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Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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5:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered bacon and eggs this morning. Had,to send the meal back because the eggs had black muck burnt onto them from a dirty pan. Will not be back.

Thank chifleynews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tropicana was an institution for many years, quick service, good selection of good wholesome food at really reasonsble prices. It’s changed hands and things have changed. Prices up and quality of food, in my experience, had deteriorated. Tonight I ate the salmon ‘daily special ‘....More

Thank Tipperrar
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and I were staying in a hotel nearby for the weekend and wanted somewhere quick and close by for lunch so we ended up here after googling. The experience was pretty terrible. Firstly they don’t accept eftpos (at all, our total was $47...More

Thank musk100
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Change of ownership has not been a good thing for iconic venue.No longer can i get my favourite sandwich there of the last 20 years, why buy such a successful business as this and make changes? Noticeably quiet there the last few times i have...More

2  Thank Graham R
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

New owner, marked decline in service and food quality. Hope things can go back to previous otherwise large space for lease soon on Vic St Darlo

1  Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 6 March 2018

I first stopped at this little café to taste their scrumptious-looking cannoli. It was the best thing ever! I liked the casual, friendly atmosphere and the food looked and smelled good, so I went back for dinner, as I was staying overnight nearby. I enjoyed...More

Thank sfrangia
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Used to be soooo good. Now it's erratic unpredictable and so dumb. Exactly old great staff to pay the new ones peanuts...and if you pay peanuts...

1  Thank O3301ADJohnp
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Had been coming to Trop for years and it’s really gone downhill. Can’t believe I was actually served burnt fries, the waitress looked surprised when I complained & asked for a new lot, it shouldn’t have even left the kitchen. One main meal comes out...More

1  Thank am9246
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

The place has gone downhill. I used to get food there (mostly takeaway as I live just around corner) most nights on the way home from work until about 18 months ago when I had enough of the poor service.staff standing there talking while my...More

1  Thank Paul M
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

If you are staying in the Kings Cross/Darlinghurst areas this cafe is very convenient for a hearty breakfast or lunch. It’s actually just a few hundred metres from Kings Cross station (not Edgecliff) as incorrectly listed on Trip Advisor. There are always plenty of tables...More

Thank Vito M
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of
Paddington showcases streets lined with restored
Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive
features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies.
It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art
galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the
Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist
attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Paddington
  • Neighbourhood: Paddington
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