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Address: Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Interesting restaurant scene

I only visited this area once and it was brief. It did seem like an interesting place to visit. Many restaurants and coffee shops. Not sure about the quality and prices of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Norman, Oklahoma
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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is an mainly Italian precinct. Italian food and Italian culture We visit every 2 to 3 years and drawn by the whole area . We are Australian. Love Carlton. Love Lygon Street

Thank ross_smith2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We come here usually a few times a year and always enjoy stocking up on some food items from some of the nice delicatessens. Bottega Tasca is a destination in itself if you like Italian wine. Brunetti's is a must if you like your Italian cookies and cakes. Most of the restaurants have ok food and good atmosphere and are... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I only visited this area once and it was brief. It did seem like an interesting place to visit. Many restaurants and coffee shops. Not sure about the quality and prices of the food. The one place I tried was a bit expensive and not outstanding. Still an interesting area.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to Lygon st with my partner to celebrate our 4 year anniversary. we had never been before and as soon as you step onto the corner you can smell it. The tomato, cheese, herbs and lemon. You can hear knives and forks, laughter and the sound of glasses meeting each other in celebration, or congratulations. You see the long... More 

Thank Jelly G
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Feel like a pizza, pasta or gelato? Lygon street has it all. From the dreadful to the best you will find it here. Restaurant touts will try to entice you inside their establishment. remember that once you engage with them you are theirs. Go with the flow as it's all in good fun and the food and experience can be... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were overwhelmed with the diversity and food being offered at all the various restaurants along Lygon Street It became impossible to make a decision there were so many eateries

Thank James N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For a nice journey along this treet and so many italian restaurants. I recommend da Guido at 130, Lygon str

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try it out after years since my first visit. As before, every place had a spruiker to encourage you to eat at their place. Many had great offers like 20% of the total listed price bill! As it was a warm November day and evening, it was great to check out each offer and then decide. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were at the nearby Philippine Street Festival at Argyle Place and did enjoy walking up and down this street smelling the aromas of the Italian eateries and gelatto stores. I love dining alfresco at this atmospheric street and watching the world go by. Especially more enjoyable by relaxing with a beer or a nice wine. We ate at the... More 

Thank tommomelbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lygon street has lots of food, shisha, bars & etc. Some of the shops were so crowded & you will notice their food plates emptied till it looks like a clean place. That reveals the quality of the food. Upon approaching lygon street from swanston street, those eateries on the left were alot more friendly & approachable. However those on... More 

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