No more $5 stubbies of home brew.

No more digital deer massacres with the well-worn plastic handsets of Big Buck Hunter.

No more bellowing old men at late-night football World Cup screenings.

No more drunkenly stabbing pool cues at blurry orbs on a patchy field of green.

Saturday May 6 will be the last night of service for Melbourne institution Café Romantica, a venue beloved by generations that span Brunswick's societal mix (Andras Fox and Oscar Key Sung even dedicated an album to it.).

On Saturday, the 24-hour pizza and pasta joint is closing after more than 30 years of service.

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Grace, Gabe and Dominique, you are Gods among men. Thank you for always being there to look after us when we needed hot, cheesy things to line our stomachs.