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Artisan Cafe Restaurant

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1149 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped by for lunch, and the only difficulty was choosing what to eat off the menu: not a huge range, but certainly varied, everything looked great. A good range of cabinet food. Light, welcoming, friendly staff, prompt service. Delicious food, good coffe.

Thank Alison K
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A lovely cafe with great food options! The lamb sliders were delicious as was the burger, the lattes were very nice too with different flavour syrups...we could have eaten half the cake cabinet too but decided we should be restrained!

Thank Claire M
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled across this place Saturday morning. Good coffee and great food. 2 adults and 2 kids all enjoyed their food. Would recommend.

Thank CliffoAuckland
Geelong, Australia
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510 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast menu is fairly wide, fairly reasonably priced, of a great quality, and with good portion sizes. The staff are attentive without being in your face about it, and they certainly paid good attention to my grandson of 10 years who was very happy, as were all of us, with what was placed on the table. Breakfast food and coffee... More 

Thank John M
Tamworth, Australia
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108 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for breakfast. Friendly helpful staff. Good fresh food. Good range of choices for breakfast. Would recommend.

Thank RosieB562014
New Zealand
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent and slick service, great menu, inside and outside seating, friendly helpful staff, clean and professional, happy beautiful & smiling waiting staff.

Thank RWH1948
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spotted this place on our first morning in Rotorua as I was on the prowl for a good cup of coffee, and liked it so much that it became a regular morning stop. Great coffee, plus the most delicious nut-and-seed bar, available at the front counter (and I am not necessarily a nut-and-seed bar person, but ooh, this was yummy).... More 

Thank winkumsmom
Hamilton, New Zealand
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best breakfast here thankyou guys and the quality of the food is superb. Organic coffee was perfectly made and menu plenty of options and very reasonable. I have also been to Capers which is also fantastic but Im so pleased we found Artisan Cafe. It's small, intimate, much friendlier atmosphere and the staff are lovely. Excellent.

Thank Linnie J
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had a very nice lunch here. I had lamb sliders which were delicious although a little messy to eat as they were jam packed with filling. Worth it though. My husband had the mac and cheese and said it was delicious. Coffees were also good, could have been a bit hotter though as only just warm.

1 Thank 389jor
Bologna, Italy
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93 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Omg, such a tasty and great meal! The staff is absolutely lovely! Had the Vege Works dish... absolutely amazing! Oh almost forgot... coffee is amazing too!!!! ❤️

1 Thank Daltaniux

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1149 Tutanekai Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 6473439195
Artisan food is homemade and hand crafted, from its inventive menu, right through to its understated home spun decor and friendly service. We have an exciting choice of creative breakfasts, brunches and lunches, along with a large selection of delicious, quick and tasty cabinet options. We're also very proud to serve Kokako fairly traded organic coffee.

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