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Lygon Street

Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Ranked #43 of 158 Attractions in Melbourne
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Kansas City, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

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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25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

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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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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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83 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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
21 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
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6 helpful votes 6 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Lygon street has the bigest selection of Italian cafes and restaurants of anywhere in Melbourne and it's also the place where Melbourne's famous cafe culture was born. I love to walk by. Get you the feeling like you're in Italy. Warm welcoming of charming waiters, Italian language- si parla italiano, smell of espresso, pastas, pizzas and hudge choice of gelato... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Still a well known tourist place which housed a lot of italian restaurants and cafes. We went to a dessert cafe called burnetti for chocolate moose and tiramisu. Well.worth going to if you crave italian food.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

All, when I say all I mean every single one, all Italian restaurants. If you are hungry, the best. That's it.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Russell St turns into Lygon St (when walking from Flinders Street) and its a nice walk even after tea.

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