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On the bite

215 River St, Maclean, New South Wales 2463, Australia
+61 2 6645 4488
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (14 reviews)
“falafel” (5 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Cafe, Australian, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
215 River St, Maclean, New South Wales 2463, Australia
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We visited Maclean and loved the tartan posts on the side of the road but the most special surprise was this cafe. I tried the chicken salad, which was no ordinary salad. Asian additions including mint made such a tasty difference. My partner had a...More

Thank Marilyn C
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

This is my wifeys fav lunch location. Private court yard surrounded by greenery and herbs. Our favourite meal is the Pork belly on a bed of rice and Asian salad ... UNBELIEVABLE. All the meals look nice though. Friendly service.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Dropped in with my family for breakfast while in town for a wedding. Boy, was I pleasantly surprised. The coffee and food here is absolutely first rate! Coming from a suburb which prides itself on its cafes (Newtown in Sydney), I'd have to say that...More

Thank ZiggySawdust
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Another top eating place in the centre of town, dine inside, outside. Quick service, nice meals and good coffee make On the Bite is open for breakfast until 11.15am and lunch and it a popular destination for locals and travellers.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I'm sitting in the sunny window of this little cafe on River St. Just had the Falafel with hummus turkish bread & salad & a skinny cap... lovely prompt service as usual.. very friendly. The cafe has a peaceful feel to it. Yummy cakes in...More

Thank lily5555
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Located in the center of town. We had an excellent breakfast with great coffee. The service was very good

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

As easy detour from the Pacific Highway as we headed back to Sydney from Byron Bay. I had baked Spanish eggs and my husband had homemade baked beans with ham hock and an egg. Delicious almond milk coffee too. The cafe itself is small with...More

Thank Gisele H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

What a standout cafe! Stopped in for a lunch break while on the road. Both meals where incredible (Vietnamese chicken salad & Falafel). Will definitely stop in again while passing through Maclean.

Thank Inspiration80399
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Popped in to On the Bite for breakfast one Thursday morning a couple of weeks ago. We had the breakfast crumble and the bacon and egg toastie along with a couple of coffees. Every part of this breakfast was excellent. Once I worked our how...More

Thank GBSWBrisbane
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Urban quality cafe shop in a cute country town! We had amazing ricotto cake, coffee is amazing too! Also the ambiance !

Thank Noyan E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 River St, Maclean, New South Wales 2463, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Maclean
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6645 4488
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