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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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“cakes” (808 reviews)
“gelato” (192 reviews)
“pizza” (185 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a place - as soon as we walked in our eyes began to feast on the incredible display of cakes and assorted sweets. We had a yummy breakfast with good coffee. We had to collect the coffee ourselves from the big coffee bar, as...More

Thank Rikki B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a heaven for the one's with a sweet tooth. Cakes, pastries, chocolates,you get everything you wish for when it comes to sweet. They have a cafe food option too but then when its dessert who looks for food. The mousse and cake...More

Thank Kiran K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful coffee and the most decadent cakes Ive seen, and eaten. 5⭐️ Not expensive either - looks very posh but very affordable and worth making the effort to drop in.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We come here for the Bacci Ring cookies. Its a huge place and a bit confusing till you get your bearings on what to order, where. Service is fast and the prices are very expensive. Order pasteries in the very front counter. Be sure to...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have loved Brunetti's since I first laid eyes on the dazzling selection of Italian biscuits, cakes, chocolates, pastries, savouries and gelato back in 2007 on my first visit to Melbourne. Try the cat's tongues biscuits, the cannoli (ricotta is my favourite) and the Tiramisu...More

Thank FleurB9999
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great cake, good coffee , great staff fun to be there but too noisy for business or serious talk. So if you feel like good cake and coffee and not in your quite mode, it is the place to go.

Thank Kamal S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a place that memories are made. We went as a result of Travel Advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Our German au pair was also impressed by the quality of the food. The coffee was superb - I am no expert but...More

Thank Loweryfamily33
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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

Thank judybartnicki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank EdinburghSharon
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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.30 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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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