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3 Wollumbin St, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
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07:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 17:00
Thu 08:00 - 17:00
Fri 08:30 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 14:00
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely friendly staff and great coffee. Keeping the authenticity of country town meets inner city. Also like the sot of forced companionship of the big table in the middle to either chat to others or not. Now they have moved around the corner the space is marvellously used to its best.

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1 Thank Christine J
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Limited selection of salads when I went in at 12.30pm.....lunchtime? Would have thought at prime time there would be more choice. Guy on till had no idea what was in one of salads, servers should have that info to hand. Coffee was very good tho.

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Thank Goodservicehunter
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Staff were very attentive without being over attentive. Staff were very friendly and smiled at lot. Food was lovely and fresh and good sized portions and value for money. The mushrooms with the big breakfast were the most delicious I have tasted in a cooked breakfast.

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Thank Blockbustermovies
GOLDCOAST
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely shop friendly staff and helpful to. Menu looks great I'll have to return to try but the meals coming from the kitchen are looking good.

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Thank ray B
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We came for breakfast. Really friendly staff. Great food. Would come again and recommend. Only negative is my toast was slightly under toasted to my liking, but very minor personal preference thing which I'm sure they would have been happy fixing for me had I said something. Overall very tasty and good atmosphere

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Thank Seperdan
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

I'm a big fan of The Modern Grocer as are many locals who enjoy good coffee made to suit your taste. The food and ambience are wonderful and the staff are always happy and helpful without getting in your way. Tip: try the sandwiches and a cherry brownie with a scoop of coconut sorbet and wash down with one of... More 

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Thank rosyposyAmritsar
Eugene, Oregon
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

If you need a chunk of Callebaut or a special blue cheese for your board, this is your stop! Grab a coffee to go if you have a few jobs to run and you'll feel like you're winning!

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Thank RHYDE04
Dunbible NSW
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Called in for coffee, tobouili with pita bread and a savory muffin! Delicious as usual. Love the lunch options , and an occasional indulgent breakfast served by the friendly staff.

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1 Thank cabry49
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

So good to go into a country town and find a cool eatery serving good food 2016 style, and with good coffee! We went both days we were in town and told people at the wedding to go there the next day!

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Thank Steven C
Jo N, Owner at The Modern Grocer, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback Steven. It is wonderful that you had such a great time @ The Modern Grocer. I hope you enjoyed the wedding and surrounds while you were up our way. Look forward to seeing you in our new expanded establishment when you are next in town. Regards Jo Nimmo More 

Lismore, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

This is my daily fix, for coffee, nice staff, atmosphere, and above all, for connecting with friends. Many regulars go here; a few drop out, but most are loyal. They've had ups and downs in the past, but on the whole, now, the service is professional, the coffee is good, the place is kept clean and tidy, and the food,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:30 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Wollumbin St, Murwillumbah, New South Wales 2484, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Murwillumbah

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