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Es-x Cafe

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Shop 1 | 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 8804
07:00 - 17:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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430 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Been coming here on and off for many years and recently started working in Exhibition Street so pop by more regularly. The staff here and incredibly friendly and engaging and the coffee is always consistently good.

Thank Nomeian
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220 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This place is a great stop for dine in or takeaway lunch or breakfast. There is a good variety of wraps and Turkish breads. The tuna balls are tasty too. The coffee is great and the service is friendly.

Thank Kelly K
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Popped in for an early morning hot chocolate when attending a nearby meeting. Apart from chocolate cafes who make theirs with real chocolate, good ones are few and far between. This was a very good one. Service was super efficient for the early coffee rush and staff were just lovely. It's a sweet little café and very clean. Must try... More 

1 Thank bronnykay
Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2013

I liked this Cafe and Can I say I love my Coffee and Melbourne is a beautiful place for some beautiful Cafes in alley ways so trendy and so relaxing. This is one of the reasons I come to Melbourne other than Business and this little Cafe served some great coffee

3 Thank Sami H
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2011

Wandering from my hotel I came across this busy little cafe / coffee shop. I stopped in for breakfast and was very happy that I did. The staff are exceptionally polite, the food is delicious and great value and I can't comment on the coffee, only because I don't drink it - but it seemed very popular with the locals... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 | 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 8804

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?