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380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 2801
09:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Thu - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat - Wed 09:00 - 19:00
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Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Friends took us to Brunetti while we were visiting them in Melbourne and oh boy what an amzing place. I had no idea what to order as EVERYTHING looked delicious. We sipped on coffee and had an assortment of Italian treats, my tastebuds were in heaven. I highly recommend a visit, you wont be disappointed

Thank Cheryl B
Melbourne, Australia
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is like a cake paradise when we walked in, I just love it- not much I could eat but I had packed few back home with us. Good atmosphere and the displace of cakes make you want to have them all.

Thank wenwenaustralia
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place blows your mind and taste buds. Probably the best gelato I've ever had! There's an amazing range of food there!

Thank Dan U
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The amount of desserts is unbelievable. Smaller sizes are available at $2.50 each so you can try different types without have to buy the bigger pieces (the Myer has less choices and not available in small size).

Thank Ianna T
Wauchope, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was visiting Melbourne and went to Brunetti at Lygon Street for breakfast. My son had given this place a very high rating and I went there on his strong recommendation. I wasn't disappointed - the food was excellent, as was the coffee. The set-out of the cafe is very European, it reminded me a little of the beautiful delicatessens... More 

Thank Sitiveni2012
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here many years ago and always wanted to return. Back here with my kids and they loved the desserts! Still amazing variety of pastries, cakes and gelato! Busy as always but we managed to get a table quite quickly.

Thank CheckHuang
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice place for a cuppa with lots of Italian food to choose from. Nice atmosphere and clean. However, I feel that the food is not up to my expectation. Was hoping for home made pastry but find that they taste pretty commercialise. Not much of dimension in terms of taste as I can only taste the sweetness of sugar in... More 

Thank SYM4L
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We discovered Brunetti's on our first trip to Melbourne some years ago and we always return when we visit, just for the experience. The cake displays are a visual feast and taste as wonderful as they look and the coffee is great too, but if you visit you must not leave without sampling the gelati; it is prize-winning and the... More 

Thank Diane M
Shellharbour, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This cafe/restaurant has the largest selection of sweets I've ever seen. It has a great selection of meals with yummy pasta and pizza. It is licensed and serves great coffee. It has a great vibe and is a great place to relax over a meal and coffee and dessert.

Thank Maria C
Kew, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drop in for cup of coffee and cake. Busy as always! No more pizza pieces I prefer a few years ago...Big variety of cake.

Thank hpham2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Lygon Street

Neighbourhood Profile
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 they do it "back home" and maybe even a bit of amore. The number of gelato choices will leave you in a state of indecision and wide footpaths, big awnings and a sea of packed tables makes this al fresco dining experience a continental buzz. Even if you’re not eating, it’s worth the stroll just for the people-watching, which, of course, is an Italian tradition.
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