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Essenza Yarra Valley

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Italian
189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“pancetta” (5 reviews)
“fagioli” (3 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Cafe, Australian, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Dropped in to this tiny place, on the main street, in Healesville. We shared the 'Anti Pasto' platter. It exceeded our expectations. It was varied, tasty and seriously generous. Enough for lunch for 2, or even for 4 who just want to share a snack.

Thank dgbint
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Went to this cafe for the first time and was very disappointed with the lack of flexibility for customers purchasing via eftpos. My order was $8.50 and I was told that there is a strict $10 eftpos limit - no exceptions! Despite my stating that...More

1  Thank Mugunda1
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This tiny little tucked away cafe is worth a visit. We walked up and down the main strip trying to decide where to go (as following trip advisor reviews ourselves we were going to try cherry tree cafe but they were closed) We finally settled...More

Thank MelbKennedy2008
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Cosy - great customer service - delicious food - nice atmosphere. We were here on a very cold and rainy morning for an early breakfast and were very happy with our choice. I also took some bits and pieces to take away for afternoon tea...More

Thank ChicaSmile
Reviewed 10 October 2017

What a fantastic experience we had in this little gem. The best coffee,food and service. Will definitely be back for more

Thank jcourt2017
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great breakfast here. The coffee was also very acceptable. Service was excellent as well. All round great experience.

Thank JenJenE
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Cute little Italian coffee shop that has nailed the long black for me! not sure what coffee they use but damn it's good!! also the muffins in little pots are cute and also delish!!

Thank Beccles79
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Love this gem of a cafe and their excellent coffee. The staff are always friendly and clearly enjoy providing the best brew in town.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for brunch and were pleasantly surprised. I ordered the hot cakes and they were the best ever. Highly recommended. You gotta shoot here for a bite

Thank houndogoz
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a half hour free before meeting friends, and decided to try Essenza. There are several small cafes on the main street, and this is one we had not previously tried. The service was cheerful and friendly, and the coffee not bad. When we...More

1  Thank Arbuthnott C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Healesville
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