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Cafe Rojo

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201 Spencer Street | Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch

I read about Cafe Rojo on tripadvisor so decided to give it a go when in the Spencer Street shopping mall and we were not disappointed, good food at a very reasonable price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 20, 2015
MrsSmurfette
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

I read about Cafe Rojo on tripadvisor so decided to give it a go when in the Spencer Street shopping mall and we were not disappointed, good food at a very reasonable price.

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Country Victoria, Australia
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211 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Have not reviewed this popular café for a couple of years, although have enjoyed breakfast on several occasions in between reviews. Our most recent afternoon meal of Lasagne and Garden Salad was perfect. Generous portion of the lasagne, filling and tasty, and the salad full of freshness and crunch. Very satisfying for a late lunch prior to catching our rail... More 

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perth
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125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

enjoyed a breakfast focaccia and my son had the full English breakfast. both made fresh to order. huge and tasty. good coffee here too. the sausage rolls are lovely too.

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1 Thank bossladyPerth
Warrnambool, Australia
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

We had breakfast here before catching the train. Lovely, friendly staff who were only too willing to offer the cheapest deal. Good was cooked fresh & not left sitting in Bain Marie's. Best coffee I had for the day. Very good prices & very fast service.

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1 Thank LillyGorey
Ashburton, New Zealand
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105 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Just had a feed in Cafe Rojo inthe spencer center in Melbourne. I had a beef wrap and my wife had a mixed salad. Both were unusually tasty and very enjoyable. The food is very well presented which makes choosing a challenge. Yum yum yum go for it

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1 Thank FrankandTonia
Sunbury, Victoria, Australia
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed overnight after a wedding at the Vibe Savoy across the road! So we walked here for breakfast. My husband had bacon and egg breakfast he loved it very quick service, freshly cooked, piping hot! I had the raisin toast breakfast deal within five minutes of sitting down both meals were served!! Staff friendly, I'd definitely go back!

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Thank kimmykitten
Melbourne, Australia
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320 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Regular customer for this cafe over the last few years. Friendly staffs, good service, good food and reasonably priced. Had the focaccias, fish and chips, chicken parma, wedges, pies and homemade sausage rolls before and enjoyed them. Busy with customers usually and plenty of seats available at the food court. Recommended to others to try at least once at this... More 

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Thank sarikei s
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you want a good start to the day go here for breakfast. We went here the last time to Melbourne and this was on the list for another visit. We had a bacon and egg sandwich - very nice. We will back again on the next visit to Melbourne.

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Thank Andrew M
Trafalgar, Australia
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68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This café is very good value for money-with basic breakfasts such as bacon and eggs at a very competitive price. Located on the first level next to Spencer Street (Southern Cross) railway station where the shops are located, it is ideal for the train traveller arriving at, or leaving, Melbourne. In fact, it's a good spot even if you're staying,... More 

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Thank Mick B
Perth, Australia
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62 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

My family and I visited for breakfast. We had the bacon and egg on toast meal, a frittata, and a vegetable pasty. All were cooked well and the portions were generous. Its location is away from the hussle and bussle of the southern cross train station. All in all a good place to have a break before moving on to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 201 Spencer Street | Southern Cross Railway Station, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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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 of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.