will definitely be back again in future and will recommend others to visit too!

  • 5Ben Te U. 11 months ago
    Very professional customer service, food and beverages were amazingly delicious. Would definitely recommend anyone to attend Foglia Do Fico.10/10.

  • 5Jay P. 1 year ago
    This is the best place in melbourne. Especially, we want to compliment all staffs. They were very nice and kind. We will must come here again. Really good food , mood , warm staffs and good service. I’ve never experienced like this restaurant. We were very happy with this restaurant. You’ll never regret!

  • 5Miss Annur T. 1 year ago
    Entree, mains and dessert: deliciously divine Service: professional and genuinely friendly Ambience: classy, intimate and calming Overall: Foglia Di Fico is GOLD. Everything about them is a perfect ten. Flawless. We will make it a point to visit this restaurant again when we come over to Melbourne the next time. ??

  • 5Kathy N. 2 years ago
    My second time visiting, and the food was consistently tasty, and service was friendly. I came with a large group on both occasions, although it seemed to take a lot longer for food to come out on our second visit. Would still recommend for good Italian.

  • 5Shelley H. 2 years ago
    From the welcome to the farewells, every element of service at Foglia Di Fico was exceptional. An easy to find, and navigate to, CBD address, on the south east corner of Latrobe and Spencer Sts. First impression when I arrived by taxi at 7pm was of a plain unassuming exterior. But as soon as I opened the front door the ambience was warm and woody, but almost hotel modern, Italian bistro lounge style feel. It is crisply neutral and muted, with a wonderfully displayed cellar, and with lovely sound baffling, and relaxed ambient jazz as background music. I could just feel the atmosphere unknotting any muscle tension as I sat down. As we sipped our sparkling water and pre-dinner cocktails we three decided to share all the dishes we ordered. So we began with three entrees: a dish of tender pan fried scallops, a fillet of rainbow trout gently smoked (with charred pistachio shells) served with slices of finger limes, and some of the most delectable crunchy and melt in the mouth arancini I have ever had. The serves were just the right size for entrees, just enough to tantalize the tastebuds, and set you up for the more robust flavours to come. We chose Moet et Chandon NV Champagne to complement our starters just because we felt like it, and it was a very satisfying choice. We followed this with three shared main dishes. A broken pasta dish with rabbit sauce with deep fried olives, that had a lovely silky feel and just enough tooth to give it substance and provide a wonderful springy support to the gamey flavours of the tender rabbit sauce. The second pasta dish was of canelloni with a savoury cheesy fishy mousse filling topped with a generosity of razor clams and pippis and a sublime yet robust sauce that tasted like a cross between seafood bisque and clam jus (that was almost plate-lickingly good). Then our ultimate course was a substantial piece of beautifully cooked and presented medium rare rib-eye beef served with mushrooms, baked onion, fresh horseradish cream, and seasonings. A side dish of rocket and pear salad, and another of perfectly cooked seasonal vegetables rounded out this course to repletion. Still keeping it fresh we accompanied this wonderful set of main course flavours with an immensely quaffable Pinot Grigio. We contemplated dessert (the menu was most intriguing) but that would have been one dish too far. This was seriously excellent food without being fussy, or trying for gimmicks. Excellent ingredients beautifully cooked and presented with no overclever fiddling. Each mouthful was delicious and full of clear tastes yet it all worked together so smoothly that you suddenly realised you'd cleaned your plate while chatting and were savouring the aftertastes just as much as the mouthfulls. The service staff were warmly and smoothly professional and Jerry, the Owner and Chef, was incredibly hospitable and given we were sharing each dish between three, made sure to provide easily divisible servings and presentations. Then as we left he presented up with a memorable digestif, an Italian myrtle berry liqueur that had a subtle herby fragrance and was like a fruity faintly resinous version of Benedictine. A perfect ending to a memorable meal. The prices on the menu were very accessible, and could have been much higher for the quality we received. This restaurant was just understatedly excellent. As we left we all noted that the streetscape is much more attractive after dark, when the interior lighting was glowing out through the cedar venetians and the polished expanses of plate glass. Showing the warmth and welcome to passers by, and looking very inviting indeed. Five definite stars. This restaurant is a gem.

