Cafe Cavallino

November 30, 2011

Last week I went to Cafe Cavallino on Lygon st to get my Italian fix. Having been here once before (a very very long time ago) I wasn’t sure what to expect. However, I was craving something substantial and ordered the Fettuccine Carbonara (sorry hips!).  It was very very rich and perhaps I should have ordered the entree as the main seemed a bit over the top – even though I managed to chow down the whole thing.

For desert I shared Marroncino (mint and chocolate gelati) – even though I was far from hungry. The ice cream was not so good and with the expansive selection of good gelati places on Lygon st, I would have preferred to have gone elsewhere (or had none at all since I was already bursting at the seams!).

This place is pretty good, but being spoilt for selection in Lygon st, I would be hesitant to return again even though my pasta was pretty good , it wasn’t anything particularly special.

Cafe Cavallino
181 Lygon St
Carlton, VIC 3053

 

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