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The Island Food Store

U 2 75 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
+61 3 5952 6400
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (6 reviews)
“soups” (3 reviews)
“enchiladas” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
U 2 75 Chapel St, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria 3922, Australia
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1 - 10 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 10 May 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 22 April 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 11 March 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 27 January 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 28 December 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 jilly1a
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Been going here for over 10 years and will keep going back as long as the coffee and cake stay this good. The flourless chocolate is the best I've tasted, bar none. Great soups, pies and salads!

Thank Chris R
Reviewed 9 August 2016

where do you eat on a Monday at 2pm? Yeah this place was still open, and what a find. Had a gorgeous pumpkin/tomato/lentil soup - what a huge bowl of goodiness, accompanied by 2 slices of thick sourbread. Yummo. Nice strong coffee as well. the...More

Thank sterwuv
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We eat lunch here quite often and the food is always freshly made and absolutely delicious. Daily specials always a treat as are the cakes. Yum, yum, yum!

Thank Jo R
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Best coffee, and their food is all home cooked, and wonderful . Always reliable, their food is fresh and so good. Visit the Island every 2-3 months, and always visit here. Buy their preprepared meals for easy meals .

Thank JTK2015
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Title says it all. This place has been going for over a decade and has best coffee, cakes and food on the Island. Would highly recommend a visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
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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