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Lygon Street

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Address: Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Melbourne Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour plus Phillip Island Penguin Parade
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What a fantastic place where the Restaurants ply their trade with people outside asking you in and the choice of all sorts of food and drink. It is different every time you go... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Jane J
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Lilydale, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lygon Street is amazing with all the restaurants available, pizza, pasta and home made ice-cream, you name it... Excellent food and drinks. Be early or make a reservation at the restaurant of your choice

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lygon st and surrounds is an amazingly convenient place to live, work, or just visit. Plenty of shops, cafes, cinema, delicatessens, and even a supermarket. It's right next to Melbourne university. Most of the cafes cater for a budget menu with only a few that do more expensive fare. Bottom line is that it is an intensively competitive street and... More 

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Lilydale, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place where the Restaurants ply their trade with people outside asking you in and the choice of all sorts of food and drink. It is different every time you go there. even if you don't want to eat it is a great experience everything is there and if you just want a coffee you won't go wrong... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This street is a happening place , with many attractions and shops. It is famous for all the entries which there are many.

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Buderim, Queensland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Old buildings, good Italian or Australian-Italian restaurants, only a stroll away from the Melbourne CBD.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of authentic Italian food and the deserts are to die for especial the gelato. Yummy! There are also other Italian restaurants in the area but I would recommend this one as you can have your pizza and meals and then top it off with coffee and moorish sweets.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had wonderful Italian meals and really good ice cream too. Food is good and you can't go wrong whichever restaurant you pick.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well known road in Melbourne that contains many restaurants, mainly Italian it seemed, a handful of bars and ice cream parlours. Quite a buzz during the day but at night it turns into a really busy and vibrant entertainment hub.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just 5 mins walking distance from the nearest Tram station at Swanston Street and Uni of Melbourne and free tram ride from Flinders. The place is good for all ages of foodies. We have been to the Universal Italian restaurant twice because of the great tasting authentic Italian. I liked their House Lager beer at just $3 had 5 glasses... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lygon Street is the traditional Italian precinct of Melbourne and it does have a wide arrany of Italian restaurants along its length. There are some good ones but they outnumbered by fairly average eateries. It is an interesting street but tends to be a little too commercial and for good Italian food, with a few exceptions you can do better... More 

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