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Villino Espresso

30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 0890
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beans” (6 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
“great coffee” (26 reviews)
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08:00 - 16:30All hours
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
30 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 24 July 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 7 July 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
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Full body, perfectly made, very distinctive flavours depends on what beans you have on that day (single origins). Sweets are very fresh and tasty too. Great table service and very friendly staff, who are passionate explaining their beans and making you the perfect cup of...More

Thank cflyhigh H
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is a bit of an institution in the CBD. The staff just have the right friendly attitude and know what they are doing. The new Student accommodation nearby is obviously adding to their popularity - How is everyone going to fit into the tiny...More

Thank grimrater
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I had been recommended this shop for great coffee and service. I wasn't disappointed. Excellent service by friendly staff. They were prompt and chatty. Recommend the banana bread too.

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Small cafe, but great coffee and cakes. Just north of central city. Worth the walk up from the main street.

Thank happysheepChina
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The 3 of us were very pleased with the quality of the mocha and sourdough served by this tiny hipster cafe. The staff were lovely and so were all the customers of this tiny hole in the wall. And i saw a large number of...More

Thank Farnaz A
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Amazingly simple and coffee in its purest!! Super friendly girls on the floor, and offer great coffee retail products too.. certainly a must stop off for a caffeine hit, and potentially the best in Hobart!!!

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Good coffee in a cute quaint little place. The staff are friendly and helpful and it's a relaxing place to sit. Just a nice little spot in the city.

Thank Hobartlife
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of coffee/cafes,houses,shops in Hobart to experience. I found the Villino Expresso cafe about 4 to 5 days into my holiday and up to then had not experienced a quality coffee experience. For me a coffee has to provide me notable flavours...More

Thank James C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 15:00
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
  • E-mail
Established in 2008, Villino Espresso is the retail outlet for Hobart based coffee roasters, Villino Specialty Coffee. It is also the big brother to Ecru Coffee, a hole-in-the-wall coffee outlet located 20 metres down Criterion Street. The Synesso Hydra 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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