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MCA Cafe

140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9245 2461
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chicken salad” (6 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I hope not too many people find out about this place. It is really cool as there are spectacular views of Sydney and there are spots both undercover and in the sun you can enjoy. The food and drinks menu has lots of variety and...More

Thank ivana-banana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place for a drink and food while taking in the views of Sydney. Open late on a Wednesday night so good for catch up after work. Friendly staff.

Thank Lisa M
MCA C, Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Lisa M, Thank you for your feedback. We do indeed received many wonderful comments regarding our prime location and food. We look forward to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Warm regards, Venue Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Especially if you go the the MCA, I guess! If you are there on a quiet day you can sit near the wall sized windows at one end and look out on to Circular Quay while you have break and something to eat and drink....More

Thank Scott P
MCA C, Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Scott P, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback in TripAdvisor. Always put a smile on our faces when we received such great feedback. We do indeed received many wonderful comments regarding our food and we constantly change our menu to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be one of the easiest hassle-free venues for a gathering when people are arriving and leaving across an afternoon. Guests sit at tables of varying size (2 to up to our 20) with close views across Sydney Harbour and the dock for...More

Thank Elizabeth O
MCA C, Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Elizabeth O, Always a great pleasure receiving positive feedback from our guests. We do indeed receive many wonderful comments regarding our venue and and we are glad you had an great experience whilst dining with us. Thank you so much and we look forward...More

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Had an enjoyable lunch with friends that ended up exceeding our expectations, given that it was on a Sunday (ie, the place was packed and very busy) and it was wet - so only suitable tables were under cover. There was a bit of a...More

Thank JElliot32
MCA C, Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear JElliot32, Thank you for your Amazing review. We do indeed receive many wonderful feedback regarding our food, service and location. We are so happy that you had a great experience whilst dining with us as we constantly strive to provide our guests the best...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

A nice cafe with a good menu, great views, nice seating and even better on a sunny day. My wife and I visited the MCA Cafe on level 4, at the new end of the MCA Building for lunch, after seeing a movie at Dendy...More

1  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This café is a gem that doesn't seem to be on the tourist trail. We got a table outside with a stunning view of Circular Quay. There aren't a lot of places where you can take a photo that includes both the Opera House and...More

Thank IllinoisTravel4Fun
MCA C, Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Hi IllinoisTravel4Fun, We were glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. we hope to see you again back here at MCA Cafe.

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Lovely little spot to start your day or drop in during a museum visit. Enjoy coming here for breakfast as it has a top view of the harbour. Also the staff are very friendly and efficient - Cheers.

Thank Ren_Marc
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

With wonderful views of the Sydney Bridge and possibly the Opera House if there isn't a huge cruise ship blocking it. This is a great place for lunch. The food is well prepared and delicious. The service good. Impressive that this is one place where...More

Thank Charles J
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Despite the people who were “killing time” waiting to board a cruise liner, which blocked the view of the Opera House, we had no trouble getting a seat Ordered a salad, savoury tart and the pasta special Serves were a generous size and the chicken...More

Thank Rotiman1
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Vivic44
22 March 2016|
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Response from FreshCatering | Property representative |
Hi, no, you don't need to have a ticket to the museum to come to the MCA Cafe. We are on level 4 of the museum and are open from 10am - 4pm Monday to Sunday. Thursday nights we are open until 9pm. Hope to see you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 George St | Level 4, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9245 2461
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