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Waack's Ararat Bakery

170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
“focaccia” (4 reviews)
“meat pie” (2 reviews)
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Australian, Cafe
170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you visit Ararat, you have to go to Waack's and get a vanilla slice - sensational! Visited whilst on a drive around the area. Friendly service.

Thank HeidiLawson
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in here for a quick bite of lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the sandwich and focaccia, however the star of the show was the delicious vanilla slice. Being a bit partial to the delicious treat, this was far and beyond the best I've had...More

Thank Mim L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

the food was nice and came hot coffee good also friendly staff recommend for lunch.Cafe was clean and welcoming

Thank robynwright58
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Whilst on our way home we decided to stop in for breakfast. We ordered a breakfast focaccia and eggs and bacon with hollandaise sauce.. We had to clear a table of dirty dishes to sit down. We also noticed a strawberry milk was out of...More

Thank KylieFlinders
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ararat is about an hours drive from Ballarat and a nice town to stop, stretch the legs and look around. While you're doing so, pop into this place and grab some hot chips, a drink and a chat. Warm and friendly.

Thank CraigH0901
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Stopped here for lunch after visiting J Ward on a busy long weekend. Lots of people but service was fast and efficient. We went for something simple and our group all had a different meat pie with coffee/soft drink. Excellent pies for which they appear...More

Thank Jeff_8mile
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The day was wet and windy with temperatures not very high so coffee was rapidly moved up on the agenda. The large coffee sign was easily identifiable and soon enough we had entered and ordered. The baked items on display were tempting. Greeted warmly as...More

Thank AUSGR81
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Tried this lovely little bakery during a trip through. Focaccia breaky roll was pretty impressive and service was speedy. Plenty of seating . Lovely little spot. Coffee was a bit milky for a cappuccino, but overall would come back.

Thank Constantgrazing
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Waacks at least twice a week for over four years because of two reasons only: 1. When the pies are not overcooked or stale they are yummy. 2. Debbie who works there outstanding customer service. Deb is ALWAYS friendly, helpful...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friends visited your bakery on Sunday morning for breakfast , The young girls behind the counter were quite rude , as I had a question about my order and was asked by the waitress what my issue was. I stated to her...More

Thank Nadine F
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 12
Australian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Ararat
  • Phone Number: 613521618
  • E-mail
Coffee Pies and pastries Large range of slices and cakes Salad rolls and sandwiches Bain Marie dishes and fried foods Cold drinks Ice creams
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