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“Love Marilyn's”
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A Cafe Etc
Ranked #718 of 1,184 Restaurants in Brighton
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

We visit a cafe etc every Sunday morning. The cafe filled with Marilyn Monroe photos is affectionately called 'Marilyn's' by all the Brighton locals.

Carol the lady who owns Marilyn's is friendly and kind and loves having a chat with her customers. Staff are lots of fun and love to have a joke and a laugh with all the locals.

The food is yummy and they are very generous with their serving sizes. There is a private area out the back if you have a larger group of people.

We have been visiting Marilyn's for 12 years now. It is a 60 second walk to the beach and you are welcome to sit out the front under umbrellas if you have a dog.

Go to Marilyn's. Have fun and enjoy but do not forget it is officially named 'a cafe etc' if you are walking down jetty road Brighton looking for it.

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1  Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Whenever we are lucky enough to visit the area, a trip to "Marilyns" is essential. Not a massive menu but all cooked to order generous portions and very good value all served by pleasant staff in an eclectic dining room. I can thoroughly recommend the banana smoothie accompanied by banana and coconut cake.

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1  Thank gjw5050
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

Stale bread, canned asparagus, floury tomatoes and overall appalling food. Bad customer service almost like they were doing us a favor serving us! I became quite ill from the food and do not recommend this place to anyone. Never again!!

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Reviewed 22 October 2012

Lovely breakfast/lunch spot to catch up with friends on Jetty road in the heart of Brightons cafe strip... moments from the beach.Decorated with Marilyn Monroe memorabilia it has a casual persona with wooden picnic style benches inside and an area out the back which is a little crammed but more private.Toilet out here also. On the front footpath outside there are lovely tables for 2-4 people in the part sun/shade which are dog friendly. Gorgeous to sit back, have a chat and watch the world pass by....I love watching Annie, the owner of the neighbouring shop, who is quite a character! Great selection of meals available but I often go for the traditional breakfasts- standard bacon and eggs with tomato $8.90. Instead of getting a table number you are presented with a fake fruit or vegetable on a candlestick. Very busy fun place to hang out.

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2  Thank Earthwalker5
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