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US$3 - US$29
Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a coffee on one day and a lunch on the other. The food was delicious both from the cabinet and the menu. Their ordering system involves long waits both to order the food and then to receive it. On both occasions they forgot...items for our table, but we enjoyed the food itself. Both times nobody checked vaccine passports and when we asked if they needed to see it we were told ‘no it’s ok’.More

Date of visit: December 2021
Reviewed 9 March 2021

This cafe is right next to the river so offer a lovely setting and view of the water if you have a table outside. Inside however is dark and damp and not at all cozy. The food is average but adequate. Over eagerness to be...efficient makes the service impersonal and creates an impression of impatience. If you are just after a coffee and bite and not fussed about the vibe, it will do just fine.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 7 March 2021 via mobile

Have never had a bad meal here. Come here once a week. Brilliant place. Full breakfast is always good!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 February 2021

They have a great variety of yummy cakes on display! Go and have a looksy to have with your coffee/tea.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 21 February 2021

Visited for morning tea - coffee was great. We returned for lunch and enjoyed the small breakfast which was very nice and good value.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 2 January 2021 via mobile

Best service, friendly staff, water front nice view!! Best coffees always! Very fast service even it'y crazy busy cafe! Highly recommended!❤️☕️

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

Lovely setting, great food and diverse menu. Staff were fast about having our meal delivered to us and despite a wee mix up with the coffees nothing was a problem for them to sort. The servings were large and generous and with that lovely view...made for an amazing lunchMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2020 via mobile

Cabinet full of yummy food! We have been back 2 times to try different offerings (pecan pie, lemon meringue pie, citrus tart)

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

Went out for breakfast with a friend this morning and the service was brilliant! The food was delicious and I haven’t ever heard of kumara and feta fritters before so was really cool to see something different on a breakfast menu :)

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

This place was fantastic. Slightly on the pricier side of breaky but so delicious! Had a great range (paleo, standard, children friendly, etc.), very yummy, beautifully presented, goregous setting. Cost around $55 for two (my meal was a half portion, which is fantastic that they...offer!). Very popular place and can see why. Would definitely recommend and intend on returning (tomorrow in fact)More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Mokaba Cafe

Yes, Mokaba Cafe offers takeaway services.

Mokaba Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5