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Umberto Espresso Bar

822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good37%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (18 reviews)
“panna cotta” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 15 June 2017

Felt like I was in Italy, lovely friendly service. Amazing pasta just perfect, We enjoyed the atmosphere as much as the beautiful authentic food. Only a tiny thing but my partner felt his serve was a little to small. Need to make a booking as...More

Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Lovely little place. Need to make a booking as it does get busy. Let me begin by saying the service at Umberto is wonderful. The staff are attentive, friendly and informative. My wife and I visited this wonderful little restaurant recently. I had the ragu...More

Thank ckepas
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Umberto Espresso was on out menu today as we felt like eating Italian food ☺. The venue is really rustic, simple and very 'Northern' suburbs 😅, but don't judge it by the look. Service was top notch, friendly and caring 🙌. We sat down and...More

Thank MustBeHungry
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely family atmosphere. A bit noisy but staff so friendly I felt like a regular. My pasta and rocket salad were great choices, will be back

Thank faulknerfamily2016
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Great home cooked Italian fare. Very friendly staff and great coffee. It never lets you down. The breakfasts are generous and the I love the little sausages.

Thank garybMelbourne
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Stopped in for lunch again with friends. Umberto's is one of Melbourne's typical small cafe/restaurants - a simple menu done well, good coffee and friendly service. We shared a starter of calamari which was perfect, not oily, tender and moist. Two of us had the...More

Thank Lyn&MarkfromOz
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It's a cosy little place with beautiful homestyle food. Pasta is fabulous. Service is very warm and welcoming.

Thank purrjo
Reviewed 18 January 2017

A fabulous little family run cafe at the just beginning to get trendy Thornbury end of Northcote High Street. Basically it's the place you imagine when you close your eyes and think of Italian restaurants. Chatty waitresses,bowls of pasta and lemon pannacotta just like mamma...More

Thank Gavin T
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This is the best pasta you will have in Melbourne!! We travelled Europe last year and their amazing pasta dishes take us straight back to Roma! Good food, friendly staff.. leaves you wanting more but normally you'll leave full. And always leave a spot for...More

Thank bechether
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Umberto may be the most authentic Italian restaurant in Melbourne. A big call I know! Don't let the tag 'espresso bar' fool you, this place is about good food not just coffee. The food is simple in a way that belies the quality of the...More

Thank LihpRetals
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3 May 2017|
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Do you have a round table for 9 people.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: 0394949654
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