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“consistently great food”
Review of Cafe Jolly

Cafe Jolly
Ranked #4 of 139 Restaurants in Leichhardt
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Sydney, Australia
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216 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
“consistently great food”
Reviewed December 23, 2012

We've been going to this little cafe on Norton st for years now and it has always been good.
The people are friendly.
The prices are really reasonable.
The food is just yummmm.
I'm actually wondering if by writing this review, I'm reducing my chances of just popping in without a booking, hmmm

  • Visited December 2012
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2 Thank MissT603
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Cosy cafe with great food and service”
Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

Went with a group of friends on Friday evening which turned out to be a very busy time. The place was packed and we had to wait a while to get seats. Both the owner(?) and the waiter were very courteous and accommodating. The foods were yummy and affordable. We had a number of different pastas, each around $16-18. I thought they could use an extra body given the number of patrons but as other reviews have noticed, it is quite amazing to see how both of them handled the customers.

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2 Thank Tom Y
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Rozelle, Australia
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196 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“Good local place”
Reviewed October 31, 2012

Little cafe on Norton Street without the try-hard silver service feel. Food is great, large servings, fresh. The staff are so lovely. Kenny makes you feel more than welcome. If you want a home cooked feel for a meal, go here

  • Visited October 2012
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2 Thank sydcarnie
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Ashfield
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great value”
Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

Service and food are great. Inexpensive so is great value. A little noisy at times. Specials on menu were great.

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2 Thank Rajesh K
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Sydney, Australia
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Most delicious food in Leichhardt!!!”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

You can't go wrong at Cafe Jolly. I've been eating there for the past 8 years and the food is always great. The staff are so lovely even when the place is always packed. If they forget something or something is not how you like it, all you have to do is politely let them know (they are human!) and they are straight onto it. Seafood is freash and the steaks are always tender. I love their pasta and they even have a pretty good wine list. For the price you pay, I challenge you to find something better in Leichhardt. They are one of the few places in the area that are open all day and don't close between lunch and dinner.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank austracol
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