Best coffee shops in Melbourne

Check out the top coffee shops in Melbourne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Albert Park Lake
1. Albert Park Lake
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111 local reviews
Albert Park Lake, Melbourne
Natural feature
David
This is where the Formula One race track is in March each year. When it is not used for Formula One it is a ni…
Marjolein
Enjoy a leisurely walk around the lake. It is approx 4.8km and you will see the city skyline, swans, ducks, c…
Frank And Vince
Golf course, picnic areas, lake activities, playground, dining and function venues.
1. Albert Park Lake
1. Albert Park Lake
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111 local reviews
Albert Park Lake, Melbourne
David
David
This is where the Formula One race track is in March each year. When it is not used for Formula One it is a nice 5km lake to walk around and…
Marjolein
Marjolein
Enjoy a leisurely walk around the lake. It is approx 4.8km and you will see the city skyline, swans, ducks, coffee shops and lots of local …
Frank And Vince
Frank And Vince
Golf course, picnic areas, lake activities, playground, dining and function venues.
2. Brunetti - Carlton
2. Brunetti - Carlton
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42 local reviews
198-204 Faraday Street, Carlton
Open now
(03) 9347 2801
Establishment
Georgette
Great display of Italian cakes. Brunetti's is an iconic coffee shop in Melbourne!
Scott
One of the best cake and coffee shops in Melbourne. A must see. Loads of desserts to finish off a perfect day …
Malcolm
Delicious and extensive range of cakes and lunch items. Great coffee. Sweet tooth heaven.
2. Brunetti - Carlton
2. Brunetti - Carlton
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42 local reviews
198-204 Faraday Street, Carlton
Open now
(03) 9347 2801
Georgette
Georgette
Great display of Italian cakes. Brunetti's is an iconic coffee shop in Melbourne!
Scott
Scott
One of the best cake and coffee shops in Melbourne. A must see. Loads of desserts to finish off a perfect day visiting Melbourne.
Malcolm
Malcolm
Delicious and extensive range of cakes and lunch items. Great coffee. Sweet tooth heaven.
3. St Ali Coffee Roasters
3. St Ali Coffee Roasters
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33 local reviews
12-18 Yarra Place, South Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9686 2990
Establishment
Chris
St Ali not just a coffee shop but a coffee church with seriously interesting food . Buried in a large warehous…
Heather
Amazing coffee, great brunch and a typical and iconic melbourne coffee shop.
Brendan And Sue
Reputable coffee shop
3. St Ali Coffee Roasters
3. St Ali Coffee Roasters
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33 local reviews
12-18 Yarra Place, South Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9686 2990
Chris
Chris
St Ali not just a coffee shop but a coffee church with seriously interesting food . Buried in a large warehouse in laneway, NYC style, with …
Heather
Heather
Amazing coffee, great brunch and a typical and iconic melbourne coffee shop.
Brendan And Sue
Brendan And Sue
Reputable coffee shop
4. Three Bags Full
4. Three Bags Full
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17 local reviews
60 Nicholson St, Abbotsford
Open now
(03) 9421 2732
Establishment
Nick
Very cool and busy coffee shop / cafe
Scott
One of the best cafe coffee shops in the Melbourne and with a 1-minute walk of the house. Always busy for Brea…
Sara And Lisa
Very busy cafe... people from all over line up to eat and drink coffee...
4. Three Bags Full
4. Three Bags Full
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17 local reviews
60 Nicholson St, Abbotsford
Open now
(03) 9421 2732
Nick
Nick
Very cool and busy coffee shop / cafe
Scott
Scott
One of the best cafe coffee shops in the Melbourne and with a 1-minute walk of the house. Always busy for Breakfast and lunch but it is a MU…
Sara And Lisa
Sara And Lisa
Very busy cafe... people from all over line up to eat and drink coffee...
5. Fitzroy Gardens
5. Fitzroy Gardens
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82 local reviews
230-298 Wellington Parade, Melbourne
(03) 9658 9658
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Nellie
It has Captain Cook's house in the gardens and its so tiny! Also a fairy tree garden and coffee shop
Linda
Beautifully manicured gardens with many walking paths. Captain Cook's cottage, the beautiful conservatory and…
Frank And Vince
One of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. The layout follows a classic Victorian–era design, f…
5. Fitzroy Gardens
5. Fitzroy Gardens
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82 local reviews
230-298 Wellington Parade, Melbourne
(03) 9658 9658
Nellie
Nellie
It has Captain Cook's house in the gardens and its so tiny! Also a fairy tree garden and coffee shop
Linda
Linda
Beautifully manicured gardens with many walking paths. Captain Cook's cottage, the beautiful conservatory and information/coffee shop locat…
Frank And Vince
Frank And Vince
One of Melbourne’s most historic and beautiful Gardens. The layout follows a classic Victorian–era design, featuring pathways lined with m…
6. Brother Baba Budan
6. Brother Baba Budan
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31 local reviews
359 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9606 0449
Establishment
Adji
That famous little coffee shop, which has a really nice ambiance.
