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376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 9755 2100
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“baguette” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I've visited Ripe multiple times over the last few months, mostly just for coffee but occasionally for brunch/lunch too. Ripe has a very cosy ambiance, especially sweet during the winter where they have a gorgeous fireplace to keep you nice and warm. For the most...More

Thank Haylie-Grace S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here a couple of times on our weekend away. Great variety and interesting food. Friendly service and nice atmosphere.

Thank LilandCol
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This use to be my go to place in Sassafras. Lovely ambience, great food, cute and cozy, and always buzzing. Unfortunately the food that was once so great is now just bland and tasteless, as was the service. At least the surroundings haven't changed. I'm...More

Thank StephenLK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Ripe twice while staying in Sassafras recently, and had been there on previous visits too. It is just lovely, warm, lots of tables for two and share tables if they are busy, inside and outside dining, magazines and papers to read, nice jazz...More

Thank Judith G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needing a coffee and afternoon tea, we stopped at Ripe which was busy but we were greeted warmly and quickly seated. The place was abuzz with tables being re-filled as soon as a party left. Unfortunately, the young lady who attended our table was very...More

Thank flametrees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem had a plethora of pastries on offer as you are welcomed by a roaring fire. Brunch on a windy, icy morning was wonderful and family friendly. A massive outdoor area had a few buckets of toys to keep kids entertained. Padro coffee...More

Thank R35H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely cafe with fresh and locally sourced produce. Very reasonably priced. Open fire in Winter and super cosy on a cold day. Has seating both inside and out. The outside verandah has heating and overlooks gum trees and ferns. Sour dough sandwiches or baguettes with...More

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ripe is a very pleasant place to stop and rest while wandering around Sassafras. Certainly better than Miss Marple's.

Thank Adam V
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This cafe has a great food selection and always yummy desert. Coffee is par excellence. Great little decking out the back or sit under trees out front.

Thank Slater J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Always popular, I last visited this establishment about 10 years ago. From memory, it was a bit of a destination back then, so thought it would be interesting to revisit. I had a hearty pumpkin and coconut soup, just hit the spot on a cold...More

Thank chookiegirl1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 376 Mt Dandenong Tourist Rd, Sassafras, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Sassafras
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9755 2100
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