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) #2,363 of 4,749 Restaurants in Sydney $ Cafe, , Italian
Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“ham” (2 reviews)
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05:00 - 23:30All hours
Cafe, Australian, Italian
Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Consistency is their key to a successful business And it shows in their service and food. The food is good cafe foods and it is consistently the same time after time. The service is quick, free wifi, tv's and good outer CBD location. The place...More

Thank juliasym0ns
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Tropicana is an institution it's customer range from the rich the poor and the in between. Originally it had the grunge look going for it but some years ago it turned into a modern hot spot. However it has always had quality at an affordable...More

Thank doreen15
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The Tropicana has a steady clientele - the locals keep coming back because of the broad variety of food at very reasonable prices - and service is very good. Daily newspapers are available to read whilst enjoying a coffee or having a meal.

Thank mwakehamqldoz
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cash only - private ATM at door ($2.70 charge) 1 teabag and small pot of hot water = $3.30 Asked for toilet and was directed to it although no attempt to provide key or access at time of asking. Loathsome place! Definitely not coming back...More

Thank Kazawary
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We went there based on its apparent popularity (plenty of customers sitting around). First thing to note is its cash only - no eftpos accepted (there is a cash machine at the door). We ordered a couple of coffees and some breakfast (omelettes etc) -...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

A classic Sydney haunt. Cafe style where you make your order at the counter and advise you location. The ceiling has numbers which assists waitresses locating you. Side orders on toast available with most meals. I always get the large Greek Salad (not really large)...More

Thank spiceylulu
Reviewed 3 December 2016

just little things but always something not right: cream instead of sour cream on the salmon carpaccio; the still wet poached eggs on the eggs benedict seeping water into the muffin; the carrot cake is STALE!! And if you don't want white bread you have...More

Thank diane p
Reviewed 17 November 2016

We're locals and used to eat here regularly. the service has become abysimal so we've avoided it for the last few months. Yesterday we thought we'd go back but things have become worse. Tables were ALL dirty and nobody had been around to clean them...More

1  Thank elizabethPR
Reviewed 1 August 2016

This place is what it is - an un pretentious cafe on the edge of the Cross. Poached eggs on Turkish bread with Italian sausage, Braccio d Ferro, an egg, spinach, ham and provolone cheese combo and soft scrambled eggs top the menu for me....More

Thank PeterGP71
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great choice of food, most of the time well executed without being pretentious, Great value as plates are full. Only main trouble is the service of the dish as waiters/waitress seem lost when dishes for the same table are not ready at the same time....More

Thank Chevreuil7777
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
Vintage lovers flock to Crown Street, and small
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 22
Cafe, Australian, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
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