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The Merricks General Store

) #2 of 4 Restaurants in Merricks $$ - $$$ Cafe, ,
3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
+61 3 5989 8088
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I really like this place, its atmosphere, its food and friendly service staff - plus the gallery and the shop. However, I can never help but feeling a little ripped off. It did say "roasted pork belly w cumquat glaze, parsnip purée, baby vegetables &...More

Thank Koelle1999
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our second visit, but the first was over 5 years ago and was very good back then. We visited for lunch and the staff were friendly and welcoming. We were offered complimentary wine tasting to begin with, which was very nice. This lead...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We recently made our second trip to Merricks General Store for lunch and were pleased to see that it was just as good the second time around. We arrived about 15 minutes early, so we opted to start with a bit of wine tasting, which...More

Thank JeffWins2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken here for birthday lunch and thoroughly enjoyed it. Casual yet attentive staff and diverse interesting food. Friendly welcome starts for a good visit!

Thank melody8882016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit for breakfast and I was surprised at how small the breakfast menu was. There wasn't even an option to have toast and jam, which was what I felt like. I ordered scrambled eggs, which were nice but nothing special. Service...More

Thank Mez W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy but a nice atmosphere, staff were attentive and polite, the food was ok but pretty bland ( lacked seasoning ), I had the seafood rissoto which consisted of saffron rice 4 prawns a 3 pieces of sugar cube size mulloway fish and 8...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There were five of us and having booked earlier, we were thankful to having done so as this little gem gets very busy! All of our main courses were delightful except for my burger. When l ordered the burger medium rare the waiter's response was...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been here before so we thought we would give the restaurant another try mid week. The barramundi was on special and that was good. It was served with parsnip and a celeriac sauce. $36. I had the steak (medium) "grilled o’connor natural grass...More

Thank Max W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We have been there many times over the years. Food is always of a very high standard. Wine selection of local producers is good, although a 'tad' expensive.

Thank Colin H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Spur of the moment decision for a long lunch. Headed in a general direction and came upon this busy looking place. Buzzingly busy in fact. We didn't have reservations but they happily found seats for us at the bench near the window. We were happy....More

Thank Yazkool
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$48
Cafe, Australian, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
08:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3460 Frankston-Flinders Rd, Merricks, Victoria 3916, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Merricks
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5989 8088
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Authentic country charm with delicious food and welcoming staff this tin and timber shed is a destination not to be missed. The Merricks General Wine Store is a Peninsula icon established in 1924. Today it serves as the Cellar Door for Baillieu, Elgee Park and Quealy wines. The French inspired seasonal menu on offer for breakfast and lunch can be enjoyed by discerning tourist and locals 7 days a week. Customers are able to dine at table, taste wines by the open fire, on the sea view deck or under the vines whilst experiencing the rustic country atmosphere of this charming heritage building.
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