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Villino Espresso

Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, Australian
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30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Megasnax)
+61 3 6231 0890
08:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Berri, Australia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been recommended this shop for great coffee and service. I wasn't disappointed. Excellent service by friendly staff. They were prompt and chatty. Recommend the banana bread too.

Thank Gary P
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375 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small cafe, but great coffee and cakes. Just north of central city. Worth the walk up from the main street.

Thank happysheepChina
Sydney, Australia
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356 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 3 of us were very pleased with the quality of the mocha and sourdough served by this tiny hipster cafe. The staff were lovely and so were all the customers of this tiny hole in the wall. And i saw a large number of people come in and buy large bags of coffee, so i can assume their coffee... More 

Thank Farnaz A
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Amazingly simple and coffee in its purest!! Super friendly girls on the floor, and offer great coffee retail products too.. certainly a must stop off for a caffeine hit, and potentially the best in Hobart!!!

Thank Mark H
Hobart, Australia
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good coffee in a cute quaint little place. The staff are friendly and helpful and it's a relaxing place to sit. Just a nice little spot in the city.

Thank Hobartlife
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of coffee/cafes,houses,shops in Hobart to experience. I found the Villino Expresso cafe about 4 to 5 days into my holiday and up to then had not experienced a quality coffee experience. For me a coffee has to provide me notable flavours with a story and the coffee here did not disappoint. So a big thank you... More 

Thank James C
Melbourne, Australia
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67 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a really fabulous coffee in Hobart this is it. There is a small food menu, basically you come here for the coffee. If you like ice in your iced coffee you need to ask.

Thank 4747092016
Hobart, Australia
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

A welcoming environment that has been re-designed to allow for 6 more seats, which means clients are more likely to find a spot than in the past; this cafe is a victim of its own success!

Thank Liz19761129
Hobart, Australia
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Villino is a regular haunt for me. I thought it was a bit unfair that I hadn't reviewed it, so here goes. Without doubt this is one of the best coffee vendors in Hobart. Without doubt. And this has been true from the day they opened to the present day. Coffee is made with knowledge and care and delivered with... More 

Thank Peter S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place know how to make the perfect latte. Great beans, great baristas, even bought some beans back to Melbourne. Well done guys, you are No. 1 in Hobart.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Megasnax)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6231 0890
Established in 2008, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart based coffee roasters, Villino Specialty Coffee. It is also the big brother to Ecru Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee outlet located 20 metres down Criterion Street. The Synesso Hydra serves up the Synergy house blend for milk and regularly changing single origins for black coffee. Various brew methods - pour over, batch brew, cold drip - are available and one of Hobart's largest ranges of freshly roasted beans (blends and single origins) are available by the bag.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?