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Charlies Cafe

City East
Cafe, Australian
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7 Cowper Wharf Rdwy, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9358 4443
Today
06:00 - 16:30
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 15:30
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 16:30
Sat 06:30 - 16:00
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Santa Fe NNM
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We first wandered into Charlies Cafe when we got chased out of Criniti's across the street due to a sprinkler system malfunction. This old fashioned cafe had none of the ambience of Criniti's but it is pleasant enough, the food is delicious and you can hear yourself talking - something important to those of us in our 60's who can't... More 

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Thank navajodali
Boyne Island
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great food and value. Fish and chips were fabulous. OJ squeezed on the spot. Recommended and patronised by locals.

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Thank suellens2015
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, large portions, real value. Coffee is good. The only place in Woolloomooloo where you can see your orange juice being squeezed right there as you wait. Divine-you can't get fresher. Highly recommend Pepe burger. Chicken and bacon or beef and bacon with a twist-sweet chilli sauce, sour cream and avocado. Really fresh salad. Good service.

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Thank bellaboho
Nice, France
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Its a typical local fast food place. The coffee was really good! The ham and egg as you would expect it. The staff is friendly.

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Thank Phil6676
Sydney, Australia
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310 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Called in for fish&chips - it's popular with the locals, tourists and Naval base nearby. All your standards from bacon&egg rolls for breakfast to burgers and steak sandwiches &etc. The fish was very tasty and lightly crumbed. All good and right at a 311 bus stop to the city.

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Thank Andrew N
Dubbo, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Nice bacon & egg roll for breakfast, fast service with fresh and tasty food, great for a quick reasonably priced meal

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Thank Sharport67
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

This was a random cafe that I picked as I was wandering around the wharf at Woolloomooloo looking for some bite to eat. It isn't anything really fantastic, however the staff are friendly, the food is fresh, and pretty cheap as well. The place is also pretty quiet, but that may have had something to do with the time of... More 

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Thank MrDavetheSarks
Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

this is simply good home cook food my girls and I went for breakfast i wasn't disappointed glad i stopped by and you can get a good view of the navy ships

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Thank Quarnda
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015

It is the cafe of choice for the local workers in their high vis vests - where I am from this is not a mark of quality. Oh how wrong can you be. Luckily someone told me how good the coffee was. That and a good old fashioned and perfectly done toasted sandwich. Nice work.

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Thank Jane C
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We liked it so well we came for lunch 3 days in a row. Had the Chicken Burger, Cheeseburger, and BLT- all freshly made and well above par.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:30
Monday
06:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
06:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
06:00 - 16:30
Thursday
06:00 - 16:30
Friday
06:00 - 16:30
Saturday
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Cowper Wharf Rdwy, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > City East
  • Neighbourhood: City East
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9358 4443

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