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Cranky Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2736
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Today
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and coffee within a quick jump from our unit. We had breakfast there every morning. My granddaughter's didn't want to go anywhere else.

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Thank ValerieForbes
Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cranky Cafe for a snack after an outing with my wife As a Gluten Free eater I was initially skeptical that there would be few and expensive food choices Situated near the beach it was lovely listening to the waves pounding the beach and feeling the warm sea breeze Plenty of food choices at reasonable prices At the back... More 

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Thank Norm B
Tallangatta, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all. We will be visiting again and I really want to try the pancakes (to see if they surpass the ones we dish up for Brekky)

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Thank KellyandGlenn
Heidelberg, Germany
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279 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast service, very good selection of salads, wraps, burgers, seafood etc. Big portions. Directly opposite the main beach

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Thank Pixxidix
Gisborne, Australia
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178 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had read about the cafe on line and then found it, what a place. The best sign inside says "we don't have wifi, we talk to each other". Brilliant!!!! and the coffees were excellent. Menu looked good to and good prices, sorry we were leaving Merimbula without eating here. Next time................

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Thank MAXINE B
Canberra, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in to crankys to get a quick bacon and egg roll, and were so glad we did cause it was one of the best we have tried! Will go back for sure.

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Thank cazza16057
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great variety of seafood and you could taste the freshness. Sat in the park but the seagulls are a problem, next time I would stay in the restaurant. Very friendly staff!

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Thank juliebarker21
Chelsea, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Ordered 2 flakes, 2 potato cakes and 4 scallops. Cost us $33.00 I thought oh well first time a bit expensive but paid anyway. Got home and found...4 flakes 2 potato cakes 4 scallops with the orange bit missing and fries which I specifically said I didn't want fries. Crap and I will never go back there again.

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Thank koula2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Sit inside or out this little cafe has it all, situated opposite the beach and park it's open 7days, great for a coffee fix and homemade cake is a must. Light meals are filling and the kids meals are generous, staff are friendly.

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Thank Meg L
Merimbula, Australia
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158 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Went for breakfast with three others. Busy cafe but table available. Drinks arrived quickly and then the food. Eggs beautifully cooked and generous serves of bacon for others in the group. Great view across the park to the beach.

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Thank Dawn3847

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2736

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