Ken
One of the best coffee shop for me
Short Stay Plus
Specialty coffee shop serving cakes in a quirky space with wood panelling and bar stools
6. Brother Baba Budan
6. Brother Baba Budan
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31 local reviews
359 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9606 0449
Adji
Adji
That famous little coffee shop, which has a really nice ambiance.
Ken
Ken
One of the best coffee shop for me
Short Stay Plus
Short Stay Plus
Specialty coffee shop serving cakes in a quirky space with wood panelling and bar stools
7. Acland St
7. Acland St
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56 local reviews
Acland St, St Kilda
Route
Claire
Acland Street is vibrant with lots of bars, coffee shops and by far, the best cakes in Melbourne.
Josef
Acland street is the iconic location in St Kilda. Particularly famous for its eastern european coffee shops. I…
Mel
Restaurants/Bars/Coffee Shops/Night Entertainment
7. Acland St
7. Acland St
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56 local reviews
Acland St, St Kilda
Claire
Claire
Acland Street is vibrant with lots of bars, coffee shops and by far, the best cakes in Melbourne.
Josef
Josef
Acland street is the iconic location in St Kilda. Particularly famous for its eastern european coffee shops. It also has a number of options…
Mel
Mel
Restaurants/Bars/Coffee Shops/Night Entertainment
8. South Melbourne Market
8. South Melbourne Market
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143 local reviews
322-326 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Closed now
(03) 9209 6295
Pet storeStoreMeal takeaway
Morgan And Janet
This is a fantastic market for fresh food with loads of coffee shops in the streets. Emerging designers also h…
Kylie
The perfect place to fill up on all your fresh fruit and vegetables. Theres a great coffee shop in there, a de…
Frank And Vince
Showcasing and supporting local farmers, artisans and producers. A foodie’s paradise where freshness, qualit…
8. South Melbourne Market
8. South Melbourne Market
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143 local reviews
322-326 Coventry Street, South Melbourne
Closed now
(03) 9209 6295
Morgan And Janet
Morgan And Janet
This is a fantastic market for fresh food with loads of coffee shops in the streets. Emerging designers also have pop up stalls.Open hours b…
Kylie
Kylie
The perfect place to fill up on all your fresh fruit and vegetables. Theres a great coffee shop in there, a delicious food court, delicious …
Frank And Vince
Frank And Vince
Showcasing and supporting local farmers, artisans and producers. A foodie’s paradise where freshness, quality and diversity are paramount …
9. The lawson Grove Shop
9. The lawson Grove Shop
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9 local reviews
1 Lawson Grove, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9866 3640
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Rod
Hidden local coffee shop. Love my morning coffee fix there :)
Charissa
Great local coffee shop with yummy home-cooked style breakfasts and lunches. NOTE: cash only.
Rod
Hidden local coffee shop. Love my morning coffee fix there :)
9. The lawson Grove Shop
9. The lawson Grove Shop
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9 local reviews
1 Lawson Grove, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9866 3640
Rod
Rod
Hidden local coffee shop. Love my morning coffee fix there :)
Charissa
Charissa
Great local coffee shop with yummy home-cooked style breakfasts and lunches. NOTE: cash only.
Rod
Rod
Hidden local coffee shop. Love my morning coffee fix there :)
10. Market Lane Coffee
10. Market Lane Coffee
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27 local reviews
111 Therry Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9804 7434
CafeFoodEstablishment
Wei Ai
Bustling specialty coffee shop, where they take their coffee seriously :)
Chris & Shy
Superb coffee shop located adjacent to Queen Victoria Market
Samantha
Great coffee right next to Queen Victoria Market
10. Market Lane Coffee
10. Market Lane Coffee
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27 local reviews
111 Therry Street, Melbourne
Open now
(03) 9804 7434
Wei Ai
Wei Ai
Bustling specialty coffee shop, where they take their coffee seriously :)
Chris & Shy
Chris & Shy
Superb coffee shop located adjacent to Queen Victoria Market
Samantha
Samantha
Great coffee right next to Queen Victoria Market