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The Park Cafe Restaurant

RD2 Marahau, Motueka | Aotearoa, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
+64 3-527 8270
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“pizza” (11 reviews)
“lamb shank” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, Pizza, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
RD2 Marahau, Motueka | Aotearoa, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

The Park café is at the entrance to the National Park so in a good location next to the car park and with views across the sea. There is a wide menu as the Park café serves breakfast lunch and dinner. We ordered the carafe...More

1  Thank Sheilambutcher
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Fresh food after camping for 5 days so a biased review. But we enjoyed our real coffee and yummy lunch. Welcome to dawdle while waiting fir the bus. Friendly and good range of options.

Thank Rosie J
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped in here when I got to the coast track and grabbed a panini to go. It was great and they even heated it for me to take away hot! The staff are super friendly, they have great coffee and even serve beer! Awesome...More

Thank Josh R
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Tried to book a table for dinner (twice) but both times when I walked in to speak with the staff they totally ignored me. There were no other customers about. There were 4 staff behind the counter all chatting and who could clearly see I...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ate here twice recently- full meal before the AT walk and pizza afterwards. Both meals were delicious, especially their treatment of the green lipped mussels as a stater. And the view over the flats at the start of the walk are divine.

Thank PipPaul W
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The best food Iv ever had! Had to download the app just to say how excellent the food was! Definitely make it a stop after a big day of hiking or just go for the goods!!

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The location is right at the entrance of Abel tasmac national park, so if you are planning a long trek or returning from one, this place offers good options to fill yourself up. We had veg quesadillas and sandwich , which was served along with...More

Thank seema07
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had green lipped mussels which were absolutely delicious. The service was brilliant being served by two charming NZ/German girls who found the time to chat to us, despite being quite busy (Halina was one of them). We were amazed at the quality of food...More

Thank rosie_lusznat
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

The food is from local suppliers like the excellent mussels and the lamb shank is very good as well. We did not expect a restaurant with such good food here! It was a bit cold inside so minus 1 star for the locality but stuff...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

A good review in lonely planet drew us to this cafe. We decided it would be fun to splurge on breakfast after cooking in our van for a month. The coffee was good but not hot and that was the best thing about our meal....More

1  Thank LynneCohen
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Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: RD2 Marahau, Motueka | Aotearoa, Abel Tasman National Park 7197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Abel Tasman National Park
  • Phone Number: +64 3-527 8270
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