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Rosie's Cafe

48 Johns River Rd, Johns River, New South Wales 2443, Australia
+61 2 6556 5405
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hamburger” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
48 Johns River Rd, Johns River, New South Wales 2443, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been calling at Rosie's Café for a number of years. It may be for breakfast, lunch or just a coffee. Each visit we are welcomed. The service is prompt and the coffee and food first class. And they serve the best tasting eggs.

Thank Jeff J
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Called in to have a coffee but ended up ordering a bacon & egg roll as well, glad we did not 1 egg but 2 yummo, coffee was just as good. All staff members were very friendly & fast service

Thank Colleen H
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Breakfast after markets, only had 2 breakfast menu's they were being used by other patrons, so just order from waitress. Bacon and egg rolls and coffee cost $35, the food was cold when delivered to the table and was lack lustre and not at all...More

Thank LIZ11GC
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Off the main highway, so a good place to pull over, stretch your legs and enjoy a cuppa and scone. They even have a few items that can be take-away if you want to hit the road again. Friendly staff, they seem to care if...More

1  Thank Annamarie D
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Had a ham and salad sandwich and a coffee. Cute little courtyard to sit out in and air con inside. Service was very good too. They actually cared about their customers and the food. Will return if passing through again.

Thank Cassandra H
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

When me and my family of four pulled in to have a coffee and a break off a six hour drive as we parked we noticed a female employee pulling empty beer bottles from the bin (ungloved) then said if it was our rubbish we...More

Thank jaykobdekandyia
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We went for a drive from Taree especially to try out the hamburgers and wasn't disappointed.I had a plain one and my partner had the works really tasty.They also have a great menu for other dishes.

Thank Kim W
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Nice food, friendly atmosphere and seconds off the main highway if you're heading south as you pass through St Johns River

Thank Rick3443
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Been meaning to call in for years and finally did. Had the Rosie’s breakfast which was nicely done and kept me going for the morning. Coffee was good, friendly service. Couple next to me enjoyed but had a bit of trouble with order. I’d visit...More

Thank jrr270455
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Stopped for morning tea. Staff were friendly, fast and efficient. Food was definitely above average with generous portions. All cakes/slices/muffins home made and served with great tasting coffee - the Holy Goat brand. Worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Johns River Rd, Johns River, New South Wales 2443, Australia (Formerly Rosie's Cafe & Gallery)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Johns River
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6556 5405
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Rosie's Cafe is in the heart of the tiny village of Johns River just north of Taree. Nestled in the arms of the Three Brothers the area has long been known for its natural beauty. Rosie’s is a vision of picture postcard rusticity and is the home of “rusticuisine”, locally grown, seasonally based, good, simple food prepared by Rosie's food evangelist Luke, who sources the majority of his ingredients from the Café’s own kitchen gardens which are chemical and pesticide free. The gardens are enriched by the in-situ worm towers which recycle the cafés green waste into organic fertilizer. The basic menu is always embellished with specials featuring seasonal ingredients, and there is always something decadent for dessert, if you have never tried Luke’s Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie then you are in for an indulgent treat. Rosie's also has a Gallery, currently on exhibit are the works of local artist Judy Bray. Rosie’s gift shop is located within the Gallery area where you will find some delightful and unique gifts, beautiful decorator pieces for the home and delightful bath, body & beauty products as well as pre-loved clothing, ceramics and hand made jewellery. Rosie's also has a great range of cookbooks and gourmet products. The courtyard offers covered outdoor dining or relax under a shady umbrella and enjoy a perfect cup of Holy Goat coffee with your meal or a slice of delicious house made cake. We even have our own resident ghost. Her name is Amy and she is often glimpsed through a window or heard whispering in the Gallery.
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