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Affogato Espresso Bar

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29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Today
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
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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
Great little cafe

A friend & I visited on our way to the airport on a Sunday morning. Great coffee & milkshakes. Food was tasty & definitely hit the spot. Service is friendly & fast. Would love to come back for lunch!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
ChloeVonFrenchie
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Great menu especially for those with gluten intolerance (as many options). Bearded guy taking orders and making coffees was uber stressed and highly strung at 7.30am in the morning - only 30 mins after opening - so who knows what he'd be like later in the day. The food and coffee was ok but the lack of service soured the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

A friend & I visited on our way to the airport on a Sunday morning. Great coffee & milkshakes. Food was tasty & definitely hit the spot. Service is friendly & fast. Would love to come back for lunch!

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Brisbane
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

While most of Melbourne was closed up on Good Friday most of the cafes in Hardware lane were open!!!! and Affogato proved not to disappoint, I have been here a few times and the food is always good, although they were extremely busy and the brekky took a while to come but it hit the spot.

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Gold Coast
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131 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast at Affogato on Sunday before heading to Tullamarine for our flight home to the Gold Coast. It was a nice way to end our week in Melbourne. The staff were friendly and efficient, the food was tasty and the ambience of the lane was relaxing. A good choice for breakfast on a Sunday in... More 

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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 29 Hardware Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop
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

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