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Mink Cafe Restaurant

#241 of 1,781 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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99 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-377 7035
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fine breakfast here. The staff were lovely. The food was just ok - I didn't particularly enjoy mine but my partner was happy enough. There was a kids menu.

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Thank Rachel C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here 3 days in a row last week. Great coffee each time and a breakfast menu offering lots of choice. There are more trendy places around but this was the best for value and quality.

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Thank Morrie2014
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took an opportunity to go back to this old favourite on a recent visit to town. Sunday people watching turned up too much middle-aged Lycra types but we had a laugh. Coffee spot on, breakfast great. Corned beef hash cake was delicious. Great smiley waitress service, no long delay despite it being so busy.

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Thank exile66
Melbourne Vic
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173 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

My wife and I had breakfast here and we were very pleased. The service was excellent and the food great. The atmosphere as so comfortable and we felt we would return.

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Thank Arthur P
Helsinki, Finland
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627 reviews
359 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My grilled snapper was delicious. However, the service I got during a slow hour for late lunch was not convincing. Slow and hint of arrogance was my experience. The Internet was supposed to work but it turned out to be slow too, and unreliable. Since the price level is on the expensive side in Mink Cafe my overall rating stays... More 

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Thank beachstone2c
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast with really nice freshly squeezed juice! Perfect start to my day! Price is reasonable and you can get in and out quickly with a quality feed. A definite visit.

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Thank travel-fa-eva
Sydney, Australia
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149 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

If you want a good coffee you cannot go past this cafe. The food is good, but it is expensive compared to other cafes. I had breakfast and it was expensive for scrambled eggs on toast with a side of bacon. But the service is efficient and the cafe was clean and had a great atmosphere. It appeared very popular... More 

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Thank Geoff B
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We had decided to walk back to our hotel, and needed to stop for a refreshing drink! We sat outside, enjoyed delicious drinks, and watched the world go by! What more do you need on holiday!

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Thank lastword2016
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Nothing to write home about, the bread they serve with breakfast is not very nice and our meals were childish when they arrived at our table. Still a decent feed but just an average one. Coffee was brilliant though

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Thank broketravellers
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Popped in for a coffee and a crisp sandwich, got exactly what i expected and paid for. Lovely staff and a very friendly barista who knew his stuff. Great value and what service really means anywhere in the world. Really pleased and got my Sunday off to a great start. Thank you !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-377 7035

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?