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Cafe Issus

8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8844
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“rosti” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I met up with our daughter and we dropped in at Issus for Coffee. A little "hidden away cafe in the city. We tried some coffees we never tried before which were quite good. Paid about & 25 for 3 coffee and...More

Thank rolfyboy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great little find on our wanders. The food is an amazing blend of flavored. Great meals and coffee. Reasonable prices. Staff were lovely.

Thank Hunt11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this cafe many times over the years and never disappoints. Usually go for breakfast but also been for coffee/drinks mid-afternoon. Tiny place down an almost hidden laneway serving amazing aussie style meals. Great juices, love their breakfast options, solid Melbourne coffee and service is...More

Thank MichelleHeywood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and fantastic food, wonderful atmosphere of the Melbourne laneways. Short walk from Flinders St station. Love that this cafe participated in a good for the homeless program. They accept eftpos too :)

Thank neena_19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere here is special. It is a remote street/alley, where there are many small cafes. The staff was super friendly and very service minded. Actually we had better service at Issus, than the other day at Punch Lane. Not what you can expect on...More

Thank Thoffmannmadsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great customer service, good variety on the menu and fantastic food. The milkshakes are crazy and very sweet but tasty! Corn fritters were great and so was the Benny Chan. Kind of smaller meals but good food. Would go back again :)

Thank mcameron96
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful breakfast and coffee, authentic melbourne setting in centre place, it is great to sit and watch people while you eat your breakfast

Thank Ronthomes
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This cafe was fantastic. It was vibrant, the food was delicious and the service was fast. Definitely up there with the best breakfasts I have ever had! Price was also very good. I could not fault this in any way!

Thank Troy M
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing and every time I saw people around me their food looked so.. good. The staff are friendly and helpful we are going back to eat there again on our last day. It’s on a cute little street

Thank mandyTyneAndWear
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Had the Kickstarter juice to cure the hangover I had the Benny Chad ..amazing!!!! I regret not getting the Rosti added to it because I tried my friends and it was the best thing you’ll ever eat 10/10

Thank Shae G
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Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8844
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