We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Macrocarpa Cafe

3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
+64 7-892 2911
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (13 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Diner, Gluten Free Options
3 Waimarino Tokaanu Rd, National Park Village 3948, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (102)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 99 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Joy B
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Had Bake beans, hash browns, bacon and eggs. Far out, was it so good. Others that were with us had other options and were all sensational. Good portion sizes, cooked really well, great service and the coffee was fantastic too. Good prices too. Thanks heaps.

Thank jasdombo
Macrocarpa C, Owner at Macrocarpa Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thanks for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your meals. The Macrocarpa Team

Reviewed 19 May 2018

Great hot food, and lovely friendly people. We ordered two meals, Eggs Bene with smoked salmon and a full English breackfast with a side of chips. Everything was cooked just as we like, good portion sizes and nicely presented. Have to say the chips were...More

Thank Allgoodthyngs
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Love macrocarpa. Food is always quality and tastes great, especially the curly fries. Staff are so friendly, always in a good mood and super welcoming. Coffee is really really good, reasonably sized as well. So many vegan options too! Like four different things you can...More

Thank Aimee B
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a tidy spot for hot chips with the kids. We also enjoyed three fresh orange juices. Great place with parking right outside.

Thank Stacey F
Nearby HotelsSee all National Park Village Hotels
The Park Hotel
389 reviews
.48 km away
Adventure Lodge & Motel
580 reviews
.55 km away
Chateau Tongariro Hotel
1,856 reviews
12.16 km away
Skotel Alpine Resort
478 reviews
12.50 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Station Cafe and Restaurant
594 reviews
.73 km away
Eivins Bistro Bar
135 reviews
.60 km away
Schnapps Bar
281 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Adrift Guided Outdoor Adventures
280 reviews
.81 km away
Mt Ruapehu
391 reviews
.45 km away
National Park Shuttles
11 reviews
.75 km away
Summit Shuttles
14 reviews
.78 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Macrocarpa Cafe staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Pizza, Cafe, New Zealand, Diner, Gluten Free Options
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
  • E-mail
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.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing