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Cranky Cafe

33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
+61 2 6495 2736
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“fish and chips” (34 reviews)
“cakes” (28 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cranky Cafe is a great place for a snack or meal anytime. It is licensed and offers both inside and outside dining. For a quick takeaway drink, order at the outside window. Inside toilet available, easy parking and a short walk to the beach. We...More

Thank susanbH3728NQ
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped here for breakfast after a walk around fish pen with my dog. Had the French toast with bacon option. Soft and light with a nice amount of sauce, though some more coulis or another strawberry would have been great. The bacon was also nice...More

Thank smaccit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cranky's is quick, affordable and really quite good. We visited twice, once during the day for fish and chips and again in the evening to pick up a pizza. We were more than satisfied with both. There's a considerable variety of fish and chips, with...More

Thank Dmitry G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The price seems to be high for what they serve. They offer breakfast lunch and dinner. It has outside seatings

Thank tamimolime
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the cafe and had breakfast,cake and pizza all were fabulous,I particularly liked the home made cakes which were delicious.Had pizza for tea one night it was great and a beautiful breakfast,terrific little cafe

Thank jannettpascoe
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The coffee is great, the food is great, the service is great, fantastic variety for all tastes, including gluten free options. But most importantly, great coffee!!

Thank Emily L
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Only had a chai latte here but the meals that were coming out looked great. So I do intend going back to try the food.

Thank Dizzidavis
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Coffee not the best I have had, I actually left it. Sorry guy's, need to improve. Your location is lovely.

Thank Robyn E
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We go to Cranky's whenever the family visit. We ate here on 7 August, a party of 5 adults and 4 children. The food is always good, and the children cleaned their plates - we were impressed that the child's portion of fish and chips...More

Thank Sarnia55
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Reduced hours over winter. Friendly staff. Food is priced at the higher end of cafe food and the few items we had over the week were ok. We mainly went for a convenient coffee, but for me their blend wasnt to my taste to go...More

Thank Redmushrooom
CrankyCafe, Owner at Cranky Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thanks for your thoughts. Most coffee blends are always up to personal taste. We have had great success with this Australian coffee in the past. Cheers, Lee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Ocean Dr, Merimbula, New South Wales 2548, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Merimbula
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6495 2736
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