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The Somers General, Somers, AU-VIC

The Somers General

4.7
4.7
278 Reviews
$40 and under
Café
Serving dine-in, takeaway food, drinks, MUBBLE ice cream and the general store is open for your pantry + home essentials.

Please note walk ins are welcome as only 60% of the cafe is available to be reserved, if we are fullly booked online we can still accommodate you when you walk in.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 4 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Café, Breakfast, Australian
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 8:00 am–4:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    0416 484 855
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Brendan Demidowski

What 278 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Victoria

    Great for brunch

  • Victoria

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Overall

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Food

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Service

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Ambience

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Best Value

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Great for brunch

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Child-friendly

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Mornington Peninsula

    Most Booked

278 Reviews
  1. RobynG

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic food, friendly staff and a great spot just being over the road from the beach.

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  2. MichaelB

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The menu provides plenty of choice and the meals are always tasty and well presented. The staff reflect the mood of Somers, informal, engaging and always friendly. The menu and service compliment the view from the outdoor deck - brilliant.

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  3. DavidL

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and service were excellent. Somers is a lovely area, and the General Store complements it beautifully.

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  4. MartinD

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to visit and service & food is always exceptional.

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  5. PeterC

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was top notch and achoholic beverages great.Staff were very attentive and will definitely visit there again

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  6. Liam

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Great spot with a friendly crew of waitstaff. Quick service and good food. The place was buzzing with sunday lunch customers. Pretty noisy inside. Eat on the deck for a quieter experience.

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  7. MarkN

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely spot, great ambience, friendly staff. Coffe and Chai excellent. Highly recommended.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Tropical QLD

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fantastic little spot, great service and food. Relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Extras on breakfast items are little expensive however the quality is very good. We will be back for sure.

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  9. Eve1

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Tourist attraction. Historical community icon. Beautiful location, near dog friendly beach. Views of the sea. Cafe has inside and outside, including outside dog friendly, dining areas. Comfortable relaxing lounge seating area available, with plants to enjoy or purchase if desired. Menu is not extensive, however, the choices are enough to have something different, if wished, each time you go. Service was excellent.

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  10. BruceW

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I really like the General, I've been there many times for a coffee and cake, lunch, and some family functions. It has always just worked. Love the place.

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  11. GrantK

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The open deck was a relaxing place to enjoy a brunch, friendly people around. The customer service staff were friendly, helpful and did a great job. The food was also very good.

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  12. JanE

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious meal, great service and friendly staff. Highly recommended

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  13. KerrynC

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love this place, charm, seaside environment in a sleepy town with delicious food.

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  14. Sheridan

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 9 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We love The Somer General Store. Food and service is consistent and of a high level. The location and vibe can’t be beaten.

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  15. LindaW

    Victoria

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 4 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This lovely eatery in Somers with glimpses of the sea is a great place to have a light lunch or breakfast We shared a Lamb Salad Bowl which was really delicious. I can recommend it.

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  16. AdamS

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent dinner with a beautiful view! Highly recommend!

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  17. LynB

    Melbourne

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great atmosphere, staff were great, food really good 😊

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  18. EmmaL

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food and lovely atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

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  19. MarissaT

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A favourite place for us to go for either a coffee or a meal. The service is great and the venue is delightful. HIghly recommend to anyone!

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  20. Jules

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Beautiful food, ambiance and service here at The Somers General .

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  21. JanetF

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were there with the Jaguar Car Club, so many tables full. The staff were quick to take our orders; coffees and breakfasts came out soon after, nice and hot. Staff were amazing , actually. Seems like a happy place to work. Well done to the management. Look forward to our next visit 🌻

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  22. GeoffH

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Noise level was a bit too high. Timber rooms echo badly

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  23. SteveW

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great Beachside Restaurant - interesting menue and nice ambience

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  24. Murph

    Victoria

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Very tight eat and chat timing due to demand on tables. We felt rushed at the end. I found inside very noisy and after walking outside elected to opt for outside dining in future. We were there for a club function and tables were not all located next to one another ( defeats the purpose of a club event really ). Parking was also very limited for vintage cars and for people with mobility challenges. Worth a visit because food was good.

