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Cranky Cafe

33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2736
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“fish and chips” (37 reviews)
“cakes” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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1 - 10 of 506 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family of 4 (2 adults, 2 year old and 11 month old) enjoyed breakfast here on Sunday morning. We had the eggs benedict, bacon with scrambled eggs and homemade hash brown and kids pancakes. The food was hot and delicious and came out very...More

Thank Jenski_p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe has a good range of gluten free options for breakfast and lunch. Located near the beach, it is a good option for breakfast before a morning spent in the surf .

Thank julie w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cranky Cafe is a nice cafe opposite the park & walkway to Merimbula beach. The service was friendly and fairly quick - our food came just before the coffees! My husband had eggs benedict, they ran out of english muffins so offered two slices of...More

Thank redlexus07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had traditional bacon and eggs. The meal was yummy, bacon cooked perfectly, lovely scrambled eggs, and the homemade hash brown was awesome. The cafe is in a nice quiet part of Merimbula, opposite the surf beach and park. I will definitely be back next...More

Thank AussieGlennB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, plenty of seating, not too noisy, seating spread out too. Good location across from beach and park areas. Easy and plentiful parking. Away from very busy town centre. The faiafel wrap was big enough for both of us, and very nice, so good...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast at Cranky, perfect poached eggs and the way they cook their bacon is delicious. Went back the next day for lunch. The beef burger is massive and tasty so be hungry. I totally enjoyed my nachos. Coffee was good. Oh and by...More

Thank Sally F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The last time Crankys and myself had a coffee was about 2 years ago, due to working out of the area. Was more than surprised, but happy surprised to walk into the same cafe and see the place a buzz with people enjoying the surrounds...More

1  Thank sidbaker1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been enjoying Cranky Cafe since arriving Merimbula last Wednesday. Mainly for a great morning coffee but have now had a couple of wonderful meals. Our lunch a couple of days ago was a very nice Seafood Chowder and Frittata but nothing compared to...More

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was determined not to like this place. Admittedly, the view from the place is lovely. You can either dine inside or outside in a protected footpath setting. There are even umbrellas outside, so not all of your table is sitting in the direct sun....More

2  Thank Annamarie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just rode here on our bikes and had a brownie and milkshake, wow! both delicious. The cafe was well set up with nice decor and was in a great location.

Thank Review L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2736
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