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Umberto Espresso Bar

822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
+61 3 9494 9654
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
“panna cotta” (4 reviews)
“rocket salad” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the vibe at Umberto. I went here for breakfast and while there’s mainly eggs on offer they definitely give you broad options when it comes to a basic egg. Delicious coffee too, always a necessity in Melbourne. Great service, will be back soon.

Thank Emily S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Since I found this little Italian gem about a year ago I’ve probably been there 20 times - breakfast, lunch and dinner; I’ve done them all. Most shifts the owner Marco, is there behind his machine and always with a big smile on his face....More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Visited here recently for a friends birthday. Food really good but selection is really small and pricey Salad that came out was only lettuce. Drinks slightly expensive. Very noisy and you are assigned and allocated time slot to eat. Ten minutes before our slot is...More

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Not many dishes to choose from. Small servings, exorbitant corkage fee($10) salad was only lettuce, no tomato, no cucumber. Waiters' english not quite up to standard. Noisy, packed and will not be returning.

1  Thank elvi30
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We love Umberto! We’re spoilt for choice around here, but it’s tempting to go to Umberto every time we go out as it’s so reliably good - and excellent value for money. The main menu hasn’t changed for a while but that’s fine, because its...More

Thank PowPow73
Reviewed 22 December 2017

No pizzaz here, just good old fashioned service and great food. The serving size is just right as is the price. The wine list is not overdone offering a straightforward selection of reds and whites, Italian of course, leaving room for boutique style Italian beers...More

1  Thank Traveller540
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Felt like I was in Italy, lovely friendly service. Amazing pasta just perfect, We enjoyed the atmosphere as much as the beautiful authentic food. Only a tiny thing but my partner felt his serve was a little to small. Need to make a booking as...More

1  Thank Jacqui L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Lovely little place. Need to make a booking as it does get busy. Let me begin by saying the service at Umberto is wonderful. The staff are attentive, friendly and informative. My wife and I visited this wonderful little restaurant recently. I had the ragu...More

Thank ckepas
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Umberto Espresso was on out menu today as we felt like eating Italian food ☺. The venue is really rustic, simple and very 'Northern' suburbs 😅, but don't judge it by the look. Service was top notch, friendly and caring 🙌. We sat down and...More

1  Thank Must be H
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely family atmosphere. A bit noisy but staff so friendly I felt like a regular. My pasta and rocket salad were great choices, will be back

Thank faulknerfamily2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 High St, Thornbury, Darebin, Victoria 3071, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Darebin  >  Thornbury
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9494 9654
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