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The Waterfront Cafe

U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2211
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (25 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (16 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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1 - 10 of 653 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went down for an early breakfast right after sunrise. Had decent scrambled eggs on toast, mushrooms, halloumi, delicious rosti, and a nice cup of hot chocolate which came with two cute little marshmellows. Only minor complaint was the halloumi cheese, which was way too salty...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We last eat here two years ago, and in every respect the restaurant continues to offer great food at reasonable prices. It is very busy, with plenty of seating inside and out. Bookings are not taken, so you have to take your chances, but he...More

Thank jryder888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff but food was felt it was a bit over-rated. We were there at a very busy time, but my soup arrived tasteless, cold and ridiculously large (though liked it arriving with garlic bread). It may have had food regrets though as initially I...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read the reviews on Tripadvisor we decided this was the place for breakfast. The big breakfast was the best i have had! Choice of eggs, two full sausages,homemade rosti,3 rashers of bacon, mushrooms,homemade ham hock baked beans,grilled tomato only $22!!!!!!!, the good lady had...More

Thank michael w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed breakfast here twice. Service was great and the food was great. Beautiful view to enjoy while you eat!

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a very busy morning the service was very friendly and the food was good and came quickly. Great coffee. We even had live jazz to listen to. Sunny deck outside. We may even go tomorrow.

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the omlette and banana waffles as well as lots of coffee and a juice to go. Location is beautiful....especially when the sun is shining. Banana waffles were an absolute stand out - best waffles I've ever had. Green juice is also really refreshing after...More

Thank Merri L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful lunch served by friendly staff, Our dog welcome too, at outside tables. We had a great view & out of the breeze. Reasonably priced. Seems popular venue.

Thank glenette2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Waterfront Cafe is the "go-to place" to eat for first timers to Merimbula - or so it seemed. Our visit on a spectacular sunny Sunday morning took in brunch. The menu is quite expansive, but noticed from other patrons that the quantity on the...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just arrived in town and not disappointed it what previous reviews have indicated. Great service, exceptionally quick in serving your order, perfect coffee and sensational food. Eggs Benedict , perfect, various available (bacon instead of ham) , scrambled eggs and mushrooms sensational also. Can't wait...More

Thank Glenn T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$23
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Merimbula Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2211
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Award winning breakfasts, idyllic location!
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