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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 12 February 2024

Excelent spot for coffee. The staff were super friendly, moreso than any of the other cafes we experienced in the immediate area. Coffee was great and the browies with icecream were a real treat....very yummy. 10/10 for sure!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 31 October 2023

Wouldn't waste my time or money on this place ever again. 100% crap they had next to no food and drink machine wasn't working. When we asked if there was more food coming out they couldn't answer us.

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 29 December 2022

Great food at an excellent price. Staff are lovely. Had Moroccan chicken wrap, iced coffee, and brownie. All delicious!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 21 August 2022

Because I was the victim of discriminatory behaviour from both the server and the boss I can not recommend this place to anyone unfortunately. I went next door to the bakery, got an amazing sandwhich, took it to a picnic table right on the beach...and had a much better lunch with an awesome view, no 4 walls, more fresh air AND was a lot cheaper!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 15 May 2022

We had Eggs Benedict and coffee. The staff were friendly and prompt, the food was absolutely delicious and the coffee was perfect. It was nice and warm inside which was perfect for a windy and rainy day. If you want a cozy place for brunch...I would highly recommend Strata Cafe.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 17 April 2022 via mobile

What can we say!! Awesome food, awesome service and value for money. Totally recommend this cafe to everyone, so attentive and will defo come again 👏

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 25 January 2022 via mobile

Cafe Strata looked definitely more appealing than their “french” neighbors as it was busy anytime we walked by. We are always hungry so got disappointed the first time as kitchen just closed (14:30). We came back next day and had toasties and drinks. Toasties were...nice and offered a generous selection of fillings but my cappuccino did not taste good - coffee taste was strong with no hint of chocolate. Wouldn’t mind coming back for brekkie but I’d try a different drink.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 4 January 2022 via mobile

Never ever one to complain and I get it’s summer so things are busy but we ordered two ham and cheese Toasties and they took an HOUR to prepare without an explanation or warning. Just wish we had been given a heads up about the...wait otherwise might have gone somewhere else.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Strata07, Owner at Cafe Strata, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2022

Hey thanks for your review ,this year has been extremely busy and with the current covid situation we were unsure as to how many staff we would need ,unfortunately we got it wrong and I would like to take this opportunity to apologize for our...More

Reviewed 10 April 2021

Popped in for morning tea and our experience was mixed. We had coffees and carrot cake. Unfortunately the coffee was the worst that we've had in a while (tasted like the milk had been oversteamed) and the carrot cake was the only saving grace as...it was very nice. The service was lacking - not very friendly, seated themselves at a table when not serving (the cafe was very quiet) complaining to customers how they couldn't wait to close up for the winter season and the worse moment was when a server coughed and did not cover their mouth! Would not be going back again.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 24 February 2021

We dropped into this cafe when strolling through the cute little town. We were welcomed by John and his lovely partner Dianne! Learnt so much about the history of the cafe and the area. They have a very nice small selection of local wines, carefully...picked by John. The food is amazing!! We have never been to Waihi, but will be back to try some more food and wine here!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 22 June 2020

Always great friendly customer service, amazing coffee and such yummy food. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 16 June 2020

On a freezing cold winters day with rain pouring down outside, the welcome when we entered the cafe was appreciated. Great coffee, great home made food and we were even given delicious home made pies to take home and try. Cafe is licenced and worth...a repeat visit.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 12 June 2020

It was admittedly a cold, dreary day in the Coromandel and we were looking for a spot to have a coffee. The shop was cold, with the constant opening door causing a cold draft that made things unpleasant. The coffee was good however and this...will be an exceptional place in summer.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 5 February 2020 via mobile

Good coffee, very pleasant friendly staff. Selection a bit limited but all cabinet food looked tasty & homemade. We ordered bacon & mushroom panini (very good), kumara & bacon which could have been improved with herbs. The blueberry muffin was fresh out of oven &...delicious. Quite a long wait considering only needed heating. Pleasant sitting streetside on the little deck. We would return.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 9 January 2020

Great food good service All food fresh and mostly made on the premises Selection Ok but could be a bit more diversified

Date of visit: January 2020
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Cafe Strata is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4