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MadCowes Cafe

) #1 of 61 Restaurants in Cowes $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2560
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a friend staying with us and decided on this place as a result of previous comments.......definately not disappointed

Thank 877garyi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always come here for breakfast when staying on Phillip Island, great atmosphere, views of the bay and a lovely little menu to choose from. Always check out the specials board, some great home made options. Outside and inside seating available, staff are very friendly...More

Thank mightypink6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious raspberry chocolate muffin today and a takeaway coffee both were lovely. The cafe appeared to have a nice wide selection of cabinet foods and the views from the esplanade in the sun were gorgous.

Thank Janine45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by MadCowes for a takeaway coffee and drink. Cute spot for a meal or drink. Nice seating inside or outside. We had a yummy soy chai latte and chocolate frappe. Both delicious takeaway.

Thank Tania W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friday morning before we headed home we called into Madcowes for breakfast, grab a menu as you head to a seat in this nicely decorated family friendly restaurant. From when you place your order to when it arrives is not much of a wait and...More

Thank Phil E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated number one restaurant/coffee shop in Cowes for a reason. MadCowes is a hub of great food, and very good beverages. The place to go for a meeting or to chat to a friend. With North facing windows it is toasty warm in winter.

Thank Brett A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the breakfast serve here, the staff are young and friendly. Fast to the respond and the food are excellent. Love the coffee too, kids like it as there are many book for kids to reach

Thank Choon Phang T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very popular place, good for kids with some books and toys to keep them entertained while waiting for the food.

Thank Stanley T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We had heard about Madcowes so we ventured to try it. It is an open, not too cosy place that is fine for a breakfast/lunch if you don't mind a louder place. It was clean, the wait staff attentive and it has a beautiful view...More

Thank ddiston
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We enjoyed a short stay in Phillip Island to see Penguins and Ecoboat tour for seals. In the morning we strolled over to Mad Cowes and enjoyed a feast of pancakes, avocado on toast with poached eggs, hot chocolates and great coffee. Menu was great...More

Thank Sim92
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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
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
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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