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New Zealand, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 23 January 2022

Cozy cafeteria, excellent staff, yummy food and good prices. Very recommendable place on Wharf Street, the cute pedestrian street at Tauranga CBD.

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

An excellent breakfast, great service, great location and reasonably priced. You couldn't really ask for more. Highly recommended

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 16 October 2021 via mobile

We come here often for breakfast and always have great food, service and coffee. Lovely to sit outside in the sun. Good location on Wharf St and we never have trouble finding a car park.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 21 June 2021

Great to drop in for coffee, breakfast or lunch. Excellent almonds croissants and spinach quiche, and the cooked breakfasts are lovely.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 11 April 2021

Great coffee shop in superb location with friendly staff and lovely friendly Manager / owner. Have a nice range of cakes, very tempting !!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 April 2021 via mobile

So fresh and delicious. Very chilled atmosphere. Both meals cooked to perfection. Lovely coffee. Friendly service. Can't fault it!!!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 30 January 2021 via mobile

Had a great breakfast this morning, eggs bene with bacon was so good and the coffee was excellent. Awesome friendly service and it is lovely sitting in the sun in Wharf St

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 28 January 2021

This is a great Cafe. Always first on the list when family are visiting or friends from out of town. Several of us have had a wide range from the menu and great reports from all. Also great staff. Will be back soon.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 19 December 2020

Best coffee in Tauranga - if thats the case Tauranga has terribly burnt coffee. Was offered child sized portions, but they charged us full price anyhow. I paid $12 for a dry toasted bagel, a tablespoon of Avocado and 4 slices of tomato. I had...to go and ask for some butter and some more avo as it wasnt anywhere enough to spread over. Would NOT recommend - cafe needs to up its game!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 7 August 2020

We walked in at 1.45pm and they still seat us even though it was past kitchen hours. The waiter and staff were all so smiley and friendly even as it neared the end of their shift. Ordered French toast and when it arrived, it was...a beautiful sight to behold. Took my first bite and WOW, what a surprise! The banana was caramelised to perfection and bacon fried to the right amount of crisp. The touch of almond and currants took the dish to the next level. I always order French toast in all the cafes I visited and I must say Dry Dock made it to my top 3. It left me a memorable first impression and I would definitely bring my friends the next time round!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Yes, The Dry Dock Cafe offers takeaway services.

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