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Kai Waka Cafe - CLOSED

194 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 7333
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“salmon” (4 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
194 High Street, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

My favourite place in motueka great to see it's still improving even though the only has taken time off he always make sure the staff know how to make a really good coffee Not too sweet, very healthy, vegan and gluten-free

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the freshly smoked salmon salad! Nice cafe with friendly staff in a central location. Good place to stop on the way to Abel Tasman National Park.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Radichs
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Every time, and this is quite often, I have been impressed with the range of food and great coffee. Very friendly service and good prices.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank peter_minchin
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Excellent vegetarian frittatas and also cappuccino and mocha. The carrot cake went down very well too.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank chrissuekiwi
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

I need to move to Motueka just so I can visit this cafe every day!!! The cabinet salads are delish, I also had a cooked breakfast which was also amazing. The staff are friendly and welcoming. I have highly recommended this cafe to my family...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tearohanui
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The coffee WAS delicious actually, but the vegetarian and bacon and egg meals were hearty, well-presented and good value for money. The staff were high class service wise, and personable.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank PatsyB241
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Came here a number of times while holidaying and cannot stress enough how delicious the food and coffee is. We tried various dishes from both the breakfast and lunch menu, as well as the cabinet and was always blown away by the freshness, flavours and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank FraserA45
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Loved it when it was Celsius. The menu has been changed but was still enjoyed. A very warm, friendly atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank neilcS1420VQ
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I was recommended by two ladies from the golf club to come here, so I had lunch here. Not that much choice for dairy free, but I had a lentil salad which was tasty.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Pedroziggy
Reviewed 21 November 2017

My first impression on my first visit wasn't that great - the coffee was sub standard to my liking. However I now am a regular and struggle to resist buying my lunch there 2 or 3 times a week. My biggest challenge is choosing what...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Marg P
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cafe, Healthy, New Zealand
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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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