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Pub, Fusion, New Zealand, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pies ever - got to try the Paua pies. Lovely friendly staff. Well worth the stop. Our group of 6 all loved their food

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sorry this review is rather late - but our family visited Cafe 35 back in January while doing our North Island Camper van trip. This place had been talked up by many friends/workmates/acquaintances so we had to stop in and sample the "Paua Pie". What...a great place - humming with activity, beautiful fresh food on display, and a little something for everyone. For 3 out of 4 of us, it was the Paua Pie! The other had fries (sorry bout that). Great friendly service, Great atmosphere, great facilities also. Added bonus was the books on local places/trips and the coast trip that we were heading on to! Thank you Cafe 35 staff, we WILL be back!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 January 2021

Very cool place, very friendly staff and fabulous food. We tried the pulled pork and Paua pie and both were fantastic. We had a couple of other things from the cabinet and they were also tasty. Great value for money as well. Well worth the...stop.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 20 January 2021 via mobile

UNREAL 💯 percent recommend that everyone should try you won’t regret it. Pastry soo good and pāua soo fresh. Hard to beat this Pāua Pie

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 October 2020

We stopped here for a coffee but ended up having a Paua pie as well which was great. Good fresh food and good coffee.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch on our way around the East Cape. Kept it simple - Hawaiian Pizza & chips. If you like to call hot chips ‘Devine’ - well these were, especially on a wet winters day. Pizza was yummy - lovely & fresh. Friendly...service - definitely five stars from us.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020 via mobile

Called in here on our road trip around East Cape as several people had said we had to try one. Now I have been eating paua at Stewart Island since I was a toddler but I have never eaten it in a pie. This was...an interesting experience. our pies were straight out of the oven, the pastry was light and the filling was creamy with a little onion mixed with the paua. To be honest I prefer paua patties or paua steaks but it was fun to try a paua pie.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 23 July 2020 via mobile

It’s a long drive between cafes in this part of the world, and this one is a particularly special find. It ticks a lot of boxes, with big ticks for good coffee, character and creative local food options. Homemade pies are a specialty and the...paua pies are a “must try”. The coffee was strong, hot and flavoursome, and came in gorgeous character cups. On a wet day, the cafe was cosy and warm, and we ate at an indoor table. Some of the outdoor tables are undercover, but it was a bit cool out there for us. On a summer’s day, the outdoor seating would be very appealing. Toilet at the bottom of the garden - heaps of character about the toilet too! Great find off the beaten track.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 31 May 2020 via mobile

The best coffee and scones in East Cape. And the best looking homemade pies I’ve seen in the North Island. Friendly staff, happy vibe. A must visit in Tokomaru.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 16 February 2020 via mobile

On the coast for a holiday and when we heard there's paua pie we thought .. mmmm really, why would you waste it in a pie? Well shut the front door, it is freaking Y.U.M!!! 11/10 Pastry is delicate and light, filling has a perfect...balance of paua and cream and the cafe itself has a really homely feel to it. Love love love this place! Will be back for sure!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe 35

  • Yes, Cafe 35 offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, Cafe 35 offers delivery services.

  • Cafe 35 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5