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Melville Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
7 Melville St S | 7 Melville Street, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2H4, Canada
+1 519-624-3984
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Canadian
$$ - $$$
7 Melville St S | 7 Melville Street, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2H4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is the best pizza Margherita place in Cambridge.It is also a good place to go for coffee and conversation or read the paper while looking at the Grand River flow or overflow like last week. Good place to go any time, in Summer they...More

Thank Julien M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Great selection of soups , salads, sandwiches, pizza and more. Offer gluten free options. The gluten free bread was very tasty. Also have teas, coffees, lattes, desserts and more. Again, there are gluten free options. Located overlooking the Grand River. A lovely spot. Definitely worth...More

Thank laraluvsU2
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Great location on the river, and a good selection of hot drinks, food, and desserts. This is a great place to go for coffee to support local and avoid one of the chains. I would definitely return.

Thank SoxFan08
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Food was excellent in a very comfortable atmosphere. We sat along the windows with a nice view of the river. Free WiFi which made my daughter happy.

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Every day this restaurant has chalkboard specials and there are a few hidden gems there. soup and sandwich choices are very good and hot dishes are excellent. Great tea and coffee choices too - but don't forget the dessert!!!!

Thank crobinson2014
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Melville cafe is at the centre of the downtown and shares space with the school of architecture. Beautiful view of historic buildings and the river. The food is attractively presented, however the service is rather slow.

Thank BWinKW
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Ordered a vegetarian lasagna with caesar salad to go. Upon opening my meal I found the salad had bacon on it which now ends up uneaten. I decided to give a kind and courteous call to the Manager to let them know. The Manager retorted,...More

4  Thank danebgf
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I visit here often and love the food and service every time. They offer delicious desserts to compliment a great little meal. Often I don't make it past the pizza on the menu because the choices for pizza are wonderful, but the soups are great...More

1  Thank kimhutten
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Only ever had lunch or coffee here. Lovely spot to look over the Grand, reminds me a bit of a Parisienne cafe with the view of the river and the older architecture. The coffee selection is great and the pizzas are excellent.

1  Thank LynnW01
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have been here on two occassions, once to order pizza and once to order just a beverage. Both times I went, the staff were amazing and friendly. They even took the time to chat with me and they even appreciate my Spidey keychain who...More

2  Thank Alim N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$9
Cafe, Canadian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Melville St S | 7 Melville Street, Cambridge, Ontario N1S 2H4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge>  > Downtown Cambridge
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 519-624-3984
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Melville Cafe located in the School of Architecture, downtown Galt, Cambridge. A comfortable place with a beautiful view of the Grand River, where hot coffee and the morning newspaper are the perfect companions. Serving the best cappuccinos, homemade desserts, delicious cakes, thin crust pizzas, sandwiches, daily features as well as extraordinary soups and salads.
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