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MadCowes Cafe

17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2560
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (44 reviews)
“bircher muesli” (11 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (31 reviews)
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited today for refreshments. Very busy, with a queue to order. Worth the queue. Lovely spot, great views and service to return for. This cafe keeps giving.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 173ricb
Reviewed 6 days ago

Was a little disappointed with the breakfast we had - although presented well, not very large - have had much better at other places. Quite a busy place but managed to serve everyone within a reasonable time. My grandson ordered the child's serve of pancakes...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kathyborg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

MadCowes Cafe offers a range of menu items for both breakfast and lunch which are not only healthy but delicious. With all meals freshly made on the premises with care and precision, nothing beats a nice breakfast with a great cup of coffee and chai...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mmcp57311
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best open chicken souvalaki salad wrap and freshly squeezed fruit and vege drink. So juicy and fresh

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank K T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy cafe with long queues for ordering coffee/food but if you’re lucky enough to get a table, the food comes out very quickly. We were a group of 7 and all had lovely meals - perfectly poached eggs! Staff were friendly & accomodating. If...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Anisinn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful and great service. A must place to visit and eat. OMG the food is exceptional and the staff beautiful. Thank you for making my stay wonderful.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Q3693KRlisac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at this cafe and enjoyed our experience. We have been there before mostly for excellent breakfasts. Staff are friendly and food is good-we had fish and chips.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Caplink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a treat for a holiday morning. Chill outside with coffee and good meal, the mushroom one is nice. Deep breath with the air and have a far look at the sea, walk back to hotel after good meal, that's really a good morning

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gabriellal94
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

I think the name of the Cafe is a result of how you feel when being a customer on a busy morning... A very crowded Cafe with a line up and order system. This creates a large bank up of people in the middle of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bippsy
Reviewed 15 December 2018

Had two visits at this cafe. Once for coffee and cake, great coffee. A few days later went back for breakfast. We both enjoyed our hor breakfast , tea and coffee. Straight opposite the beach with great views

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Garry N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2560
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