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The Waterfront Cafe

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U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2211
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Perth, Australia
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314 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Though one can sit inside or outdoors. Staff were very efficient and quick to show us to a table and return a few minutes later with a menu. It did say "Ask staff for Daily Specials" which I did, but none available that day? The beer battered flathead was excellent and so too was the Caesar Salad. Ample parking nearby,... More 

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Thank sandykperth
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had breakfast and coffee. Good service. Good food and excellent coffee. Very relaxing place by the water.

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Thank nicjac2016
Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had salads which were just excellent in both prep and presentation. Lovely coffee and great location.

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Bright, Victoria, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You won't be disappointed here for a delicious lunch with a view! I had chicken salad with smacking flavors whilst Hubble had garfish salad!

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Thank Amanda J
Lutzelfluh-Goldbach, Switzerland
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Dined here three days in the space of a week for breakfast - nice to see new interesting selections available and different to other cafes. Service was always slow to start taking a while to get a menu and first coffee ordered however very attentive afterwards. Was frustrated by the basic knives that made it difficult to cut through the... More 

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Thank Madonna W
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed lunch here - homemade special hamburger, and also chicken Caesar salad. Generous, well cooked and presented. Friendly staff. It's a pity that Dinner is no longer served here - 9 years ago we had the most delicious seafood platter and was hooping to enjoy this again.

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Thank Edwina E
Swansea, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Waterfront whilst in Merimbula for breakfast. The location sitting outside on the waters edge is wonderful and the food was great. I had 'the lot' which was a lot and is not be taken lightly but was a great start for a long day on the road. If you are visiting go catch your brekky there.'

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Thank Ed D
Wodonga
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast and had the waffles with berries and it was amazing. So delicious and full of flavour. Can't fault it. The strawberry smoothie was also a refreshing addition to the meal. Great service, great food. Highly recommend!!

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Thank Megals88
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Situated in one of the best spots in Merimbula this could be the go to place for breakfast and lunch. However the iced coffee bench mark fell way short. A scoop of icy ice cream plonked in a glass of milk coffee. Very little love and care. And still over six bucks. Go to Booktique instead where you'll get very... More 

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Thank Dottorenzo
Canberra, Australia
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the only place that we breakfast in Merimbula, and have done for years. If a breakfast is described as 'big', I probably shouldn't complain that it was 'big'. But, I will. Eggs, tomato, two snags, a pig's worth of bacon, beans, mushrooms, toast and rosti. There was too much food for the plate, and some of it could... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 23
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2211
Description
Award winning breakfasts, idyllic location!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?