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Papa Bear Cafe

972 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
+61 3 9439 8736
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
“pulled pork” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
972 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Dropped in for a quick salad roll for lunch. Very disappointed - a few spinach leaves,cabbage?, a little tomato 1 slice of cheese and a small spread of avocado = $12.00

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Best coffee in Eltham by a mile! I frequent other coffee shops more, mainly because they have an outside area to enjoy. Papa Bear has a semi-outside area, but it is in a draughty area, so not so attractive - but at the height of...More

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Delicious vegan and GF treats Fresh and only the best ingredients and awesome service. Home made Baked with love

Thank Myra M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My daughter and I decided to have Breakfast last Week & as we live in a neighbouring suburb, and as we have tried many of the local Cafes/Eateries, we decided to try somewhere different. I must confess I'd been to Papa Bear Cafe myself, the...More

Thank susanhS8896CF
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Best coffee in the district by a mile. Would go as far as to say it's consistently one of the best coffees in Melbourne. And if you're after a lunch meal the Thai style pulled pork & coleslaw baguette is fantastic too.

Thank Jobsson G
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Good quality Axil coffee at prices that don't break the bank. I drove from the western suburbs to meet a friend from Brisbane here and it was definitely worth it.

Thank Liam B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Great coffee first thing in the morning Across the road from train station so quick stop before you catch the train

Thank Brett D
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Love this cute little coffee shop tucked away in the Eltham lane. It's busy and has a cool laid back vibe. Coffee is fabulous and the food is quality. Try the famous banana bread!!

Thank Rachel J
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Papa Bear is a small local cafe located in the walk though Midway Arcade. The coffee is excellent and the breakfast options are delicious. It can be tricky to always get a seat due to it's popularity and small seating area. Very personal and cozy...More

Thank freakstar2016
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Have had the most wonderful vegan hummingbird cake, and also a vegan chocolate and raspberry dessert cake. A wonderful place for a coffee with lovely friendly owner and staff. Highly recommend their beautiful healthy food

Thank catherine H
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 972 Main Rd, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Eltham
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9439 8736
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