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Central Cafe and Grill

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
+64 3-693 9770
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“onion rings” (4 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Diner, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

It was our friends birthday and we traveled from timaru to come out for breakfast. Worst decision! We got there and ordered our food and drinks, then everyone around us got there drinks before any of ours came out, or were even starting to be...More

Thank Traveler34855074994
Reviewed today via mobile

Our family with teenagers loved it. The chicken was superb. Good service especially from the male waiter. Appreciated him coming to ask how our meals were. Quick to bring the food out. Pleasant outdoor seating area too. Good prices.

Thank sherbsfamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stumbled upon this cafe while passing through the town on a long drive, and felt very glad that we did. The staff were friendly and welcoming and happy to talk to us about the menu, the town, and just about anything else! The menu is...More

Thank Suse89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place offers fresh made American Diner style food. We’ve not had a bad meal and we are regulars. Their trademark burgers and sandwiches are delicious and great prices. Staff are very friendly. Highly recommend.

Thank sugarplummuffinf2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised how cheap this place was and the food was delicious . I would definitely recommend this cafe for brunch , all food is American diner style , staff friendly .

Thank G7813UUnataliec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I went here around 6:30pm on a Friday night. They seemed to be getting loads of trade and lots of people were picking up takeaway food and there was a steady flow of people eating there. The staff were friendly and welcoming...More

Thank tracyabs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

테카포 가는길에 트립어드바이저 리뷰보고 평이 괜찮은 식당이라 가족 3명이 방문했었는데 기대이상으로 맛있어서 만족하고 갔습니다. The foods were very yummy and server was kind.

Thank Getaway817046
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This place would have to do the best burgers around! The staff here are always so polite and the service is awesome. Juicy Lucy burger, mac n cheese bites and chicken tenders are all cooked to perfection. Highly recommend calling in here for a bite.

Thank BridgetF260
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

To be honest, I had a hankering for a burger anyway, so the job was half done. The icing on the cake though was the single best burger I have had in a long time. I had a half-pound "Gunslinger" which featured all I love...More

1  Thank 3simont
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great burger. Great service. Great coffee. My children loved their meals. EAT HERE. Lovely place to stop for a meal

Thank Tommy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Talbot Street, Geraldine 7930, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Geraldine
  • Phone Number: +64 3-693 9770
Warm and inviting with full flavored food, desserts, smoothies, organic coffee, sharable starters, gourmet burgers and sandwiches with plenty of vegetarian and gluten free options. Using as much local produce as possible and using ethically farmed protein over 90% of our menu.
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