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  25. FazalC

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was the usual Jaguar Car Club start-of-year brunch and the influx of nearly 50 members (mostly pre-booked) was handled with aplomb by the staff. Those who had not reserved a table were smoothly seated amongst fellow members where possible and no one was turned away unfed of un-caffeinated! The service, the food and the ambience was as 'summery' and friendly as expected and our congratulations go to the management and staff for their efforts.

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  26. michp

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fabulous service Excellent food Great ambience Only drawback a bit noisy inside

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  27. KerrynC

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, chilled space, with attentive staff. Definitely heading back in sometime soon!

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  28. GregS

    Victoria

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    Food was ok but enormously overpriced fir what we got (fish and chips - fish was fresh; felafel bowl). Ice cream was good But why can’t we have the dogs on the deck? It’s a seaside store and it’s outside and it spoils the meal for us. They nearly strangled each other tied up below Merricks - which is a much more upmarket and professional venue - lets dogs on the back deck.

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  29. JennyH

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Outdoor Table had sufficient shade. Food was pleasant, best French toast dish I have had in a long time. Would eat there again.

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  30. KerrynC

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 10 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This our family’s favourite cafe… it has great food, a great view and atmosphere.

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  31. PhilippaS

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The owner and Chef were able to accommodate my food intolerances for which I am very grateful as due to this, dining out is often disappointing to say the least.

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  32. BelindaL

    Victoria

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for an early dinner on their Saturday night opening, the prawn sliders were the best I’ve had, delicious and easy to eat. Lovely service as always.

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  33. LauraS

    Victoria

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wish you guys were dog friendly in the out door areas but I understand this is out of your control. Not sure why some cafes allow dogs outside but you guys don’t. Still love coming there though! 😀

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  34. CoffeeCritic

    Melbourne

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 4 January 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Great to be able to sit outdoors with our dog but food average, certainly poor value for money. Poached eggs with a single store bought hash brown, and a few (not many) shrivelled up mushrooms for $24. Don’t mind spending on breakfast but this was quite average and service nothing to write home about…

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  35. Birdies

    Victoria

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 4 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Somers store is a unique old building near the beach. Quiet place to eat when it is not a holiday period. Very busy on weekends. You need to book. Lovely outdoor eating area over looking the sea. Good breakfast options. Lunch menu ,wine options and coffee excellent. Staff always friendly and quick service.

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  36. AndreaM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice place, convenient to Stony Point Ferry for a catch up with friends. Service was great, food was nice and ambience is lovely.

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  37. JeanineD

    Oxford

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 2 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s my local and take friends & family there all the time! Have never had a bad meal there, and excellent choice of dishes & beverages. Vegetarians well catered for too. JD

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  38. ChrisM

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Lovely spot, great food and service. A little noisy, but it was a busy day. Would go agai.

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  39. FredrickD

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Regular dinner's, soo we know how it is over the seasons, and years 1 staff are spot on 2 food is consistently good 3 good vibe, reasonable cost

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  40. VivianG

    Victoria

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 29 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love the location, food and service. Your staff are amazing, especially Zara. So welcoming, friendly and always smiling. Simple menu, makes it easy to choose. Great team at Somers General Store.

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FAQs

The Somers General is rated 4.7 stars by 278 OpenTable diners.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 4 times today
Google Map for The Somers General

2 The Boulevard, Somers, AU-VIC 3927

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Somers
  • Hours of Operation
    Daily 8:00 am–4:00 pm Sat 4:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $40 and under
  • Cuisines
    Café, Breakfast, Australian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Brendan Demidowski
  • Additional
    Beer, Wine
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