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Cranky Cafe

33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2736
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
“lambs fry” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there with friends to get some coffee. Excellent service and the coffee was wonderful. Busy little cafe in a great spot across the road from the beach.

Thank islandMargy1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the personal service from this place , great food all day long , pet friendly, dog allowed to sit outside while having breakfast, and prices not to over the top. Cant wait to go back and have Pancakes for breakfast again

Thank 263angeliques
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3 of us had breakfast there, 2 big breakfast and I big veggie breakfast. The home made smoky beans were so good, bacon was so tasty. All 3 breakfasts were great, large servings, (couldn’t finish mine), very good value for money. Staff were friendly and...More

1  Thank sgurra
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to try somewhere different in Merimbula for breakfast and went here. Nice location and lots of people so looked promising. Coffee was very good and service was quick. Meal cost around $30 - maybe slightly more so I would not consider this good...More

Thank Julia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So my wife and i visited crankys today for breakfast. Let me start by saying the quality of the food was fantastic. Obviously fresh produce, full of flavour and well presented. But thats the best of this review. My wife and i read lots of...More

Thank Timmah000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this morning with the family and were very impressed by the beautiful food, great service and relaxed environment. Will definitely be back.

Thank MattP2626
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is located on Merimbula’s fishpen peninsula- in between the surf beach and lower lake. Both dine in and el fresco (our choice) this is a busy retro style setting and very popular with locals and visitors alike. Cakes are freshly made on the...More

Thank PaulnGail B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast followed by a walk along main beach. Nice coffee, we had a spiced bean dish with chorizo & a muesli with baked fruit which we both enjoyed & would eat again. We sat outside with the dog, nice atmosphere & friendly staff.

Thank Rhiannon G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a coffee and some breakfast today. I got the Lambs Fry Breakfast (no toast) and my usual latte. The coffee was quite nice (a little too much foam for a latte tho) and the breakfast was sensational!!! Such a huge meal...More

Thank crwl5150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and coffee, service excellent. Nice place to relax with friends and have a great meal. Breakfast or Lunch both are superb.

Thank Sandraji2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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