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The Island Food Store

$$ - $$$Cafe,
U 2 75 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 6400
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (6 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian
$$ - $$$
U 2 75 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

Dropped into the Island Food Store for lunch and was I glad I did. Always wanted to go here but it was often closed. This is a really different place for lunch. It is not overly large with seating inside and out. Parking is very...More

Thank ddiston
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We only stopped for coffee but were greeted when we walked in and made to feel welcome. The Food Store is in a quiet area off the street with parking right in front. You could easily miss it. Our coffees were made quickly and were...More

1  Thank Noi-Pip
Reviewed February 25, 2018

With all the food choices in Cowes we tried this tucked away option.Disappointingly at 11.40 the breakfast menu was off but the lunch menu consisted of freshly prepared delectable options.The coffee was good.Only thing is the food choices are fully priced for what you get.But...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed January 14, 2018

The food is fantastic and the sweets a delight. But the best thing are the pavlovas made in house. When I have a function and need a pavlova I do a round trip from Pascoe Vale best Pav i have ever had.

Thank josie c
Reviewed January 6, 2018

I visit the island Food Store every time I visit Philip island as I love the wholesome home cooked food! Salmon patties and quiches are the best and the salads are to die for! it is pricey but you always get what you pay for...More

1  Thank hilary2603
Reviewed May 10, 2017

The Island Food Store produces "homemade" food - enchiladas, toasties, soups, salads, curries - and cakes. Just using words to describe this fare is to do it a disservice. You need to taste the delights to make a decision. Coffee is great, as is the...More

Thank JaneML1952
Reviewed April 22, 2017 via mobile

The island food store is tucked away behind Aldi in Cowes, but it is my go to cafe for lunch on the island. It took a while to get used to the place because one of the wait staff is a bit grumpy. However the...More

Thank foodie196156
Reviewed March 11, 2017

Enjoyed a really yummy lunch made from quality ingredients, Good choice for such a small cafe.Also bought cake and lasagne to take away.

Thank hilary2603
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

This is our "go-to" place for coffee, light lunch and fine foods in Cowes. Liz is a superb chef - all the salads (and they are constantly changing) are to die for and the light lunches (e.g. enchiladas, coulibiac and gourmet pies) are creative and...More

Thank Paddy132A
Reviewed December 28, 2016

Tucked away a little (near the Aldi store) is the Island Food Store. It is an intimate space that is great for a coffee or catching up. The food is delicious, and most of it is available to take away (soups we have had are...More

Thank Jilly S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Cafe, Australian
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 2 75 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Phillip Island  >  Cowes
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5952 6400
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