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Cafe on Bourke

50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9639 4200
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (38 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Italian diner throwback reminds me of the pizzas I used to get as a kid in the 70s and 80s - lashings of toppings and flavour on a soggy base. Now we are all more used to minimalistic crispy wood-fired pizzas, but this style...More

Thank Calum G
Reviewed April 28, 2018

While it doesn't have the decor of the Italian place over the road, Cafe on Bourke is a real hidden gem if you are looking for tasty Italian style food in the city at a very reasonable price. The service is good and we always...More

Thank dannyh770
Reviewed January 7, 2018

I've had takeaway pizza from here on a number of occasions and each time it has been very tasty. I can recommend the "On Bourke Special". On the last occasion I visited, I saw the pizza maker at work. At the time I called in...More

Thank BronwynH621
Reviewed November 22, 2017

Had dinner here recently with family. From the moment we rocked up to the front door we were met by friendly, attentive staff. The menu is extensive, with a variety of choices to suit multiple tastes. There is both indoor and outdoor seating with the...More

Thank Jon Q
Reviewed November 1, 2017

With pizza, pasta, hamburgers, (and other things) there is always something suitable. We are always served quickly and the food comes pronto. Prices are good and quality is there. It is popular with office workers on short lunch breaks and those having a more lengthy...More

Thank platypus150
Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Quick and friendly service from genuine family. Large menu typical of the type. Drinks straight out, looking forward to the meal

Thank Ewen M
Reviewed October 18, 2017

There are many, many eateries on this street. But this old style cafe has got to be the best value.It's like the old style Greek/Italian milk bars/cafes from the 1950/60s and offers a large menu at bargain basement prices. Eat and enjoy!

Thank Dwight1960
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This doesnt look much when walking past but this place has awide varity of food on the menu and has great pizza and pasta. Also has schnitzels, pancakes, steak and burgers. Very reasonably priced for the top end of the city. Good service as well....More

Thank Craig S
Reviewed October 3, 2017

This place wasn't anything fancy to look at but the food was really good. We had basic burgers and sandwiches which were really fresh and so tasty.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Friendly fast service which was just what we needed. Great food we had pizza and risotto. Convenient location just around the corner from the Princess Theatre.

Thank Denise N
Locals know that Chinatown is the tried and true place
to eat before hitting the nightclub scene. The place
simply buzzes, and the well-preserved buildings exude
a sense of Imperial China stemming from immigration
over a century ago. In restaurant after restaurant on
Little Bourke Street, you'll find delicious dishes
such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
money. Stately matrons oversee family kitchens serving
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9639 4200
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