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Mad Duck Cafe

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Yarra's Edge | 92 River Esplanade, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
+61 3 9681 8882
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Yarra's Edge | 92 River Esplanade, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
Neighbourhood: Docklands
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Took a stroll along the South Wharf promenade looking for a new place to eat. After checking out a number of options along the way we settled on trying this place. I ordered the homemade beef pie and salad and wasn't disappointed. Good food, good...More

Thank Rod102au
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We experienced great service from the cafe. The waitress was very patient towards our big family of 10 with young children. She helped us to rearrange tables to fit all of us outside to enjoy the cooling weather and the view of the dock lands....More

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had brunch here and it was beautiful. The food is delicious and the staff are very friendly with great service.

Thank diannes562
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Attended on a Saturday morning, very friendly staff and great coffee. Meals were massive and very good value, would recommend and visit again.

Thank Y7204JRtom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The place for breakfast at Yarra's Edge!!! This is where the locals go. Open 7am to 3pm. Great views out over the Marina. Excellent coffee and fabulous breakfast menu. Recommend the scrambled eggs (I always get raw red onion on the side), the feta and...More

Thank Ed N
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Did a quick search online this morning on where to go for breakfast which is close to where we are at the Hilton South Wharf and found Mad Duck Cafe. It is very much like your local joint where you can run in & grab...More

Thank IvanLee75
Reviewed 3 April 2016

It's a funny contradiction I actually like this place, it's my local cafe that I take my son to every weekend. But this morning I walked out, the very nasty little man that runs the door quite simply should not be in hospitality, I have...More

2  Thank NikkoMelbourne
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Mad Duck is one of my favorites, it has great food and friendly staff, the only bad thing is it is small and they do not open for dinner

Thank ValentinaFit
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Mad Duck was recommended by friends as a local favourite and we weren't disappointed. The food was tasty and service prompt. We also enjoyed the great view of the marina on the Yarra. I did find the decor a little clinical and inside seating cramped....More

Thank Headsterb
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I love the Mad Duck, we have eaten here numerous times. The coffee is always great my favourite breakfast - the avocado and fetta on toast never disappoints. The wait staff always have a smile on their face and are always pleasant and welcoming. Last...More

Thank JDVM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yarra's Edge | 92 River Esplanade, Melbourne, Victoria 3008, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Docklands
  • Neighbourhood: Docklands
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9681 8882
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