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Address: Lygon Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Recommended by the concierge but always so busy

The restaurants were highly recommended by the hotel concierge so we came on three occasions but the restaurants were so popular that we didn't want to wait for more than half an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The restaurants were highly recommended by the hotel concierge so we came on three occasions but the restaurants were so popular that we didn't want to wait for more than half an hour and on our first visit on Saturday night, there was a wait of over two hours. We thought it might be quitter on a week night but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had ti visit here the underworld capital of Melbourne, Full of eateries and bars and cafes nice little spot.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Now, Lygon Street is known for one thing and one thing only .... the food from the many different restuarants

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is THE place to go if you're looking for the widest and best selection of Italian restaurants in town. You can often spot university students hanging around the area, and chances are, the places they patron usually offer great food for a reasonable price. There are also other ethnic restaurants for a change of pace. Dessert and Gelato shops... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lygon street is the best place for Italian food best pizza restaurants lovely food every where there

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New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lygon Street is Melbourne's "restaurant row", mainly Italian with a smattering of other cuisines. If you don't have a specific choice, its a bit pot luck, but the worst you will get is average, with some very good. Usual trick, if its packed, chances are, ts good. Lygon St has a great vibe when its busy so well worth at... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lyngon Street is full of hip eateries, shops and a vibrant night life. Being close to a university brings youthful energy to evenings with restauranteurs competing for your gastronomic dollar. All sorts of ethnic food, Australian, Asian and great gelato shops.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in the mood for Italian food, this is the place to be. Cafe after cafe after cafe with gorgeous menus.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just passed the street. seems to be little italy mainly aiming for tourist. would def. not eat there at all costs

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used to love Lygon St, the smells, the stores, the people but it feels like it has lost its heart. Thankfully Brunetti's and Universita' still provide delicious Italian food

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