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Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
08:30 - 16:00
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Torquay, Australia
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30 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a hello or welcome. Very 80's feel. Coffee not the best and meals very ordinary. Waitress was delightful though. Needs an update to keep up with other establishments.

Thank Morrisa20
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282 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never far from the sea, this cafe does justice to its location and to the locally produced food. Lovely grub. Thanks a lot.

Thank Iain S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal at a good price, staff very friendly & willing to help. Pete & Susie are great hosts. We started with cocktails, oysters & calamari entree, then lovely fresh snapper, followed by a creme brûlée. Delicious.

Thank Vicki H
Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location. Very busy. Food takes some time to be served .... maybe can't keep up with amount of orders. Very average meals. Look better than they taste. Coffee brand is "illy" ...not greatest coffee brand.

Thank Skiposo
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service and food, constant bustling crowds are always a good sign and all staff work extremely well under pressure

Thank Jess H
Traralgon, Australia
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a latte here and still weak coffee thinking g there must be a shortage of coffee beans in Apollo Bay this year...! Service not the. Eat obviously into just getting people I and out no hi or thanks...!

Thank Leanne C
Paris, France
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I went into this cafe to grab some takeaway coffee for my wife and I. The long black was so hot and burnt that it was totally undrinkable and my latte was so weak and an absolute disappointment. I would say that if you can't get your coffee right then stay out of the game.

Thank deyles3
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

While staying in Apollo Bay we walked along the boardwalk and were immediately drawn in by the specials. Wonderful Prawns, Mussels, Salmon but my favourite was the Yellow Fin Tuna. Served on a bed of stir fry veg, it was fantastic. The Cafe has a relaxed seaside feel and friendly staff. Desserts looked good but was too full to try... More 

Thank RemyLeBeauKerry
Melbourne, Australia
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141 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We were lucky enough to be able to score enough tables for 10 for breakfast at this corner café in very busy Apollo Bay. Breakfast fare was simple, plentiful and delicious. Nothing special on the menu front but if you’re after good food, served quickly during the high season in Apollo Bay, you won’t be disappointed. Coffee and iced coffees... More 

Thank HappyBuddha247
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We were staying in the bay and were recommended this cafe for breakfast. Great choices on the menu a very popular and busy place. Good breakfast.

Thank Kimbearly28

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: 0352371123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?