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Mokaba Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Quick Bites, Cafe, European, New Zealand
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

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.
US$3 - US$29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

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

Date of visit: November 2017
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

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank GraemeQ_53
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

Date of visit: October 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank JudyF1250
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank KarenC3487
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.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Diannemh46
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the towns best cafes, certainly serves some of the best coffee, nothing is too difficult. Recently we stopped in for a coffee and cake, my son ordered something from the menu which came with an odd attachment; he is glutton intolerant....More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank ScampinIzzy
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