Yarra Ranges

Ripe Cafe Sassafras

Eat & Drink
Ripe Cafe Sassafras is a well known and loved eatery in the heart of the Dandenong's. A cafe by day, restaurant by night, owned and run by hills locals.

Located in the quaint Sassafras Village, about a 45-minute drive east of Melbourne. The chefs use local, fresh and ethically sourced produce offering an all-day breakfast and lunch menu that includes a veggie love section, with plenty of vegan and gluten-free meals and house-made cakes. As for the coffee, Ripe is pretty passionate about quality, serving a double ristretto for a standard cup. Ripe Cafe Sassafras roaster is Melba Organic, nine-time winners of the golden bean coffee roasting competition. For afternoon tea, enjoy delicious house-made pastries, cakes, biscuits and scones.


  • Non Smoking
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Takeaway Available
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Alfresco/Outdoor Dining
  • Suitable for Functions


  • Free Wifi
  • Fully licensed
  • Between $20 and $30
  • Modern Australian
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch


  • Caters for people with allergies and intolerances.