  • 5W. 2 years ago
    Simply E X C E L L E N T !! Lovely decoration, good music, great service and impeccable food !! What can we ask more ? I'm literally in love with this restaurant !! We had a wonderful night there !!! Highly recommended !

  • 5Quinn N. 1 year ago
    The best steak we ever had. Best service, staffs were friend ly and passionate about their dishes. Ask them whatever dish on the menu and they can talk to you till morning about them ❤ Thank you for making our Valentine's dinner so wonderful!

  • 5Nicole B. 1 year ago
    Last night I went to Foglia di Fico with my boyfriend, the location is so romantic. As soon as I entered I felt like at home and, since we are Italian, this aspect is absolutely fundamental. The tables are perfectly organized in order to give the proper privacy to customers and the waiters were fast, kind and meticulous. We ordered three entrees and they were a great start of the dinner. The first course was gnocchi, melting and soft as we never tasted before, I warmly recommend it. The rib eye as second course was properly cooked and the mashed potato was unbelievable. The mix of desserts was incredible, the perfect end for the dinner, especially the panna cotta captured my personal taste. Although the night was busy, the chef had the chance to interact with us, it was a pleasure to meet him. I noticed that the restaurant he is running is like a family which cooperates and communicates in a great manner, achieving perfection for each single detail: from the food and the presentation itself, the selection of ingredients and flavors, the service, up to the location. Thank you for this excellent and unique experience!

  • 5Deswaqr K. 8 months ago
    Menu was extensive and all of the dishes were of a good size and very tasty. As entrees we shared Arancini, polpette, salumi misti, octopus, trout and an insalata Caprese (all of which were priced from $21.50 to $28.50). All were good but I think the standouts for me were the Aranchini and the octopus.

  • 5Roland M. 9 months ago
    (Translated by Google) Delicious (Original) Sehr Lecker

  • 5Les K. 10 months ago
    Fantastic authentic Italian food. All cooked and prepared by Gerry and his team. A place not to be missed if you love fine dining and high quality food.

  • 5Dom R. 11 months ago
    Absolutely Exquisite!!! Foglia di Fico provided us with another great night filled with incredible italian cuisine and wine! Thats coming from an Italian Calabrese like me!

  • 5Nicholas W. 11 months ago
    They are open! I have been waiting for this restaurant to reopen. The same attentive staff, the same delicious food and few additional COVID safety measures can ensure the safety of all of us. Dinner is only open 5 days a week. However, there is also a fresh pasta section for you to pick up beautiful pasta on your way home, open for 5 days from 3 pm, and then enter through LaTrobe Street.

  • 5Mal T. 11 months ago
    It was my birthday dinner out - our first for a long time. My wife and I love this place and visit quite often. The service is exceptional and so is the food. Great Italian food in a delightful, warm setting. Always a pleasant evening out.

  • 5William P. 1 year ago
    The food was excellent. The staff was very polite and approachable. We will be back once we have the chance.

  • 5Lauren B. 1 year ago
    Absolutely delicious and fresh food! Love it!

  • 5Allan L. 1 year ago
    Supurb

  • 4A C. 1 year ago
    (Translated by Google) Nice atmosphere. Good dishes. But not wow. (Original) Ambiance sympa. Bons plats. Mais pas waouh.

  • 4Peter W. 1 year ago
    Very nice restaurant with wood panelling that feels both homely and sophisticated once you step inside from Spencer Street. Food is good and the quality is commensurate with the prices, although without any wow factor. Wines by glass were very good too, and in addition to the daily special dishes they also offer special red and white wines of the day. The night we were there they were two unusual Italian varietals: pecorino and ruche.

  • 4Neeraj S. 1 year ago
    Fresh environment.

  • 4Evie L. 1 year ago
    yesterday night i went there.. and really loive this place .. good staf, and great italian foods also. really that was amazing place..

  • 4Brett H. 1 year ago
    Great italian meal in lovely resturant with attentive staff

  • 3Anthony R. 1 year ago
    a rare gem

  • 3Jeremy y. 1 year ago
    food is soso



Last updated: 2020-08-25