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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)
“cheese scone” (3 reviews)
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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 153 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 1BlossomCottage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Gazza-16567
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was beautiful. Catered well for my vegan friend - however, I thought there was a shortage of 'hot' vegan meals. Prices were fantastic for quality and quantity. The staff were lovely. We were returning customers as we were impressed by the establishment and...More

Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We had the most delicious Pumpkin Soup with tasty toasted bread. The cafe has a nice decor and atmosphere, it is clean and tidy, the staff are friendly and helpful and the food is ALWAYS good. 100% recommend.

Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

The menu has so much to offer for all dietary requirements which was perfect for our table of 3x out-of-towners and 1x tourist , presentation and service really wonderful , homey and ambient, what more can you ask for! this will definitely be our ‘...More

Thank sheryl joy b
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

So welcoming and cheerful! Food for everyone and prices are so reasonable. Everything looked and tasted delicious. Employees were very attentive and lovely. Would definitely recommend and will be back on my next visit. Very impressed

Thank Tiana B
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service! Samantha is always super helpful! Cabinet salads and raw cakes are a must have!!!!

Thank cclare8
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch and found it delish very nice food a great price super enjoyable with great service from a young man names Tom

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

we've now been to Sequoia three times - twice in the past few days - and it has been consistently great. There's a wonderful range of cabinet food - the cheese scones are outstanding. Coffee is really good, and the cooked food is very nice...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Had to come back here after our quick visit on the way through in the summer. Super helpful happy staff. Garlic mushrooms with bacon the best I’ve had (and I’ve had them often!) Great coffee again plus lots of great cabinet food. A great place...More

Thank debboland-vernon
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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
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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