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.

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.