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El Gordo

Shop 15, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
+61 401 412 894
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“jamon serrano” (2 reviews)
“soup” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 15, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this quaint narrow lane called Chancery Lane you will find El Gordo. Spanish influence and the food was different and delicious. Everything was great with the exception of the male waiter who was totally "full on", but I am glad I persevered.

Thank ynotcour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little cafe is set in an alleyway grandly named Chancery Lane just off Pall Mall in the centre of Bendigo CBD. There are several cafes in the Lane but we chose this one and thoroughly enjoyed the lunch. There's not much room but it...More

Thank greyadventurer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, the coffee is great but it’s the reasonably priced food that got me excited. Had a fantastic salad of rocket, lentils, beetroot, candied walnuts, feta etc - huge bowl and only $10. Yum. The food has a slightly Spanish, tapas bent eg. jamon croquettes....More

Thank MelbourneGemini
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came to El Gordo with six work friends. We sat outside - they let us put tables together as all tables seemed to be for four people. We were immediately asked for our drink orders and not long after our food. Nice menu - it...More

Thank ccl_1978
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Down a laneway. Quite squeezy but with loads of atmosphere. Had a fun chat with a 'waiter'. He was entertaining and made lunch more fun. The food was great.

Thank Adrienne W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Fantastic little restaurant in a funky alleyway. Great location, excellent friendly service and sensational food

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Very good coffee with flourless orange cake and passion fruit donoughts . Staff were very efficient and friendly.

Thank Househillwood
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

One of the best coffee’s in town, great toasted melts, burgers and the daily soup specials are great.

Thank Phantom_F00die
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Went here for brekky down Chancery Lane near Dispensary Bar. Great coffee (nice depth of flavour and good strength) and ordered jamon serrano and poached eggs. Beautiful jamon and giant crunchy toast with excellent egg. Friendly staff, great vibe. Loved it!

Thank raura
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We grabbed an excellent take away coffee here and decided to return for lunch! Our meals were all good. A small misunderstanding in our order was rectified within a couple of minutes without fuss. The food was lovely and coffee excellent!

Thank 579kathy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 15, Bendigo, Greater Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Bendigo  >  Bendigo
  • Phone Number: +61 401 412 894
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Fully licensed cafe, Light lunches, Boutique coffee, Sweet treats,Tapas, Sangria, Culture
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