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Essenza Yarra Valley

) #12 of 34 Restaurants in Healesville $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Italian
189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pancetta” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Cute little Italian coffee shop that has nailed the long black for me! not sure what coffee they use but damn it's good!! also the muffins in little pots are cute and also delish!!

Thank Beccles79
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Love this gem of a cafe and their excellent coffee. The staff are always friendly and clearly enjoy providing the best brew in town.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped for brunch and were pleasantly surprised. I ordered the hot cakes and they were the best ever. Highly recommended. You gotta shoot here for a bite

Thank houndogoz
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We had a half hour free before meeting friends, and decided to try Essenza. There are several small cafes on the main street, and this is one we had not previously tried. The service was cheerful and friendly, and the coffee not bad. When we...More

Thank Arbuthnott C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

It's not often that my partner and I head to the Yarra Valley, but when we do, we always make sure we head to Essenza for a meal. We cannot fault what they do here. Their food and drinks are amazing and fresh, the vibe...More

Thank ashleelauren90
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Great coffee and lovely cakes. Staff always cheery and helpful. Great to buy Italian provisions too.

Thank teen1000
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Small cafe with modern decor, some outdoor pavement seating, excellent service and an interesting Italian themed menu. For lunch various people in our party enjoyed different styled bread based meals. My fagioli was simple and delicious. Chais, coffees, green teas were good quality.

Thank TravellerFaye
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Having walked out of the Innocent Bystander, we were delighted to find Essenza. Though easy to miss due to its small frontage, this is a well-presented, friendly operation. Good coffee, superb pastries and beautifully presented coconut muffins baked in flowerpots. Quality food, sensible portions and...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I had breakfast here today - Uova in padella - two free range baked eggs, pancetta, tomato pomodoro, fontina cheese & sourdough toast. The dish was served in a glazed terra cotta bowl piping hot from the oven and garnished with rocket. A hearty breakfast...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very nice breakfast outside with our dog and sheltered from the rain. Our muffin was fresh out of the oven. Yum. Baked eggs were exceptional. Coffee great.

Thank Neil D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189-191B Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, Victoria 3777, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Yarra Valley  >  Healesville
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