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Cafe Notturno

) #1,121 of 3,375 Restaurants in Melbourne ££ - £££ Italian, Pizza, Cafe
177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
+61 3 9347 8286
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible15%
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“pasta” (15 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“garlic bread” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Pretty ordinary. The pizza was thinly covered with topping and poorly sliced (very irregular slices). Taste was OK but nothing out of the ordinary. For an Italian resteraunt I expected better. Disappointed.

Thank bullscorch
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for Breakfast with Sydney friends but we were great disappointed with our rubbery pancakes served very sugary berries there was something yellow in them as well so I am assuming melted butter was added as very runny didn't taste too good. My friends Bircher...More

Thank kooyongadmin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the first time tonight with some local friends - it's cheap and cheerful and the pizza was great - order the Pizza Italiana - you can't go wrong - the small size is perfect for one person and at $13 it's a...More

Thank LisaKS_12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Breakfast is great real good food and great coffee always plenty of news papers and just smells like carlton of old.

Thank trolley1265
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This place used to be great good food at anytime of the day or night. It has now been taken over and has gone downhill. try the place next door.

Thank Antony L
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Cafe Notturno took our booking of 25 when we turned away by another restuarant because they don't do bookings over 12 on Saturday nights. Well it was a stroke of luck. The management and staff were so accommodating and had everyone organized when my sister...More

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Good Italian coffee & it was lovely to see almond milk on the menu. Where i come from, this is rare. But that's as good as it got. The waitress was lovely but clueless and couldn't really understand us or the menu. Husband ordered Atlantic...More

1  Thank RPN7775
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Don't try their food! Buy a frozen meal from Coles, Woolworth, etc. and put it in a microwave. Believe me it tastes a lot better than the food here!

Thank Ibrahim A
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and enjoyed the food. Alla matriciana with gnocchi was full of flavour and hit the spot, the best I've had in Lygon Street for years. Bolognese was similar. I'm looking forward to visiting again.

Thank Marsman351
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on Good Friday. It's Lucy to find this one as many other restaurants closed due to holiday. Their price is pretty reasonable compare to the restaurants in that area. We ordered cafe, pizza and pasta. I like cafe and pasta but the...More

Thank Runing Y
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 04:00
06:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 177-179 Lygon St, Melbourne, Victoria 3053, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Lygon Street
  • Neighbourhood: Lygon Street
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9347 8286
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