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Kai Waka Cafe Restaurant

) #6 of 27 Restaurants in Motueka $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Healthy
194 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 7333
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“rosti” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
194 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So great to go out for lunch and to be easily able to choose from more than one, or just a green salad, option that was free of allergens ie Gluten, dairy and nuts. Very tasty

Thank FMA144
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

The best pumpkin soup i have ever tasted, and i have made a few. Yummy bread, tasty vege and feta salad, naughty chips. I rarely give a 5 star rating but this unassuming little cafe earned it. Sorry, didn't try the coffee.

Thank r0adfill
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I'll admit to being a 'regular' at the Kai Waka café, where they definitely earn my high rating from a great variety of healthy home-cooked fare, it's laid back atmosphere, and friendly staff. If not in a hurry, settle in and enjoy one of this...More

Thank KiwiSaver
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Not sure if it is the brand of coffee, or the barrister, but your coffee is always bitter. Had the salmon with rosti and salad for lunch. Quite nice, but salmon over cooked.

Thank mabel132
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere with a super friendly staff and absolutely incredible food. Extremely deep selection of coffee and tea as well.

Thank muddobber26
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Had very tasty eggs and bacon at this cafe. A little pricey due to it being a public holiday (not sure why a cafe that is open every day is unable to budget it's staffing costs to cover the extra cost of the holiday penal...More

Thank CookieCath
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful salmon on a rosti with salad. I couldn't fault the food or service. We ate in the outside area which could do with a bit of weeding but it was a lovely lunch thank you

Thank 623suzp
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended for their great eggs Bene and they were so right. I enjoyed bacon and caramelised onion with mine and lived it !

Thank kiwi_LisaL
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This Cafe is in my local town, its my go to for meeting up with friends for a coffee or lunch. The staff are friendly and the food is great :)

Thank deannefraser
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It was the best coffee and lunch so far! I recommand everyone to go to this place. The owners are also very nice.

Thank Lydia H
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Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
08:30 - 15:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 7333
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