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Warbirds and Wheels Diner Restaurant

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11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7010
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Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely, affordable breakfast for 5 here. Service was relaxed and the food lovely. A great place to watch the sky divers land and the planes take off.

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Thank 435melinam
Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this establishment 4 times, only once was my two children and I treated with respect and courtesy. I hope your food is better than your service. I will never be back.

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Thank privateminty
Pensacola, Florida
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Diner is in an American 50's theme, featuring license plates for all 50 states. Coffee and food is good, staff is friendly. Most of the customers appear to by aircraft pilots.

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Thank CyberDawg
Tregaron, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great price, selection and service in this bright and airy American- look diner. We stopped in a couple of times🙂.

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Thank Geo5641
Auckland, New Zealand
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is worth a stop on the way into Wanaka from the south at the airfield. Good coffee, good food, nice people.

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Thank grh55
Auckland, New Zealand
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64 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Good coffee, great decor and a nice place to chill out. On the airfield so always something happening. Not so keen about the museum next door though. The Transport Museum just down the street is the better option.

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Thank petertaylor57
cairns
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123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

this has a WOW factor! the theme is there to enjoy and the coffee and food was out of this world. One of the best Cafe's I've ever been too. 10/10

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Thank chris_cairns
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
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309 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

After the Transportarion and Toy musuem we drove not wven 5 minutes to get here. This cafe reminds me of what you might find inside a small aviation airport. The decor is very lively and the sense of comfortable just makes you want to stay and have a cup of coffee. Who knows you may even see a bunch of... More 

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Thank pretblueye
Christchurch, New Zealand
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Don't stop here for a quick coffee, it won't be a quick getaway, had to wait 15 minutes for a takeaway flat white. Didn't eat.

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Thank Yorkshire321
Dunedin, New Zealand
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127 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had lunch here - salmon rösti with spinach and poached egg was delicious and freshly prepared. My husband had venison sandwich, with yummy marinade and tender meat. Very satisfying and tasty meal in a sunny location just off the main road from Wanaka to Cromwell.

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Thank copim

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$24
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 7010
Description
Featuring 1950's themed decor, with retro furniture imported direct from New York, a Wurlitzer Juke Box to tap in your favourite tune, and a 1959 Harley Davidson Pan Head motorbike installed overhead the diner entrance.We are open daily from 8.30am until 4.00pm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?