The Best Cafes on Lygon Street, Brunswick East

Some say Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so let’s list out some of the best cafes to visit on Lygon Street, which happens to be just a stone’s throw away from our village.

When determining the best breakfast spots we’ve looked at what the menu has to offer and then, arguably most importantly, the quality of the coffee. The cafes below not only serve cracking breakfast dishes but have some of the best coffee that Lygon Street has to offer.

Please note that these are in no particular order, but we do suggest you try them all and let us know which cafe made your number one!

El Mirage

349 Lygon Street Brunswick East 3057

Locals will know this place but for those new to the area this fine establishment has lasted the test of times and has been around since 2007 – a true testament to how good their offering is. Have you ever gone to a cafe and thought that the food is just too fancy? Sometimes what you’re after is something nice, simple and wholesome, and El Mirage is just that! It does simple food really, really well. It’s a fantastic option for breakfast, brunch or lunch and it’s worth noting that this place is family friendly.

Padre Coffee Brunswick East

438-440 Lygon Street Brunswick East 3057

Locals will know this place but for those new to the area this fine establishment has lasted the test of times and has been around since 2007 – a true testament to how good their offering is. Have you ever gone to a cafe and thought that the food is just too fancy? Sometimes what you’re after is something nice, simple and wholesome, and El Mirage is just that! It does simple food really, really well. It’s a fantastic option for breakfast, brunch or lunch and it’s worth noting that this place is family friendly.

East Elevation

351 Lygon Street Brunswick East

Those big, mysterious red doors. You may have wondered what is behind them! Well for those wondering, it’s an impressive café serving up all your favourites and more. The staff are all you would expect in Brunswick East – super nice, creative and considerate. The food is what you expect at most cafes, the best bit being that most of the food is locally sourced from their own veggie garden, so you know that the flavour is going to hit you hard in all the right places. Cafe and artisan chocolate factory by day, events space by night. This space is exceptional and has a lot to offer.

Brunetti

380 Lygon St | Carlton Vic

If we’re talking Lygon Street we would feel horrible if we didn’t mention this institution. Brunetti has been serving coffee and food since forever and if you have not had a Brunetti experience, we cannot recommend this cafe highly enough. Brunetti has their own coffee blend and some of the best pastry you can imagine. This place allows all of your senses go on a magical ride and it’s one that you will want to get back on again and again.

So, if you want this and more all at your doorstep, now is the perfect time to own your own apartment in Brunswick East. There are plenty of apartments for sale in Brunswick East and we urge you to take a tour of our display suite and consider calling Brunswick East home.

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