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Cafe Mint

579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9319 0848
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (9 reviews)
“tagine” (5 reviews)
“mezze plate” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Cafe, Turkish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for years. I always order the baked eggs chachouka and sucuk. They usually never disappoint me. But last time the dish was too watery. I hope they return back to their usual standard in the future. If it was as...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This was a favourite amongst our foodie group but I think a chance of hands means a change of direction for this Surry Hills staple. It was expensive and sub par. Hopefully that changes soon.

Thank Benjamin_Hollywood
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in here the other day for a coffee, but the brekkie menu looked to interesting not to try something. Full of Turkish and middle eastern options as well as some regulars. Wasn't disappointed with what I choose it was delicious. There was also a...More

Thank JerseyJerseyJames
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We booked a last minute table on a hot, Sydney, Saturday night. Our planned table (inside) was not ready, and it looked like we may have to wait a while, so we opted for outside. It is a small space inside. The food was very...More

Thank syd7374
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed dinner at Cafe Mint. The staff were helpful and the atmosphere was relaxed. We started with hummus and crisp bread which was very tasty and then we shared two main courses. The lamb kefta tagine was fantastic, the meatballs...More

Thank PinoucheKnowsBest
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I drop into Mint whenever I am in Sydney. The coffee is sublime and their breakfast are a-maz-ing! Last night I went for dinner...it was ok...I had the lobster crab ravioli dish which just lacked punch. Perhaps my expectations were too high. However don't let...More

Thank McVane
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We would not have found this restaurant without Trip Advisor most likely but were very glad we called in. Our Spanish waitress was excellent and looked after us really well. Her recommendations were all delicious too!

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful find! Small, friendly cafe style restaurant featuring small and large plates of delectable Moroccan, Spanish, middle eastern dishes: mussels in a piquant broth so delicious we asked for bread to soak it up, perfectly roasted petite lamb chops on a bed on vegetables, swordfish...More

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had dinner with the family here. Small intimate setting. The manager / bartender or perhaps owner? was very friendly and you could tell she was passionate about the food. We tried the golden cauliflower with saffron aioli sauce, watermelon salad, mussels and lobster, crab, scallop...More

Thank karenhM6915EC
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I stumbled across this little venue on a weekend stay in Sydney, and i'm glad i did. The very friendly staff helped with hard decision making over the beautiful Spanish/tapas menu. We sat outside as it was quite a warm night and...More

Thank Sarah C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 15:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 22:00
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17:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 579 Crown St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9319 0848
  • E-mail
Located at the Cleveland Street end of Crown Street, Cafe Mint is a cafe by day, restaurant by night, establishment that celebrates the cuisines and flavours of the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Interesting breakfast items, quick and tasty lunches and delicious exotic dinner dishes keep this busy eatery full, especially at weekends. Licensed and BYO (Tue-Thu only) it's an ideal spot for a memorable meal in Sydney's most restaurant dense suburb, Surry Hills.