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Reviewed 6 March 2023 via mobile

Got there 7am as they opened. Ordered a long black in my own take away cup. The cup was half full, cold and honestly the worst coffee I’ve ever had. How you mess up a long black absolutely astounds me.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2021

Good espresso! Our favourite coffee, brewed to perfection. We would visit more regularly if we lived locally.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 14 May 2021

Would like to make it 3 1/2 dots. We came for breakfast on a wet Tuesday morning, fresh off the Spirit. Food was not bad but my mushroom dish was spoiled by an excess of cheesy, buttery muck drowning it. Let me taste the mushrooms!...BF’s eggs w mushrooms and avo as add ons, were a better choice. I intend to return for coffee, as I know that is their thing and we prefer our coffee mid morning, not first up. The oj’s were ok and service was good.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 26 March 2021

Busy little café on the corner of Oxford St. We had the Beef short ribs and Avo on Toast for an early lunch. Both OK if a little exie. Good coffee and friendly staff.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 30 December 2020

After visiting some factory outlets in Collingwood my wife and I decided to have brunch at Proud Mary which was nearby. In the past every time we went past there was a large crowd of people waiting to get in and there were no parking...spots. Today, between Xmas and New Year it was only a 15 min wait to get a outside table. If you want coffee made CORRECTLY then you must visit Proud Mary. I had 2 large slices of sourdough that were crunchy and very tasty and came with butter and jam which my wife had egg on 2 slices of toast. We both enjoyed ourselves. They had some reserved seating so they must accept bookings. Free parking on west side of the road, meter parking on east side of the road.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 24 March 2020

Outstanding coffee, service and brunch. Always busy and always being served with a smile on their faces.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2020 via mobile

After several recommendations to try this Cafe , we finally got here. Great atmosphere. Was extremely busy. Coffee was great ( Nicaragua, La Laguna). Great wait staff

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 14 January 2020 via mobile

We googled a good cafe and this one came up. We weren’t disappointed, fast friendly service. Delicious coffee! Food was awesome but shame $6 for one piece of bacon.. good find!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 30 December 2019

We used to live in the area and love the coffee here and let me state first up that nothing has changed there, the coffee is outstanding. The food is also very good and the atmosphere is always bright and energetic. The only thing that...stops a 5 star review are some of the staff here are so precious and pretentious that they think they are the stars of the show. The bearded waiter who served us made us wait (with tables free) while he went outside and checked on his car, then went out again and taped a sunshade on the windscreen. We had our infant some with us, so wanted to get things moving. We were told that the high chair would not fit next to the table we were assigned, so we politely asked the people beside if they would swap. They had overheard the conversation and were happy to oblige. The waiter made a big song and dance about not wanting to disturb the other customers (which is fair, but they were not upset at all and said they were surprised at the waiter's reaction) and then moved us to a table across the other side of the cafe while rolling his eyes and making it known that he wasn't happy to have to accomodate a child. This is the worst part of one of the best food cities in the world.... The staff from then on were friendly and efficient and made us feel at home. It only takes one bad egg to taint a otherwise delightful morning.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and service, had to wait but definitely worth it . Anchovy sauce very special. Well priced

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 25 November 2019 via mobile

We went for our brekkie where the review was decently good. The place was very close to our accommodation. Cafe itself is Nice atmosphere. Friendly staff but not good at serving smoothly. Also coffee was decent but not excellent. I have ordered strong Latte and...price was $5.5 which I think it’s too expensive. I can see many other flavors of coffee so worth of try but not recommend for people who really want to enjoy the “Italian Coffee” Also very crowded and not able to relax much. Therefore, 3 stars overall.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 24 November 2019

Buzzing place with nice vibe. Prompt glass of water when sat down. Staff were friendly and efficient. Coffee had good flavor but was only luke warm.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 15 November 2019 via mobile

Came here from a reccomendation from my cousin and it was amazing! This place is the founder of Aunty Peg's. I had the potato hash and it was fantastic! The thick cut bacon was soft and melts in your mouth. The kale salad and the...cream complemented the dish well and it left me wanting more! downside was that I had a piece of plastic in my meal but that honestly didn't ruin it for me. Would definitely come back to try the other foods when in Melbourne!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019

the outlet came with excellent coffee, food was great and nicely prepared. We enjoyed the hash brown in particular. ambiance was relaxing, the spot was busy yet there was still some distance and space between you and other guests. A very comfortable place for breakfast,...brunch, and coffee. Will surely visit again.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 8 November 2019 via mobile

We were at the airport branch, Sadiki is super helpful. Sharing about the coffee beans Proud Mary are using and we had a great cup of coffee. Thank you.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Yes, Proud Mary Cafe offers takeaway services.

Proud Mary Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5