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The Tasting Station

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Australian
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1489 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud, Victoria 3939, Australia
+61 3 5982 0522
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Rosebud, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a nice cafe slash restaurant that offers a variety of generous dishes. At a reasonable price. It's right opposite the rosebud foreshore & within walking distance of the shopping center. Good for families and romantic couples alike.

Thank Sebastian G
Geelong, Australia
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290 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu choice was great and the two dishes we ordered didn't dissapoint. Good children's menu, friendly ambiance

Thank Kazm76
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64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great spot across from the beach with a breakfast and all day menu including varying salads rolls and other foods in the food display fridges. Outdoor seating good if visiting with dogs. Kid friendly too. As well as brekkie and lunch they are licensed with tapas options. Will return !

Thank Monica S
McCrae, Australia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Now called "The Holy Bean" this cafe is a great place for a good meal in casual surrounds. The new owners have carried on the high standards of the previous owners, renovated the place and have now introduced a new menu. The venue is licensed and serves a nice selection of local wines. The avo smash between waffles with maple... More 

1 Thank Rodrelle
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Tim and Josh do great job of offering up delicious food and coffee with a personable smile. We have become regulars and my go to dish is the potato hash breaky...

Thank VinoVan
Sorrento, Australia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

We had a warm welcome from a nice girl this morning, which made us feel instantly comfortable. The food was great and well presented! It's a funky place, love the wall art. Tim was very friendly and takes pride in his cafe and was very accommodating.

Thank lisha84
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

Had a late breakfast here yesterday. We had scrambled eggs & poached eggs with hAsh browns! All very good & full of flavour. Coffee & hot chockie good too! Will be back there soon 😊

Thank sarahliz68
Frankston, Australia
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184 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I'm a nurse who occasionally works at Rosebud hospital, so I have been known to walk down to this cafe on my lunch break (it's only around 250metres away). The service is friendly enough. The coffee's not bad, but not great. I've bought a few muffins there over the years and they've usually been pretty good. They've changed their name... More 

Thank nursenatti
Geelong, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

We went to the Tasting Station whenever in Rosebud and it was a gem. Now as The Holy Bean Cafe it's just ok. Food and coffee were ok, my fritatta was small and the price was above average for deli food. Nice location and sitting in the sun was lovely.

Thank marlenegladman22
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for somewhere to have lunch. We stumbled across this place and decide to give it a go. We ordered a curry of the day (butter chicken) and a burger of the day (chicken soaked in buttermilk with a pickled slaw). We got the butter chicken and it was mildly warm but had an ok... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $19
Cafe, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1489 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud, Victoria 3939, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Rosebud
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5982 0522
Cafe and provedore specialising in gourmet food, local wine and gift hampers with produce from Mornington.

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