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Sequoia Eatery Rotorua

$$ - $$$Cafe, Fusion,
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-345 9227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (10 reviews)
“scones” (7 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate at this cafe several times after walking in the Redwoods and each time we thoroughly enjoyed the food. They offer a large selection of both cabinet and menu foods and everything we tried was tasty and nicely presented. The service was both efficient...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a coffee and a bite on the way to Redwoods. Highly recommended for freshly made food and a high standard of cafe.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Much better than my last visit which was two years ago. Coffee good, breakfast menu very good also. Recommend the French toast or the fish sliders, both enjoyed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WayneL1906
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Great scones but I haven't ever enjoyed a coffee here. As a local resident I've been frequently disappointed with the coffee but the service is great as is the location.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Annette B
Reviewed 19 October 2018

After Slogging your way around Scion Park with the Dog and a longer Redwoods Trail, relax and recharge at Sequoia. Great Food, Great service, Dogs welcome outdoors and good value for money through and through

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank martin S
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Good coffee and scones, very large easy to share. Have a good selection of cakes and lunch items well priced, friendly staff

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vikki P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Good coffee and cake. They also serve alcohol. Laid back atmosphere. Seating outside when the weather is nice.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Seat_13c
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We have been here a number of times and rated it 5 stars BUT there are new owners and things are not good now. We were a group of 7 and ordered off the menu. It took a loooong time for the food to come...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Delicious hamburger and pulled pork bun and hot, strong coffee. Great portions. Friendly staff and prompt service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 1BlossomCottage
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Not sure if this establishment has changed hands since our last visit, but the food wasn't as good as before and the service was poor. We used to visit Rotorua quite a lot and always looked forward to a visit to Sequoia. But the brunch...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Gazza-16567
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2015|
Response from Lynne_R_M-S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Serendipity/Kate. Yes, the Office Café is under New Management - Sheldon (chef) & Stacey (Front of House). New crew of waitresses. New food items on menu (including gluten free, and with advance requests can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$17
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-345 9227
  • E-mail
Welcome to Rotorua's hotspot, Sequoia Eatery. We're excited to bring you the freshest food with the friendliest service all in our beautiful, bright café, located on Tarawera Rd. We welcome large groups as well as kids who will love our fun playroom. Stop in on your way to the Redwoods and lakes. Sequoia Eatery - fueling your adventures.
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