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Waack's Ararat Bakery

) #1 of 1 Bakeries in Ararat #15 of 32 Places to Eat in Ararat , Cafe
170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“vanilla slice” (11 reviews)
“focaccias” (2 reviews)
“toast” (3 reviews)
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Australian, Cafe
170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this lovely little bakery during a trip through. Focaccia breaky roll was pretty impressive and service was speedy. Plenty of seating . Lovely little spot. Coffee was a bit milky for a cappuccino, but overall would come back.

Thank Constantgrazing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been going to Waacks at least twice a week for over four years because of two reasons only: 1. When the pies are not overcooked or stale they are yummy. 2. Debbie who works there outstanding customer service. Deb is ALWAYS friendly, helpful...More

Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friends visited your bakery on Sunday morning for breakfast , The young girls behind the counter were quite rude , as I had a question about my order and was asked by the waitress what my issue was. I stated to her...More

Thank Nadine F
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We've been here a number of times on journeys interstate or going to the Grampian. Perfectly fine meals (pies, vanilla slices and coffees) all at a reasonable price. Right in the heart of town. Interesting artworks on the walls from local artists for sale inside.

Thank Aussie2012
Reviewed 22 March 2017

hot food such as pies etc were only just warm. terrible coffee. and the same can be said for the service, food is very average at best. dont waste your time

Thank bergs470
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in for a couple of awarding winning pies to take on the journey to Melbourne. Bought a bacon cheese and steak that was as bland as cardboard with no sign of any bacon or cheese, and a ricotta and spinach one. First bite...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch because no other cafes were open in the town after midday on a Saturday. Ordering was an ordeal in itself. The young girl serving was so slow that other staff kept pushing her aside to use the register. Finally sat down...More

1  Thank Mara6811
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food including pies, burgers and chips. Staff always friendly every time we goto Ararat we always visit.

Thank Craig J
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The people here are lovely! Pies are quite good (not the best I've had but far from the worst) and a lovely little place to sit, with local art displayed on the walls. Well worth a stop in.

Thank funkyhughes23
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We just got a bacon egg roll to take up to the lookout. The rolls were pretty tasty and decently priced. Apparently they sell a whole tray of vanilla slices each day because they're really tasty.

Thank Jay P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Australian, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Barkly St, Ararat, Victoria 3377, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Grampians  >  Ararat
  • Phone Number: 613521618
  • E-mail
Coffee Pies and pastries Large range of slices and cakes Salad rolls and sandwiches Bain Marie dishes and fried foods Cold drinks Ice creams
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