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US$6 - US$16
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 January 2022 via mobile

Food was alright, flavours were there on some of the dishes but there were 9 of us and 7 people ordered egg bases meals and all of the eggs were hard. Take your time and redo your eggs as no one wants hard eggs and...it ruined the experience for us all. Also one of the waiters said we could smoke outside then five minutes later another waitress told us we can’t?More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 19 December 2021

Wow the great food was spoiled by a very rude person serving. Tables surrounding us were commenting too. What a shame and it spoiled the atmosphere.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2021 via mobile

I had the worst customer service here. I ordered several things and all came out but one thing. I asked the girl at the cashier about the one item that I was still waiting for my son, as we were finishing other food and she...just looked at me like I didn’t ordered that. She didn’t say a word, just gave a look with attitude, and turned the back on me. She looked through all dockets. After 10 minutes, she realised that I did order that item and paid for. She came back with plate and dropped on the table and walked off. I do not believe it’s service.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 22 October 2021 via mobile

Food - superb. Coffee & hot chocolate - as good as any other in NZ. Service - excellent, friendly and attentive. Willingness to engage with Te reo Māori was appreciated, especially the English-Māori coffee sheet taped front and centre at the till - loved it.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 29 September 2021

The coffee is good. That's where it ends. First time I went I ordered scrambled eggs. Looked like an omelet that was forgotten about then sliced up...no flavourful, rubber texture Went back recently hoping 1st experience was just a bad egg day for them. Ordered...poached eggs this time. Worst poached eggs I've ever had. And no I didn't bring it up at the time.More

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

Possibly one of the worst Eggs Benedict with bacon I have ever had. The bacon had the consistency of shoe leather, I am not exaggerating when i say I could not cut it with the provided cutlery. The toasted bread underneath it all was a...single tiny dry piece which seemed days old. The rosti on the side was greasy and tasted like the oil in the fryer needed changing. Finally the hollandaise was bland and tastelessness well as stone cold. The only saving grace was the poached eggs were cooked well. Used to be one of our favourite places for breakfast in Tauranga but unlikely to return after the latest experience.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 29 July 2021

This cafe used to be great. The previous owners were friendly & obliging. Sadly this has not continued with the current owners. The woman owner is downright off hand in her approach & does not make the customer feel welcome. I’m sad to say what...was once a great place to have a coffee or brunch is not as welcoming as it once was. Such a shame!!More

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

Terrible service, had to wait ridiculously long for our meal (it was not busy) and then order was mixed up with no apology. Meal was disappointing and not of a standard one would expect for the price. Got smashed peas which were served chilled with...warm toast and the smallest poached egg one can imagine, it was just weird. Would not go back. This place used to be good but would no longer recommend.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 May 2021 via mobile

Awesome breakfast. Well presented and plenty of it. Definitely a very different experience than some of the recently posted negative reviews. I’d come again… and I’m picky. Coffee was also good 😁

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 May 2021

Would not recommend this place to be honest and I'm not a fussy person or a Karen. I had the Eggs Benedict with bacon. I got a decent amount of bacon which was great...if it t had actually been cooked. The whole lot was raw...and had literally couldn't eat any of it. The bacon was practically see through and was very chewy. Meanwhile the piece of sourdough I got was the size of my palm quite literally and there was only one piece. If the piece had been somewhat of a decent size that would have been fine. The only decent part was the two hash browns....but they were tiny as well. Underneath the two eggs there was quite literally 6 leaves of spinach......enough said. Will not be returning sorry and wouldn't recommend.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Alimento Eatery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5