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Bar Merlo

344 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 3221 4561
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good0%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
9 Jul 2017
“Coffee”
15 Feb 2017
“Gold Standard ”
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Cafe, Italian
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LOCATION
344 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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1 - 10 of 11 reviews

Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for coffee an breakfast. The coffee was excellent. Smooth and rich,not bitter at all. Also had salmon on a toasted bagel. It too was excellent. Sat outside and enjoyed the morning. The wait staff were very friendly. Will return and highly recommend you...More

Thank 56brooklyn
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Located on busy Queen St this place set and maintains the standard for others to follow- great coffee and lunch breakfast items

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 17 November 2015

People mainly go here for their takeaway coffees/snacks, however you can eat at their tables - either alfresco or inside. For takeaways, you place your order at the front counter and wait until your name is called and then you collect it from a side...More

Thank Brissy2
Reviewed 11 September 2015

I tell everyone that Merlo coffee is the best - better than coffee in Melbourne and Italy. I have been going there regularly since it opened in the early 90's and never had a complaint. It is just delicious coffee.

Thank togram2014
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Great coffee and the white chocolate and cranberry slice I had was delicious. Served by a really friendly young man, I asked if I could take one of the super little books about coffee that was on all the tables. He went to ask and...More

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Truly the best coffee I have ever had. This mini chain has broken my decade long addiction to a world famous chain of coffee stores. Now I know what real coffee tastes like. Please go global, Merlo- the world needs you.

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 3 January 2014

Love the concept behind this cafe. Very easygoing atmosphere. Quick, but good service. I used to sit down with a good friend of mine and chat forever. They also have a loyalty card and if you get 10 coffees, you can get one for free!

Thank Raissa D
Reviewed 5 November 2013

Great service and helpful staff. Our order was promptly delivered and cleared once we were finished.

Thank James B
Reviewed 2 October 2013 via mobile

I am a fan of coffee. And their coffee was not a pleasure to drink. Waitresses were a bit sleepy but friendly. The place is dirty. The orange and almond cake was fine but $4.50 is too much for an undustrial non-home-made cake.

Thank Alexandra S
Reviewed 25 June 2013

When we first arrived in Brisbane 15 years ago, it was so difficult to find good strong, aromatic, non bitter coffee. We came from Melbourne, a city with historically excellent coffee thanks to the Italian population. Thank goodness for Dean Merlo who quit his day...More

Thank Pauline K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 16:30
Thursday
06:30 - 16:30
Friday
06:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3221 4561
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