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Abracadabra Cafe Bar Restaurant

) #16 of 179 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
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“tagine” (24 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Let's start with the good stuff: the staff were friendly and helpful, the place was tastefully decorated and there was jugs of cold tap water for customers to help themselves to. I had the eggs anyway (scrambled) and my boyfriend had the Kiwi style eggs...More

Thank bluestingray
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A coeliac heaven . What a great range of unique food and most of it is gluten free . The owner is a coeliac so that I would say would help !! The staff were great the interaction with them made for a very pleasant...More

Thank Helena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family REALLY enjoyed our dinner here. Between the delicious food, variety, and friendly and fabulous service, you really just can't go wrong. We found the Mexican/Moroccan concept very innovative. We were able to sample quite a bit first off the happy hour special menu...More

Thank kathy1966
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! What an awesome review :) thanks so much for visiting Abracadabra! We love hearing awesome feedback from wonderful customers like yourself. Wednesday night is $8 'Dessert' night, you definitely won't be disappointed :P Please visit us again! Kindest Regards, Management.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great evening with the family, some great food and great service. Really good value menu and reasonable priced drinks too.

Thank Selwonk02
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time out of your day to write us a lovely review! We try our best to always serve food that is of great quality as well as quantity :D Please visit us again in the future!! :) Kindest Regards, Management

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to the restaurant several times now whenever we were in Rotorua. We love the food there, staffs are friendly and summer time we absolutely love sitting outside the back garden and enjoying our drinks.More

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

Hi Kim, Thank you for your great review :D we love to hear positive feedback from awesome people! Summer is definitely our favourite time of the year, we've recently updated our cocktail menu so you'll definitely have to visit us again to enjoy a taste...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Drop by here for brunch. Everything looks and tastes yummy. Had the sweet cinnamon brioche and latte. Very nice. Friends had the Kiwi bacon and eggs, chocolate cake and couscous salad. All positively reviewed. Nice cafe to chill out. No wifi though. Fruits-infused water available...More

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

Hi! Thanks for taking the time out of your day to write an awesome review :D we take a lot of pride in the presentation of our food and of course the taste too :P our famous fruit water is always in demand, we try...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017

Dropped by for dinner and it was a lovely one. Nice ambience, alright food, friendly staff. Can’t ask for more.

Thank yEeVoNy25
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi! Thanks for your review :D Thats really nice to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at Abracadabra!! Please visit us again! Kindest Regards, Management

Reviewed 25 June 2017

This place offered lovely coffee in a smaller, more intimate atmosphere as opposed to some of the other bigger cafes. The staff were all very friendly and the breakfasts were great. My husband even indulged in some of their chocolate and peanut butter cheesecake and...More

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

Hi! Thanks for your review :D we're thrilled to hear your experience at Abracadabra was pleasurable! Our peanut butter cheesecake is definitely one of a kind :P its also gluten free which is a bonus for any celiacs!! Please visit us again in your future...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

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 15 June 2017

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 11 June 2017

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 14 June 2017

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

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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
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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