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Third Wave Cafe

#599 of 2,867 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence
Port Melbourne
American, European, Russian, Native American
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1/189 Rouse Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
396762399
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wed - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great local breakfast

Tried this local place and loved it. Creamy Egg and bacon muffin perfect for kids.Cosy atmosphere on a cold day.perfect for our family

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
bojaw
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Melbourne, Australia
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Tried this local place and loved it. Creamy Egg and bacon muffin perfect for kids.Cosy atmosphere on a cold day.perfect for our family

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Third Wave is one of mu fave places to eat - great service, nice and cosy and well priced. The food however is just amazing. Whether you are going for brunch, lunch or dinner, its all soo good! Paleo options available for those a little more health conscious. Love it. 10/10!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've never been for lunch or dinner but heard great things. Always eat here on a weekend and order the zucchini fritters. It gets busy so if you want a table maybe call and book. Good service and staff are nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I recently visited Third Wave Café and ordered the 700 gram Dinosaur Ribs with a side of coleslaw. The friendly staff presented the meal with out too much wait at all and it was cooked well being juicy and very flavoursome with the spicy dry rub and dipping sauces fantastic. Top job I will be back to try other items... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Russian cuisine Cafe with grate food. We have relaxed on sun as they have outdoor tables. Cafe is located off the main street. 12 hours slaw cooked pork with coleslaw was delicious.Staff are lovely. We shall definitely come back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Well after a nice early morning drive/walk to port Melbourne,both my wife and I were lucky to have spotted this little gem of a café!!! Being a lover of good coffee these guys use,"Five senses" ..MY FAVE! They have American style menu's and the scrambled egg muffin we had was super full of flavour!!! Will be back to try the... More 

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Werribee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have eaten here a number of time over the past 18 months. I have had a number of work meetings, staff breakfasts and the odd drive by lunch, and all have been fantastic. The food is brilliant. From the Third Wave Mini Breakky Burger, to the Texan Fry up and of course the candied bacon, every single meal i... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I used to live in Port Melbourne and didn't realise this little gem until 2 weeks before I move out of the suburb! Melbourne is known for good brunches and I think this one is definitely up there. Their baked eggs is my favourite, must try when you go there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Just stepped off the Spirit of Tasmania and looking for a good coffee and a bite to eat. By chance, we came accross the Third Wave Cafe. There were tables under the trees on the pavement, under the outside awning and inside the cafe. Light breakfast was yum yum, poached eggs on multigrain muffin, coffee was so good we had... More 

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South Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

There are plenty of great cafe's in Port Melbourne, but Third Wave stands out as my favourite. The coffee is outstanding and Chris, the barista, is a master at his profession. The service is unfailingly friendly and the food is excellent. The chicken quesadillas with barbeque sauce and the Reuben sandwiches are personal favourites but everything on the menu is... More 

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Additional Information about Third Wave Cafe

Address: 1/189 Rouse Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
Phone Number: 396762399
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Port Melbourne
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, European, Russian, Native American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/189 Rouse Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3207, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Port Melbourne
  • Neighborhood: Port Melbourne
  • Phone Number: 396762399

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, European, Russian, Native American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?