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Village Cafe Restaurant

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50 Matthew Flinders Drv, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
(02) 6582 5888
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 27
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Venue for a Party

There it was, an oasis of light, glowing in the surrounding darkness, a Restaurant by the Beach, complete with outdoor decking and palm trees. We were here for a rather large birthday party, there would be around 100 people attending. The ambiance is definitely beach-side, which it pulled off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Star707
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Star707, Sydney
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Average - extremely slow service which spoils everything. Quite ordinary food is served and high charges if you take your own birthday cake.

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David J, Owner at Village Cafe Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you found our normally efficient service to be slow, your visit was obviously on a day when we busy so my apologies for that. The fee you paid for us to serve your own cake was to cover cream or ice cream served with the cake, it is our policy to... More 

Star707, Sydney
Top Contributor
323 reviews 323 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
631 helpful votes 631 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

There it was, an oasis of light, glowing in the surrounding darkness, a Restaurant by the Beach, complete with outdoor decking and palm trees. We were here for a rather large birthday party, there would be around 100 people attending. The ambiance is definitely beach-side, which it pulled off despite the drop in temperatures at this time of the year.... More 

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Annan
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Wednesday night is steak night - excellent value and cooked to your liking. Had dinner here twice as it was too good to pass by. Lunchtime menu for smaller meals was also good. Desserts are beautiful. BYO. Great place for friends to meet or couples to relax and enjoy the food. Friendly staff. Can't fault this gem.

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Port Macquarie, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Every time my Family and I eat here, I try something different from the menu. Tonight the Barramundi was to die for The Chef and Staff are always friendly helpful and courteous Well Done Guys I will return yet again

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The menu changes every week, the meals are a good size and very reasonably priced. It's byo with no corkage charge. Book early as it's becoming popular.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We eat here about once a fortnight with a group of friends commencing with a few drinks/beers on the lawn...it's BYO and no corkage which is refreshing and easy on the pocket. The food is generally superb....we are never in a hurry so like the relaxed pace and feel. If you want to be in and out quickly just let... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We dined at the Village Café Restaurant on a hot Sunday and the sea breeze coming through was cool and we could sit in the shade. The staff were so friendly and even the Pee Wee Harold.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Village Cafe, tucked away in the Lighthouse Beach caravan park, is a great place for relaxed dining, yummy food and great service. The head chef and his team always produce delicious, reasonably priced food, and the wait staff are fabulous. The meals are lovely, and I have been there many times for dinners and lunches. The meals are always... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is one of Port Macquaries hidden restaurants. Located near beautiful Lighthouse Beach on Matthew Flinders Dr, it's a little beauty. Great food, excellent service, attentive staff, beautiful location, this restaurant is well worth a visit. It's BYO, has an excellent lunch & dinner menu & a great kids menu, & is very family friendly. An excellent restaurant in a... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Last night I had a friend visit from Sydney. I had been recommended to try this little local restaurant nestled at the entrance to the local caravan park. I have been living in the area for about 18 months and had never ventured in. I am so glad that I did……..my friend and I enjoyed an evening of friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Matthew Flinders Drv, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Port Macquarie
  • Phone Number: (02) 6582 5888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?