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The General Food Store

377 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5968 3580
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“chai” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
377 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please PLEASEEEEE Bring back the pulled pork burger - so much yum !! Also recommend arabesque for breakie Coffee is great and they have an awesome brownie muffin kinda treat that is Delish !! But be aware it can get pretty busy super happy customer...More

Thank Millyzowski
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quirky little cafe, the menu isn't huge but everything on it is amazing! I love that they use local produce that is in season, and that everything you eat is delicious! With a lot of the meals they will surprise you, their desserts are...More

Thank BethanyLouise
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a coffee and ordered a large cappuccino well u got the coffee it was barely a medium and $5-00 mind you so a bit disappointed won't go back.

Thank Markfrogman
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

I visit cafes every weekend and while I have given this cafe a few tries, there really is very little for a vegan and so had to order from the sides menu making it a really expensive meal.... I had to return my mushrooms as...More

Thank Partlyblonde
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent service! Right in the heart of Emerald. Had the special of the day the Kransky Burger - yum! Hubby had sourdough with eggs which was good - build your brekky is great option. Good coffee - check your coffee size as the regular is...More

Thank leannebeasley
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Small café space, but food and coffee were excellent. Didn't stay to eat in, but it's obviously a very popular local venue.

Thank MamaStapes
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have lived in Emerald for eight years, and always have trouble getting a table as this place is well known and loved by the locals. Small is best, and by keeping a cosy, warm space with the best coffee in the Hills and a...More

Thank rogerspratley
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Truly the best bacon and poached eggs on sourdough I have ever tasted. The bacon tasted like English bacon which is near impossible to find, the eggs were cooked perfectly, the coffee was delicious! The service was friendly and helpful. Highly recommend visiting and having...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I visited with my husband and small baby in a pram. The staff were very accommodating and the service was good. The coffee was delicious and the food fantastic. It is a smallish building and can be crowded but I called ahead and ensured room...More

Thank Zipspersnickety
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Very small boutique cafe which is good for breakfast , we visited for the first time , simple menu , excellent coffee and tea, pretty good service , tasty food. Took some nice cakes and sourdough bread home as well. Definitely worth the drive to...More

Thank Ray B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 377 Belgrave-Gembrook Road, Emerald, Victoria, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Emerald
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5968 3580
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