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89 Tamaki Drive | Mission Bay, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-528 8566
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Met here for brunch. The manager knew what she was doing but can't say the same for the rest of the staff. Myrtle didn't get his coffee and then the wrong one was,brought out and he had to go and ask eventually for his flat white. MeAls were alright but staff need to communicate or at least acknowledge you when... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

They serve a range of Breakfast and cake.. Coffee and Tea are standard like everyone else in Mission Bay.. The place is a bit small if you have larger group.. But I will come back for a coffee and some nice cake with a friend or two....

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Thank Cherriemania
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

Went to Mission Bay with a friend & just walked in. They rearranged the tables, so we could sit outside & enjoy the weather & views. Meal was lovely & really enjoyed our drinks (hot chocolate & ice coffee). Only let down for the meal was the service lacked a little - had empty cups & plates, when they brought... More 

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

We came here as a family of ten for breakfast the morning after celebrating our daughter's graduation. We are not from Auckland bur decided on Mission Bay as a scenic place to eat. We chose this restaurant because a very friendly waiter came outside and encouraged us to come in from the pouring rain! He continued to serve us and... More 

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37 Cooperage Road, Trewoon, St.Austell. Cornwall
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

Brilliant food served by friendly staff, we went there four times for lunch and dinner and were never disappointed. Thank you

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Thank Cooperage
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2013

Riva Cafe is located near the seafront on Mission Bay. As it's the other side of the road from the beach, the view isn't that great. We all had the fish of the day, which was grilled snapper and chips. The food was good and the service was friendly and efficient. Overall we were pretty happy with the meal and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2012 via mobile

Really enjoyed my meal here. Had the market fish with risotto and veges. The meal was tasteful and I enjoyed every bite. They also offered a 15% discount on the bill if you had bought a movie ticket. I recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Enelenz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

I was invited by a friend for brunch and was blown away by the service of Oxana, a Russian waitress that looked so well after us and by the food. Delicious food, fresh, abundant and well presented. It is a small place, lovely atmosphere, you can sit outside if you wish and enjoy the beautiful view of Mission Bay. Good... More 

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Thank Alexander D
Melbourne
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

Right next door to the Cinema in Mission Bay is a cute cafe that has excellent service. You can get 15% off the meal if you have cinema ticket. So you get 2 in one. The excellent meals there were a treat to find and the serving team are homely , helpful and the meals delivered swiftly. Great Place

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Thank ChrisHamnett
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2012

A moderately limited menu - but everything on it is delicious. Well-priced given its location on Mission Bay and great view of the sea. All-weather dining with a view, due to its clear plastic shelter walls. Parking can be found behind the restaurant.

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Thank Karen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Tamaki Drive | Mission Bay, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-528 8566

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?