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Cafe, New Zealand, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 13 August 2023

Great breakfast! Fresh food and awesome staff. Didn’t take long to come out after ordering. Everything cooked to perfection! Will definitely come back while we are here on business.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 22 January 2023 via mobile

10/10!! Delicious food and great options, a must have breakfast spot in Palmy North. Elvis and kumara cake were our favourites

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 March 2022

Look, the service was quick, the table was clean, the price was heading upwards at $50+ for two meals plus coffee; but the actual meals were disapointing. We chose from the cabinet and i think that was our mistake. By all accounts the menu meals...are better, so we know for next time. My beef pie was more fat than actual beef and the pastry was hard in places and soggy in others. The potato salad was sadly all looks and no taste. In fact we left half of the meals, not really wanting to finish them. But that said the drinks were excellent, lovely coffee and rich hot chocolate.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 7 March 2022

3 of us dined at Moxies for lunch - one had a beef burrito, one had a chicken dish and I had a corn stack. The side salads were lettuce topped with a bit of coleslaw- no carrot, tomato, cucumber etc in sight - the...burrito and corn stack were like cardboard to cut, and the mashed potato in the chicken dish was dry! Moxies has been our favourite go-to cafe for years - maybe it’s time to move on cos it wasn’t an enjoyable experience at all.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 13 February 2022

This place has seriously gone down hill. We sat at the back and was able to see into the kitchen the chef never washed his hands in the hour we were there. I witnessed him using his bare hands to place food on plates to...be served several time. No masks whistling Overton of the grill. When I received my meal I had to use the napkin to wipe the grease of the plate so I could move it. This place use to have standards and clearly they have slipped. Unfortunately we won't be back.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 7 January 2022 via mobile

Fantastic breakfast, great coffee and service for the family. Highly recommended! The menu has great choice and the Moxies breakfast was easily the best I have ever eaten. If you are in Palmy well worth a visit.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 28 February 2021 via mobile

Lunch at Moxies Cafe wow great menu to cover all diners and our food was perfect. Lovely coffee and friendly staff will worth a visit.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 16 February 2021

The title pretty much sums up Sunday morning for us at Moxies. We sat outside and enjoyed the warmth and wind free location. Was on the hunt for a place to buy a Sunday paper...discovered they had half a dozen free to browse. Bonus! Service...was friendly and with a smile.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 16 February 2021

Went there as a party of 7 place was quite busy they fitted us in okay. Food start arriving and looked really good a couple of group had the eggs benny which looked exceptionally good. Our coffees all came out at the same time as...did our food. The glitch mine did not arrive I was the only one ordered from the cabinet so probably the easiest to get out. After waiting to some members of our party had finished their breakfast I went in to get a refund. I received a refund an apology and got offered what I ordered for free unfortunately as everyone had just about finished I declined the free offer. Although the food didn't arrive in a timely manner the management did all they could to make it up, couple with the good looking food and positive feedback from other members of our group that is why it still gets 4 stars.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 25 January 2021 via mobile

Wow, menus on the table but no table service offered, the “on toast” range was amazing, however no gluten free options listed, so I ordered sides from a very limited list. Expensive given the lack of quality unseasoned food on the plate. Public holiday surcharge...applied, although there was nothing to communicate this. Poor service. The coffee was okMore

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Visited here on a busy Saturday morning..ordered a coffee and cinnamon scroll...coffee was fine however, the cinnamon scroll came out piping hot straight from the microwave which I did not ask for so took back and got a replacement (thankfully no charge), I now know...why the first scroll was microwaved...stale, dry, hard at least 3 days old and absolutely disgusting....here's a tip when there is a absolutely divine bakery around the corner at least have fresh blood cabinet every day!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

Great place for lunch . I chose the pulled pork burger which they’d run out of so I got the chicken burger which didn’t disappoint. Very tasty with good slaw and delicious hand cut fries . Decent coffee makers too . Others with me enjoyed...their meals too . Nice vibe and good service .More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 June 2020

A great spot for branch and serves excellent coffe. The food id delicious and the staff are great, the owner is usually on hand and he is always friendly, accomodating and eagles to please

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 29 May 2020 via mobile

After paying for our lunch we were told there would be an extra 15 minute wait, this would have been nice to be told before hand. Our coffees arrived and the beans were slightly burnt so it was a little over average. After a 40...minute wait we were disappointed to receive our over cooked omelettes. These we not worth $19 and a 40 minute wait. Perhaps it was a bad day in the kitchen. In fairness it was busy, we were also asked if we wanted to share an inside table with complete strangers we declined because this was not social distancing of more than two metres.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 2 February 2020

Visiting here and met up with daughter who recommended here for breakfast...... Food was very good, a little on the expensive side, but we don't go out often so this must be the norm for coffees and foods in this quality and style of cafe....Service was was welcoming, friendly and quick.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Moxies Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4