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Cafe Issus

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8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 8844
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“rosti” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After trying The Quarter the day before and being served fake avocado what a treat this place was to find! Delicious fresh flavours for bfast, the housemade rostis are delicious. The coffee was also really good.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bit of a fav in Melbourne and it’s never let me down. Food and service great quick and quality. Go earlier for breakfast before the crowds and enjoy people watching in this very popular laneway

Thank Fiona H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

There are so many and they are all so similar. I had Advocado on toast with eggs which I'm sure any of the 5 or 6 nearby cafes would have been able to provide. Its good food the service is great and the atmosphere of...More

Thank HouseHopper
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We sat down at another restaurant we were recommended to try, I was horrified to have 2 guys smoking ice pipes behind me, the smell was atrocious!! Such a shame for this restaurant.. however we moved onto Issus and we had a fabulous time, I...More

Thank Leisyloo
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The many lanes (really alleys) offer hundreds of small cafes, some with only 2 or 3 tables. Issus was a bit bigger than most and the breakfast (avocado, toast, and poached egg) was excellent. Even though these cafes are small, the prices are not.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here for brunch today and was extremely disappointed. Staff weren’t attentive and were on their phones for the majority of our visit. Food took at least 30 minutes to arrive and when it did I was very disappointed. Ordered the breakfast bruschetta which stated...More

Thank Shannon D
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Stumbled about this lane and then rolled into this amazing cafe. It was a tight fit but it made it. The juice selection most amazing and full of flavour!!!!!! And then came breakfast.....panko crumb eggs, never had these before and wow, amazing!!!!!!!!! So want to...More

Thank Renee I
Reviewed 9 January 2018

My wife and I met up with our daughter and we dropped in at Issus for Coffee. A little "hidden away cafe in the city. We tried some coffees we never tried before which were quite good. Paid about & 25 for 3 coffee and...More

Thank rolfyboy
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

What a great little find on our wanders. The food is an amazing blend of flavored. Great meals and coffee. Reasonable prices. Staff were lovely.

Thank Hunt11
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Visited this cafe many times over the years and never disappoints. Usually go for breakfast but also been for coffee/drinks mid-afternoon. Tiny place down an almost hidden laneway serving amazing aussie style meals. Great juices, love their breakfast options, solid Melbourne coffee and service is...More

Thank MichelleHeywood
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 8844
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