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Early Birds Coffee Shop

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Shop 2 46 Porter Prom | North Mission Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
(07) 4088 6000
Thu - Tue 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Bingil Bay, Australia
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Early bird cafe is one of those places,you can sit outside and relax with a newspaper a good cup of coffee and fast service. Breakfast is quite a feast ,there is more than enough on the plate to please a large appetite. I call it a truly honest cafe,the coffee is good, the food is good and the prices are... More 

Thank Lia C
Cairns, Australia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We dropped in for a light lunch - staff were very friendly and service was fast. Lovely outdoor tables to sit at and get the breeze and watch people wander up and down the main road.

Thank Denise B
Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Laid back is one thing but not being open and letting customers know what is going on is a poor effort. I arrived at 9 am for breakfast and there was no sign saying if the cafe would open at any point in the day or if it was closed all week. Very ordinary service in a major tourist town.

Thank hungry12324
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

Friendly, fast, good food and plenty of it, family friendly., on the main road so you can people watch while enjoying a coffee.

Thank Terry U
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent breakfast! The best savoury mince ever! Fabulous coffee, fabulous service. We will be back!

Thank Bridget B
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I really like this cafe, sitting outside under umbrellas. I still think their hamburgers are the best in Australia. Today I tried their breakfast Savoury Mince for the first time. Wow - loved it. And with a good coffee made by Rhonda. Totally recommend. Dare you to try to get the secret ingredients out of the chef, Neil!

1 Thank Di M
Cairns, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Went in for a coffee, ended up with three fantastic cocktails courtesy of the manager. Had a wonderful time in this cute cafe, would highly recommend to all.

Thank Hattie S
Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Googled best coffee in Mission Beach and Early Birds came up. Don't waste your money. Ordered flat white, no cremè, too hot and no flavour of coffee. Didn't waste time going back, just chucked it. Old machine..perhaps the beans were the same vintage. Horrible. I love good coffee and this was my morning one so to not even be able... More 

2 Thank SharDoone
Mission Beach, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

There is nothing better than sitting outside at Early Birds in the morning, open early, good coffee, and few friends and the morning newspaper, great way to start your day. I head there in the morning before work i catch up with a few friends find out what's been happening. you should try it

Thank David B
Kununurra, Australia
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

We always go to early birds, biggest and best breakfasts, nicest toasted sangas and coffee. Beat feed in town, we go there alot and are never ever disappointed! Thanks guys!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 2 46 Porter Prom | North Mission Beach, Mission Beach, Queensland 4852, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Mission Beach
  • Phone Number: (07) 4088 6000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?