Top ChoiceCafe in Penguin


The sleek and ultra-stylish Victoria Arduino espresso machine at this cute cafe in the post office building is put to good use producing coffees to accompany delicious breakfast dishes (smoked salmon bagels,...

Top ChoiceCafe in Penguin

Jo & Co Cafe

On fine days, the windows at this retro-laminex cafe pull back and you can eyeball the Big Penguin across the road. Its quirky vibe and the tasty menu, catering to vegetarians and vegans, are a winning...

Tapas in Penguin

El Perro

A mere castanet click from the beach, this restaurant and bar offers tapas, raciones (larger dishes), pizzas and generous pourings of sangria. It's one of the few Penguin eateries open at night and so is popular...

Cafe in Penguin


The small rear terrace here has Bass Strait views and is a lovely place to enjoy a drink or meal. The cafe itself is narrow and perennially bustling, selling decent cafe food and coffee, as well as a wide range...

Market in Penguin

Penguin Market

The popular undercover Penguin Market takes place every Sunday. Stalls sell fresh local produce, art and crafts, vintage clothing, gifts and homewares. There is also a licensed food court.

Homewares in Penguin


Open to the sea breeze at the back, this popular shop sells furniture, art, lighting, homewares and rugs.