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Pancake Rocks Cafe Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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Statehighway 6 4300 Coast Road RD 1, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
+64 3-731 1122
08:30 - 05:00
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ordered the following for 5 of us: 1) chocolate duet pancake ($ 18.50) 2) fish & chips ($22.50) 3) margarita stone oven pizza ($14.50) 4) three salads ($16.50) 5) one flat white & one hot chocolate Their meal portion is considered large for us, and the food taste exceptionally good! Really enjoy their fish & chips even though I'm... More 

Thank Ashley N
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well set out cafe. $18.50 for 3 pancakes seems a bit over priced. Considering that the viewing of the Punakaiki rocks is free I hope my pancakes were subsidising the free tour.

Thank Chris S
Wellington, New Zealand
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

check out the Pancke Rocks, not the cafe, simple bacon and eggs, how hard can it get?????, well it was very sad bkfast

Thank Justjack07
Luang Prabang, Laos
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86 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate Pizza Salami which was thin, crust and very tasty and was prepared very quickly. Pizza is clearly freshly made. That is why is REAL PIZZA! Restaurant is just opposite the Pancake Rocks entrance. I hope they will serve their delicious crunchy pizza for a long time to come, so many more travelers can enjoy it. The staff is... More 

1 Thank piotrekj81
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe has a range of meals, but the sweets including ice cream are the main interest. There is parking and a great walk among the pancake rocks across the road.

Thank Peter T
Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered pancakes. I don't think they were freshly made as they had a doughy pre-prepared feel. The berry compote was ok but I would have preferred it to be on the plate not served as an accompaniment. Having to go and collect the dish from the counter seemed a bit absurd when there were numerous staff standing around chatting... More 

Thank Jon A
Melbourne, Australia
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122 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are only 2 places to eat out in Punakaiki. We stopped in for an early dinner. The cafe offers pizzas and fish and chips for dinner, with a few other options too (can't remember what). Pizza crust was nice and thin. Fish and chips were standard. As long as you're not expecting gourmet food or the options you get... More 

Thank Supers_2
Auckland, New Zealand
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for our morning coffee and joined the long queue of people ready to sit and relax for a while. There was a good range of food, but wow, what exorbitant prices! $5.90 for a latte, $4.50 for a small triangle of ginger crunch when a square of the same crunch was $6. How come they could charge... More 

Thank Jackie A
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always great for a coffee and pancake stop. Busy during peaktimes. Great locations friendly staff. Be back soon

Thank Michael661010
Columbia, South Carolina
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194 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Grabbed a pizza from here as there is only 3-4 places to eat in this town. Got the meat lovers. Was pretty good. Thin crust. Got as take-away and ate at hotel while watching sunset.

Thank Jake K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Statehighway 6 4300 Coast Road RD 1, Punakaiki 7873, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Punakaiki
  • Phone Number: +64 3-731 1122

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