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66 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9662 1885
08:00 - 23:30
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Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful coffee in an atmosphere that brings the traditional Italian coffee car to Melbourne. Long established and a favourite on Melbourne visits.

Thank 193jw
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119 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A very causal style restaurant reminded me of the old time dinners, but food here is fast and good, not that you would raise an eyebrow but wouldn't mind to come back anytime. Staff are friendly, very unique in a modern fashioned Melbourne CBD. Guests came in act and responded differently as well, like a time machine bring ppl back... More 

Thank ryba9vg
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Authentic fast and well priced. I will definitely go there again for lunch. The lasagne was perfect.

Thank Fitzy_Eire
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a lovely meal with my son & a good friend. We sat in the kitchen. Lots of fun & banter withe staff @ Other dinets

Thank Margaret F
Horsham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My kind of place. No frills and authentic Loved the lavatory down the street.... the waiter was polite and efficient. What's not to like

Thank 8tapas
Melbourne Aus
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

No trip to Melbourne is complete without a visit to iconic Pellegrinis, which has been a much-loved part of this city's life & culture for decades. If you are looking for a quick Italian pasta (all listed on a wooden board) & granita, or one of the best coffees around, then Pellegrinis is a must. Located at the top end... More 

Thank Vito M
New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recently on a mini trip to Melbourne, we were aimlessly walking around on a Sunday afternoon looking for somewhere to have a coffee. We ran across Pellegrinis and were blown away by initially its authenticity and then after having a coffee and cake, the quality of the coffee. Melbourne is known for its coffee culture, but Pellegrinis was the "real... More 

Thank Robyn T
Melbourne, Australia
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for a late night hot chocolate, well around 9pm. The hot chocolates were pretty rich but not too sweet being dark chocolate. The hot chocolates were ready really quickly after we ordered. The minimum eftpos was $20 cash and we didn't have enough cash on us, so my friend said she would go to the ATM and... More 

Thank dulicieux
Sydney, Australia
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I swore I would never return to this place, as the people were SO RUDE & had no idea of service.They were the worst wait staff I have ever encountered. However, my husband wanted to go last Thursday & since it had been 3+years, I gave it another try. A nice surprise, as the older man who was our waiter... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a customer for over 40 years having been introduced to Pellegrinis by my wife of 39 years. We introduced our children to Pellegrinis and our daughter (married to a Frenchman) and his parents always make the pilgrimage to Pellegrinis when in Melbourne. Our son and his wife (Brisbane residents) always ask to visit Pellegrinis - we have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$18
Italian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9662 1885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Chinatown

Neighbourhood Profile
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving up age-old recipes. The lighting may be unromantic, the patrons loud, and the service no-nonsense, but the food is sensational.
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