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Melbourne Cafe

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Plaza Sotomayor 33, Valparaiso 2361793, Chile
9:50 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Mon - Fri 7:50 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:50 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looks and feels like a café ripped out of the heart of Melbourne CBD and surrounds. Being from Melbourne, and having spent far too much time in cafes while I should have been in lectures, it actually felt a little strange going into a place that was almost boringly familiar. BUT the coffee is good, there are pleasant places to... More 

Thank Darren M
St James, Australia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

The only coffee hit in South America. Australians are spoilt when it comes to a quality cup of coffee. After many failed cups of coffee on our trip around South America, we have found our home away from home coffee hit. These guys know and respect the coffee making process, especially the importance of heating the milk. We came back... More 

Thank Wunmulla
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Really loved the setup of the café. As a foreigner, it was one of the only spots I found quality, non-instant coffee in town. When I was there, however, they claimed to have wifi and a waitress later confessed it was not actually working. That was my only complaint. Other than that, nice location right in the heart of the... More 

Thank Rachel W
Valparaiso, Chile
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

great coffee, excellent service and very clean. We sat in the upostairs area which is very quiet and comfortable.

Thank 864martin
Rio del Mar, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

My Chilean buddy, Huevoduro, and I were headed for the port when he suggested that we stop for coffee. We did exactly that at the Melbourne Cafe, located at the north end of Plaza Sotomayor. GOOD coffee, excellent service, and tables outside to soak up the sun. . . . In WINTERTIME! The two young ladies who served us were... More 

Thank Richard D
Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

We found the place just before closing time (8:00 pm) and there were some sandwiches and salad to take away we enjoyed. In the morning the choice was bigger and coffee good.

Thank Malgorzata R
Walgett, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

I had a walking tour about to start, so I just grabbed a quick coffee and croissant thing. No complaints. Staff spoke english well. Coffee is good.

Thank Braden H
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

I have been craving a good cup of coffee ever since I got to Chile and I finally found it here in cafe Melbourne! Cute little cafe, we sat upstairs and overlooked the plaza and I really enjoyed my cappuccino!

Thank Christina S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

The coffee and cake were great and so was the service. Prices were very reasonable and there was ample to chose from.

Thank h45
Pueblo, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016

I was in need of a good coffee and found the Melbourne to be the place to satisfy that need. Friendly staff. Have a small menu of things that go with coffee or tea. After looking at what was available chose to stick with the coffee.

Thank Bill B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:50 am - 8:00 pm
7:50 am - 8:00 pm
7:50 am - 8:00 pm
7:50 am - 8:00 pm
7:50 am - 8:00 pm
7:50 am - 8:00 pm
9:50 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Sotomayor 33, Valparaiso 2361793, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Valparaiso Region  >  Valparaiso
  • Phone Number: 56-32-2225013
At Melbourne Cafe you will find the best coffee, panini sandwiches, salads and muffins. We'll do our best to make your visit comfortable in our cafe. Come and visit us!!!! We are located in Plaza Sotomayor square, next to the port and train station. English spoken!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?