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The Med Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
62 Devonport Road | Tauranga, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-577 0487
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“muesli” (6 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
All hours
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
62 Devonport Road | Tauranga, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

The Med was one of the first cafes we visited in Tauranga. We've been living here for a year and we keep returning because this is a place where the coffee and food are consistently "on mark." There's a consistently good offering, in the food...More

Thank Alexander6011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best coffee in town by a long shot. Best of the best coffee is also when Jo is barristering. Savoury mince with poached egg on sourdough is my go to.

Thank Badga23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was recently in Tauranga and stayed near the Med Cafe. With an early start I thought I would have breakfast at the Med Cafe before starting the day. Small and unassuming, I was drawn to the place by the number of customers it had...More

Thank kcollins2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee - guaranteed to be as good as it gets! Good selection of cabinet foods including for those that are seeking healthy eating options.

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Without fail this cafe always delivers on taste and choice. We've been coming here since the 1990's when it was known as mediterraneo. I don't know how many times it's changed ownership since then but every time we dine at The Med the food is...More

Thank Raewyn L
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

When we visited Tauranga in the weekend we checked out this place for brekkie. Why? Cos of the excellent reviews. Wow! Food was brilliant. I am a fussy scrambled egg freak and have to admit they were THE BEST scrambled eggs I've ever had. Not...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for good coffee and rustic food. The staff are all very friendly. This place is also in a handy location being in the centre of town

1  Thank 553paddya
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Always on point this is a go to lunch stop for us winter or summer. Fab food which has a sense and taste of on site creation and not brought in for mass production. Great down to earth vibe in a central location with variety...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

friendly staff, good coffee, great service A great place to enjoy a hearty breakfast ,that will set a hard working person up for the day. The food is fantastic. The coffee is always hot and always offered water.

2  Thank kary2015
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

A great place to enjoy a hearty breakfast, that will set a hard working person up for the day. The food is fantastic. The coffee is delicious. You are looked after by courteous, polite people, who have your wellbeing at heart. The Med Cafè ~...More

2  Thank Ian B
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13 September 2016|
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Response from J0anneBr0wn | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Devonport Road | Tauranga, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Mediterraneo)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-577 0487
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Best Coffee in Tauranga. Fantastic breakfast and lunch 7 days from 7am
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