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Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
1925 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
+61 3 5965 2126
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (54 reviews)
“ribs” (16 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1925 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill
1. Delicious!
"We went for ribs which were outstanding!"
Bulldog1565
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2. Lovely steak!
"Friendly atmosphere, lovely food, great steaks and great ginger beer!"
Philip C
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3. Housemade ice cream
"Dessert was just right. Not too sweet and serving was just enough"
Antero B
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table for our year-end early Christmas lunch for our group on a Sunday. We had steak, mixed grill, smoked pork ribs, garlic prawns, ice cream, banana boat and panna cotta. I loved my mixed grill which had lamb chop, snagger, home made...More

Thank Bel L
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Bel L, thanks for such a great and detailed review. We note your comments about the mash and amount of garlic in the prawn hot pot. Our mashed potato is made fresh daily and it's always a challenge to our chefs to get the...More

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Pleasant staff and surroundings with excellent home cooked meals. A good variety of meals and pizzas with delicious sweets. Service was excellent and well paced. Cold beer, wine and water. Will come back again 6 + times.

Thank Discover-it
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Discover-it, to read that 'you keep coming back' and to receive a five star review is the best feedback any venue could ask for. I can only hope that we never disappoint you in the future and thank you once again, best regards Kristina.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 15 of various ages and stopped for lunch at a reserved long table. The food and beverages were very enjoyable and very good value. Service was excellent. The open fire on an unexpectedly cold November day was a bonus.

Thank DrGadget729
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi DrGadget, it's great to read that your car club enjoyed your time with us, we look forward to hosting your group again when next in the Yarra Valley. Best regards Kristina.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took Trip Advisor’s recommendation and stopped by for lunch. We were not disappointed overall. Even had a Seniors menu. As a Coeliac I was restricted but they were protecting my health and helped me find a suitable combination of foods. The coleslaw was different ......More

Thank Kiamaroe
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Kiamaroe, it is great to read that we were able to find a suitable dish for you as we take food allergies, and intolerances very seriously and really try to accomodate everyones needs. The kitchen work in a very small space however, they recognise...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rachel's and the girls were absolutely brilliant. Service 2nd to none. THE MEAL Absolutely delicious, I had the beef ribs which were simply perfect, My wife had steak which was cooked to perfection. HIGHLY RECOMMEND *****ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT******

Thank Scenic10652380597
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Scenic, we are all so grateful for such a great review. I am so pleased to read that you enjoyed our ribs, steak and service, it makes everyones hard work so worthwhile when it is recognised by our guests, thanks again Kristina.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is great. We had Korean and satay chicken for entree and then a steak each for lunch. The portions are generous and the service is quick. There was a large group in when we were there which initially worried us but we...More

Thank RussellD540
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Russell, I am so pleased to read that you didn't have to wait too long for your meals as sometimes we can get a little behind when large groups order, for you to acknowledge that our kitchen team provided your meals in a timely...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great spot for lunch. It's the sort of place you might pass by as it lacks "street appeal", however when you visit you will be in for a surprise. Whilst the decor is basic, the food is fantastic & the service is...More

Thank Ian Y
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Ian and thank you for a very kind review. We have passed on your your acknowledgement of Lisa service to her and we are all so pleased to read that you enjoyed our meals and service on both occasions, kind regards Kristina.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend invited us to this restaurant which is miles from anywhere. On arrival I was surprised by the amount of cars in the car park, in fact finding a car park was difficult. On entering the restaurant I observed it was packed full of...More

Thank Paul24507
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

HI Paul24507, it is so pleasing to read your review that after travelling so far to our venue and that you enjoyed your Big Mixed Grill. We really do appreciate that you have given us a five bubble review and hopefully we may see you...More

Reviewed 2 November 2018

We had a group of 9 and booked for lunch on a Friday after reading lots of great reviews. We weren’t disappointed, the food was well portioned, reasonably priced and delicious. Every one of us enjoyed our meals, the chicken pesto pasta was the best...More

Thank Bluessonny
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Bluessonny, to read that your group of 9 all enjoyed their meals is fantastic as it can be hard to please everyone, we sincerely thank you for visiting us and sharing such a kind review, best regards, Kristina.

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Dined here for lunch whilst visiting the Yarra Valley winery area. This was our first visit to the cafe, we drive past regularly and have never found the time to stop. Glad we finally did - was a great experience. Staff were friendly and helpful...More

Thank Bigruss57
Kristina1925, Owner at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bigruss57, we are pleased to read that you did call in and most importantly enjoyed your meals and our service. Sometime we do get quite busy but the great kitchen team always work so hard to cook every meal fresh to order as quickly...More

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Lee188
20 March 2017|
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Response from Kristina1925 | Property representative |
Hi,we are a seperate restaurant that is fully licenced and sell a wide range of Yarra Valley wine for our guests to enjoy with their meals. Dixons Creek Estate (winery) is a two minute drive from our location together with... More
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mirelaroberts
16 December 2016|
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Response from Kristina1925 | Property representative |
Hi and thanks for your enquiry, unfortunately we do not offer gift vouchers. Best regards Kristina.
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KayeGie
10 January 2015|
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Response from Kristina1925 | Property representative |
Hi Kaye, we look forward to meeting you on the 6 Feb, I hope from all our lovely reviews we won't disappoint you. Please understand aware we are a very casual venue but we really do try to offer good food and service at... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1925 Melba Hwy, Dixons Creek, Yarra Glen, Victoria 3775, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Yarra Glen  >  Dixons Creek
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5965 2126
  • E-mail
Description
Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill is located just 46klm from Melbourne in a small township just north of Yarra Glen on the Melba Highway We're open daily at midday for lunch and dinner, however we are closed on public holidays. Our comprehensive local wine list has been selected to complement our steaks, seafood, pizza, pastas and salads; choose a Yarra Valley wine you haven't tried before, or sample our local beers and ciders on tap. Whatever you're after - whether you're just grabbing a quick coffee, taking the family out for dinner, or looking for a place to hold a birthday party - you'll be glad you stopped by at Dixons Creek Cafe Bar & Grill.
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