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Cafe Notturno

177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 8286
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (16 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a coffee with friends the place and atmosphere was wonderful the place was full to the brim, the staff are wonderful the coffee and dessert was nice a very warm and inviting welcome from staff it is a nice place to come...More

Thank R8118MZmaryp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for a quick coffee and toast and the place looked appealing but failed to deliver. The place needs a "spruce up", it looked tired and the decor from the seventies didn't help its attractiveness and run down look. But the coffee was great...More

Thank blueshark_m4ko
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here this morning, nice Italian restaurant in Carlton's Lygon Street. Bacon and eggs was served really fast but tasted great, button mushrooms had great flavour. Great coffee and prices that you would expect to pay for this type of meal. Staff are friendly...More

Thank Dazza224
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Arrived for dinner , warm welcome had a sharing dinner very nice meals, Waitress was very warm and efficient Pizza was good, huge toppings, wine choice was good Can't wait till smoking is banned in eaterys , one less clutter on the table

Thank Havefun830
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful experience, authentic and delicious food! The service was incredible, from the ease of making a booking with special requests (high chair and a gluten intolerant guest) we were accommodated with ease and our young friend in the high chair taken care of like...More

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

arrived for a feed of pasta with a group after a long day & picked this cafe. we had the ravioli and were very disappointed, the so called bolognese sauce was hard to find in the meal and overall was heaps dry & very ordinary.

Thank beano50
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Pretty ordinary. The pizza was thinly covered with topping and poorly sliced (very irregular slices). Taste was OK but nothing out of the ordinary. For an Italian resteraunt I expected better. Disappointed.

Thank bullscorch
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Went for Breakfast with Sydney friends but we were great disappointed with our rubbery pancakes served very sugary berries there was something yellow in them as well so I am assuming melted butter was added as very runny didn't taste too good. My friends Bircher...More

Thank kooyongadmin
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for the first time tonight with some local friends - it's cheap and cheerful and the pizza was great - order the Pizza Italiana - you can't go wrong - the small size is perfect for one person and at $13 it's a...More

Thank LisaKS_12
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Breakfast is great real good food and great coffee always plenty of news papers and just smells like carlton of old.

Thank trolley1265
Nearby
Lygon Street
If you want real parmesan, cut from the block, grated
over your pasta with a twist of style, this is the
place. Until recently, this neighbourhood was home to
the notorious ‘Carlton Crew,’ a pseudo mafia who
started their day with a local espresso. They are
gone, but the espresso still runs strong in this
Little Italy which has something for everyone.
Starched white tablecloths, candles, pizza the way
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 02:00
Monday
06:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 02:00
Friday
06:00 - 04:00
Saturday
06:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 8286
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