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Cafe Melba

$$ - $$$
Las Condes
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Don Carlos, 2898, Santiago 8320000, Chile
+56 2 2905 8480
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Santiago, Chile
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a beacon for the gringos with good hearty breakfasts and a spot for lunch and hang out on Sunday mornings. Sadly it has lost its way and soul and is beaten hands down by the competition that has sprung up around the area. Sadly I can only descibe it as very average in quality and offering.

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Thank Poulter3768
Santiago, Chile
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent restaurant with "gringo" breakfast & healthy lunches . Great service from smiling wait staff. Open for weekend breakfast.

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Thank Stephen B
Hsinchu County, Taiwan
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20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Absolutely terrible. My friend and I both ordered the pancakes which appeared to come from a box. There was a blueberry in the center, they were dry, not fluffy, and drowning in syrup. The coffee came with cinnamon instead of hazelnut and the service was atrocious. The waitress seemed to be in a bad mood. We were the only customers... More 

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Thank Breadna
Denver, Colorado
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868 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great time earlier this morning having breakfast at Cafe Melba. I had the Eggs Benedict with salmon and it was delicious. The latte is also very good; I just wish the bowl had handles, since it was hot. Waiters were very friendly.

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Thank MauricioBabilonia
Hebden Bridge
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213 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Tables set out in the atrium of the Costanera Shopping mall with an interesting water feature and coconut trees. We had burgers, salad beers and some lovely desserts for around $12 a head. A pleasant place to sit and eat - and better quality food than the multinational competition! Photo looking up from our table

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Thank RP-HebdenBridge
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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462 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch. We had the bacon croissant & salmon pacifico. Both were good. Great coffee & beer. Service was fine.

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Thank LPLoveToTravel
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Grabbed brunch here before heading to the airport. Good service - food was delicious. Only downside - we sat down at 11:45AM and tried to order off of the brunch and lunch menu, only to be told that they were not yet serving lunch. Something to keep in mind if you don't want breakfast/brunch foods.

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Thank lk8709
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

My food was lovely and big portions. My partners food not so good. Not cooked enough. Not as good as last time I came here. Service good and staff very friendly. The English element has gone with the previous owners!

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Thank carlos m
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2015

I have been to Melba in the past and the breakfast was always good. After today's meal I will never return. The quality of the food is horrible. I could not eat my french fries they tasted so bad. Leads me to believe they have not changed the oil in some time. I asked for some ketchup or mustard to... More 

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Thank Lee U
Perth, Australia
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

The original owner has gone but it still has a very good breakfast and juices and good value for money.

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Thank REK59

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Don Carlos, 2898, Santiago 8320000, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Las Condes
  • Neighbourhood: Las Condes
  • Phone Number: +56 2 2905 8480

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?