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Lilo Cafe

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1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
(03) 5975 0165
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lilo Lunch

Lilo Cafe is one of favourites in Mornington, brilliant coffee, great styling and high quality cafe food. Serve is friendly & attentive! Check out the secondhand book shop next door whilst you are there!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

As a local I frequent many of Mornington's cafes, but this is at the top of my list. The food is outstanding. It has a vibe that just makes you want to come back.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lilo Cafe is one of favourites in Mornington, brilliant coffee, great styling and high quality cafe food. Serve is friendly & attentive! Check out the secondhand book shop next door whilst you are there!

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Victoria, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Lilo is a fantastic all rounder, a great location, feel and service coupled with some really yummy food. I have had breakfast here a few times and have always been impressed. Service is always more than friendly, how could people not be happy in such a nice environment overlooking the beach. Want to get in there and try their lunch... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We have eaten, supported & recommended Lilo regularly since it first opened 6 years ago. Having enjoyed one of their most popular dishes "corn fritters, baby spinach, salsa, crispy bacon, sour cream & chili jam", today we again visited for lunch ordering without reading the menu properly. Three serves of burnt corn fritters arrived NO sour cream or chili jam!!... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great cafe for a coffee or a lunch with friends. Yummie menu selection. We all enjoyed different choices from the the menu and the specials board. we were all happy with our choices. From corn fritters to all day breakfast. The cake selection was also nice from chocolate lamingtons to yo yos. All fresh and tasty. The staff were bright... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Hubby ordered coffees whilst I waited in the car with our pup. 20 mins later he finally strolled out..He said that the barrister was slow and made all the 'have in' coffees first. Coffee was average. Also the cups go from espresso size to medium? No small? We usually go to the milk bar in Mt Martha - much better... More 

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Dromana, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

What a gorgeous cafe that is cosy and quaint. The hardest choice was deciding what to choose for lunch from their unique and interesting menu. Lots of GF dishes on offer which is always a bonus for celiac sufferers. The food was fresh and delicious served with a smile. Great value and generous servings. Will definitely be going back.

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Love this cute little cafe! Was recommended to me by 2 different friends and did not disappoint. We went for all day breakfast - all got different meals and all were yum. I got the corn fritters - delicious!

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Beaconsfield Upper, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We stopped here for a late lunch, food was really nice and customer service was great. We would recommend this place for a visit

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South Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Apparently asking for an egg yolk to be cooked through counts as a 'substitution' which they cannot accommodate. Waitress was rude. Food was average at best. Will not be back.

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Address: 1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 5975 0165
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mornington
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mornington
  • Phone Number: (03) 5975 0165

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Contemporary

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