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US$5 - US$25
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Italian, Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly service, live music from two talented singers, playing banjo and guitar. Beautiful pizza and delicious pinot gris. Reasonably priced too. Would go again. Well done team.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 7 April 2021

best pizzas we found - incl GF vegan jackfruit ones (yummm!!!) AND best dessert cabinet catering for all manner of dietary needs and choices, incl planet-friendly ones. loved it.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Another cafe was recommended to me. However, as it was getting on in the afternoon when I arrived in Takaka, that cafe was closed, so I visited DANGEROUS kitchen and purchased a delicious slice of pizza (with a chunk of globe artichoke on top... which...I adore) and a savoury muffin. The pizza was fantastic, the muffin a little dry. Overall, a nice experience and for a minimal cost of $12.00.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Best coffee in golden bay and huge selection of delicious vegan and gluten free treats. Friendly staff

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 27 March 2021 via mobile

Eggs Bennie should not be a challenge , but it was. To their credit, they gave a credit and replaced.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 22 March 2021 via mobile

No complaints, which from me, is rare! Awesome good food at great prices, nice vibe to the place too, friendly staff

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 17 March 2021 via mobile

Waited 20 minutes for the vege quiche which when I finally got it it was very dry and tasteless. The food looked amazing and it was very busy so was really disappointed when I tasted it.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 16 March 2021 via mobile

We came here for lunch and dinner, because we knew the Café from a few years ago. They have a great variety of food. Lunch was nice, especially the berry cheesecake and the coffees. For dinner we had a pizza and salad, and we asked...our friendly waitress, if we could have garlic on our pizzas. She went to check with the chef. He said 'no' because he is too busy. There were only a few people in the restaurant with us. We accepted the no and ordered. After the 'no' had sunk in on us, my husband went to the counter and tried again, as putting garlic on 2 pizzas is not a big deal. He got a no again, Chef doesn't have time to chop up garlic and roast it and put it on pizza. How pathetic! It could have been squeezed over or chopped and sprinkled over, no roasting needed no big deal. We've never experienced this from a chef, but that's how it was. The pizza was ok nonetheless.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 16 March 2021

Very friendly and efficient service. The pizzas are awesome, we ordered 2 medium pizzas and such lovely thin crust bases with delicious and plentiful toppings. There was a little too much cheese on the one pizza but was still really good. The smoked salmon was...delicious and so nice to see a lot of it too. Great selection of drinks too. Wouldn’t hesitate to go back and will certainly do so if we are in the area again. Also must mention that they do great coffee and cakes too.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 11 March 2021

We initially stopped here for a takeaway coffee on our way round to the national park. Loved the coffee so it made us go back for food later the same day. Sadly, the food wasn't anything spectacular. We had the venison pie and sausage roll...from the food counter and a portion of chips. Chips needed more colour and the pie/roll was flavourless. it filled a hole as we would say. Staff were friendly and the courtyard out back was a beautiful sun trap. We would return again but just for the coffee and maybe a slice.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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  • Yes, Dangerous Kitchen offers takeaway services.

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  • Dangerous Kitchen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4