We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Lygon Street

Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 412 581 982
Call
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 139.40*
and up
Melbourne Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Phillip Island Penguin Parade...
More Info
US$ 81.01*
and up
Melbourne City Full-Day Tour Including Lanes and Arcades Walk
More Info
US$ 68.02*
and up
Half-Day Melbourne City Laneways and Arcades Tour with Eureka Skydeck
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“italian food” (77 reviews)
“cinema nova” (14 reviews)
“both sides” (18 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
LOCATION
Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
Central Business District
CONTACT
+61 412 581 982
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (927)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 858 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a must do....iconic Melbourne from the restaurants to Brunetti's anytime. Toto's is a must for any Pizza lover, being the first in Australia, you just have to sit there and eat damn good Pizza!! I am a bit of a traditionalist when I...More

Thank Vivien2223
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So many choices for lunch and dinner! Make sure you walk up both sides of the street. Most restaurants usually have someone out the front chatting you up asking you to come into theirs. We got offered different offers from 20% off any meals, free...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Real café liestyle here as the lively young café owners/hawkers try and drag you into the restaurant. Tip : Find a café which is full which doesn't have staff trying to drag you in - these are the real gem's. Avoid the empty restaurants which...More

Thank lindamonkjack
Reviewed 1 week ago

If your serious about going somewhere for a quality meal - Lygon Street would be the last place you'd go. If you want to go somewhere to 'people watch ' and listen to stories of the 'old days ' - then Lygon Street is definitely...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lygon street Carlton was the first Melbourne shopping strip to specialize in restaurants. Initally these were very predominantly Italian restaurants,but now as the years have gone by, there is a good cross section of most cuisines to suit almost every taste. Lygon street was the...More

Thank Leon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is the place to come for a big nosh or a ice cream, brunelis is my fave at the moment, the mango ice drink sooo amazing, sat outside on a warm night people watching, was awesome, gets busy but worth wait, cakes amazing to...More

Thank melcraven8102
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Italian, Chinese , Vietnamese and more and more Italian restaurants on this busy and cosy street . Do not forget to have coffee at Brunetti s

Thank Dirk V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me Lygon Street didn't live up to the hype. I found it very hard to distinguish between the amazing traditional Italian restaurants and the tourist traps. My friend has lived in Melbourne for 20 plus years and even she gets stuck. Didn't live up...More

Thank BenGrand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lygon Street houses the city's main concentration of Italian restaurants and gelato outlets. It's on the hop on/off bus or tram routes or you can walk there from the CBD. There are lots of places to choose from for lunch or dinner and it's pretty...More

Thank miznovember
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some great shops and a handful of very good restaurants. You have to be selective about where you eat and drink. Not what it used to be but go to see the experience of an Italian precinct

Thank Jon Y
Nearby
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
Nearby Restaurants
I. Ne Restaurnat
5 reviews
.21 km away
Cuppa Cha
5 reviews
.25 km away
Carlton Curry House
196 reviews
.28 km away
Blu Point Cafe
22 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Hardrock Climbing Company
20 reviews
.25 km away
State Library of Victoria
2,268 reviews
.30 km away
Old Melbourne Gaol
2,517 reviews
.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ray L
27 July 2015|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Janelle R | Reviewed this property |
Hope on the circle tram its free. you get off at the royal exhibition building and carlton gardrns in Rathdowne st then look for Queensbury st. Walk a short distance to next corner and your in Lygon. Or take the normal tram... More
2
Votes
KiwiTravellers008
3 February 2015|
Answer
Response from Daniellejlamborn |
A little bit late to respond to you know but anybody else reading this section should try Papa Ginos. Its authentic & tasty Italian came recommended by the locals. The ambiance of the place screams traditional Italian... More
0
Votes