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“Quality Through and Through”

Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery
Ranked #1 of 30 Quick Bites in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$7
Cuisines: French, German, Italian, Swiss, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's one thing for a business to produce quality food products but to be able to do that with incredibly friendly service is some next level stuff right there. Good on ya Ciabatta.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Certainly the food was very good and prices reasonable. Just kind of strange as in an industrial area but I guess don’t let that put you off. The other thing we found strange was the sandwiches made to order are brought to your table in a cardboard container rather than on a plate. Good if you don’t eat it all and wish to take some away but not great in terms of the environment. A plate would be more consumer friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fabulous business, customer relations are fantastic food is to die for! They never disappoint very highly recommended stop they really do deserve to be at number one well done team !

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Gembot34
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh made pastries, berry and custard crumble pies, and hot (Big!) breakfast sandwiches made this a perfect morning start for our crew. We left well caffeinated! :)

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank seanmcelroy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While Ciabatta Cafe topped the restaurant list in Rotorua on Tripadvisor we had initially ignored it as it is located outside of town in an industrial area. So, unless you have a rental car you are not going to make the trip. This, clearly, was a mistake. On our way out of Rotorua on an early Saturday morning we were in need of sandwiches for the trip so we stopped over at Ciabatta Cafe and ordered three of their sandwiches. The sandwiches only appear on their lunch menu but they made them fresh for us at 9 in the morning, They have a number of bread choices you can select from and we ordered the chiabata and whole grain bread. We opted for the Veggie, the Hammie and the Chookie and all of them were just delicous. Each one had a different sauce and innovative ingredients - kudos to whoever came up with the combinations. The breads were also great and the sweat pieces in the glass vitrine looked very enticing. Make sure you stop over while in Rotorua. You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
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1  Thank ForeignObserver2
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