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376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9755 2100
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“cakes” (22 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Ripe is great for a relaxing lunch especially mid week. On the back balcony it is spacious and great for groups with children. There is a little play corner with toys to keep little ones occupied. The food was great, the sweet treat display looks...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a pleasant coffee shop and cafe in the main area of Sassafras that provided good coffee in a pleasant atmosphere.It has outdoor and indoor seating and does a good job.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely find. Nice roaring fire on a cold morning. Great coffee and good food! Devastated I was too full to crack into the fantastic display of muffins / biscuits!

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Similar to a previous contribution, this also used to be my eatery of choice in the area. And perhaps for a coffee, tea and sweet thing, it may still deliver the goods. We tried the veggie platter, with Lindt hot chocolates, neither meeting our tastes....More

Thank Kylie B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We wanted to go to Miss Marples but it was crowded, so we tried here instead, what a good choice! Sat outside under the shade of a tree and watched the world go by and enjoyed a lovely slice of cheesecake and pot of tea....More

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee but the food was the star. Birds nest rosti for breakfast was an absolute winner combo of flavours. Service friendly. Lovely spot to sit outside.

Thank Erin L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A pleasant place if not too crowded, Booking necessary on busy days - and especially if you want to get near the fire. Coffee's fine and food is awesome - coffee and cake through to breakfast and light meals

Thank cnsseymour
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I loved the place and had a platter n desert very nice place to visit and relax.... I would suggest if going to Olinda that's the place to eat....Well worth it..

Thank 146Jan
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Safe to say the most famous restaurant in Sassafras is Mrs. Marples. Lord knows why. RIPE CAFE was sensational. Food, location and service was just perfect. We recommend the Veggie Tasting Plate, Chorizo Risotto and Chicken Breast. Each of us were so satisfied with our...More

Thank ALoBi
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast here with friends and family recently. Two of us ordered friend eggs on toast and specifically asked for the yolks to be runny. We had to return both plates as they came very well done. The young male waiter was indifferent about this,...More

Thank David J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Sassafras
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9755 2100
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