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Waterfront Cafe & Bar

Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
+64 9-406 0850
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (61 reviews)
“scallops” (30 reviews)
“lamb” (20 reviews)
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8:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walked in without a reservation. Really good fish, served exceptionally well cooked and quick. Good value.

Thank tripmum
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Comparable to any top restaurant in Auckland. Amazing food that you could not fault. Every dish we had was fresh and delicious!

Thank Roam825960
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner here the other night, and I can't think of one problem with either the service, quality of the food, cooking of the food, or price. We had a big part of the menu between us with entrees, mains and pizzas. All of...More

1  Thank justjans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food in relaxed atmosphere. A little noisy but a good eating option in Mangonui. Staff friendly.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate at the cafe a number of times when staying locally . Great food and a good menu. Super service.

Thank Passenger819881
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent friendly staff, good wine & the seafood risotto is one of the best I've had with fresh scallops, fish & prawns...had it 2 days in a row!! Will definitely come back.

Thank Traveler823045
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful setting. Great friendly service. Delicious breakfast and dinner. Recommend for a great escape.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Despite being a bit draughty and noisy, this place delighted with the warm and friendly service and willingness to adapt pizzas to my special dietary requirements. I had a delicious gf pizza with no onions.

Thank Cathcam55
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

A hive of activity some days and others it's peaceful which is want you need to unwind as you sit taking in the spectacular view of the glassy harbour. Dinner, coffee or lunch , this place shines. The staff are great and knowledge in their...More

Thank lulu1106
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We visited Mangonui on our way to the northern tip of the island. The harbour road is very pleasant and in the main retains buildings from the early days of settlement by non-Maori peoples. The Waterfront is a small but well set out bar and...More

Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waterfront Drive | Far North, Mangonui, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Mangonui
  • Phone Number: +64 9-406 0850
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