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380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 2801
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (195 reviews)
“pizza” (186 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brunetti is a place full of Italian goods and you can enjoy coffees, desserts, ice cream, pasta, pizza and a variety of snacks. Good value for money, very clean and we'll presented staff, and always busy. The only con is that it is so big...More

Thank pinelopidim
Reviewed 4 days ago

Brunetti is a long standing insttution in Carltb serving the best coffee and cakes i have every tasted.

Thank judybartnicki
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great cafe in the Italian quarter. Cakes galore, clean decor, staff lovely. Lots of history. Do visit

Thank EdinburghSharon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just like the proverbial Kid in a candy shop - you will be Gob smacked by the amazing array of treats at Brunettis .one yummier than the other. So hard to decide on 1 or 2 or 3. And worse....ice cream and pizza and biscuits....More

Thank Bombaybelle
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of course Lygon street is little Italy in Melbourne, but it seems to have lost some of its great baristas in some of the locations. To be assured of getting a great caffeine hit, head straight for Brunetti (even better since they moved here to...More

Thank RostrevorMichael
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent cake and tasty cappucino. Real italian delicicious. The selection of cakes are amazing and the café looks really stylish and clean. Friendly and great service.

Thank Johan R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ambiance give you the feeling you are in Italy, but the italian waiter was the less relax person in Melbourne. The People in Melbourne are easy going and efficient, but the waiter looks like very tens, despite relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Celia A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a person who is known for being a lover of coffee and cake, I feel qualified to speak to the quality of Brunetti in Lygon Street Carlton. From the moment you find the entrance to Brunetti, you could be forgiven if you are overwhelmed...More

Thank ozboss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Forget the sweet life. Brunetti is the place to be for the sweet tooth. And the coffee, with all it's variations is second to none. You will have to scramble to get a table as this place is always full. The range of available cafe...More

Thank Venetogiorgio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always love going to Brunetti, whether I'm having a coffee, lunch, or a delicious dessert! My kids love eyeing off the dessert display.

Thank LindseyBaker33
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
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Nearby Attractions
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.59 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 2801
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