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USD 7 - USD 18
Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 July 2021

Found this place by accident, so we stopped in for a coffee. After driving though one of Mildura's newer estates (and this one on the water side), we strolled past the many House Boats available for hire we came upon the Dockside Cafe. Our Canadian...host was excellent and we were treated to one of Mildura's best tasting coffees (we are from Melbourne). The views of the Murray and the accompanying Mildura Docklands provides a very relaxing experience that I personally recommend. Try it for yourself, and I am sure you will agree.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 23 May 2021 via mobile

Great little location. After checking in we were shown to a table. It was lovely sitting out on the deck watching the world go around. The menu had a good variety of items particularly Gluten Free options. I had the calamari salad and my husband...had a Chicken BLT burger. Both of these were fresh and delicious. Most patrons seemed lical so it was not overrun with tourists. Very yummy. Would be visiting again.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 16 January 2021 via mobile

Great food. Great staff. Great views. We spent three hours there while our kids were using the rental kayaks you can also get here. Holly was amazingly helpful and the other staff were professional. I had one of the best chicken Caesar wraps I’ve had...in ages. My youngest had the steak sanga which looked great. And the cheesecake was the perfect end to the afternoon.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 7 January 2021 via mobile

Met with other family members for lunch. Staff were fantastic - friendly and professional. Meals including kids were delicious. Full table service and quick to get drinks and our meals. Definitely recommend and we will be back.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 27 November 2020 via mobile

Very enjoyable breakfast and a great view! The staff were lovely and made us feel very welcome. Will definitely return when we come back to Mildura :)

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020

The location of this cafe is a winner. On one side of the Marina with bush land on the other side. The menu covered a wide range of dishes. There was inside or outside seating. It is wise to book to get an umbrella covered...table. The carp were milling around below the dock. The sun was shining. A great lunch was had!More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 14 February 2020 via mobile

At least there is a nice view. (If you have that one good table). The best thing they have going for them is the view onto the Murray river -inlet. Seriously the place was empty and there were two tables were in the shade on...the deck. After being told it was table service and being left to find a table by myself. As no one else was in the restaurant I chose a table in the shade. When ordering I asked asked if my table choice was ok and was told it was fine. Literally as my food came out I was asked to move as the table had been booked. All available tables were now in the sun. Also no one had arrived to take my table. The place was still empty virtually. It seemed that I was just too much of a bother to them.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 11 January 2020 via mobile

A bit over rated. It's OK. Not much variety. Not really busy. Food was oily. Coffee was nice. View is great Staff are friendly and it's clean. Just not my style of food.More

Date of visit: March 2019
Jodie B, Front Office Manager at Dockside Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2020

We are sorry to hear breakfast wasn't to your liking, we try and have a range of choices on the menu to appeal to most. When we're not flat out, we are happy to adjust a meal to an individuals preference. Hopefully you may try...More

Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

We had breakfast, 2 young children who are dairy free, 6 adults (my husband & I being vegan) The were able to change a meal for us to vegan & offered some great swaps! We were so happy & full! A great little playground for...the kids too. Couldn’t compliment the staff enough!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed 29 October 2019

Located in a relatively new marina estate this cafe has a lot going for it in terms of location quietness and water based activities where items can be hired. It's menu is necessarily limited but it is not appropriate to advertise that you have gluten...free food available when what is listed is not available or, indeed gluten free. Staff also need to know the menu, although, to their credit they did check more than once with the kitchen about various dishes. A gluten free dish was finally devised and was declared as fine by the consumer. I had a seafood dish and it wa clear that this was pre prepared packaged frozen seafood which had been deep fired. While that was and OK dish it's not what i expected from a cafe in such a location. It could be so much better.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Response from Jodie B | Property representative |
At the moment they aren't on the menu but they still are available upon request depending on how busy the café is that morning. They currently have waffles. If you pre-book and mention that you would like pancakes for breaky... More
Catherine F
6 September 2016|
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Response from daydreamer49 | Reviewed this property |
There is a back door which used to be for the public to exit but it's now staff only. I suggest you call them and explain, and ask if your mum could use that as a one-off, because that would take her directly into the... More
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Yes, Dockside Cafe offers takeaway services.

Dockside Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4