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The Dam Cafe

115 State Highway 32,, Whakamaru, New Zealand
+64 7-882 8882
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good46%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
2 weeks ago
“Dam Good”
8 Jul 2018
“Popular with locals”
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Cafe, New Zealand
115 State Highway 32,, Whakamaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the premises were a bit tired looking the food and drink were good. We both had a bacon, egg and cheese muffin plus a cup of hot, strong americano coffee - tasty despite the hilly billy appearance.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidwilliambarnes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is very blah and over priced. $15 all day breakfast had more water on the plate from poached eggs then food. For $15 you get soggy toast, tomato out of can, 2 bits of cheap bacon, 1 precooked tasteless sausage out of the pie...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Connector50364931581
Reviewed 8 November 2018

This was an unexpected surprise as we were in the middle of farms and roads. Being tired and hungry we took a chance and it was definitely worth it. From the friendly greeting of the staff to the bright and cheerful décor with lots of...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mjchou
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Fairly popular spot, for us on the way from Taupo back to Auckland via the quad bikes and glow worm caves. A fairly unsophisticated offering with pies and toasties but it was nice to sit outside in the sun. I genuinely liked the rural touch...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Rakehoe
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We stopped here on the road to Huka Falls. Two of us had hot toasted sandwiches and 2 of us had pizza. The pizza doesn't have tomato sauce. It's a little different than the US pizzas we expect. But they were good. The sandwiches were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank boymomdfw
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I have coeliac and called into this place asking for gluten free breakfast. They had gluten free bread which they could toast and I asked if they could make sure the bacon was gluten free as I have coeliac and have been caught out before....More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Called in this place on Sat 15th July on my way home to AKLD . Placed my order for a takeaway ham and cheese toasted sandwich , weak coffee, plus a piece of ginger crunch . The owner served me , made no eye contact,...More

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank 990BrendaM990
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

What a great spot to stop and grab a hot drink and food - blueberry muffins are the best we've tasted. Good people, good food.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank wwilberforce
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful caffe good quality of coffee and sandwiches great service and great ambience love this caffe.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank BibinAntony
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We stopped at this place after visiting our friends who lived in the area. What a gem and we had an excellent breakfast. We had dined out for breakfast in a 5 star hotel in Tauranga just a few days before hand but this place...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank RugbyMadKiwi
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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 State Highway 32,, Whakamaru, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Whakamaru
  • Phone Number: +64 7-882 8882
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