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Soulfood Cafe

273 Smith Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3065, Australia
(03) 9419 2949
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Ranked #1,819 of 3,887 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Feb 14, 2014
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Wonderful service wonderful food. I'll definitely be coming back next time I visit! !!!!!!!!!!! A nice little escape from the busy cbd

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The veggie menu is amazing and the carnivore options enticing. Service was good, ambience super. A nice find.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013 via mobile

I'm so happy with the new menu on offer, still my fave place in Fitzroy for weekend brunch and wholesome evening meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

Food was fantastic, it has changed for the better. I can still choose Vegetarian brekkie & my boyfriend is happy it now serves bacon, now we can eat here every Sunday. Coffee rocks too. Value plus.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Crappy service from an aloof waitress. Not a vegetarian restaurant anymore. Tasteless, overpriced and dips and bread came with bonus blonde hair. I asked if the chefs wore hats in the kitchen and she said no then proceeded to charge me the full bill. Disappointment to the max!

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I have been a longtime regular at Soulfood. For over ten years it has been a favourite. Returning this weekend, I was horrified to find that it has changed owners and it now a complete disappointment. Service.....dreadful. The one staff member at the counter was unhelpful, rude, and didn't have a clue what was going on. The food was less... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013

Soulfood is a quaint little place with a trendy feel about it. It's very 'Smith' Street in that it's light on the decor and has that 'lived in' feel about it. The staff are pretty friendly and they are happy to have a bit of a joke with you here and there (I like the little cartoon on the back... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Average food, meat now on the menu, and no eft pos machine I recommend avoiding The new decor is tacky at best and has destroyed the feel of the place

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

This vegetarian restaurant has been an icon (or institution) on Smith Street for more years than I care to mention (I may give away my age). We turned up late on a Tuesday night for dessert and coffee and were greeted with a welcoming smile, polite conversation and a willingness to accommodate our dessert desires. No attitude, just gratitude. With... More

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Melbourne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

A Thumbs down. Manners & good hygiene never go out of fashion!! Food is okay but some of the service I have received from that place is plain UGLY!!!If you hate it so much take a frickin holiday!! Dont take it out on your customers!

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