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Reviewed 20 June 2021 via mobile

I am a regular visitor to the Pukeko cafe, once a month over winter every 3 weeks in summer for the last 5 years . Fantastic food made on site , friendly staff with great local knowledge , always willing to go that little bit...further to make your stop pleasant , happy to recommend this awesome cafe to all who travel this route . Dave EwenMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2021

Thank you Dave, it’s always good to know we are doing our job well, Steve and I appreciate your review and see you next time you call in for an omelette and a coffee.

Reviewed 24 April 2021

We drove thru Harihari today and stopped hete for a coffee and toilet stop Co.fortable place Good coffee Tadty svkne Clean toilets A lovely corner of the world

Date of visit: April 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2021

Thankyou for your review, we do live in a wonderful part of the country and we are pleased you enjoyed your morning tea break in Harihari. Thanks again

Reviewed 19 April 2021 via mobile

Stopped for a mocha which was surprisingly good. Also do food which looked good, although didn't try any.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2021

Hi Brent . A belated reply to your review of your mocha, glad to hear that you were pleasantly surprised by the quality- it’s our job to do the best we can . Thanks for the comment .

Reviewed 27 March 2021

Delicious food and the best coffee on the coast. We were feeling hungry and looking for a place to eat and this place really delivered.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2021

Apologies for the late reply to your lovely comments- it’s always good to hear that we are providing the best service and food that we can at the Pukeko - regard to you and thanks again

Reviewed 24 March 2021

We stopped for a coffee (which was good) and had the most divine raspberry white chocolate shortcake - it tasted like an old fashioned jelly tip. The staff were very friendly and professional so all in all this was a very nice break from driving.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2021

Thats a very kind review thank you, and we are happy you enjoyed with time at the Pukeko - hopefully it was a lovely trip to the Coast for you. Thank you very much

Reviewed 18 March 2021

Four points for the lilliput library by the front door, great fresh water, clean toilets, and a comfortable seating area. Food was average, service a little slow. But everyone cheerful and a good place to stop to stretch you legs and grab a pie.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 10 February 2021

I stopped in for lunch, not really expecting much, but had probably the best takeaway experience ever. The ham roll was so fresh and the salad ingredients tasted like the had just been picked and the dressing tasted homemade. The service was friendly and welcoming....I would definitely recommend stopping here if you are on a road trip along the Coast.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Heather S, Owner at Pukeko Store and Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2021

Hi, and thanks to you and your lovely review, it is much appreciated . Thanks for taking the time, and for stopping in Regards Heather and Steve Schmetz and staff

Reviewed 29 January 2021

Great home cooked food. Surprised to find gluten free option bread for the toastie .....a real bonus! Good value and lovely friendly staff. Would recommend if you’re passing through.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 23 January 2021

Didn't plan to stop here but so glad I did. Lovely place, food and people. Also sells grocery items if you need them.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 January 2021

Very pleased we stopped at Pukekeo Store and cafe - saw the L’Affare coffee sign outside. Everything was spot on - excellent hot and strong coffee, wonderful friendly staff and delicious home cooked cafe food. Couldn’t go past the whitebait sammie for lunch. Will be...on our list as a regular stop when travelleing on the West Coast!!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Yes, Pukeko Store and Cafe offers takeaway services.

Pukeko Store and Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5