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#1,502 of 4,720 Restaurants in Sydney}
$Cafe, , Italian
Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Cafe, Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Service with a smile. Good place to eat if you know what you want to eat and your in a hurry. While the food is not the best you have ever had, it's consistent and of good quality

1  Thank Flange F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tropicana is a favourite of mine in the area, its always reliable and you get good quality for what you pay for, on top of that the serves are huge. The service isn't always great but you don't come here for the service you come...More

Thank Annabelle W
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I came here for a family dinner with a group of 9...I wouldn't recommend for parties of that size. The food came out all at different times and the seating arrangement was not ideal. The food and wine was good though, with ample portions. I...More

Thank EddieWren
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Still the same quality salad fresh and tasty with enough amazing dressing to enjoy the dish Fast and no fuss eating. At any time of day u will be served and seems to never change in a good way that is

Thank mabudo_likes_travel
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Consistency is their key to a successful business And it shows in their service and food. The food is good cafe foods and it is consistently the same time after time. The service is quick, free wifi, tv's and good outer CBD location. The place...More

Thank juliasym0ns
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Tropicana is an institution it's customer range from the rich the poor and the in between. Originally it had the grunge look going for it but some years ago it turned into a modern hot spot. However it has always had quality at an affordable...More

Thank doreen15
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Tropicana has a steady clientele - the locals keep coming back because of the broad variety of food at very reasonable prices - and service is very good. Daily newspapers are available to read whilst enjoying a coffee or having a meal.

Thank mwakehamqldoz
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Cash only - private ATM at door ($2.70 charge) 1 teabag and small pot of hot water = $3.30 Asked for toilet and was directed to it although no attempt to provide key or access at time of asking. Loathsome place! Definitely not coming back...More

Thank Kazawary
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We went there based on its apparent popularity (plenty of customers sitting around). First thing to note is its cash only - no eftpos accepted (there is a cash machine at the door). We ordered a couple of coffees and some breakfast (omelettes etc) -...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

A classic Sydney haunt. Cafe style where you make your order at the counter and advise you location. The ceiling has numbers which assists waitresses locating you. Side orders on toast available with most meals. I always get the large Greek Salad (not really large)...More

Thank spiceylulu
Home of the small bar revolution in Sydney,
Darlinghurst has more bars per capita than any other
suburb. Themes range from American whiskey bars and
1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
5:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Darlinghurst
  • Neighbourhood: Darlinghurst
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