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Austi Beach Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
+61 2 4268 5680
08:00 - 16:30
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the perfect place to unwind after a swim at the beach. Nice coffee and a balanced mix of sweet and savoury food.

Thank Tim J
Batemans Bay, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had breakfast at the cafe and the food was very good. large servings and a very extensive menu. fast friendly service and a great view over Austinmer beach.

Thank Ross B
Austinmer, Australia
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive, often very crowded. The food quality by the TV advertising is "to see is to believe". Last visit was very disappointing, with bland tasteless food.It was a sunday morning eggs avo bacon job with Orange juice for 2. We both walked away wondering. Being local I have tried this cafe 3 times for lunch , breakfast and snack. Each... More 

Thank PeterBurns
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Visited for lunch, but struggled to choose from the menu. All I wanted was bacon and eggs, but it was not on the menu. Told the waitress this and she said "we can do that for you". Big plate of scrambled eggs and bacon delivered for $15 - I was a happy girl.

Thank Angela T
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126 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

We had lunch with mixed results. The service was quick and polite. My "chili" prawns seemed to only get the chili colour, but missed the flavour. The gluten free bread on a burger was way below par. The fish and chips were a generous serving, but at $25 it should be. Wouldn't be my first choice next time, but there... More 

Thank Stuart l
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Great view overlooking the beach, relaxed atmosphere. Love to stop here for coffee or brunch on our way south.

Thank melissa_goodall
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402 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

We have a beach house nearby some come on a regular basis for breakfast. On this occasion, the place was crowded with the usual flock of Sydneysiders. We ordered a variety of meals but the stand out was the granola/muesli. We rushed to get out as service was slow but will try again when things slow down.

Thank hughtravel77
Cairns Region, Australia
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42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped as we drove by. The view across the road to the beach is the bees knees. We had brekkie 2 seperate meals poached eggs on toast & brekkie special fruit bread. Both meals were very good & we picked at each other's the staff were friendly & professional prices were good to go

Thank Colin V
Wollongong, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Went here for a family lunch and was terribly disappointed. The waitress didn't know the specials and went to find out, and never returned. Later, a nice waitress served us, told us the specials and took our order. Unfortunately, the food was very ordinary and parts were in edible. The trout salad was just a mess of flavours, including trout,... More 

Thank familyaffair225
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Friendly waitress was attentive to us; suggested a better seat away from the wind. Big Breakfast was good with plenty of food. My breakfast of scrambled egg with truffle oil was lovely but I wanted the spinach and bacon sides which increased the price. Very good value at around $15 per meal including coffee with the shopper docket.

Thank tereseandgreg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Wollongong, New South Wales 2515, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Wollongong
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4268 5680

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?