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“quick and easy”
Review of Cafeteria

Cafeteria
Ranked #3 of 38 Restaurants in Black Rock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$25
Cuisines: Australian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: I know, the name is incredibly basic, but the food is good. It is listed on Urban Spoon website and in the Australia Good Food Guide (AGFG) which is a very popular foody magazine. Black Rock is a southern suburb of Melbourne.
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
“quick and easy”
Reviewed 27 July 2013

Great place to drop in for a coffee, brunch, or lunch. Great service, attentive staff- only problem is it is packed on weekends but you can reserve tables!

Visited July 2013
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English first
melbourne
Level 6 Contributor
219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“quick night out”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We had a two couple evening out for dinner. A late start had us famished and waiting to review the specials and the menu. Our wait staff were great, fun ordered and onto all our needs.
The meals came out, entrees, great. Good solid meals for a cooler night. The braised beef x 2 went down a treat. The calamari done to a T.
Mains although not large were sufficient, tasty, well presented. The dessert a little disappointing, looked great tasted fantastic but tiny on a large plate.
A good Friday night just the same.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank richard b
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great service & coffee!”
Reviewed 5 July 2013

My dog & I frequent this place several times a week for a "coffee rest" when out walking. I love the coffee, friendly staff & outdoor heating, and my dog loves the water, the attention from the friendly staff and the outdoor heating! I have also had breakfast & lunch there - always good. The pumpkin & cranberry bread for brekky is to die for (I'd love the recipe??). The house muesli is breakfast & lunch together. Staff are delightful and always happy to oblige. Keep it up!!!

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Michelle C
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Always a winner”
Reviewed 15 May 2013

Best coffee and breakfast in black rock! Staff are always friendly, courteous and professional. The fruit toast is the best I've ever had, it has whole figs, apricots and other delightful fruit in it. Not the bog standard fruit toast you get elsewhere.

Visited May 2013
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Thank India J
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
343 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
“Brunch, Lunch or Friday Night Dinner”
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Cafeteria is an outstanding cafe/restaurant about 15km south of Melbourne city centre and two minutes' stroll to the cliffs and beaches of delightful Black Rock on Port Philip Bay. It's run by a master chef who moved out this way for a more peaceful life - but Cafeteria is so popular, we wonder if he found it! This is a top place to have breakfast or a slow lunch. The base menu is very good but there are always delicious specials and a great cake and dessert choice. We can strongly recommend dinner on Friday night only, two sittings, but you really do need to reserve a table. Good wine list. Excellent coffee. The decor is bright, clean and basic, the service is excellent and the prices reasonable. We've been there many, many times.

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Jules8Perkins
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