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Automatic Cafe

8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia (Southbank)
(03) 9690 8500
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Very good for a quick bite, they have good service, great food and a nice setting, ideal to walk to from cbd. Very nice.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I have been to this cafe a few times and have always enjoyed the quick lunch menu. The only problem would be parking,you really need to have the time to park and walk to and from the restaurant, which can be a problem if you are restricted with time.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Went for Breakfast, very busy, the muesli was too crunchy. Almost broke a tooth. If you like busy venues that are loud. This will be your cup of tea.

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Melbourne
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is a great place for breakfast by the river. A good menu with some variety and a little less formal dining experience. With all of the restaurants along this side of the river it is good to have one that is not quite so elitist, without being a food court.

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Hobart, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

Thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast here. Good strong coffee just the thing to prepare you for a big day shopping!

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Melbourne, Australia
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422 reviews 422 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

This is a nice place to eat, great if you are wanting good food without too much fuss or taking up too much time.

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

My daughter and I love going on date days here.... its unfortunate that it is now closed.... as we truly loved this cafe, loved the food, the scenery and just the atmosphere was awesome. I can't count how many times we have been here.... loved it...

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

Atmosphere was great, especially in summer as it over looks the Yarra river. Food a little over priced but nevertheless was good.

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St Kilda, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2010

Have been here a few times for work functions... Average food, service ok.... I know I wouldnt chose this place unless I had to.

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Byron Bay
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2010

The food and atmosphere are just great. I love the buzz, friendly service and the wood fired oven pizzas! I always eat at the Automatic when I visit Melbourne.

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Additional Information about Automatic Cafe

Address: 8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9690 8500
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Southbank

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