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Lygon Street

Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #40 of 161 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
33 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

This street stretches pretty long, and we saw amazing food and desserts. It's more than just Italian food. I would highly recommend visiting here if you are looking for good eatery!

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Visited for brunch on a sunday. Was a lovely stroll, popping into shops and delis as I went. Interesting to note many cafes were just opening up around lunch time so head out a bit later if you want to experience the full bustling atmosphere. Plenty of great coffee options and the selections in the delis and pastry shops would... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Only a quick walk from the Melbourne Museum, or a short tram ride from the city centre is Carlton, a favourite of Melbourne University students and a desirable inner-city residential and entertainment habitat. Plenty of restaurants, soaked with Italian atmosphere, but also Thai, Chinese, Middle Eastern, Fusion and Greek foods. Many of the restaurants and cafes are institutions. Brunetti's with... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Great streets for dinner! Lots of Italian selection :) We ate at Cafe Cavallini. It was very sumptuous dinner.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Lygon Street south of Elgin as well as Elgin is a foodie paradise. The burratta and buffalo mozzarella at La Latteria and sausages from D.O.C. alone are worth the tram ride. Add in the fresh pasta, pastries, coffee, German spice store and wonderful restaurants, any gourmand or gourmet will think they have found Nurvana.

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new zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This is known as the Italian area. We took the tram out and got off at Elgin St. We ate our way down Elgin St starting at the Deli, the Ice cream shop and then...Oh lordy lordy...Brunettis! Cakes and pastries mmm mm!! Left feeling slightly sick and went back the next night for dinner. Even the tram ride out that... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Visited with a Group of friends for breakfast. The place is amazing. Reasonable price for the food as the quality was great. Has had a makeover And the decor is impressive. The size of the premises and the professionalism of the staff was also very impressive. Service was top notch. Food was divine. We all so enjoyed this place. Heaven... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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241 reviews 241 reviews
108 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The best restaurant spot in Melbourne. It is a cafe precinct rich in culture, notably Italian. I enjoyed just walking along the street looking at the restaurants and cafes. We had Pizza and desserts. Plenty of vegetarian options (if you like Italian). It is very popular. You can just walk in off the street and get a table at a... More 

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Norwich
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Very, very popular but a great variety of restaurants (not all good of course). Eating in the street is wonderful on a warm evening - or during the day. Interesting shops too.

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Forbes, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Not much was open at lunch time. About 3/4 places Clean ans friendly Good variety Worth eating at. Didnt seem much like italy

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