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$3 - $22
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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just called in for a quick breakfast. Very nice food . Will definately be back again. Beauiful coffee and ice chocolates. Service was very quick and with a smile.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 13 April 2024

Great lunch, great service with a smile and great value. We had the light lunch which was plenty for is. We also liked the vegetarian and vegan options.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 8 March 2024

Best place to go have a lovely meal. We were so happy with what we had. I had the pancakes and my partner had the big breakfast. Perfectly made coffee! We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 19 January 2024

I have been to the Med 3 times this week alone. While in Tauranga on a business trip, I went to the Med Cafe which has always been a regular for me. The staff are always busy helping customers and the food is incredible. I...am also gluten free and I was blown away that when I complimented their Gluten Free Bagels, they kindly offered to order me some to take home, which I did!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023

Been going there for years, wonderful range of coffees and food. Staff and management are superb. Karajoz coffee is tops, smooth creamy strong lattes are a dream. Staff and management are dedicated to their customers comfort and service. The environment is so relaxing, a home...from home, an oasis in the city for all seasons. I am a local google guide so consider Food and coffees and all aspects of the establishment and can wholeheartedly recommend The Med to everyone unreservedly.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 9 July 2023 via mobile

This place was packed and has a lovely vibe about it. The staff are very friendly and chatty and made us feel very welcome. On our first visit we had an early lunch. My son had eggs Benedict with salmon (large of course 😁) and...I had a small with salmon. Son said one of the best he has had and came with plenty of salmon and sauce. He also had a side of creamy mushrooms, which were beautiful. The coffee we both had was great too. We then went back the next morning for breakfast qnd both had the pancakes. These came with an amazing blueberry coconut whip which was like cream but sooo much better and blueberries, banana, caramel sauce. The pancakes were lovely and fluffy. The best. Thanks to the staff for making our visits so enjoyableMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 7 July 2023 via mobile

Hubby and I both got the chicken burger for lunch from the specials board. It was a massive serving and we probably could have got one to share. Good quality ingredients and kept us full all day. Chicken was tender. Coffee was good. We would...go back again next time we visit.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 9 June 2023

Cozy quirky interior that’s v comfy and warm, with excellent barista making the best coffee. Best buy is they do small serve breakfast dishes that really hit the spot for me. Usual fare done really well

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 1 June 2023

Appalling. Rude , disrespectful, . Staff inappropriately dressed. The owner was loud, bombastic and spent most of her time barking orders . The food was average and over priced . The atmosphere was of a chaotic , loud disorganised nightmare! Save your money , there...are far better establishments un the area ..More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 19 March 2023 via mobile

Fabulous food and service. The fruit salad was super fresh and tasty. My husband loved his eggs benedict too.

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 14 March 2023

In years past been here for coffee- ALWAYS GREAT. Had to be in town very early so had breakfast here, and SO impressed! Even though the Med had just opened, friendly, warm buzzy atmosphere, service and food superb, great range of breakfast options and so...good to see 2 serving sizes ( so often for a light eater too much food served up) Coffee yet again THE BEST! While we were there so many regulars dropped in on way to work or used place for networking. We've lived here for close to 30 years and pretty sure The Med was going then, no wonder it has survived these turbulent times. Will DEFINITELY RETURN!More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Reviewed 26 February 2023 via mobile

I have popped into this place a few times for coffee and a scone, and seen there food being delivered to other people and it always looked excellent. I finally ate there today, I went for the full Monty minus mush, this was one of...the best fryups I’ve had in nz, you should visit and try there food. There scones are blimming good as well. Place can be packed during week but would still be worth the visit.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 8 February 2023 via mobile

This cafe came recommended to us by the lady on the reception at our hotel nearby. The quality of the food was outstanding and the best coffee I have tasted since being in New Zealand for the last 3 weeks. We had breakfast here on...all 4 mornings during our stay in Tauranga. Service was very friendly and efficientMore

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 18 January 2023 via mobile

Coffee here is the best. Food is amazing and service friendly and fast. My go to place for coffee when I'm in Tauranga. Thanks

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 6 December 2022 via mobile

My husband & I are visiting from Australia and found this cafe by chance. Breakfast was incredible & the coffee even better. We liked it so much we went back again the next day. Great service and beautiful food - great work team!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Hi I would like to say The Med but depending on what time it can get very very busy and possibly too noisy :)
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THE MED CAFE, Tauranga - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews

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The Med Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5