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Cafe Notturno

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179 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 8286
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“pasta” (19 reviews)
“garlic bread” (4 reviews)
“cheesecake” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
179 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is ok for very late night food after clubbin.we ate here as there wasnt nothing else open late but this not for mature crowd that have a particular style in where they go,its more for young crowd i call it a good pick...More

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 17 March 2018

After attempting to have a meal up the road we decided to try the place we should have eaten at. We only had the garlic bread and a seafood linguine. The bread was great. The service, although incredibly busy (Sat night) was excellent and the...More

1  Thank Davidb18
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The coffee was good. I think the bacon & eggs would have been OK but must have been sitting on the counter for quite a while, they were luke warm. Ordered a second round of coffee but after 20 minutes gave up and left

Thank cretenovice
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Have been coming here on and off for nearly 30 years. Always have enjoyed the coffee but the pizza is very average I ordered the Marina it had very little seafood, needed a lot more tomato sauce and was very cheesy. Also the dough was...More

Thank Vicsrt64
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Been twice in as many weeks had the same on both occasions as did my son I had pizza and my son had a burger off the kids menu Both times the service was prompt and polite pizza and sons burger and chips were tasty

Thank Gregcch
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had lunch here with my wife and what a lovely meal it was. Sat outside and watched the world go by and the service was great from all the staff. Had pizza and pasta and they were both fantastic. My wife had a nice glass...More

Thank smurfs1
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This café was a great find. We went wandering down Lygon street to experience the Italian sector and came across this gem. We shared a supreme pizza, chicken and mushroom risotto and caesar salad. The food was hearty, flavoursome and good value for money. Not...More

Thank misshazeyeyed
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Quite busy when arrived, waited over an hour and then had to ask as needed to get a flight. Every table around us was also complaining. They hadn’t even started cooking meals. Try somewhere else where you’d get better service and quicker service. Disappointing as...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We went here for our first breakfast of 2018 and were happy with it. The menu is simple but food tastes good. Very few Italian places in Lygon do breakfast till 3:00 pm. Luckily this one does and does it well. Nice staff. Great coffee.

Thank Devdarshini
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Several years ago I made the outrageous claim that this establishment serves the best coffee in the country, I am prepared to state that claim once more. Coffee and cakes after a Lygon Street evening hit the spot once more. Not proclaiming to be a...More

2  Thank Jimmy B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 2:00 am
6:00 am - 4:00 am
6:00 am - 5:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 179 Lygon St | Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 8286
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