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“Great cafe for Sunday brunch”

The General Food Store
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Emerald
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We enjoyed Sunday brunch at The General Food Store. Arrived at about 12.45 pm and had a choice of table either inside or out back under cover. The latter is a pleasant outdoor area but I found the bench seats a little uncomfortable so we chose an indoor table. The staff were very prompt and friendly. It's only a small cafe but the menu still provided sufficient choice and if none of the standard dishes appeal, you can build your own. We ordered the Arabesque and AbraHam Lincoln brunch dishes and both were excellent - interesting combinations of ingredients and very tasty. We finished off with coffees. A quaint and friendly cafe with great food.

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this small cafe last week and coffee was good. Food was even better. Great little backyard which I love and rarely see in Melbourne.

1  Thank Sinh L
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

Had a brunch at this restaurant with some friends and found ourselves out back where it was a bit drafty until the heating kicked in. The only drawback for the venue is that it lacks space, not that it seems to bother most people who come here. You can feel like a sardine in a tin at times but the quality of food and friendly waiting staff can't be faulted.

Particularly enjoyed the El Matador meal and the coffees.

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1  Thank Rooboy2014
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten many times at this little cafe. The coffee is great, as are the cakes. However for me the highlight are the vegetarian baguettes. They change the fillings regularly and they are always fresh and delicious. Everything is cooked and made in house in the tiny kitchen. The service from the young staff is friendly and professional and prices are reasonable.

1  Thank Claire A
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We keep coming back here for breakfast or lunch. Good salads, burgers, very good desserts and coffee too.

Service is friendly and helpful.

Prices reasonable.

Toilet is clean, but built like a temporary outhouse with scrap wood for flooring. But that's not why one goes to a cafe anyway.

We shall keep going back to see how they adapt the menu to the different seasonal produce.

Thank Chi T
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