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Lilo Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5975 0165
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Adelaide, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Away from the hustle of the Main Street, friendly staff and consistently yummy victuals and coffee. Easy parking - even on the last day (a Wednesday) with a 25' caravan behind.

Thank jarlee60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place on the Esplanade away from the hustle and bustle of Main st. Still in walking distance though. Food is fabulous. Great breakfsst and lunch menu. Like to go as often as I can.

Thank Karen D
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

great service, great food and easy access. Very relaxed atmosphere as we got there right on opening time. Understand this gets busy later.

Thank Ben S
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed really nice almond cappuccino and poached eggs for breakfast food was good. very relaxed service. which goes with the relaxed green scheme inside which I enjoyed green been my fav color

Thank freakymonkey
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a quick Coffee & Cake during our travels. The café itself is decorated with mainly green kitchenware with lots of racks of spoons and aprons pinned to the wall. It could do with a good clean and tidy up. The coffee and cake was just OK. It was very busy so we were lucky to get a... More 

Thank Hazel R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped here with my parents for a coffee and some cake for afternoon tea on a quiet Sunday. It is about a 1/2 hour drive from where I live. Even though late in the day the cafe was very full and busy. The cafe itself is quite quirky in its decor (brightly colored and lots of Green) but that... More 

Thank Mellweir
Moulsoe, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopping at a house just around the corner we ate at LILO Cafe a couple of times and also dropped in for takeaway coffee. Their menu is limited ( with a tendency to run out of some items ) but the food was all great; fresh, health and sensibly priced. With a drinks licence it was good for lunch as... More 

Thank DJHMoulsoe
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lilo is a little cafe on the esplanade down the road from the main shops in Mornington. No ocean view but the beach is across the road. Our food was fresh and well presented. Well suited for families as there are milkshakes available (becoming harder to find) and good kids menu. I had a BLT. Relish was very good. Would... More 

Thank Smods5
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

As a local I can say that at times during the Summer, the cafe is quite busy with keeping up with the many people that come in of a morning and especially towards lunch! However, on the quiet days in the morning the staff can prove to be very lovely and helpful, along with the fantastic food that the chief... More 

Thank Rachel S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

We won't be back. Waited so long for our food (40 minutes) it was cold when it arrived. Expensive, at $60 for two, a tablespoon of avocado was an extra $5. Lilo big breakfast was bland and tasteless - bread stale, bacon over cooked and inedible. When asked how our meals were we said honestly that they were very disappointing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/725 Esplanade, Mornington, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Mornington
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5975 0165

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