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Cento Mani

₱₱ - ₱₱₱Latin, Cafe,
140 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 8529 7610
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“arepas” (3 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Colombian, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
140 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by on a public holiday for breakfast. The meal was a little slow to arrive but worth the wait. The arepa were fantastic

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 23 April 2018

First of all, there is nothing elegant about this "restaurant". The decor is average low end coffee house, the seats are nothing more than short stools. I can overlook this, for after all we came for the food, but again, this restaurant does not deliver...More

Thank 2deviaje
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This was my first the trying Colombian food, and I liked it! The portions were decent, especially mine! Was a little heavy for breakfast but I’m glad I tried it. Coffee was good too! It’s quite a small place and we stopped here on the...More

Thank DanaT23
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Wow the staff was very kind friendly the food is similar to that of Colombia and also they’ve a COLOMBIANA (soft drink) 😍😍💕

Thank Kmiila G
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Wanting to try a new cuisine thought I - well why not Colombian - and why not ever before? This little cafe is very compact but it does not dissuade patrons from venturing in. The service was friendly, and they appear well used to patrons...More

Thank Janine C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

WOW what an experience. We had most of the menu and I can't fault a thing. The cheese balls, empanadas, arepas, soups, desserts, juices and the amazing coffee. Wonderful staff always willing to give you a bit of background on each dish. Small venue but...More

Thank Lucy N
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Gosh I love this little place. The food is genuinely fascinating. An eclectic blend of Colombian and Aussie dishes. I’ve eaten Colombian meals here several times and they’ve been rustic gems each time. Like, among the most interesting and tasty meals I’ve ever eaten on...More

Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was a discovery! Our Colombian colleague suggested this friendly Colombian cafe and ordered up a storm of shared dishes with the friendly staff. Our table of 10 just fitted along the wall on the mezzanine and enjoyed authentic dishes from a very tasty menu....More

1  Thank Brian A
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Corner small cafe , does have inside seating and milk crates in the alley outside ......normal cafe food and good coffee ...pleasant service but seems to be where the local business people have their morning coffee and break

Thank 77smiley
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I popped into cento mani for a coffee but decided to stay for lunch as it seemed like a lovely reprieve from the city.. I enjoyed lovely coffee and a relaxing casual lunch as I watched the world go by. The service was friendly and...More

Thank Nikita L
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Takeout, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Flinders St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8529 7610
  • E-mail
Cento Mani Café is a Colombian coffee shop & restaurant, located in Melbourne CBD. We offer the most traditional dishes of our country, among the typical and friendly Colombian culture. Come and feel as a Colombian for a while. Try and enjoy dishes like Colombian Arepas , Bandeja Paisa, Ajiaco, Sancocho and many more. You will explore Colombian through your palate.
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