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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Truly the best coffee I have ever had. This mini chain has broken my decade long addiction to a world famous chain of coffee stores. Now I know what real coffee tastes like. Please go global, Merlo- the world needs you.

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Niteroi, RJ
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122 reviews 122 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Love the concept behind this cafe. Very easygoing atmosphere. Quick, but good service. I used to sit down with a good friend of mine and chat forever. They also have a loyalty card and if you get 10 coffees, you can get one for free!

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great service and helpful staff. Our order was promptly delivered and cleared once we were finished.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

I am a fan of coffee. And their coffee was not a pleasure to drink. Waitresses were a bit sleepy but friendly. The place is dirty. The orange and almond cake was fine but $4.50 is too much for an undustrial non-home-made cake.

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Brisbane, Australia
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312 reviews 312 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

When we first arrived in Brisbane 15 years ago, it was so difficult to find good strong, aromatic, non bitter coffee. We came from Melbourne, a city with historically excellent coffee thanks to the Italian population. Thank goodness for Dean Merlo who quit his day job as a lawyer. You will find Merlo in many parts of town now. Try... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2011

It has the best mocha ive ever had. Even Starbucks cant beat them. It cost less then 10 dollars for the big one. I cant remember the exact price but im pretty sure its about 5 dollars for the big one. You can try their range of cakes and sandwiches with your coffee too!

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Additional Information about Bar Merlo

Address: 344 Queen St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: (07) 3221 4561
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane
Cuisine: Italian

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