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Island Cafe

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171 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6231 3317
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 14:00
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Hobart, Australia
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

As soon as the doors open at eight am there is a steady stream of regulars getting their take away coffee . The ladies behind the counter are always friendly and chatty . Great breakfast menu , my fav is the granola at the moment with the seasonal fruit and honey . Usually end up having a second coffee it... More 

Thank Anntec
Hobart, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

A cute & historic cafe in the 'midtown' precinct, with great takeaway toasted wraps and excellent coffee. Surrounded by independent retail stores and services, near the new UTAS residential development. Cool area!

Thank Katinka_Challen
Greater Hobart, Australia
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We dropped in for breakfast. Modest, a little cramped, but charming. Obviously popular and busy, but we received fast friendly service and a good breakfast with fine coffee at a very good price. Island cafe is excellent value.

Thank Nogreymads
Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I had breakfast here twice while in Hobart. It's a nice looking little place and the prices were very reasonable compared to other cafes I passed on Elizabeth St. The staff were friendly and efficient. Breakfast was very good, though I didn't much like the coffee (maybe just a personal taste issue) so chose tea on my second visit, which... More 

Thank MShrubbery
Hobart, Australia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Island Espresso (Island Cafe) is an amazing find just up Elizabeth St and away from the center. It has 3 levels which include a sun room, lounge area and an upstairs cottage style seating area. Very warm and cozy feeling and quite good food too. The iced coffee here is great as are the other offerings. Solid ownership. Additionally, it's... More 

Thank HMayo
Tamworth, Australia
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

A great little cafe which was a little cheaper than competitors. We had eggs benny, and a range of eggs on toast - all eggs overdone which was a pity. Speedy service - good coffee.

Thank travelouise
Greater Hobart, Australia
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2016

A quaint little restaurant/ coffee shop run by a family but a bit hidden away I and on the edge of the Hobart CBT

Thank Cropalot
Bromley, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Just popped in for a light bite and coffee. Ordered wraps and latte. It food was nice as was the coffee but nothing special. Staff were pleasant and friendly. The cafe is quite quirky and certainly different.

Thank Eileen P
Hobart, Australia
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150 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Island Cafe makes one of the best coffees in Hobart, but tell them if you want your coffee hot, like I do. Next time, they will remember. Their breakfasts are very good and their snacks ditto. I like the quirky nature of the old building, with the lounges and a wonderful upstairs space.

Thank Tasilee
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Came here to find some wifi to do some quick work. Ordered a coffee and a baked good and both were great. There was no attitude when i took out my mac as well (lot's of places hate people on their wifi). Staff was friendly.

Thank Sunil G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Elizabeth St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Hobart
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6231 3317

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?