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Villino Espresso

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30 Criterion Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Megasnax)
+61 3 6231 0890
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8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Established in 2008, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart...
Established in 2008, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart based coffee roasters, Villino Specialty Coffee. It is also the big brother to Ecru Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee outlet located 20 metres down Criterion Street. The Synesso Hydra serves up the Synergy house blend for milk and regularly changing single origins for black coffee. Various brew methods - pour over, batch brew, cold drip - are available and one of Hobart's largest ranges of freshly roasted beans (blends and single origins) are available by the bag.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Superb coffee!

Small and intimate cafe, great vibe! Friendly staff, quick service. Food looks yummy, but didn't try. Coffee is superb, even in a take away cup!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Small and intimate cafe, great vibe! Friendly staff, quick service. Food looks yummy, but didn't try. Coffee is superb, even in a take away cup!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Stopped into this gorgeous little cafe with a girlfriend for a coffee. We had a table by the window with the sun streaming through and it was very warm considering it's the middle of winter. Friendly, courteous staff with quick service. The cafe is very small but has a nice intimate feel to it. The coffee is strong, amazing in... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We enjoyed two delicious coffees, tasty and strong with perfect sweet milk and two heavenly cakes - rich but light spicy carrot cake and moist orange and almond. Friendly service and cute digs.

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Devonport, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

We didnt try any of the food options (though they sounded quite nice), you must try their coffee. Fantastic coffee roasters and even their decaf doesn't taste like decaf.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

If you are hunting the holy grail of coffee in Hobart, heads down here. Mind you though the food is somehow limited but great coffee should make up for it.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Often crowded but worth a visit for consistently good coffee and service. Limited choice of food. The coffee is the star.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

some times it can be quite hard to find a perfect coffee in hobart. With wonderful friendly staff that time and time again achieve a beautiful coffee and a warm welcome. They truly respect their passion for coffee.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A gem of a place in Hobart to stop by and get a flat white fix. Staff great too. And often walk out with some beans to take home as an added bonus.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I am currently sitting in Villino drinking coffee after reading a glowing review online. I can attest that the coffee is excellent. They have a good range of snacks and desserts, along with an array of coffee beans to buy readily bagged. The staff are very friendly and prompt. There's ample seating inside and outside and it maintains a warm,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My favourite place to stop in for coffee whilst working in Hobart... I have never had a bad one here, and today's was no exception. Thanks!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Criterion Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Megasnax)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6231 0890

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

Established in 2008, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart based coffee roasters, Villino Specialty Coffee. It is also the big brother to Ecru Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee outlet located 20 metres down Criterion Street. The Synesso Hydra serves up the Synergy house blend for milk and regularly changing single origins for black coffee. Various brew methods - pour over, batch brew, cold drip - are available and one of Hobart's largest ranges of freshly roasted beans (blends and single origins) are available by the bag.
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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