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Rad Cafe

397 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
+64 9-631 5218
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
“banh mi” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
397 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Delicious food (I had the mushroom dish with a poached egg added), good coffee, unique seating so it adds to the aesthetic of the place. As a solo traveler, I was seated at a large table beneath some natural overhead lighting (nice touch) and had...More

Thank EmilyTyler
Reviewed 3 days ago

We dined here before hiking up Mt Eden and were blown away by the friendly service - it made us feel so welcome and put a smile on our faces. I wish we could remember the name of our server, however all we can recall...More

Thank Gem9294
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fav cafe in Auckland. Try the eggs bene, pho or burger. The service is always great and always seated quickly. Plus they do great coffee

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bowl of Awesome appeared on the breakfast menu - steamed vegies, roasted potatoes and a poached egg. A sublime meal. Previously had had the granola and the french toast with bacon - has become my favorite breakfast place in Auckland. Staff are attentive without...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

RAD is cool, the coffee excellent, quality wait staff deliver instantly, and the food stylishly edgy. It employs all nationalities from the pool of visa visitors who offer a professional approach, for such a little Cafe. I'm a local who goes to all Mt Eden...More

Thank Heather I
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Tried Rad for this first time today. Amazing owner and wait staff, who even let us order brunch 20mins after the allotted brunch time. Scrumptious food !! Best pulled pork eggs bene I’ve had. Would also recommend the peanut butter and banana smoothies. Cool funky...More

Thank 31Lorna
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great spot, delicious food and friendly staff. We made it too late for breakfast unfortunately but luckily the lunch menu was to die for. A special mention for the dark chocolate shake! Definitely to recommend if you're in Mount Eden!

Thank Catilla
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Back when RAD opened they were lucky enough to a magician manning the till and taking orders. She was friendly and remembered everyone's name. Because of this RAD quickly built up a huge local following. Who doesn't like being remembered and greeted with a huge...More

Thank chipX
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Rad Cafe, Mt Eden Really busy at lunch time on a Sunday. Had a 10 minute wait. Modern Vietnamese food - whatever that means! Seemed a bit too hipster and try hard. Expect lots of pastels, plywood and exposed brick. Seems like they had too...More

Thank mrsyn
Reviewed 27 June 2017

If the RAD breakfast doesn't get your mouth watering at their exceptional vine tomatoes, crackling bacon and succulent sausages nothing will!

Thank Nicholas M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 397 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1024, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-631 5218
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