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1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
(03) 5975 0165
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Ranked #15 of 96 Restaurants in Mornington
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

A quick coffee on the run seated outside is not too much trouble for the guys at Lilo. I was served promptly at my table and brought a bottle of water too. Perfect. I'll have to come back and try the food, but so far I'm impressed.

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Batemans Bay, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Didn't know what to expect, but it was such a wonderful find. Brunch and the clientele was families, singles, couples, groups and many cycling groups who sat outside in the open air. Great atmosphere. I had corn fritters served on top of a variety of greens, home made chutney, instead of poached eggs I opted for scrambled, bacon and anything... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very good service and fresh modern food. The extra efforts with the salads is a bonus.....either going to the peninsula or returning, a honest little stop.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here while on a walk from Mt Martha to Mornington, ordered an amazing iced coffee and an ever more amazing tasting milo and banana muffin...... Yummo The staff were lovely,will come here again for sure.

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Cool cafe with quirky interior. If you don't like green, then you wont like the atmosphere. This was our first dining experience and we went for lunch. Menu has lots of good options. I wanted the Reuben but was told it wasn't available which was disappointing. Had the baked potato with pulled pork which was very nice. The 40 minute... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Stayed up the road from Lilo and ate here two mornings. Different dishes each day, all were superb. Worth the money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have eaten here many times and usually it is delicious, but today the experience was awful. A friend and I met for lunch and waited for at least 10 minutes before anyone gave us menus (the cafe was about half full, many wait staff) we ordered drinks and food together, drinks came relatively quick. Again the coffee is usually... More 

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Mornington, Victoria, Australia
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33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We had breakfast there at an early time on a nice day. You can sit outside or inside but it was pretty cool so we sat inside. There is not much choice on the menu but what we ate was nice. they had a special full breakfast or you could just have eggs if you like. The coffee was ok... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We found Lilo by accident as its on the way out of Mornington towards Mount Martha. Right on the beach road it is easy to park & we have now been a few times for lunch, morning coffee & afternoon tea The team are very friendly the food is fresh & if you are in a hurry they will wrap... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

Without a shadow of a doubt the best cafe in Mornington, best coffee, best muffins and the best egg and bacon. Friendly staff and service with a smile. If money was no object I would do breakfast here every day...

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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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