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“Don't walk past this! Walk to the Cafe. Well worth it”
Review of Joe Black

Joe Black
Ranked #4 of 345 Coffee & Tea in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Reviewed October 30, 2013

Recently stayed nearby, and looking for a quick and nice coffee and breakfast, I almost walked past, but the parade of happy customers in the doorway caused me to stop and have a look. Friendly, fast service, Amazing coffee!! and went back this morning for full breakfast and to take in the Cafe.
Artistically designed inside, everywhere you look there is something else to catch you eye, from art that comics the Sydney Rail network, to antique items on a shelf, it was amazing.
Food was great, served quickly but not rushed, well presented and tasty. Great team of staff working hard and happy to make the experience worth while.
Thanks, will be back!

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Thank Brad C
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Reviewed June 21, 2013

Had breakfast at Joe Black on my last day in Sydney. My friend I regretted that we only had breakfast once when it was just a minute walk from the Travelodge where we stayed. Everyone at the store was welcoming, got really good vibes when we didn't even know anyone. Breakfast was simple yet tasty. had fun going over the menu, with the play on words on what they offer. the menu itself looked like a script. Had the banana bread with ricotta and butter on the side. the bread was heated so as not be served cold but was very very slightly toasted that the butter melted when spread on it. Coffee was absolutely yummy! I understood why there was never a moment there was no one waiting for their cup of joe.
The music was another thing. While most coffee shops had jazz music or something light playing on the background, Joe Black played hip-hop. Who would've though coffee and hip-hop would mix? The folks at Joe Black did!

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Thank claycee
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

This cafe has a great vibe, with fantastic upbeat staff. The coffee is great, and the food is delicious. Try the Stormin' Norman, which is a poached egg on top of toast with avocado, tomato, red onion mix ($9.50). Also come in a larger version with two poached eggs. Great little cafe, just near the south end of Hyde Park.

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Thank Triptravels1
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

Had several coffees of various types over a week long trip. All were consistently good (and this is from a Melbourne coffee snob!) - well balanced, strong, well rounded. Service was polite, friendly and fast. Will definitely make this my go-to place in Sydney from now on.

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Thank AussieinDC
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Reviewed April 7, 2013

I cheated on my usual coffee shop to try Joe Black as it was on the way to where I was headed one morning and the cool fit out is very enticing. Now, their coffee IS very good however the service was borderline rude (two staff having a conversation behind the counter without greeting/acknowledging customers) and they were quite slow, I don't expect to wait five minutes for a simple latte. It was like everyone who works there is too cool to be friendly?
If you're seeking a nice cup of coffee but don't need smiles or speedy service, try Joe Black.

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1  Thank Fussy123
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