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Abracadabra Cafe Bar

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1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3883
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“tagine” (18 reviews)
“tapas” (29 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 480 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Eight of us touring Rotorua discovered Abracadabra and we were delighted with the ambience (an older home repurposed to a restaurant), the menu choices (Mexican, Moroccan, fish dishes, etc), the prices, and especially our server, Terri. She was delightful and helpful. Every restaurant should have...More

Thank Lroman51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for dinner at 6 and had a wonderful meal. Very tasty food and also excellent service. Staff went out of their way to be helpful and welcoming. We were all really impressed and would recommend it to anyone.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a late afternoon tea, too early for the bar menu to start so we had to make do with the brunch. The food is nice, generous portions and pretty well priced. The waitress recommended us the “tawtiller” soup, which despite the...More

Thank unicyclistjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for some brunch on arriving in rotorua. Had to pay for parking in area and thought an hour would do...no...more like hour and quarterish. Ordered as soon as got in and it took a good 20 for drinks to arrive..we thought they had...More

Thank Faye J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food and lovely service. Many options for vegetarian and gluten free, which is great. There is also a really good drinks menu including craft beers, wine, cocktails, fresh juices and coffee. I enjoyed the ambience of the place. Would recommend

Thank Isabel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here for lunch - I had the Calamari Salad and it was delicious. Staff were pleasant enough. We sat outside but the decor of the place is all pretty dated. Nice garden area at the back - good for kids. Nice Hot Chocolate.

Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a quick lunch. Loved having lots of gluten free options. It was taco Tuesday so we had one lot of tacos (2) for $12. Huge place with heaps of little private rooms, an outdoor garden setting and main restaurant setting up the...More

Thank brala519
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Had brunch here over the weekend and really enjoyed the squid salad and cumin spiced chips. The service was prompt and efficient ,I'd really recommend this place.

1  Thank charlieNewZealand
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Excellent restaurant, with different rooms and decoration. The food is very good and the price is very resonable.

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a brunch before going to a wedding,really cool place and great service. We sat outside and I had the breakfast and my wife had the French toast, couldn’t fault it, great coffee too

Thank Gareth J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3883
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Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with unique character and atmosphere. Come in and meet us for exceptional kiwi service with a smile.
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