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$5 - $25
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European, New Zealand, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 5 March 2024 via mobile

I've been here a few times now. Family members live locally and when I visit it is a must attend. The pancakes are incredible, but I personally find their chicken burger delicious. It can get busy, so be aware of that, but even if you're...waiting - it's worth it!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 24 February 2024 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our lunch at T Bay Cafe! Eggs bene on a rosti, and the most delicious Piko Pear salad… mmmm 😋 Plus a beautiful Soul Brew tea and perfect oat milk latte, all served by a friendly, welcoming team! Oh, and we really...enjoyed the playlist too, great vibes all round.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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t bay cafe, Owner at t bay cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2024

Thanks for the review, much appreciated! :)

Reviewed 25 September 2023

Part of our group was held up for half an hour. We were asked by three different staff if we were ready for food orders yet, but we explained that we wanted to wait for them, so ordered coffees instead in the meantime. One person...made it very clear we were on borrowed time, taking up room. When the others arrived she swooped and wanted them to order immediately. Then she cleared our plates while we were literally still eating our last mouthfuls. It was so uncomfortable. There were seven of us - we probably spent hundreds, yet felt very unwelcome. The food was nice, but most of us won't go back.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 23 July 2023

Amazing, everything we ordered was good. We loved the coffee, the service, the seafood chowder, cheesecake and big brekkie. Love this place, can’t believe we had not tried it before! We recommend this for breakfast or lunch. It’s a good location, nice little breakfast date...location.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023

A blemish on an otherwise beautiful matariki day when our order was forgotten ☹️. The cake was nice.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 28 May 2023

I loved this little local cafe. It was very busy and yet the staff were pleasant and efficient. There was a really nice selection of cabinet food and yummy menu food. The coffee was good!

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 23 May 2023 via mobile

T-Bay Cafe consistently provides excellent coffee, food and service. This has easily become our go-to brunch cafe (we have tried many cafes from across the Hutt Valley, Johnsonville and Wellington City but this place remains one of our favourites). We visit here often and have...always been impressed with the quality of meals we receive, the staff are friendly and accomodating, and there is ample free parking close by. The pricing of the meals is fair and reasonable, the portion sizes are decent and the menu offers a good range of foods. They have all of your brunch classics as well as an extensive range of keto options, a good kids menu, and decent cabinet food options. We would happily recommend to others. Thanks T-Bay Cafe!More

Date of visit: April 2023
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t bay cafe, Owner at t bay cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2023

Thanks for the review Natalie, much appreciated! :)

Reviewed 13 November 2022

Good for brunches, and for parties from 2 -6 I'd say. Food quality is great and staff friendly. Would be a great place to meet someone for lunch. Hunt it out and enjoy!

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022 via mobile

It’s always busy here so it must be good! Great selection of food and coffee great! It has a nice buzz!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2022 via mobile

First time we’ve been to tBay cafe.. a hidden gem! Service was very good & hot chocolate (choctober fest, hot chocolate) was so delicious.. we will definitely be back for a meal. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2022

Always get great service, food delicious!! Drink selection great. Cabinet food is really nice and fresh.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 2 September 2022

Was there today at a busy time...so vibrant...great food experience and coffee hot and welcoming as were the people serving/staff...good on you T' Bay Cafe... Community atmosphere...all walks of life coming and going. Thanks a mill

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 6 February 2022 via mobile

Extensive and diverse menu. Everyone loved their meal that came out hot and fresh and in good time. Definitely coming back!

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 1 February 2022

We go there often and every visit the coffee has been excellent, always good cabinet food or menu item to chose from and the service is fantastic. A real family atmosphere. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 23 November 2021

I ordered a burger slathered in too much sauce and it was so not worth it. Maybe I should have asked for no sauce, but it never crossed my mind that I might need to. I am disappointed because I had been told that this...place is the best. Sorry, but it just wasn't what I hoped for. Too much chat amongst staff and not enough attention to the customer. Such a shame as the Bay needs a decent sit down eatery.More

Date of visit: November 2021
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T BAY CAFE, Porirua - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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t bay cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4