Went in for the Custard Bombolone and was not disappointed. It was perhaps the best custard I have had. The pastry was good too.
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We had dinner here on a cool September evening. Between the 2 of us we ordered the small sampler board of cold meat and cheese, a spaghetti dish and the black rice with pinenuts, etc. Those 3 dishes, together with the bread and 2 glasses...More
We arrived very late after the theatre and yet DOC Espresso was still open and smoking' ! Even after what must have been a very busy day staff were still ON and happy to engage. The food is rustic Italian - no pretensions here -...More
Every time we come to Carlton we have a coffee or a meal at D.O.C. . We already visit this place for 14 years, since our daughter lives in Melbourne. We like to sit outside and to watch the passegiata. The service is very friendly...More
This family restaurant is fabulous for all ages. Guaranteed fresh and delicious food..smooth service and relaxed yet noisy atmosphere.
The waitress last night was super busy as the place was crowded (why isn't there more competition in this St??) so maybe it wasn't her fault that she seemed stressed & was impatient?? The pasta with "peas & broadbeans" hardly had anything green in it...More
Nice bar food here with some good drinks options. Each drink order came with a small board of tapas style foods which were decent. It's nice that you can go to the deli next door and order some food to be brought over as well.
Nothing beats Carlton Espresso and its alimentary next door for the real deal. The staff are happy and funny and chaotic and work like hell. The food and wine, with quintessential Italian pride in generosity and service, is very good. They serve excellent antipasti with...More
I travel a long way to go to CARLTON ESPRESSO, it is a unique place and the best place for coffee or a light meal and you can even enjoy an excellent dish of pasta "al dente" just like in Italy. The atmosphere is friendly...More