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Cafe Mint

579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9319 0848
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Turkish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with the mezze plate and fried cauliflower. The entrees would have been sufficient portion as a main if you are not a big eater. Our mains of ravioli and beef cheeks was very generous and we were amply satisfied. The beef cheeks were...More

Thank Love_Life_Sydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service outstanding. Menu is targeted and tight - so the kitchen does what the do and they do it with excellence. Superb coffee. Friendly staff. Top marks.

Thank ManCandi
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This is my fifth time here - the reason we keep coming back is the food - really good - especially the roast chicken dish. It’s expensive, however, in the food is worth it plus, it’s got a nice vibe. In the past, the service...More

Thank Tim30549
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I've been a customer of Cafe Mint for many years. The food was always tasty and the staff were always friendly. But not today. I waited so long for her to ask me if I wanted anything else, having finished my main meal, that she...More

Thank Rachel K
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner for 4 Saturday night was enjoyable with very friendly and attentive staff. Choice of wine was good with Argentinian Malbec easy to drink. You can BYO but at just under $15 bottle corkage it can be touch and go. Food was good if not...More

Thank Droman_2035
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Four of us had the Special Egg & Bacon Sandich with coffee for $11 eat in. We felt like a light snack and this was perfect made in Turkish bread. We had the choice of tomato or barbeque sauce. The coffee was delicious! A lovely...More

Thank sueellen2
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

If you want proper baked eggs with Shakshuka then this is as authentic as it gets and add a Sucuk beef chorizo and you are in heaven if you like this type of food. Many Sydney restaurants claim To provide this for breakfast but fall...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great little spot. The tea is delicious, we shared a few dishes which was all delicious. Helpful and friendly staff. A great meal, certainly return👍

Thank JenBow0000
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. I always order the baked eggs chachouka and sucuk. They usually never disappoint me. But last time the dish was too watery. I hope they return back to their usual standard in the future. If it was as...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a favourite amongst our foodie group but I think a chance of hands means a change of direction for this Surry Hills staple. It was expensive and sub par. Hopefully that changes soon.

Thank Benjamin_Hollywood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9319 0848
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Located at the Cleveland Street end of Crown Street, Cafe Mint is a cafe by day, restaurant by night, establishment that celebrates the cuisines and flavours of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Interesting breakfast items, quick and tasty lunches and delicious exotic dinner dishes keep this busy eatery full, especially at weekends. Licensed and BYO (Tue-Thu only) it's an ideal spot for a memorable meal in Sydney's most restaurant dense suburb, Surry Hills.
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