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Abracadabra Cafe Bar Restaurant

) #14 of 177 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Cafe
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3883
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (24 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
“burrito” (13 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped in for lunch, and wished we were staying in the area longer so we would have a chance to go back. If we lived in the area, we agreed this would be a place we would eat at on a...More

Thank MikenSue726
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mike and Sue, Thank you so much for your awesome feedback! We wish you could have stayed in Rotorua for longer too :D Hopefully your travels around our beautiful country has been magical! We're so glad we could provide you with delicious food whilst...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Abracadabra on the 10th June, there were 5 of us, they were busy but didn't seem to have enough wait staff on, we had to go to the counter to order our lunch which also had to be paid for before we received...More

Thank Raewyn P
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Raewyn, I am sincerely apologetic to hear you didn't enjoy your dining experience at Abracadabra! Guest satisfaction is our highest priority and we pride ourselves in providing friendly and attentive staff so customers can relax and enjoy their dining experience. During the day we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in for lunch whilst in town based on other peoples reviews, got the open steak sandwich and the Chicken Burrito - both were excellent. If you're looking for somewhere for a nice (and cheap) lunch, go no further. I really wanted to try...More

Thank cleko
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your awesome feedback! We're so glad we could provide you with delicious food. Customers like yourself are the reason we love our jobs! Please visit us again :D Kindest Regards, Management.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had lunch here over the long weekend and the service was good as was the food. There is plenty of seating, either outside or inside and the style and theming is quirky and unique. The menu is quite extensive, catering to...More

Thank chick-pea-222
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thank you so much for your feedback! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed our service and food :D We try our best to provide customers with a unique and relaxed ambience! Please don't feel scared to approach staff with any issues, we try...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stop in for lunch just about every week for their California Burrito, fantastic! Great food, great service, just need a loyalty scheme for me to take advantage of!More

Thank Adam W
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Adam, Thank you for coming to see us for your weekly fix of California burrito. We are happy that you always enjoy our friendly service, food and atmosphere. That's a great idea for a loyalty program and I will have to look into that!...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best dinning experiences I've ever had. We came in and got 6 tapas to share between the 3 of us. Such great food, very filling and a fun dining experience. The service was great. Our water bottle was filled everytime it emptied....More

Thank Leigh F
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you for the Amazing Review. We are pleased you enjoyed sharing our tapas and are happy to hear the servers were all so attentive towards you, this is what we aim for. We look forward to hosting you again. Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very enjoyable meal and cocktails, staff were welcoming and friendly - made overall very pleasant evening. The meals were ok, could have been what I ordered as went for tapas. Cocktails were superb!! They even bought out a colouring set in a little bag for...More

Thank Nickstar696
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words and we always aim to please our littlest customers. Thanks for stopping by and leaving some good vibes.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in for lunch and the food was amazing, very clean throughout and friendly helpful staff. The one thing that horrified us was the screaming,shouting and swearing coming from the kitchen not on at all, never mind we had our children with us, that kind...More

Thank Tony K
Justinkala, Owner at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi firstly thank you for the review and drawing our attention to a matter that we have dealt with immediately. We are sorry that you had to overhear such language especially in the presence of your children and I apologise personally that this has happened....More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, many options for seating. Two outdoor patios for our furry friend. Heaps of lovely choices on the menu. Good Mexican food! Diffently will be back. We don't say that often.

Thank dsdonwen
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by to try out our awesome and spicy Mexican food. We are huge lovers of the flavours of Mexican, so are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience with us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is a sort of Mexican / Moroccan restaurant. My husband (a veggie) says the Falafel salad he had was the best ever. Wonderful selection of salad items and perfect dressing. I had the steak burrito which was good with chips in it rather than...More

Thank Janet M
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming in to try out our falafel salad, it is very popular as we handmake the cumin and garlic falafel fresh daily. We also make all our dressings and sauces daily and so that's why it tastes SO good. We are happy you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
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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Description
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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