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Rare Steakhouse Downtown

Opens at 12:00:PM

42 King Street, Melbourne CBD VIC

7 Reviews

Location & Map

42 King Street, Melbourne CBD 3000 VIC - See Map

Features & Facilities

Payments Accepted: Visa, Mastercard, Diners, Amex, Eftpos, JCB, UnionPay

Seats: 100  

Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Tue  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Wed  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Wed  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Thu  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Thu  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Fri  12:00:PM - 3:00:PM
Fri  5:30:PM - 9:00:PM
Sat  6:00:PM - 9:00:PM
Sun  Closed

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Member Reviews (7)



Been many times and not one complaint. The service and quality of a high standard. Definitely recommend to all steak lovers and vegetarian.


Very nice ambience, great friendly service & great wine. Entrées of lamb cutlets and garlic prawns were delicious. The steaks were cooked perfectly (medium). The sides of peas, mint & bacon were so tasty - perfect again! The food service was very quick, too quick, not enough time left between entrées & mains but overall, an excellent experience. Would definitely dine here again next time we're in Melbourne.


Finally a decent rare!


Absolutley outstanding steak! Best by a long shot and always have the best wine to match! To dine out means "to experience one of life's little pleasures of delicious food and drink with your friends and family, leaving exceptionally satisfied by the service and food...with no leftovers' - Rare Steakehouse/s is the place to dine.


It was a rare occasion to find myself in that part of Melbourne, nonetheless, it was a delight to discover Rare Steakhouse and enjoy some of its many delights. First impressions were; the ambience is warm and inviting, the staff are friendly and attentive without being intrusive and the menu is interesting and varied. With white table cloths and comfortable furniture, Rare has a sense of class without being ostentatious. The wine list has been given a lot of thought and the recommendations were spot on. My friend and I ordered steaks of course, being in steakhouse, both of which were cooked to perfection. Steak is not the only fare on offer at Rare, and all the meals, including the devilish desserts, are prepared with great ingredients and lots of care. For your taste buds, the essence of Rare is their selection of mouth-watering sauces to accompany your meal - which, I understand are a particular passion of the management. Overall, an outstanding experience, a memorable evening and a restaurant that is now on my all time favourites list of things to do in Melbourne.


This gem of a restaurant is not to be missed. Both my guest and I selected the steaks on the recommendation of the manager: the portions were generous and mouth-wateringly good. The selection of wines was excellent and the staff friendly and knowledgeable. I have resolved to return as many times as it takes to try everything on the menu. With its grilled boerewors, or farmer's sausage (a South African specialty) this restaurant is a refreshing example of the quality and diversity of food available in a city spoiled for choice.