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Plaza Sotomayor 33, Valparaiso 2361793, Chile
56-32-2225013
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Ranked #36 of 242 Restaurants in Valparaiso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $2 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Chilean, Italian, Australian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
Description: At Melbourne Cafe you will find the best coffee, panini sandwiches, salads and muffins. We'll do our best to make your visit comfortable in our cafe. Come and visit us!!!! We are located in Plaza Sotomayor square, next to the port and train station. English spoken!!

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I agree with Alex H and the Unhappy vegemites reviews. We were looking forward to a trip to this cafe but were disappointed by this cafe for several reasons: 1. Their version of a flat white is a tepid very milky coffee served in a large cardboard cup, too much milk. More like a poor latte but with no milk... More 

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The service was really good, and the coffee was great, but it was missing something. The washrooms were clean, but not that clean, the guy that took the order seemed as he didn't want us to order - we have what you see, you can read the board and we have it but it will take really long - were... More 

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Rushed into the cafe by purpose to get some wifi and search the internet for a restaurant. The coffee here is great and the staff superfriendly (they recommended us a good restaurant). Apart from that the atmosphere is nice and very relaxed, could've stayed for more than a coffee!

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Well we just had to go in - Luna Park photos and all it was good to support someone who loves Melbourne. We had walked the hills and taken the funiculars of Valparaiso so it was great to find 'home' and have a pleasant lunch at a reasonable price.

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6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed in Valparaiso for a few nights and became regulars here each morning for our coffees, they do soy coffee and both soy and normal coffees and the grapes were good for South American standards (don't expect an Aussie coffee!). Sandwiches and salads were also reasonably good but there are better elsewhere- definitely recommended for a drink though!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Backpacking Aussies who were extremely excited to find a Melbourne style cafe! Was hoping for a typical Aussie cooked breakfast, left disappointed to say the least. Coffee was good for South American standards, average in comparison to Australia. We ordered the caprese panini-lacking in ingredients, lots of bread (exactly what we were hoping to avoid). The waffle...definitely out of a... More 

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Limache, Valparaiso, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

i love cappuccino, but drink it without caffeine and prefer soma milk. for them, no problem! the toilet is also very clean and the service very nice. I LIKE !

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Miri, Malaysia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Cafe Melbourne has really good coffee and what we like is that you can seat outside and watch the afternoon rush around sotomayor...never tried any food but definitely coffee recommendable! Australian style flat white great! Staff, chilean style, bit slow...but overall is very good!!! be back soon :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I know it is quite difficult to get a decent coffee here in Chile, so if you want to try a good one (I think the best one at least in this city) you should try this place. Australian-ish cafe style... so if you know about coffee you know Australia rocks in the preparation of good coffee. The location and... More 

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Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We had a stop into Melbourne Cafe after our tour with the Wally guide. Great lattes and very tasty desserts for those longing for a great cup of coffee in Chile!

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Additional Information about Melbourne Cafe

Address: Plaza Sotomayor 33, Valparaiso 2361793, Chile
Phone Number: 56-32-2225013
Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 10
Cuisine: Chilean, Italian, Australian

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