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Martin Street Cafe and Providore

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Cafe, Australian
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147 Martin St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9530 8010
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Bicester, Oxfordshire
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179 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Welcoming, large relatively new neighbourhood cafe. Full on a Tuesday morning with local ladies! Very friendly & efficient staff. Good coffee & juices. Complimentary sparkling water & plenty of it. The menu looks good for brunch & lunch if a little pricey. Will be back to try the food soon. Recommend a visit so you can draw your own conclusions.

Thank gobigsal
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to catch up with friends for lunch/ coffee/ cakes. The only place in Martin street with a great garden setting.

Thank Egon K
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very disappointing. To plagerise a Seinfeld episode: 'you can take the order but you don't know how to fill the order'. Toast and butter, no butter. Bacon and egg roll, no bacon and cold. First two coffees, one was what was ordered, the other wasn't and was taken away. After 30 minutes we reminded them about the missing coffee, and... More 

Thank JKLeLievre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Recently met friends here for lunch. The whole time we were there, everyone in the cafe had to yell to be heard. The noise in there was deafening! For that reason alone, we all decided we would never go there again. The girl serving us could not be faulted. The black bread rolls did not look at all appetising, and... More 

Thank SharonW2503
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I visit this cafe every morning for a coffee before school drop off as I live in the area. They have lactose intolerant milk (Liddells) as well as Soy and Almond. I've never had a bad coffee from here. My favourite breakfast dish is the Martin Street Eggs (breakfast is served all day - good for a lazy Sunday sleep... More 

Thank Fiona C
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Was pressed for time so ordered the ham sandwich. Was slightly disappointed when it came to the table. Seeing the bread was toasted and it came with a knife and fork. Very difficult to eat, was expecting a sandwich I could eat quickly. Please let customers know your sandwiches are this way when they order so they know what to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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223 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Are we serious? On Friday too. Whoever in the office thinks that a 30 minute break when doing a full day training is enough must want me to stay skinny and probably didn't know that I've got a Zomato account ;-) Alas, they did not succeed! Whilst walking along Martin St, Gardenvale during our break, we saw this place with... More 

Thank Jeffrie T
Moorooduc, Australia
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162 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

Excellent café in Martin Street! Close to the station, Great food, ambiance and very friendly, knowledgeable waiting staff. Oh....and fabulous coffee!

1 Thank KillarneyFarm
Melbourne, Australia
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386 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Let me start by saying the reception and service was friendly and good as was the food, great baguette and the absolutely excellent coffee. Great background music even if a little to loud. However if you are going to have people sit and look behind your serving area and into your kitchen you have to make sure the view is... More 

Thank Ray d
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem in Martin Street near the station. Great coffee and food and not to overshadow these but, the staff and service are first class!

Thank John B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 147 Martin St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9530 8010

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