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Cafe on Bourke

50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 4200
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good50%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (34 reviews)
“veal” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

I recently ate at Cafe on Bourke. Friendly staff. Food was really good at reasonable price. Fast service.

Thank hem2300
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As tourists in Melbourne it can be quite overwhelming at all of the different food places to choose from. When we stumbled across this cafe we didn't realise what we were in for! Everyone's food was incredible (which is such an impressive feat because the...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Really upset, thinking of enjoying a lovely lunch for my birthday, after previously enjoying good food here. Staff seemed a bit uninterested and a bit sloppy. Food was not up to scratch for the price Pizza was not generous at all Seafood consisted with one...More

Thank phillipislandfamily
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We stumbled across this place because Pelligrini's up the road was too busy and we were looking for a pre-theater pizza. We were ushered in by a delightful Italian man and promptly seated. Our orders were taken and meal delivered quickly. My daughter and I...More

Thank Robbo3585
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Walking distance to the Princess Theatre and with a good range of standard Italian dishes, such as pastas, pizzas, etc. Service was friendly and efficient and the food reasonably priced and adequate quality. Just what I needed before a show. Licensed, but beer is served...More

1  Thank kissane
Reviewed 4 July 2017

After theatre need for dinner, lucked our way as last customers of the night and had a lovely meal. Obviously a family run business with history, extensive menu of Italian inspired food for the Australian market, sizes huge so we struggled to eat a shared...More

Thank PauleLec
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Food was OK but nothing special. Prices were reasonable. Service lacked attention. Could do better...

Thank BigBadD
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Had pizza here a few times and they are consistently the same. They are light and tasty without the heavy salty flavour many places have. I would like more spice but not everyone does. Recommend for a easy inexpensive feed.

Thank Frank T
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, value and service. Arrived early, so served quickly although appeared very well organised.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 26 April 2017

There is a great deal to choose from: pizza, pasta, burgers, meat dishes, steaks, seafoods. My friend and I seem to always choose between burgers and pizza. The quality and taste are great and the prices very affordable. Even when the place is packed out,...More

Thank platypus150
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 4200
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