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AU$10 - AU$25
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Cafe, Healthy, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 September 2023

Very helpful staff and a good variety of food. The berry smoothie was one of the best we have had anywhere in Australia.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 August 2023

Husband had the best bacon and eggs Benedict with avocado ever- so he says. Highly recommend. Clean, gluten free and vegan options. Quant little cafe.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 5 July 2023 via mobile

Cute place, and the food was perfect. Would definitely recommend the bacon and egg roll and the potato and feta hash cakes. My husbands coffee was great (latte), but mine had a slightly bitter after-taste (long black).

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023 via mobile

Popped in for lunch on a Saturday. Busy but really good turnover, wait staff are attentive and swift Food was great quality and delivered fast, $100AUD for 5 people which is great value.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 12 May 2023 via mobile

Dropped into Maleny for lunch and whilst they were busy, staff were courteous and helpful. Our coffees arrived quickly and were well made. Our lunches arrived a few minutes after the coffee. The menu is not extensive but is reasonably priced with options for vegans...and vegetarians.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 17 April 2023 via mobile

Amazing little Cafe in the main street. Delicious food and great range of options to suit most dietary needs. The upstairs seating area was cosy and great atmosphere. A busy Cafe is always a good sign, and after eating here we can see why! Great...value, cheap meals and big serves! Very quick despite being packed, and staff were all lovely. Would definitely recommend!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 April 2023

We were so pleased to find this lovely little cafe in Maleny. After asking about gluten free options we were told that the manager is coeliac so not only do they provide gluten free options, they take cross contamination very seriously. They were able to...provide a gluten free bacon and egg burger and fried the hash brown in a separate fry pan rather than the shared fryer. The area upstairs was lovely and provided a great atmosphere. The service was quick and efficient. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 14 March 2023 via mobile

Absolutely delicious breakfast in a buzzing little cafe. The staff were friendly, great choice on the menu, including gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan options, and food was clearly freshly cooked to order. We both chose the big breakfast which was delicious. Lots of people coming and...going, including regular customers who were greeted by staff who had obviously got to know them. I'd definitely return if I'm fortunate enough to visit Maleny again and would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 31 October 2022 via mobile

Really happy to find Monica’s open when nothing else seemed to be. Service was very friendly and attentive. The food was mouthwatering and very satisfying. Great vegan options. We rolled out and then did the 8km Platypus Trek to try and work it off.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 13 September 2022

I continued my crusade to find the best BLT in the world. Monicas version was note-worthy – nice crunchy roll, some chunky chips, tasty bacon but the serving was a bit unwieldy with a very generous serve of tomato, much too much lettuce (2 cms...thick) and not enough bacon. In summary it needs more B, much less L and a little less T.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 16 July 2022 via mobile

Monica’s is my go to in Maleny for all day breakfast and delicious lunches. Consistently great service and food. I’ve never had a meal I didn’t like and I’ve had just about everything on the menu including their creative specials. The ingredients are always fresh...and everything is made with love 💕 thanks team Monica’s for all your hard work!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 27 June 2022

Had lunch with the family and it was amazing. Easily the best place we ate out on our holiday over the week. Brilliant coffee and value. Excellent staff as well. You guys should be very proud of your business!!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 30 December 2021

Such an incredible little cafe! Love the food, friendly staff and atmosphere! Also very proud of them taking a stand against discrimination!

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 15 November 2021

Perfect brunch. Simple food, but perfectly executed. Toasted sandwiches, smoothie, coffee. Well done.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 30 October 2021 via mobile

Good location, plenty of room with a great atmosphere. Food was good and the coffee was ok. Food and coffee came quickly. Must try the white chocolate and strawberry scones. Would come back

Date of visit: October 2021
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ginab516
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Response from Kiyanalloyd | Property representative |
Yes, our outdoor area is dog friendly :)
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Tim B
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Response from SHELB0 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a big ask. Please contact Lisa and Geo personally to ask this.
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Ainzfern
30 January 2017|
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Response from SHELB0 | Reviewed this property |
NO, I think you could get one as there are lots. If you have a preference for wither outside or upstairs, might be an idea. It is busy, but it turns over fairly quickly.
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Monica's Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4