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Cafe on Bourke

50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 4200
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (34 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many, many eateries on this street. But this old style cafe has got to be the best value.It's like the old style Greek/Italian milk bars/cafes from the 1950/60s and offers a large menu at bargain basement prices. Eat and enjoy!

Thank Dwight1960
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This doesnt look much when walking past but this place has awide varity of food on the menu and has great pizza and pasta. Also has schnitzels, pancakes, steak and burgers. Very reasonably priced for the top end of the city. Good service as well....More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place wasn't anything fancy to look at but the food was really good. We had basic burgers and sandwiches which were really fresh and so tasty.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly fast service which was just what we needed. Great food we had pizza and risotto. Convenient location just around the corner from the Princess Theatre.

Thank Denise N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful service and amazing food. Authentic Italian restaurant. Staff were attentive without being pushy. Value for money.

Thank Vienna2323
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to have a main at one restaurant and a desert at another. This is the one we decided for the desert. Had a fresh fruit salad (it was very fresh) and a crêpe Suzette. The fruit salad was good but the crêpes were a...More

Thank cannotenteraname
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

I came to this place on a Sunday night for a good way to end a good week and I was very happy to have done exactly that. The food they serve is amazing - great flavours, great texture. The wine list is good and...More

Thank Devdarshini
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I recently ate at Cafe on Bourke. Friendly staff. Food was really good at reasonable price. Fast service.

Thank hem2300
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As tourists in Melbourne it can be quite overwhelming at all of the different food places to choose from. When we stumbled across this cafe we didn't realise what we were in for! Everyone's food was incredible (which is such an impressive feat because the...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Really upset, thinking of enjoying a lovely lunch for my birthday, after previously enjoying good food here. Staff seemed a bit uninterested and a bit sloppy. Food was not up to scratch for the price Pizza was not generous at all Seafood consisted with one...More

Thank phillipislandfamily
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 4200
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