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One of Melbourne’s iconic cafes, supplying local and interstate customers with the finest coffee, traditional cakes, gelati, and savoury selections. Our coffee is a custom Brunetti blend roasted by locals Griffiths Bros. Coffee Roasters and from the moment you enter the café the coffee aroma invites you to have an authentic espresso, macchiato, latte, cappuccino or corretto.. Our family friendly café also invites children to enjoy a babychino, free of charge.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Large Busy Cafe. We ordered from our table using QR code to avoid queues & had it delivered to our table. The cake truffle area you will need to queue but we got our truffle/cakes to go. Cappacino 9 out of 10, they are pretty...good! Pizza was quite average. Tirramisu 9 out of 10 (best I've had was in Auckland st St Kilda) Truffles look cute and fancy. The environment was a nice place to sit. Wait staff were pleasant, they actually use eye contact when communicating which is rare these days. I reccomend this place for a great coffee and a sit down.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A nice spot for a quick read of the paper with a cup of coffee and dessert just like we were in Italy recently. Nice atmosphere, very welcoming and great range of desserts. I almost forgot I was in Melbourne.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always visit Brunetti when we come to Melbourne and we feel that this is the best outlet! We love the old style service, marble counters and displays!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Travelling to Melbourne annually for over 15 years we always go to Brunetti. The coffee is of a very high standard and the Italian cakes and biscotti are top quality. The restaurant is not what it was and cost cutting ideas have over the years...had an impact on the experience of the early years. I’d love the old table service of white starched table cloths and Italian waiters with flare to return but that’s yester-year.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 17 January 2024

Absolutely loved this place. Coffee was perfect, dessert was amazing. We were served by Summer who went out of her way to help us and answered all our questions regarding a function we are planning. We will be back.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 22 December 2023

Ordered Christmas cakes for delivery many times from brunetti and they are delicious but the delivery service is unreliable so be careful if you are ordering for delivery it’s very hit and miss - such a shame

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 7 November 2023 via mobile

Stopped at Brunetti Classico on Lygon Street for a quick coffee but the displays were so enticing that I had to order a prosciutto sandwich which I loved. The place is large but also cozy, great choice for both quick catch ups and family meals.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

Soooooo delicious. We had the risotto with funghi, and the piadina with prosciutto and rocket . Perfect 🤩 After several disappointing visits to Brunetti in the city ( pizza by the slice so dry and nothing on the top, spaghetti with seafood was fishy and...meager, stale chocolates ) . I’m glad Brunetti Carlton has maintained its name for amazing food.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 18 October 2023

Great ambience & design in downtown Carlton. The variety of Italian sweets is amazing. Make sure you order your coffee asking it to be hot.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023

I was visiting Melbourne for a few days and a friend offered to show me around. She suggested taking me for morning coffee to Brunetti and I was absolutely fascinated and delighted by the size of the place, the styling and the huge amount of...amazing cakes and other delights, so beautifully presented making it so hard to decide what to order. What I did have was delicious and can't wait to go back on my next visitMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 October 2023

Wasn't sure what to expect. It was recommended by the concierge and what a nice surprise. The place has a distinct European feel - perhaps more Spanish than anything. Food and service was fast, effiecient and well done.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 7 October 2023 via mobile

Sister In-law met us there last year and we had mouth watering Cannoli and coffee that we had to return there again this year to purchase some cannoli the rest of the food looks delicious and would recommend this place to everyone

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 4 October 2023

Stunning beetroot ravioli with walnuts and on Wednesdays all pasta dishes are $19! Bargain for delicious dishes! Bought a box of sweets using the $10 voucher you receive a few minutes after downloading their app. Loved our experience at this amazing cafe. If only you...had a store in Sydney!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 20 September 2023

Food cabinet - Amazing, a feast for the eyes as much as the tastebuds. We spent 10mins just looking at all the things on offer. Taste 7/10 for my hazelnut 'Lobster tail' croissant. Coffee was a bit disappointing as it lacked flavour and body. The...best coffee I found was at Jasper Cafe in Brunswick, which also had the most delightful barista from the USA also providing the biggest smile in Melbourne.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023 via mobile

Love this place. They had “Barbie-mania” showcase with the themed cupcakes. Cupcakes were delicious, very moist. Must try , picolo, millefoglie & Promesse d’amore.

Date of visit: August 2023
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It is a café but if you want a pizza then you should have no trouble. I would ring them first to see if they can reserve a table for you
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Brunetti Classico - Carlton is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4