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MCA Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food, smiling service and a nice buzz about the cafe. perfect Superb location and the gallery is excellent too

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Angela A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful lunch with friends at the MCA cafe, fantastic location, with a view out to the water, especially if there are no cruise liners docked. Food was good and not too expensive Would definitely visit again when in Sydney

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank QueenGucci
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments. We love to hear that you enjoyed the food and experience at MCA Cafe. Best, Gaye C - Guest Services.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is no argument that the location is perfect, particularly if (like us) you are waiting to board a cruise ship. The food is really good, however we find the menu to be particularly limited (especially for breakfast). We will go back, because we cruise...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SharonLisasTravel
Reviewed March 16, 2019

On level 4 in the museum you will find a cafe with a great view of the Harbor with seating inside and out. Good selection of savoury and sweet options and T2 tea served in individual pots. Plenty of seating and short wait time for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank GreenInsights
MCAC6, Public Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2019

Hi, Thank you very much for the review. It's lovely to hear you enjoy the food as much as the spectacular view! We hope to see you back soon. Best, Emma.

Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Visited on a week day lunch time. It was pretty busy (I am told it is always like this) with tourists, city workers and even locals. I ordered the kangaroo sausages. Since I do not eat cheese, they were very accommodating to alternatives and making...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank angelcake828
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Hi, Thanks for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We're glad to hear you found us accommodating and enjoyed the view. However disappointed to hear your comments on the food, we will definitely look into this. Kind regards, Gaye Crafts - Guest...More

Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

This Cafe has only of the best views of circular quays in Sydney. It faces the opera house and has a view across the ferry terminals and the harbour bridge. The cafe service is good and the beverages are worth the visit. Being on the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Akumuk
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

There are few places where you can go for lunch, sit outside and view the Harbour Bridge and Opera House just by a slight movement of the head. It is busy and noisy ... so go off peak. The chicken Banh Mai was fine.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jegmc
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Thanks very much for the 5-star review!

Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Discovered this beauty on our last trip to Sydney. The best views, good value food and good coffee. Opens at 10am if your looking for a breakfast and choices for brekkie aren’t extensive but they do a very good crispy bacon and egg roll.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank holidayshoes
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Hi, Thank you for the review we're so glad you enjoyed MCA Cafe on your trip to Sydney. Lovely to hear you enjoyed the food and coffee.

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This place is awesome. Right at the top level of the MCA, it’s a casual space where you can dine with an amazing view of Sydney Harbour and the opera house! A good range of meals at s very reasonable price. You can also get...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank thewhereto
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hi, Thank you very much for the lovely review. We will be sure to pass the feedback on to the team. We're glad you enjoyed the food and experience, hope to see you back soon. Best, Gaye Crafts- Guest Services.

Reviewed February 10, 2019

MCA Cafe is one of the hidden gems of Sydney. Unless you visit the Modern Art Gallery you may not even know it exists. But you don't have to be a visitor to the art gallery to go there. Food is not particularly adventurous, but...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Silvershirt
MCAC6, Guest Relations Manager at MCA Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We're glad to hear you enjoy the spot, we have to agree the view is unrivalled. It is also good to hear such positive feedback on the Wholegrain Pasta Salad. Hope to see you...More

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cfw117
November 1, 2018|
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Response from MCAC6 | Property representative |
Hi, Unfortunately we don't take reservations. However walk-ins are welcome.
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Vivic44
March 21, 2016|
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Response from FreshCatering | Property representative |
Hi, no, you don't need to have a ticket to the museum to come to the MCA Cafe. We are on level 4 of the museum and are open from 10am - 4pm Monday to Sunday. Thursday nights we are open until 9pm. Hope to see you soon
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