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1097 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
06:00 - 17:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 17:00
Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The salmon stack was delicious with generous servings of every part, coffee and service was also good. I live on the other side of town but will be back.

Thank sarah3584
Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is right up there with what you would expect in the city or fringe of the city. The food is delicious, the coffee is a good full flavour and the service is great. We had pulled pork sliders with chips and the Supergreen dish- both were fantastic. Good prices too. Will revisit on the future.

Thank kristie m
Melbourne, Australia
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106 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited recently and enjoyed a strong skinny latte (I recommend requesting strong because otherwise its a bit milky - strong tasted as a standard should) - very nice coffee. I also ordered the Mediterranean breakfast; 2 poached eggs perfect, avocado and Turkish bread delish, my favorite was the decent portion of halloumi cheese and it was also served with... More 

Thank Christine D
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a shopping stint at DFO we sought some food to ensure we didn't get Hangry. Trip Advisor popped up with this Cafe and as any good consumer does, we obeyed. Firstly, there is plenty of parking - however right, this area appears to be "the" spot for people to brunch... get in early, before 10am to get a spot... More 

Thank Steve S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

My little family decided to have a late lunch and we always liked going here even before little baby was born. Cozy feeling, rxposed bricks, photos of former and probably avid costumers. Food is always fantastic. Love the onion rings. I could just eat that lol Staff is friendly, helped us organise a table for us 3. Coffee is always... More 

Thank melbournetraveller83
Melbourne, Australia
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times, the coffee is probably one of the best in Melbourne. The food is a bit pricey in all honesty but you pay for what you get: big portions and fresh ingredients. Nice outdoor seating and staff are always friendly.

Thank jekeable
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Staff were all friendly, was a cold day and we sat outside but the outdoor heater was amazing. Food was delicious and big sizes. Great option to make your own blend of juice.

Thank Rebecca S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Excellent food, great coffee, friendly staff and warm atmosphere. Offers a variety of dishes suitable for all. Will definitely be back.

Thank Ann C
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Keilor Road Coffee Strip is a hotbed of speedy cuisine,and it takes something special to make a cafe stand out. In the case of Friends of Ours, it's the wait staff, who are friendly and efficient. The coffee is good, my long macchiato had an appealing nutty flavour. The dishes were appetising, if the gusto with which my fellow... More 

Thank Jeffry B
Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Seated outside party of two, warm heating supplied with soft ambient music 🎶 had the berry & Nutella shake and was unfortunately disappointed, definitely score more points for The butterscotch pancakes 👌🏼 menu was quite small and hard to read.

Thank Nathwood

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 17:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1097 Mt Alexander Rd, Essendon North, Moonee Valley, Victoria 3040, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Moonee Valley  >  Essendon North
  • Phone Number: 03-93742610

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