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Arcadia Cafe

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Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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193 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
+61 3 9416 1055
09:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying nearby this weekend and popped in a couple of times for a coffee/juice or snack. Each time we were welcomed by friendly staff and quick curtious service. The quality of fare never wavered from impressive. We shall return

Thank Mon3eys
Melbourne, Australia
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Our first visit here the other day was quite a unique day. We were moving into the area and were quite stressed from the moving. We also got caught in a sudden deluge of rain that is quite unique to Melbourne's changeable weather. Anyway we were starving and ventured into the Smith St area to find some lunch. A few... More 

Thank Stephanie D
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

It's our family quest to trial a cafe in Melbourne's top Lifestyle areas. This week it's the Fitzroy area. Walking into Arcadia the restaurant is presented with amazing homemade good quality food. We were served immediately and enjoyed the beautiful music! Our food came out in great timing and tasted and looked beautiful! Loved the atmosphere, awesome food and great... More 

Thank holidayfun101
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I have never felt the need to review a place but this was too bad not say anything. Two friends ordered the vegetarian big breakfast purely for the advertised haloumi and avocado. When it arrived it had no haloumi or avocado. The waitresses reasoning was that they change the menu a lot. They'd obviously changed the menu between us ordering... More 

Thank PaulWilliams12
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

I had the corn fritters with poached egg, avocado smash, bacon, chipotle mayo and a weird salad of rocket tomato and capers. On paper it seems okay, but on tasting, the flavours of the dish are very confused. The caper salad gave the corn fritters a weird vinegary taste, and I am not sure how capers, chipotle, feta and bacon... More 

Thank RawsonGal
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We visited Melbourne for a week, staying in Fitzroy and Arcadia was a short stroll from our AirBnB. We ended up eating there three times in a week. The smashed avo (mixed in with mint and feta) on GF toast with poached eggs was sublime and I had it twice. The garlic and rosemary rosti with pulled pork was also... More 

Thank Mark S
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257 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

My eggs on rösti was delicious although the rösti was doughy inside and the wet ingredients on top stole whatever crispiness there might have been. Service was very good. Portions were generous. I would go back. There was quite a bit on the menu that looked worth trying.

Thank Greg_and_Claude
Arles, France
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Good coffee however the food was average (poached eggs overcooked, corn fritters cold and the generous amount of capers made the salad very salty), and overpriced.

Thank Melbfoodie
Launcestown, Tasmania, Australia
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Looking for a late lunch, a stop on a Gertrude Street pilgrimage of art, design and retail therapy. Arcadia promised a no-fuss menu, fresh juices and salads and glasses of wine as well. People inside looked to be enjoying themselves. In we went: excellent service from the start. Water, wine, menus. One of us chose the pancake stack with mascapone... More 

Thank Deb M
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

We had a very delicious lunch to day at Arcadia. The food was really nice, fresh and tasty and the service was very friendly and pleasant. We'll definitely go back.

Thank Diabolita

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 193 Gertrude St, Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3065, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9416 1055

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