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Cafe, Australian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
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Reviewed 9 March 2024 via mobile

Great coffee, yummy muffins, good customer service. What more could you ask for. It’s great to see a small business having a go.

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 27 January 2024

Loved it. It is very quaint. We were looking for a cute place to grab light breakfast as we were leaving Strahan and this place attracted us because they had lovely live music. There was also a little store next door and that little patch...looked filled with life while the rest of Strahan was quite and empty. My partner said it was the best toasty he ever had. The shack overlooks water and is made of mixed and matched materials. Such a beautiful little spot. Thank you.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 20 November 2023 via mobile

Pleasant little coffee "shack". Close to harbour with its boat cruises and woodwork shed and curio shops Friendly service

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 October 2023

The Coffee Shack is the place to get coffee in Strahan - lovely staff, great coffee and great food.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 6 October 2023

Great caramel slice, unfortunately there was basically no actual chocolate in my ‘hot chocolate’, it was more like hot milk.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 6 June 2023 via mobile

We visit Strahan virtually every 2 years. We always do a Gordon River cruise on either 1 of the 2 amazing boats. The Coffee Shack opens early, mostly for those working in the salmon industry. This is great as we can grab a fresh coffee...and toastie or savoury muffin before boarding. The owner and her assistant are very welcoming, and the coffee is just excellent. I'm a coffee snob, so this is no idle praise. Thank you Coffee Shack!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 19 May 2023

Excellent food and coffee with a smile . The quick service had us in the road to Queenstown in time for the train. Thanks so much 🙏

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 7 May 2023

If you are thinking of buying coffee to take on one of the River Cruises that depart at 8.30 or so then allow plenty of time as many other people will have the same idea and it's only a very small café. Excellent coffee and...I loved their cheese and spinach muffins.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 4 April 2023 via mobile

Well done to you all for serving the simple but primo quality offerings. Loved the the toastie! Highly recommend a visit

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 26 March 2023

Although smoothy was fine. Because I rarely treat myself to sugar I was very disappointed to find the carrot cake dry and flavourless. Being a small shop I would expect a better focus on freshness and flavour. Won't be back.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 20 March 2023

Had a couple of coffees here as they were so good. The best on our travels around Tasmania. Also had a toasted sandwich. Again the best on our trip. Great service. Can get a bit busy especially in the morning before the tour boats head...out. Highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 17 March 2023

The chicken and an avocado toastie was absolutely delicious, with chunks of chicken, and avocado. Came back later for desert of carrot cake and toasted date, walnut and banana bread served warm, with Tasmanian Duck River butter. This is a must-stop to those visiting Strahan.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 10 March 2023

Awesome coffee and food all cooked on the premises. Do yourself a favour and try this place. The Service was great also

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 25 February 2023 via mobile

Banana, fig and walnut cake with coffee. .... great! The coffee shack is ideally located across from the Macquarie Harbour cruises and is great for a snack and coffee before cruises get underway for the day. Staff are great. Seating is limited, so the Shack...is best for 'grab and go'More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 20 February 2023

good coffee, service with a smile, and great banana bread, what more do you want. recommended when you are looking for your coffee fix in Strahan

Date of visit: February 2023
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From memory, yes. But I don't need gluten free so don't always notice.
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Yes, The Coffee Shack offers takeaway services.

The Coffee Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5