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Criterion St Cafe

10 Criterion St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
03-6234 5858
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Ranked #59 of 439 restaurants in Hobart
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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85% Recommend
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English first
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Stopped in for lunch after arriving in Hobart. Place was well presented with energetic service staff. We all enjoyed our food and drinks. Well presented food. The wife found the sweetness of the sugared pistachios in the cous cous too sweet for the dish, I however enjoyed eating them once she was done.

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Sydney, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Food and coffee were delicious. A cool little cafe on a side-street in the city. We were walking past and decided to go in for a coffee before we left for the airport. But the food looked and smelt so good that we had a quick bite to eat. The cinnamon salted caramel waffles were delicious as was the unusual... More

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Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My boyfriend and I visited for brunch last week and were very impressed with the meal and the quick and friendly service - a lovely way to end a holiday. We were bemused at the difficulty in finding a cafe open before 8am on a Saturday morning in Hobart, so when we did find Criterion St Cafe I asked how... More

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Hobart, Australia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A return to an old haunt - sadly not as great - it wasn't particularly busy and I was only in for a quick coffee. I sat own in the corner while staff chatted to someone sitting at a bar stool and waited ... grabbed the paper and read it ... and waited. It was obvious while the conversation was... More

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Bergen, Norway
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Being in Hobart for a week, I had googgled to find places with bio food. The criterion was one of them. I was not disappointed. The cafe is located in a smaller street, close the busy ones but quiet. The first impression coming in is of a cafe with a simple, relax and agreeable atmosphere (bright colors, somewhat possible to... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I'd walked past here many times and it always seemed popular. Finally had a chance to call in for lunch, but only had 40 mins. I was greeted straight away and asked to take a seat. Only a short wait later a staff member came over with a menu and took my drink order. A short time after that my... More

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Hobart, Australia
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We have really enjoyed it here the last two times we visited. Friendly service and the coffee and cakes were top quality. Seems like a really busy cafe!

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013 via mobile

This is a great place to have an amazing coffee and choice of cake/muffin/brownie or breakfast (small but good range including eggs, porridge etc), lunch (paninis etc) and/or a beer. Great service, food and prices. And a good choice of seating, inside or out on a small but not too busy side street.

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Hobart, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This small cafe has improved heaps since changing hands - the menu has grown and the service improved under the new management - more attentive and menu options. The coffee is great as is the menu choices for vegetarian and meat lovers alike. It has a communal table in the middle but other seating available around the perimeter and outside.... More

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Stopped in this place for a light bite to eat for lunch. Downstairs was full so asked if we should head upstairs which is what we did. Found a table for two without any issues. Waitress came and asked for our order- a beer, chicken sandwich and halloumi salad. The menu was small but lived up to its description of... More

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