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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 11 February 2024

I come here for breakfast on a whim. I had been here a few times before, alone and with a friend. This time I ordered the "Banana Bread Stack" and a "Matcha Latte". Both were delicious. The person bringing out my food and beverage was...incredibly friendly.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 March 2022 via mobile

I have been to piggy back cafe a few times now because it has a good vibe and the food is great. However…. Today I decided to take my fiancé and my one year old toddler to celebrate my 28th birthday. We sat down and...ordered. My fiancé had the bacon, eggs and hash brown with a chocolate thick shake. My toddler had mini pancakes with a baby chino and I had a goodness bowl and a latte. The latte and baby chino came out pretty quick followed by the goodness bowl. Time went on and my partner still had no drink and no food. I had to approach the staff and ask where the food was. Turns out the thick shake was not added to our order, when my fiancé finally got his food it was dry and oily, to the point where he would have gotten a better meal at McDonalds. I had not finished my bowl yet and four staff members came around wanting to clear my bowl. Not too mention, the staff had poor communication amongst one another because our meals went through all the other patrons because they lost the docket with our table number on it. We kept getting interrupted when trying to enjoy our meals to see if the meals coming out of the kitchen were ours. Needless to say we were left feeling disappointed with such a good cafe. I am now hesitant to return from this experience.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 22 January 2022

We ate here for breakfast today. 3 adults, a 4yr old and a toddler. My husband had the hungry giraffe and a soy cappucino. He said the beans were cold, like they were straight out of the can. The haloumi was rubbery, like eating a...tyre. The mushrooms were garbage and the poached eggs were hard boiled and tasted of vinegar water. My brother and I had the smashed avocado which stated it came with a vegan option. I asked the waitress what they replace the fetta with, she said nothing. I asked if the price is then altered, but no. Honestly, you're removing something from it, that is not a vegan option! It's 2022, sort yourself out. The meal was bland and very underwhelming. My daughter had some hash browns, they were probably the only edible thing. She also had a rainbow hot chocolate, which looked gross (basically turned a horrible blue brown colour). They didn't offer any kid sizes so she had a giant mug. Hubby said coffee was just ok, and I had a soy chai latte which was overly sweet. Service wasn't anything special. Overall, wouldn't return.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 14 December 2021

Good little meeting place for breakfast. Atmosphere is relaxed and happy, offers good service and nice food.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 7 March 2020

The food here is like works of art, everything is presented so beautifully. The best thing is it tastes as good as it looks. Rainbow lattes, pancakes, French toast,waffles I've tried them all and more. This is my regular go to for brunch dates. Keep...up the good work guys!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 24 November 2019 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast before heading to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and Mount Cootha. Friendly staff and great food outside the CBD. Definitely would recommend if you’re in the area.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 28 July 2019 via mobile

Lively colourful cafe. We had the popcorn chicken waffle. Very yummy and definitely recommend. Will come again.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 8 April 2019 via mobile

an enjoyable breakfast although prices especially for smoothies were quite expensive Meals came out quickly and were very nice

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Visited today on a very warm day. Located in a small set of shops with parking on street and behind the front of the shops. Premises have tables outside which would be nice on a cooler day. We chose inside as it had air conditioning....Order at the register and payment can be made by card. There is water available in containers. We ordered nocchi, 2 x bacon and eggs and another of toast. All meals were well received and hit the spot. Nice menu options. Coffee was $5 for a large cup and was full of flavour. So a great brunch and a good findMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

A small group of us had a lunch date there today. While menu options at first seemed limited in number, there was a wide variety of light meals available and our party of four had no difficulty in making a selection. I selected gnocchi with...mushrooms, asparagus and truffle oil which was tasty, garlicky, savoury deliciousness. Portion size was ideal for lunch and good value at $17.00. Meal service was quick and meals appeared within 15 minutes and while the cold drinks were served a while after the meals, they were made fresh to order and were worth the wait when all is said and done. Customer service was also attentive. No reason why I won’t be back. Recommend for an easy casual light meals, tasty fresh juices or smoothies or the famous coloured coffees for only $6 which are works of art in them selves are are a ‘must get’More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Even though a very enjoyable experience, the atmosphere and menu is very trendy/hipster type, leaning towards the Instagram crowd with their cutesie and colourful food items

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Popped into this local gem to try their rainbow coffee. It is very insta worthy and a fun drink to try out!! Also had a blue pina colada smoothie and the new potato hash! Friendly staff, lots of natural light, quick food. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I tired this place out today...just for takeaway coffee. The place was filled with people was immediately greeted with a friendly good morning with a smile and as I waited for my order (which took a long time) I watched the young girls very productively...and efficiently filling orders. Probably not the place to go for takeaway coffee, more of a sit down breakfast cafe. The food looked great that was being taken out to the tables so i will definitely give this place a try for food very soon! Coffee was great By the way!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Considering there has been so many articles about how great this cafe is, I thought I would may as well give it a go. Customer Service ⭐⭐ Coffee ⭐⭐ Food ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Atmosphere ⭐⭐⭐ Presentation ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Overall ⭐⭐⭐ The staff there looked like they were all...dying to go home, and it would have been nice go be greeted instead of "what do you want" We ordered our food and coffees. It took over 15 minutes to receive our coffee and it wasnt even that busy, the espresso was very bitter and the coffee was flavorless. Presentation however was fantastic. The sweet potato chips were very fresh and crispy. It's a hit and miss for me.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

It’s dangerous that this place is so close to where I live. They have the best scrambled eggs and it comes with a house made relish. The coffee has nice if you like that earthy taste and the muffins!! I had a salted caramel and...chocolate chip one, I’m still dreaming about it.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Piggy Back Café is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4