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“Great Breakfast!”
Review of Cafe Melba

Cafe Melba
Ranked #898 of 4,707 Restaurants in Santiago
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Las Condes
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast!”
Reviewed December 2, 2013

As in many large, South American cities, breakfast is not quite as important of a meal as it is to us North Americans! I need some eggs and bacon in the AM! Cafe Melba opens early, provides a limited but delicious menu, and large cups of coffee all with service with a smile! We went on a Friday morning around 10 am, no waiting!

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank Ellecar
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Moonan Flat, New South Wales, Australia
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good Breakfast”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

Eggs toast and good coffee highly recommend this cafe if you are craving a good English breakfast in Santiago

Visited November 2013
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Thank Lexie P
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Tucson, AZ
Level 5 Contributor
81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Nice ambiance, disappointing food”
Reviewed November 3, 2013

We visited Cafe Melba for Sunday brunch, based on its good reviews from various sources. Melba is a nicely appointd restaurant with excellent sidewalk seating and generally nice ambiance. Service was average. The food was, hoever, a disappointment. Both of our breakfasts were cold upon arrival,the eggs were runny despite our requests for firmness and fried rather than poached, and the home fries were apparently frozen shortly before cooking. Brunch seems to be a rarity in Santiago--there are relatively few options--but Melba for us at least wasn't worth the bother.

  • Visited November 2013
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1 Thank DAGTucson
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Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great place to have BF in a Sunday morning!”
Reviewed October 16, 2013 via mobile

Café Melba is an excellent place to have breakfast Sunday mornings. It is open early and the menu items is like having breakfast at home. Nice setting and very good staff. Prices are not cheap, but there are not many options this early in the morning and the food quality worth every penny!

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Thank Guisum
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Cold outdoor spring season lunch”
Reviewed September 27, 2013

We went for late lunch 1:30pm+ and the place is still full during late September.
So we sit outside and waiting for the waitress to inform when there are seats inside.
Menu in Spanish only, no English. Again with translation from local friends, ordered the fish.
Food is alright, but not the unexpected outdoor seating, when all of us did not bring jackets.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank cute_boboi
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