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“Busy café in the heart of Melbourne”
Review of Cafe Vicolino

Cafe Vicolino
Ranked #804 of 4,114 Restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: American, Australian
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Loughborough, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Busy café in the heart of Melbourne”
Reviewed August 20, 2014

There is enough space to grab a seat, thing quite unlikely to happen in Centre Place, and the food is very pleasant. Pretty expensive, but it definitely worths the money.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Clarice87
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  • English first
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English first
Coffs Harbour, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Lovely cafe in my favourite Melbourne Laneway”
Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great vibe and atmosphere yummy desserts, can have a coffee/tea or a wineor beer etc and enjoy being in one of Mebourne's coolest laneways Centre Place I love this laneway :)

  • Visited August 2014
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Thank Sheran71
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Gladstone, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not sure they wanted us there”
Reviewed February 28, 2014

We stopped at the cafe during a busy lunch time and took a seat. As per most people you want to experience the alley way eating in Melbourne. We assumed we had to go and look and order at the counter as no one was around, but a man came and gave us some menus and we sat down. We ordered a pizza and a wrap which were ok without going over the top. Both were nice and fresh and came out quite quickly. The various smoking people all around us in the alley though was an absolute turnoff to eating in the area. The other turnoff was the way the staff turned away people wanting to sit to have coffee. Funny thing....they asked two groups to move from one table in the time we were there and no one actually sat and ate anything. I appreciate they need to keep turning people over but they actually come across as being bit rude. They need to keep an eye on that as the place does have potential to be really good. Final item, I worked back adding up the cost of the meal and discovered they overcharged (which wasn't the best when I had already felt it was over priced - particularly the drinks). Don't think I will be back in a hurry

  • Visited March 2014
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2 Thank Allan M
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CAIRNS, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Hugely disappointing”
Reviewed December 20, 2013

Nice location but should have gone to a neighbouring cafe. Our breakfast order took 35mins to be served. Both scrambled egg dishes were overcooked and way overpriced.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Marcia B
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Wellington
Level 5 Contributor
77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Most excellent breakfast spot”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

I was surprised that no one had reviewed this place, it's in a busy lane way among a bunch of other similar eateries. So impressed were we on day one for breakfast we went back the next day.
What they do well is good coffee, friendly staff and nice food. Is there anything else you need?
Well, add to that outside dining that is famous in these Melbourne lanes, lots of good people watching to make this a place we'll go back to again on our next visit.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank MF100
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