Carlton's got its fair share of cool cafe hangouts, and Vincent the Dog Cafe is one that is much loved by locals. Situated on Drummond Street, it's a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of Lygon Street, offering a more laid-back vibe that locals and their dogs absolutely love. It's a place that nails the essence of a dog-friendly cafe in Carlton, making every visit a relaxing experience.

Vincent the Dog Cafe is all about kicking back with your dog by your side. Here, you’ll find delicious bagels, great coffee, and a welcoming atmosphere for you and your four-legged companion. The backyard seating is a hit, providing a relaxed vibe. It's become the go-to place for local dog lovers looking for quality time with their dogs in a friendly, inviting environment.

Vincent The Dog Cafe Menu

Vincent the Dog Cafe captures the hearts of locals, not only with its dog-friendly ambiance but also through a menu brimming with flavour, freshness, and diversity. Whether you're dropping by for a quick bite or a leisurely sip, you're treated to choices.

The Food

At Vincent the Dog Cafe, the menu features fresh, tasty dishes that don't weigh you down. The portions are on the smaller side, but the prices are spot on, making it the perfect place for a light brunch or to try a bit of everything with friends.

Vincent The Dog Cafe lunch bao buns

They've got a killer lineup of bagels that are anything but ordinary, packing a punch with every bite. You’ll also find cool twists on breakfast favourites like Avo Toast, Mushroom on Toast, and a Veggie Breakfast that’s packed with goodies. It’s the kind of food that makes you feel good, no matter what you’re craving.

They offer plenty of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. A standout is the "Fun Guy" dish—it’s this awesome mix of grilled mushrooms, spinach, crispy sweet potato, pecorino cheese, and a splash of pineapple chutney that hits all the right notes. And if you’re in the mood for something sweet yet savory, the Baos are your go-to.

The Drinks

Vincent the Dog is serious about their coffee game, serving up everything from smooth espressos to rich, single-origin brews that'll please any coffee lover. They also offer Chai, Matcha, and Turmeric lattes, as well as a selection of specialty teas, catering to all kinds of coffee aficionados and tea lovers. Let's not forget the classic hot and iced chocolates for those with a sweet tooth.

Vincent The Dog coffee in Carlton

And if coffee's not your thing, no worries. Vincent the Dog shakes things up with their cheeky breakfast cocktails. Whether you're in the mood for a bubbly Mimosa, a savory Bloody Mary, or an Espresso Rumtini to kickstart your day, they've got your back. For a healthier twist, there's also KOMBUCHA, which sits alongside a range of fresh juices and smoothies. The Purple juice, in particular, is a fresh and zingy choice that's perfect for any time of the day.

Vincent The Dog Purple Juice

Vibe at Vincent the Dog

The atmosphere at Vincent the Dog perfectly complements its delightful menu. With a cozy, covered, dog-friendly courtyard area at the back, it provides a peaceful escape where you and your furry friend can relax and enjoy your meal in peace. This covered area ensures comfort no matter the weather, making every visit a pleasant experience.

If you prefer watching the world go by, there's more seating available at the front. This spot offers a great vantage point to soak in the ambiance of the neighborhood while enjoying your coffee or meal. What ties the whole experience together is the service. At Vincent the Dog, you'll find the service to be friendly and quick.