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Sandbar Beach Cafe

175b Beaconsfield Pde, Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
+61 3 9645 0250
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“calamari” (6 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
175b Beaconsfield Pde, Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nothing beats a good ol’ Aussie brekkie on the beach...fantastic eggs Benedict, the strongest espressos, sides of bacon, feta, oh the marinated portobello mushrooms, how do they do that? I love to sit outside on the big old picnic table made out of heavy timber...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love paella cooked at home with fresh produce. Many times in Spain we were disappointed. Yet at home - at the sandbar - we found what might be the worlds best simple paella. Fresh mussels, calamari, prawns, fish, scallops cooked in an individual pan...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weekend before Christmas is a pretty telling time for most restaurants, particularly one built on the foreshore thus caters for a whole lot of children. Despite these impediments Sandbar did it brilliantly. With three adults and four somewhat demanding children between 6 to 13....More

Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit the café often and each time I have received great service and attention. Of a weekend its a haven for cyclist ( some of them even have a smile on their faces) - plus on occasions you can view some really classic motor...More

Thank VernonMelb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently organised an informal lunch for eight family members who were visiting Melbourne from around the country. Helpful staff, very good food, looking over the beach and bay at very affordable prices. I will remember this as a good choice next time I am...More

Thank Lindsay R
Reviewed 9 December 2017

I went to the Sandbar for a coffee and snack. On entering the cafe, I could hear the waitstaff grouped around the counter, particularly young women waitstaff, making jokes and adverse personal comments about the customers. This included referring to the customers as 'fat chicks'...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Perfect place to pop in for a drink, meal or coffee - lovely staff, food and amazing setting, you can spend a few hours or the day on the beach then pop in for a drink or something to eat

Thank Trudi C
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a coffee and cake. Lovely view of the beach. Really good coffee and the main meals looked good aswell.

Thank PinkyPinkyPinkyPinky
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Great place for a family gathering! We have enjoyed many breakfasts, brunches and lunches here. The view out to the bay is spectacular in all weather. Delicious eggs and great coffees! Try the duck risotto or calamari salad for lunch.

1  Thank KPlatypus
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely café place on the beach with outdoor seating overlooking the water. Good selection of cakes and drinks.

Thank dselvan
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175b Beaconsfield Pde, Middle Park, Port Phillip, Victoria 3206, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  Middle Park
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9645 0250
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Sandbar Beach Café is a beautiful café located on the water of Port Phillip Bay. Come in and enjoy breakfast and lunch in this casual, relaxing café or soak up the views on our deck on the sand just metres away from the waters edge.
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