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Cafe Bravo

££ - £££Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
20 Spring Street | Red Square, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
+64 7-578 4700
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“wedges” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
20 Spring Street | Red Square, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Judging by other comments on here, we turned up on the wrong day. 3 of us went to Bravo for lunch on Jan 2nd. The level of service was terrible, it seemed like the staffing levels had been shorted for the public holiday and some...More

Thank Cam2208
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Newish to Tauranga and this was recommended, sorry but bagel with salmon was all round terrible, friend had bacon & eggs bacon was just tasted bland. To top it off drinks (2x juice) came after the food!!! Kinda glad we didn't bother with coffee.

Thank TicTocTai
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The one luxury in life that I really enjoy is a great cup of coffee, I didn't get this here. In fact my cappuccino was so milky I'm unsure if there was coffee in it. Really disappointing.

Thank Orkboss
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went to Bravo for lunch durung the Jazz Fesival Weekend. We were there on the Saturday early afternoon and for this reason, the cafe had a limited fixed menu. We totally understood the reason for this. It is usually so that when under pressure,...More

Thank Sam C
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I went with family who were visiting for the weekend. We just wanted a light meal and coffee. My family ordered from the cabinet, my partner and I ordered light meals from the menu. Everyone else received and finished their meals but my salmon bagel...More

2  Thank fortunatefew
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed with a big smile and amazing service. They really couldn't do enough for us. We had the vege big brekkie and it was also delicious! The service was outstanding and so was the food! Totally recommend! Thank you Bravo- it's a rare...More

Thank sarahmullen
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had a tastier breakfast here mid week. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Very reasonable prices.

Thank 274kelly
Reviewed 27 February 2017

After loosing my order for the third time I mentioned the frequency to the wait staff. Was told "I'm surprised you still come back" So am I was my response. Food today was a fish taco however with an asian twist of pickled ginger and...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the counter to order drinks and the sole attendant said 'I can't help because I'm making coffees'. I was told to ask the cashier which may have been fine if there was one about. The server then said again 'I can't help' after...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited Bravo this morning for a late breakfast, but immediately got the feeling the café needed some refreshing as the décor is starting to look a tad dated now. Great downtown location, with plenty of indoor / outdoor tables. Had a long wait for...More

Thank Rodney M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Spring Street | Red Square, Tauranga 3001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-578 4700
Facing the sun in Tauranga’s Red Square, Bravo is an easy stroll to the water front, the shops or the theatre, and will fulfil all your dining desires - whether to meet friends for a social lunch, to catch up over a pizza with a work colleague, or to enjoy an intimate dinner before venturing out for a night on the town. Our chefs are passionate about sourcing their ingredients as locally as possible, enjoying close contact with the many growers and farmers of the bay who specialise in providing Bravo with the freshest, tastiest ingredients for our award winning dishes.If you have a special function or event that demands quality, attentive service matched by the best food in the Bay of Plenty, Bravo staff are happy to help you arrange everything you need to have a successful, enjoyable event- simply let us know what you require and relax, we will take care of the rest!
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