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PRICE RANGE
AU$6 - AU$14
CUISINES
Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards

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Central Business District
0.3 km from Collins Street
Reviews (440)
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Reviewed 27 November 2023

The experience can either be excellent or merely mediocre, depending on the staff. I've been there twice, and I should have only gone once!

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023 via mobile

Lovely little cafe in a nice location, easy to find. Staff were very friendly and polite. I ordered the smoke sausage toastie (I will be back for!). The latte I received was so good, hit the spot.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 22 May 2023

We were told that this is the best coffee in Melbourne and I have to say that I believed it. We went twice on the weekend and the coffee is glorious. Awesome place and we will go back next time we visit the city.

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 25 April 2023

This tiny place was recommended to me so I figured I try it out. They forgot my order, so I had to remind them. Nevertheless, the long black and the vibe were good, so I gave it a second try two days later. It was...so busy that I almost went elsewhere. This time, the waiter remembered my name, I had my coffee within a few minutes and the recommended plum danish was exquisite. I would definitely return if I am in Melbourne again.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 11 October 2022 via mobile

Brother Baba Budah - I like you a 'latte'. After a recommendation from an old friend there was nothing 'depresso'" about this place. Quirky vibes, great coffee, awesome bacon roll, small but perfectly formed...lack of seating unless you're Lionel Richie and you're dancing on the...ceiling.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 5 September 2022 via mobile

I went here on recommendation from my local barista in Glebe, Sydney. Excellent coffee (double espresso), food (chicken toastie) and service. Great vibe to boot! Recommended

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 February 2022 via mobile

Lives to its name, ratings and hype, the coffee was everything that everyone has been raving about.....and love the quirky decor

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 5 November 2021

We were on vacation and stumbled onto here on our first morning. It was so good we kept on going back each day. Coffee was always consistent despite being a different barista. Cute and cozy place.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 19 September 2021

Always Nice coffee with friends. Welcome, staff all the time beautifully decorated. Defo recommended.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

Always busy coffee shop unless you arrive early between 8-9am. Their coffee can never go wrong. Best for take away as the place is quite little and have only few seats.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 23 January 2020

Small, cozy cafe but very inviting. Nice coffee, friendly service. A steady stream of locals and regulars, which is a good sign. Handy CBD location just near the back of H&M.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 20 January 2020 via mobile

店內老舊的椅子吊滿整個天花板是Brother Baba Budan最具有特別性的特色。店員很熱情幽默,人潮也很多,想喝也要點耐心。 🔷推薦: ✔️♠️Flat White 澳幣$4.5 ✔️♠️Cold Brew Coffee 澳幣$5

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 18 January 2020 via mobile

We wanted a quick breakfast of good coffee and pastry close to our hotel and found this tiny little cafe! Coffee was excellent, service was efficient and the pastries were delicious and so very fresh. It’s busy and not many spots to eat so you...may have to do takeout . Recommend!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 9 January 2020 via mobile

Really outstanding of their coffee! Wht a nice one start on the morning. You will see many people specially come for an coffee before work and here also served with some cakes and pastries inside the cabinet on the bar. Worth to stop and save...an cup of coffee time here :) It’s never know if you didn’t try right!? Cheers with all the Trip Advisor mate!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 26 December 2019 via mobile

Fantastic Coffee, Great Service was very busy lined up well out the door,went there twice on Boxing Day the Staff were awesome considering the amount of people waiting and ordering they handled it with ease👏👏👍

Date of visit: December 2019
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Brother Baba Budan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5