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Fidel's Cafe

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234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6868
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My favorite breakfast spot in welly. I end up here every time I am in town and have never been disappointed. Great coffee, great food, and a great atmosphere.

Thank alexxshaffer
Wellington, New Zealand
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207 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We popped into here for an after dinner drink. They can't serve drinks after the kitchen closing which was 10pm on a Friday.... so last call was at 9.45 on a Friday - a total pity.

Thank Shawn C
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have made Fidels my go to when visiting Wellington as I've always had a great experience. Although they are always busy as they are very popular, we have been seated without delay and meals are out within 30 minutes which is great! I try something new every time which is hard as I lovvvvvve the eggs benedict! My last... More 

Thank glcglc
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a deliciously enjoyable brunch here - this place is rad! There are multiple seating areas offering different feels in each. Loved the decor of the place. Definitely make sure you look around and take it all in while you wait for your meal, as opposed to staring at your phone :P Staff were friendly but not pestering like they... More 

Thank Tua W
Bordeaux, France
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jump into the past in this cuban style cafe which is perfect for a morning brunch with a fresh beer (ask the waitress if you don't know which one to choose and she will be pleased to give you good advices).

Thank LucasA4033
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a cool feel to it. The service was generally pretty good and the food was great. Some parts of the meal were a little slow at times but I would definitely go back.

Thank Joe B
Bath, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good coffee, large pieces of cake, savoury snacks and other food. Rundown sort of appearance but don't be misled, it's intentional. Always an interesting visit. Staff friendly. Good place to meet friends. Popular for take-outs too.

Thank TwinkyInBath
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Where to have great burgers in Wellington? Look no further than Fidel's Cafe, located on a popular Cuba Street, great food and fantastic coffee.

Thank DavidNBA
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe was a fantastic place for a casual, very very tasty dinner. We went with children, they were easily able to pick from the menu, as were we. The food fits with the name, it was yummy, fresh well presented and reasonably priced. A lovely spanish vigonier to drink along with gorgeous cocktails and mocktails. The staff were friendly... More 

Thank 518butt
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cool vibe with a thumping reggae backing track! What a great place, super coffee and a wizzy menu of home cooked goodies. I only had a bacon butty but what a beaut! Friends had muesli which looked the business too. Try the outside room in the tin shack when it's warm. This is not fine dining, this is for when... More 

Thank Dave H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Cafe, New Zealand, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 6868

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?