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Macrocarpa Cafe

3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2911
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

We wanted a light dinner and just nice, they had some meat pies. Sat outside of cafe with a couple of meat pies and enjoyed the mountain views! What a treat!

Thank tripreview777
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

I went with my couple for a pizza and a juice. Pizza was small, cheap and poor but expensive! Worst pizza ever! Nonetheless, the juice we asked for, and costed ~6$, was from poor milk and syrup! (~6$ for milk and syrup that tasted like...More

Thank Yonatan G
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

The owner is really rude and not friendly!!!! We ordered a fruit milkshake, and got one from syrup... wewanted to replace it for real juice and the owner didn't let us and treated us badly.We never got that 6$ back! The pizza was bad.. Don't...More

Thank DanaS3069
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Always has great coffee and great good. Always freshly made and delivered with a smile. Good location after coming off the mountain or just passing through

Thank crash4mark
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Good range of food, coffee was nice. Staff friendly. Good to have information centre on site to look through while eating.

Thank JoyB2043
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Friendly staff, good customer service even extremely busy - full of customer in the room. The food is real yummy. I'll definitely come back

Thank Ivy2809
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My wife and I fumbled into Macrocarpa by accident one moonless night, after exploring the Tongariro National Park. We'd been on a frustrating, fruitless quest to find a restaurant called Eivin's, which was a)closed and b)the name of a ski rental shop next to Macrocarpa....More

Thank jamieatl
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Service was a little slow possibly but the burger was very filling and kept us going on the snow till well past lunch time

Thank Rob P
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We went to this place for breakfast and it was delicious! Eggs (fried, scrambled, ... ), bacon, toast, and much more. Best breakfast to start the day!

Thank Virginie H
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We always stop in when visiting the national park as the quality and service is consistently good! Nice strong coffee, cakes and eclairs and hot breakfast too! Service is friendly and fast and the price is fair. The views outside on a clear day are...More

Thank chick-pea-222
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  National Park Village
  • Phone Number: +64 7-892 2911
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We operate a friendly cafe with great coffee and also offer evening takeaways and a pizza menu. Attached are also a post office and dairy. Our breakfast burgers are a great way to start your day quickly to allow you to maximise your time on the slopes or trails.
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