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Tusk Cafe

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133 Chapel Street, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
+61 3 9529 1198
08:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Terrible service! I'd been to this place before and got an average coffee but this morning I thought I would give it another shot. I went to the walk up window since I had my puppy with me. 3 out of three of the staff looked at me to see I was waiting for service. 2 of them continued to... More 

Thank Justin R
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I had the pleasure of stumbling on Tusk on my last visit to Melbourne. We were staying within walking distance of Chapel st and went to find a GOOD coffee. Tusk provided not only a good Soy coffee for myself but the others also thought their non Soy coffee was worth a repeat visit. Our second visit, the next day... More 

Thank Maggie D
Melbourne, Australia
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120 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

One of our favourite places for brekkie on Chapel St. Eggs Benny is always amazing. Good coffee good location for people watching.

Thank aussieboy126
Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

It was nice sitting outside on a warm Autumn's evening. It wasn't too busy, service was fast and friendly. We had a grazing platter, which was loaded with a variety of goodies. It's a nice place with a good menu, I would recommend giving it a try.

Thank tiny_dancer16
Dovje, Slovenia
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130 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch while walking the Chapel st. There are a lot of different restaurants here, but we opted to sit outside, in a leafy shade, so we picked out Tusk. We really liked the ambient. We had a Chicken tandoori chicken burger and a Tusk beef burger. Both were served on crunchy bun and had fries as... More 

Thank matevzh
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41 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

I have been going to Tusk for over a decade. Francis the owner take exceptional care of his clients, running a busy cafe like a five star restaurant. For breakfast there is no better place to be, make sure you get one of its homemade hasbrowns. Its still the best place Ive had paella even though its cuisine is technically... More 

Thank Uplito
Paris, France
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

For those who may not know, Australia has no law against traffic noise. And Chapel St is the center of Bikers. Tusk has a very nice terrace that does not is directly on the street. The staff is very helpful and available. The food is simple but very tasty. We enjoyed a lot this place and would recommend it as... More 

Thank BrunoBibou
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We're visiting Melbourne and arrived late at night. Wanted to get a decent dinner somewhere. We found this nice restaurant. Had some share plates to start (tiger prawns with prosciutto and avocado + grilled cheese and turkish bread). It was yum and we thought we were full but... After enjoying a nice beer we were ready to order mains! We... More 

Thank Flo A
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for lunch and met friends on a Friday afternoon. We sat outside, tables were clean. Staff were really friendly and quick with service. We got there between breakfast & lunch menu times so had the choice from both. We had the sharing plate and it was delicious!! Generous portion size too! Lovely cafe to try if you're looking... More 

Thank Caroline M
cambridge,New Zealand
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93 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We loved this, Sri Lankan cuisine, excellent food, and great service.We would go here again.Parking was easy and being a little out of the CBD means you are not fighting with crowds for a table, though given the food quality you should be,

Thank SueC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 133 Chapel Street, Windsor, Stonnington, Victoria 3181, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Stonnington  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9529 1198

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