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Mokaba Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 7557
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (16 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 261 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

While waiting for the bus to Auckland we had a nice lunch on the outside tables. Good selection and fairly reasonable prices. Large portions.

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee fantastic, food amazing, menu excellent, service outstanding, location fantastic, value for money exceptional.......what more do i need to say ?

Thank runawaysuzie
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The menu is very good as my partner is dairy allergic and our 88 year old mother can be hard to please. The queue to order was long but the service was good once we had paid.The food was plentiful and tasty.The table was cleared...More

Thank Graeme Q
Reviewed 18 October 2017

On our road trip from the Bay of islands we stopped in Whangarei for lunch and chose the Mokaba. Lunch was tasty , coffee good but the view of the harbour and marina was lovely. A good pick from the many restuarants in the Marina...More

Thank Mako49
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This place is always busy due to its lovely food & menu - also you get a good view of the marina & all the boats and lots of people coming and going. I like to walk 'the loop' first and reward myself with a...More

Thank Judy F
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A generous plate of wedges covered in bacon and cheese, seafood chowder to write home about and cappuccino to finish off. Pleasing views, great food and good company... topped off with friendly staff and a slice of pie... roll on summer

Thank Amos Q
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Coconut milk coffee was sooo good! Great flavor and frothed to perfection :-) Great having the water available for the dog so you can stop for a coffee while out walking

Thank Troiza
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Its lovely to sit outside on a sunny day and enjoy your meal. The service was very good and we all enjoyed our selected meals. The restaurant can get extremely busy over the summer months but if you pick times just before the rush hours...More

Thank coasthoppa
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Great place to have lunch, brunch, morning or afternoon tea as they stay open a bit later than everyone else which is handy. Food is nice and staff friendly.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely food selection, our order arrived in good time. Good proportions of food and it was nice to sit outside on a winters day.

Thank Diannemh46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 7557
Description
Stunning location, delicious food & coffee, gorgeous cakes & pastries including gluten free, friendly service, licenced, free wifi, plenty of parking. Fully licensed.Delightful all day cafe overlooking the bustling Whangarei Town Basin where boats from all over the world are moored. Open 7 days from 8am - 5pm,fabulous food (including gluten free options) and delicious Chiasso coffee are served all day by friendly, welcoming staff. Zenbu hotspot wifi available - free download vouchers. After an exciting Mokaba experience there is a wide range of excellent boutique shops, artisans and craftsmen, museums, parks and a boardwalk along the side of the Hatea River.
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