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US$5 - US$20
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews brunch venison burger cakes french toast curly fries eggs benedict pastry salad great coffee cabinet food vege stack menu food beautiful breakfast looked amazing big breakfast friendly service great cafe
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great menu, beautiful food , lovely helpful friendly staff, very busy place, great cabinet food layout will be back keep up the fantastic work

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Rotorua for the weekend with my sisters & brother in laws we had breakfast both Sat & Sun awesome food coffee & service outstanding enjoyed by all - Thank you

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had the keto snickers slice and “wow” it was fantastic! Whoever made this deserves a medal. It’s hard finding nice keto slices but this was divine! We will be back for more!!!

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 31 July 2021

This is our favourite brekkie stop. Really slick service Really good food with a wonderful selection all home baked on the premises served with an award winning smile and the best coffee in town... Make sure you visit , you will be really pleased!!

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 29 July 2021

Do not go here if you are on keto because the slice may look good but it tastes like a big slab of peanut butter between two pieces of cardboard. Disgusting.More

Date of visit: July 2021
GD78, Owner at Scope Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2021

Hi Fififlowertots, thank you for taking the time to leave a review on of our Keto offerings. We appreciate time is precious to everyone, so taking the time to join TripAdvisor just to do one review on Scope- wow, dedication right there! We have taken...More

Reviewed 20 July 2021

Partner needed to find me coffee early sat morning and Scope was open. He saw the baking selection while he was there... Sun lunchtime we returned for venison burger and open steak sandwich. Now, steak sandwich was not presented like in photo (despite another review's...comparison) and would have loved if steak cooked med-rare like photo, but food on normal plates was still nice food and medium steak was still tasty. Sage taste in venison burger may have needed to be balanced by beetroot relish that my partner asked to be left off, still nice. Curly chips lovely, hot and crunchy, which "Pig & Whistle" missed 2 nights earlier. Staff friendly. Partner right, baked goods did look good but our main plates were enough, will have to remember to return another trip.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2021

Lovely staff. When you peruse photos on trip advisor at a a cafe, you don’t normally get what you’ve seen. But our dishes, looked just as good, if not better. Stunning cafe food and also has vegetarian, gluten free and keto dishes, which is a...bonus. I enjoyed a vegetarian burger with curley fries and the meal was delicious. Fast service too. Would def go there again.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 30 June 2021 via mobile

Lovely coffee this morning, very friendly service. Can’t wait to return to try out some of the food options!

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 28 June 2021 via mobile

Warmly greeted at the door, pleasant service, great healthy and delicious breakfast choices partucularly the vege stack... and very good coffee.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 19 June 2021 via mobile

Such a nice cafe! Stopped for brekkie on our trip through Rotorua and I highly recommend. We both had a vege stack which was beautifully cooked and super quick. We also had a yum coffee and a brownie from the cabinet which was 10/10. The...service was so friendly and warm. Would definitely stop here again!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Scope Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5