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Affogato Espresso Bar

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Central Business District
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29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
61396425593
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7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
really tasty and healthy food

This cute and cozy place is in the heart of the CBD and it's perfect to have a breakfast or lunch, everything is cooked with carefully, I've tried french toast with bacon and it was delicious, also "affogato egg" was very tasty. The prices are very competitive. Great coffee and really good kind of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SarahDarling75
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This cute and cozy place is in the heart of the CBD and it's perfect to have a breakfast or lunch, everything is cooked with carefully, I've tried french toast with bacon and it was delicious, also "affogato egg" was very tasty. The prices are very competitive. Great coffee and really good kind of soy milk. The service was friendly.... More 

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Thank SarahDarling75
Fabeanna, Owner at Affogato Espresso Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words. We hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Maitland, Australia
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79 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little cafe in a popular laneway. Friendly service, decent enough coffee and a very hearty breakfast. The healthy hit breakky is a very good choice. We enjoyed it so give it a go.

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1 Thank Marcus B
Fabeanna, Owner at Affogato Espresso Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much, hope to see you again in the near future! More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful coffee, service and food. A very comfortable vibe! Would 100% be a weekly visit if I lived here! Couldn't say a bad word about the place!

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Thank scazie
Canberra, Australia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Bacon, Eggs and Gluten Free toast for breakfast - cooked well! Friendly but slightly slow service. Beautiful location in a lane way!

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Thank jelli_smiles
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Had breakfast and coffee, the staff were really friendly the whole time we were there. Coffee was good, and reasonably priced, our food was ready in good time and tasted really nice.

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Thank Trekkingtodd
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Breakfast was great and coffee was really nice. Staff were really kind, and I would love to visit again.

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Thank Jay L
Perth, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015 via mobile

The great "Healthy Hit" from the menu, tasty burgers. Friendly vibe, casual dining, busy yet comfortable location. Nothing bad to say.

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Thank TravellingThea
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Very unassuming stop for lunch. Food was delicious and they very easily catered for our GF/DF allergies. Coffee was superb as was Master 6's banana smoothie.

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2 Thank brinlar
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Unpretentious cafe serving great coffee and great food with a warm friendly relaxing atmosphere. The 'omelette' is simply the best I've ever had. Period. Word of caution to chilly dodgers, it has jalapeños, which works great IMHO. I had 2 flat whites and affogato. All great. I always had this philosophy that great coffee needs no sweetener. This place aced... More 

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Thank Dennis C
Sankt Petersburg
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

We were here on a nice spring morning for brekky, sitting in the calm narrow street. Very comfy place. The food and the creations were very good! We really loved the variations! Great coffee as well! I'd absolutely recommend going there,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 61396425593

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

Neighborhood Profile
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.