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Cafe 153

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Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
08:30 - 16:00
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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff and very nice food made this a really pleasant lunch spot. Coffee was also good. Lots of choice on the menu and despite being busy, they didn't keep anyone waiting long.

Thank KateW37
Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried Cafe 153 after receiving a local recommendation, and were so happy we did! Loved the atmosphere, and they had a good selection of breakfast items. I thoroughly enjoyed the veggie breakfast with a poached egg. Great way to end our trip to Apollo Bay.

Thank jellybean360
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for breakfast to start the day - friendly staff, helpful -poached eggs and bacon on toast - good food, and reasonably priced. Recommended

Thank Barrie R
Herzliya, Israel
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231 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent breakfast this morning at Cafe 153. The menu is rich and diverse. The service was a little slow, the coffee was long gone until the food arrived, but otherwise all was fresh and well cooked. If you ask for coffee to be brought together with food you are out for a perfect breakfast.

Thank Dan R
Fremantle, Australia
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167 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for brunch after driving the Great Ocean Road. Had eggs benedict which were yummy. First time to Apollo Bay and were very impressed.

1 Thank ChairmanWIFB2013
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very conveniently located and service was pleasant. Food was exactly as ordered with the poached eggs perfectly cooked.

Thank Robert W
Vancouver, Canada
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Frustrating menu. Either breakfast with all meat sides or all veggies. When I asked to substitute the grilled tomato for a piece of bacon I was told it would be $3.50 more for the bacon. No reduction for the tomato removal. (They are both 3.50 as add ons). Food was pleasant enough but nothing spectacular. $50 for two all veggie... More 

Thank rainyvancouverfoodie
Perth, Australia
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the best omelettes I've ever eaten. Pretty good service. Good coffee. All round a good place for breakfast.

Thank Paula F
Torquay, Australia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Not a hello or welcome. Very 80's feel. Coffee not the best and meals very ordinary. Waitress was delightful though. Needs an update to keep up with other establishments.

Thank Morrisa20
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283 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Never far from the sea, this cafe does justice to its location and to the locally produced food. Lovely grub. Thanks a lot.

Thank Iain S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ocean Road, Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Apollo Bay
  • Phone Number: 0352371123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?