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30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 0890
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beans” (6 reviews)
“great coffee” (28 reviews)
“coffee snob” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ducked into this place to grab a coffee and treat. Only having my Amex on me they couldn’t take payment. This is 2018! It’s not like I was trying to pay with bitcoin. Silver lining is I found another coffee shop probably just as...More

Thank SRMC91
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Finally, coffee the way I like it. We found a table & had our coffee accompanied by a home-made Monte Carlo biscuit - yum, the biscuit was the right consistency of texture & the filling used fresh cream. The coffee was very good - it...More

Thank timbertoby
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

If you like hot coffee, you’d better ask at the time of ordering. Coffee flavour OK. Not a great selection of food.More

Thank Neil F
Richard S, Owner at Villino, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Hi Neil. We're sorry we didn't meet your expectations. It's true we do make our coffee a little cooler as we try and maintain the sweetness of the milk. If you like it hotter please do let us know when ordering, or if it comes...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Lush coffee and divine caramel peacan tart. Nice to sit out in the sun and chat over superb coffee. Service excellent and given it was a busy period, with a smile too...will be back.

Thank Nadolig14
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Loved this place! Service was great. Strongest long black I’ve enjoyed in a while. The coffee origin card was a nice touch and deminstrated passion in their craft. Looking forward to going back when next in Adelaide.

Thank Simon Q
Reviewed February 19, 2018

We came here because of the coffee, and I guess if coffee is all you care about then you need to go to where the best stuff can be bought. Maybe we came at the wrong time or missed some bits of it but there...More

Thank Chas B
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Visited Villino 3 mornings while in Hobart this week. Fantastic coffee, beautiful blend and taste. Wonderful staff and lovely food for brekkie or morning tea. Lovely soft music so you can have a conversation, what a change to Sydney cafes. Highly recommended.

Thank Salti60
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We weren’t sure where to get good coffee in Hobart... and wanted to have breakfast too. So we walk around and saw this small and looks cozy cafe. Turned out it offered us great coffee, however only have few choices of menu. But the bagel...More

Thank Imelda A
Reviewed July 23, 2017

This is a very pleasant coffee shop to while away some time - the winter sun comes in through the window and there are papers to peruse. It is just off Liverpool St. downtown.

Thank Vandieman111
Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

We ducked in here for coffee and a snack and it was top-notch. Beautiful coffee and the banana bread was ace! Lovely place to sit, too, with the smell of coffee beans all around you.

Thank Louisa F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia (Formerly Megasnax)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6231 0890
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Established in 2007, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart based Villino Coffee Roasters. It is also the big brother to Ecru Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee outlet located 20 metres down Criterion Street. The La Marzocco Strada serves up the Synergy house blend for milk and regularly changing single origins for black coffee. Various brew methods - pour over, batch brew, cold drip - are available and one of Hobart's largest ranges of freshly roasted beans (blends and single origins) are available by the bag.
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