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“OK Breakfast” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe ritrovo

Cafe ritrovo
Westfield Centre, Canberra, Australia
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Ranked #573 of 809 Restaurants in Canberra
Cuisines: Café
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Canberra, Australia
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“OK Breakfast”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Breakfast here on a Saturday morning. This is easy to find near the supermarkets at Westfield Belconnen. Service was efficient and courteous, but not overly friendly. I had an English breakfast, 2 fried eggs, a large serving bacon, half a tomato, half a dozen mushrooms, 2 small sausage (which I suspect were microwaved) and a piece of toast. For $14.90 it was reasonable value. However I felt that $5.20 for a cappuccino in a mug was a bit expensive, even if it was decaf.

The meal was delivered quickly, although the coffee came afterwards. Quick, mostly reasonable prices and convenient location.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Sad to say it's back to coffee club.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

I love doing brekky on a Saturday so I thought I'd try this place. For health reasons I went for the fruit and nut muesli with greek yoghurt, with a skim mugaccino.

The muesli was basically deep fried oats with a few sultanas and a bit of dedicated coconut. No other fruit, no nuts, and for the attempt to eat more healthily, i might as well have had the big breakfast!!! The yoghurt was thin and watery (ie cheap quality) and only tasted ok. It was NOT Greek yoghurt.

The coffee was ok but that is all.

The service was appalling. The girl who took the order never once showed any courtesy or said please for the money or thank you when handing the change. No basic politeness at all. A couple of grunts and total disinterest. When I thanked her for the food when she brought it, another grunt.

Don't bother. Coffee club is better than this and of you venture up diagonally across the road from the target end of Westfield/bus mall, that place, urban roast?, does very good food and coffee and they are quite pleasant too. Definitely worth the walk compared to this place.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“Good service, great food. I would highly recommend to anyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

The food served at cafes rarely looks as good as the photo on the menu. This cafe was an exception. The food looked just like the menu but tasted so much better.

The lamb was tender and juicy and the chips were crisp. The salad tasted yummy. This was topped off with a beautiful chai latte. The service was quick and the prices were very reasonable. This cafe is an excellent choice for lunch and to chat with friends.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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