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“Great location okay food”
Review of Sandbar Beach Cafe

Sandbar Beach Cafe
Ranked #3 of 20 Restaurants in Middle Park
Price range: $9 - $19
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Sandbar Beach Café is a beautiful café located on the water of Port Phillip Bay. Come in and enjoy breakfast and lunch in this casual, relaxing café or soak up the views on our deck on the sand just metres away from the waters edge.
Melbourne, Australia
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544 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“Great location okay food”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

Bit less arrogance and more welcoming attitude would help

Very laid back young staff not much experience from the way service is handled needs to spend more time cleaning tables properly or will be a hygiene issue

One breakfast burnt one overcooked very strange omelet more of a frittata served on a wooden board and was dried out no butter with very dry toast

Plus side - Great cup of tea easy to park no toilets have to use public ones next door needs a bit of work but great location right on the beach would be fabulous in the summer outside on the deck for coffee or tea

  • Visited September 2012
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“On the beach”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

This cafe is right on the beach! A great place any time, but especially outside, on the deck, on a Summers day with a glass of wine in hand...bliss. Staff are very friendly, the food and coffee great. I have been many times and it is always good.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank kiwigal28
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great location, good breakfast”
Reviewed April 28, 2012

I've seen a few poor reviews down here, but to be honest, we really liked it. Breakfasts were hearty but also really nicely done. Eggs benedict was not the typical affair I often fear with a soggy muffin and wafer thin ham - it was done really well with chunky bread and thick ham.

Location is brilliant, looking over the bay. Service was fairly quick. Well worth going to.

  • Visited April 2012
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Thank joem74
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AUSTRALIA
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3 reviews
“wedding party”
Reviewed March 18, 2012

What a great place to get married with the sounds of the ocean behind the bride and groom as they said their wedding vows on the back decking of the restaurant which overlooks the ocean.The food was great (finger food) and there was plenty of it,, staff pleasant and courteous, and the whole evening could not be faulted. I can't wait to try it out for lunch! The cafe has obviously been painted as it looks much nicer than the online photo!

Visited March 2012
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Thank JKAAustralia
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AUSTRALIA
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“wedding party”
Reviewed March 18, 2012

What a divine place for a small wedding! We were there from 5.30 pm . The position is superb with the ceremony happening out on the decking with the ocean view behind. The place looked lovely and fresh and has obviously been painted since the internet photo was put online. The food ( finger food) was delicious with plenty of it, the staff were very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. I can't wait to try it out for lunch.

  • Visited March 2012
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Thank JKAAustralia
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