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Austi Beach Cafe

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Cafe, Australian
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104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 5680
08:00 - 16:30
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181 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stoped in on my way back from sydney today as I have driven past many times and though that looks like a great place for brunch. I wasn't disappointed. The waitress and manager were courteous and caring about people's needs and requirements. The food ( I had Johno's special healthy breaky) was very good and reasonably priced. The view over... More 

Thank TRUSTY56
Wollongong, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped after coming back from Sydney and deciding to take the slow way home. Ended up having a very nice meal, with attentive staff and great views of the beach

Thank Balifive
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect place to unwind after a swim at the beach. Nice coffee and a balanced mix of sweet and savoury food.

Thank Tim J
Batemans Bay, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Had breakfast at the cafe and the food was very good. large servings and a very extensive menu. fast friendly service and a great view over Austinmer beach.

Thank Ross B
Austinmer, Australia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Expensive, often very crowded. The food quality by the TV advertising is "to see is to believe". Last visit was very disappointing, with bland tasteless food.It was a sunday morning eggs avo bacon job with Orange juice for 2. We both walked away wondering. Being local I have tried this cafe 3 times for lunch , breakfast and snack. Each... More 

Thank PeterBurns
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Visited for lunch, but struggled to choose from the menu. All I wanted was bacon and eggs, but it was not on the menu. Told the waitress this and she said "we can do that for you". Big plate of scrambled eggs and bacon delivered for $15 - I was a happy girl.

Thank Angela T
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We had lunch with mixed results. The service was quick and polite. My "chili" prawns seemed to only get the chili colour, but missed the flavour. The gluten free bread on a burger was way below par. The fish and chips were a generous serving, but at $25 it should be. Wouldn't be my first choice next time, but there... More 

Thank Stuart l
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Great view overlooking the beach, relaxed atmosphere. Love to stop here for coffee or brunch on our way south.

Thank melissa_goodall
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402 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We have a beach house nearby some come on a regular basis for breakfast. On this occasion, the place was crowded with the usual flock of Sydneysiders. We ordered a variety of meals but the stand out was the granola/muesli. We rushed to get out as service was slow but will try again when things slow down.

Thank hughtravel77
Cairns Region, Australia
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped as we drove by. The view across the road to the beach is the bees knees. We had brekkie 2 seperate meals poached eggs on toast & brekkie special fruit bread. Both meals were very good & we picked at each other's the staff were friendly & professional prices were good to go

Thank Colin V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 5680

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