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The Perc Cafe

142 Stuart Street | Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-477 5462
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (23 reviews)
“breakfast stack” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
142 Stuart Street | Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We found Perc on our first day in Dunedin, and came back every day! The coffees really great, and the staff are friendly. Also, I really loved the homemade jam and cream cheese bagel. All round great place!

Thank Rubyolivia1877
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Opens at 7.00am. Good coffee, big breakfast $22, bacon buttie $12. Does lunch as well. Good menu. Just down from the Octagon and main shopping area. Friendly staff. Would I recommend YES. Rated 8/10

Thank Oleh C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting a new city it us always hit and miss to get a great coffee. Will save you the trouble. Get to The Perc Central. No not the Central Perc made famous by Friends. The coffee here is real and better. Easy access from Central...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared the toasted muesli and the poached eggs on toast for breakfast. Both were equally delicious! Absolute recommendation

1  Thank svekre
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this cafe after getting off the bus in the centre of town. The staff were so friendly and welcoming. Ordered coffees, breakfast stacks, and an avo smash. Coffee arrived quickly and was fantastic, perfect temperature. The breakfast stacks were awesome, and almost...More

1  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted a quick and easy breakfast and came upon this place close to where we were staying. We both ordered things from the cabinet / display and both enjoyed them. Hubby enjoyed a lovely croissant and my savoury pinwheel was the best I have...More

1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here yesterday and it was the best decision! Excellent food, efficient super friendly service and great vibe. The cafe was humming with business unlike some other cafes we walked past along the way. We had the breakfast stack option 1 and 2....More

1  Thank Cam T
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Saddened by the chocolate milkshake, wish it tasted more chocolatey. Had smashed avocado and eggs benny, was SOOOO GOOOOOOD OMG. ESPECIALLY LOVE THE AVOCADO. Last cafe I went to that had smashed avocado, had like a weird mixture of avocado and vinegar or something... so...More

1  Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 18 October 2017

I must say I'm not easily impressed with Cafe fare. The Perc changed that for me. Its quite simple really... Having a perfectly cooked bacon and egg croissant paired up with crunchy smooth curly fries and a yum milkshake. OMG. Nothing can beat that for...More

1  Thank raymondy133
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Dunedin and went to The Perc in Stuart Street both days because it was so good the first day!! Great coffee and a good variety of food choices. The cakes/slices looked amazing but unfortunately we were there for breakfast so...More

1  Thank Moira M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 Stuart Street | Octagon, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand (Formerly The Perc Cafe)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-477 5462
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