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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
New Zealand, Cafe, European
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
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
Reviewed 5 July 2020

Popped in for Brunch. Decor is slightly dated and smells a little of mildew. Service was friendly and quick. My soy latte was good. I had the eggs benedict, not ideal served on crusty ciabatta with some soggy spinach under the eggs. Bacon was tasteless...and over cooked. The big breakfast was a fairly similar story, however, tomatoes were not cooked in the centre and garlic and beef sausages were of poor quality. For $62 I expected a lot better breakfast. We won't be returning.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 March 2020 via mobile

Sunday morning breakfast outside in the morning sun. Good coffee, good food and pleasant ambience. Mix and matched a couple of things which was no problem to the friendly staff. Would recommend and return. Would have had 5 stars but insisted on payment before food...which us a big issue to us so no trust to the customer.More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

Everyone really enjoyed their breakfast. Smashed avocado had heaps of perfect avocado and delicious toast. Good service. :)

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 6 March 2020 via mobile

Dry Dock has the best coffee in Tauranga, not only that, Sandra is the best host as well, Decaf coffee is just out of this world, make sure you visit Sandra and Rodger and be spoiled

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 27 January 2020 via mobile

Came here with a group of 6. We were walking down the waterfront when we came upon a sign claiming the best coffee in town. A bold statement I thought, let’s check it out. I ordered a large flat white which was creamy and hit...all the right taste buds. Definitely backed up that statement. A cold pressed orange juice was also a nice side with my main. For a feed I ordered the smashed avo on toast. Other tried the eggs bene, big breakfast and mushrooms on toast. This place did not disappoint! One of the best breakfasts I’ve enjoyed and the other in my group thoroughly enjoyed theirs as well.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

Super friendly staff. The food great the coffee is better. Comfortable atmosphere and lots of outside tables. Our favourite cafe in the city.

Date of visit: January 2020
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