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Affogato Espresso Bar

29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
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Ranked #81 of 4,139 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Just what you want in a cafe. Lovely outdoor setting, huge breakfast menu, so hard deciding because It all looked amazing! Coffee was delicious and the customer service was awesome. The staff are very friendly :) Food came out and it was delicious. Try this place out if you are in the area!

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Marcoola
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18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had originally sought out well known places for brunch (which became lunch) as the search went on since everything seemed closed in the Xmas-NYE period in Melbourne. Came across this intensely busy place and found a recently vacated table. The frenetic server (the guy with the beard who may actually have been the manager of this little anarchistic collective)... More 

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Sale, Australia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

You can be confident of being happy here. The setting in the lane beautiful particularly on a nice day. The service is top class - the guy running the place, literally runs, in between the tables with not much space, remembering every order himself. Meals are provided in very good time. Food was really high quality. It looked and tasted... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We loved our food. Tasty options, huge variety, and gluten-free options to really enjoy! I want this place to set up in my hometown.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I'm so glad we found this place! After receiving no help from our hotel with suggestions on a good place to eat breakfast I did a quick search online and Hardware Lane popped up. We headed down to see what was on offer on 9th December and this quirky little restaurant looked appealling so we gave it a go and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We were here nice and early on Saturday morning so it wasn't too crowded however there were already people there, a major plus for us was that it opened early 7.30am (7am Monday to Friday). It's in a little little lane way - Hardware Lane which has quiet a few cafe's and lovely little restaurants and shops. There is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Had brekky here, food was amazing, definitely try the Kasoundi eggs! I'm coming back for more. Service very friendly and a great location. Coffee also good. Couldn't fault it, can't wait to come back to Melbourne just for this place

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Sydney, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Found in Hardware Lane, which is lined with cafes and cake shops. Exuberant staff having fun making people smile. Good food. Tables are too close to comfortably allow prams or strollers.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

we went here years ago and unfortunately it seems to have lost some of it's sparkle and vibe. i remember this was the place to go for a funky breakfast and amazing coffee. unfortunately the wait staff looked tired (they probably are!), the service was lacklustre and the food was ok but nothing out of the ordinary and coffee was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The owner is full of spirit and doesn't stand out the front spruking, which is a good start in hardware lane. Only had breaky here but many repeat visits. The menu has good variation and not your normal breakfast stuff, so interesting and good flavours. Coffee is good. Can be cold outside but worth sitting out amongst the buzz of... More 

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Additional Information about Affogato Espresso Bar

Address: 29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Melbourne CBD
Open Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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