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MadCowes Cafe

) #1 of 61 Restaurants in Cowes $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 2560
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

Went there on a Mothers Day weekend with the family. Place was busy but the service was outstanding and the breakfast meals were we had were first class. Will definately go back again. The best breakfast I have had for a long time

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

Had a late lunch here before visiting penguins and felt we had found a gold mine. Great atmosphere and service and food quick and delicious. AND they are licensed so enjoyed a very nice glass of white with my fish and chips. Added bonus of...More

1  Thank NessnJem
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Went there for breakfast last Sunday, certainly was not disappointed. The place was busy, there is a queue constantly at the ordering register, but everything runs smoothly efficiently, great coffee came after 5 mins, not long after all of our cooked breakfast came, good portion,...More

Thank shtarker2016
Reviewed May 9, 2017

We had a great breakfast here on two separate occasions on our family holiday, the coffee was great, the food was delicious (Pancakes and French Toast were so yum!) and we will definitely be back on our next visit to Phillip Island!

Thank Elisha L
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

MadCowes is a great cafe in Cowes and attracts the crowds to prove it. On a sleepy Sunday this place was packed. Coffee was great. The food offerings are extensive with lots of allergy friendly offerings. The kids menu was relatively large and very good...More

Thank snuff82Melbourne
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

All you could ask for in prompt service and variety of food for breakfast, open early, excellent all round.

Thank grahamredway
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

Even though Madcowes attracts a crowd, the service is fast and the coffee is spot on. Where the locals gather.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Very nice food and drink. (We had coffee and cake). Nice venue too and ok friendly staff. I'll come back here anytime!

Thank Josephine M
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Well, this was a bit dissapointing, we both thought that we would be in for something special. Well it's not. The atmosphere is bland to non existent, the seating uncomfortable. The food, sounds great, but it just didn't deliver on taste. The food was warm...More

Thank Valdis R
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Enjoy breakfast & latte and great price great meals and view outstanding I will return soon I can 😇

Thank Robert H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 2560
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