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“Best Calamari I’ve ever had.”
Review of Barista

Barista
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open every day 8.00AM - 11.00PM Cafe by day, Bistro by night with Art and Music themes in the popular George Street boutique shopping area near the theatres, Te Manawa Art Gallery & museum, NZ Rugby Museum, City Council Chambers, Convention Centre and the Square.
Reviewed 20 December 2023

Over from the UK visiting family, and went in here for lunch.
Service was great, and prices were very reasonable.
I decided to have the Calamari Salad. Wow! Never had calamari so tender it just melted in the mouth. Amazing.
Might have to pop in again and ask the Chef what his secret is.
Great place!

Date of visit: December 2023
Thank Escape34173536022
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Reviewed 9 August 2023 via mobile

Just visited Barista tonight & my steak was a disaster. Ordered it medium & it came well done & the sauce was wrong. We paid the bill but after when the waitress came to the table I commented on the steak & she said it would be passed on to the chef. We sat & finished our wine but NO response from the kitchen. I wasn’t after a discount or free meal … just an acknowledgment from the chef. Very disappointed 😬

Date of visit: August 2023
Thank GraemeR285
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Reviewed 13 July 2023

Here for Breakfast ordered Eggs Benedict and Caramel Latte
and both were just Divine cannot be faulted 10/10.
The place was very clean and tidy, staff onto it and bought water
over and in no time breakfast was on the table.
Very friendly staff.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Thank Robert R
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Reviewed 2 July 2023

Carrot cake amazing. Chicken salad so tasty and healthy. Coffee is great. This place is consistently good, can always rely on it being open and the kitchen open and staff friendly!
Love this. They deserve to do well. Great customer service and great food.

Date of visit: June 2023
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1  Thank Jo A
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Reviewed 22 March 2023

Excellent breakfast, cooked to perfection, well presented and quick smiling service
Smashed Avocado on toast with 2 lovely runny eggs and a side of smoked salmon...delicious. Barista breakfast was all eaten up by hubby
Will come again

Date of visit: March 2023
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Thank 666rosie
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