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Cafe Lugano

71 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 5636
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“blt” (6 reviews)
“turkish bread” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday morning, and were pleasantly surprised. The food was really nice, eggs Benedict, bacon and eggs, good coffee etc. the staff were really nice, we sat outside which is not a problem from the traffic noise and had an enjoyable...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BigPoppaPauley
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. Service was good. We had the steak sandwich, beef burger and the chicken. The kids has the bruschetta and the bacon and egg roll. All was very well made. Best meal we had over the week we were on the...More

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

I've walked past this cafe many many times since moving to the Island. It always looked a little poky until I saw that they had a courtyard and gallery as well as the front area. Took the opportunity to lunch there today. Delicious chicken and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OzMum231
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped by for a quick breakfast on a Saturday morning and it was great! The front was pretty busy so we sat out the back in the gallery. The food was delicious and the staff were lovely. Would definitely return!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank missliz87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this cafe on most days over Christmas/New Year 2018 and was not disappointed. Coffee is very good and the service is friendly. I’d recommend this centrally located cafe.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Caplink
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our last day on Phillip Island we thought we would try this place and it didn’t disappoint. We rocked up about 930 & easily got a table (a few of the other reviews said to expect a wait so we were quite surprised). Coffee...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MeredithGibbs
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

This place is small. They open early in the morning 6 days of the week other than Wednesday. Their breakfast menu is extensive, large and filling. You must have a coffee to your liking or try other styles of drinks shown on the menu. Prices...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Graham J
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

My oh my what a hidden treasure from the front it appears tiny but out the back there is a gallery and an outdoor are all round best dining experience I have had for a long time the staff were exceptional can not fault the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sewocc
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

Was at Cafe Lugano for a leisurely breakfast with the kid. Yummy scrambled eggs and toast. Grilled tomatoes and bacon perfectly done. Coffee was strong. What else does one need to start the day?

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ivonne P
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

A nice looking place with an interesting looking menu. And we were seated in an art gallery. A good start. But the food was very disappointing. ‘Sourdough’ that was limp and soggy, and which to my eye looked as though it’d been bought as sliced...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RichmoMelbourne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Thompson Ave, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 5636
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