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Ronnie's Cafe

Cafe, British, New Zealand
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68 Broadway, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We came here for a breakfast and couldn't fault it in anyway. I had a breakfast of 2 eggs, 3 rashers of bacon, sliced tomato and 2 rounds of toast,all cooked fresh for only 8 Dollars. It has a great selection of meals on the menu but also does pies, sandwiches, burgers and lots of other snack foods along with... More 

Thank Annie P
Tauranga, New Zealand
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I love this place and we always stop here anget take away food on our travels. The arrary of food is amazing. So beautiful and tempting.

Thank eliza836
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Huge servings for breakfast at a reasonable rate on the way to Hobbiton from Auckland. Lots of options to choose from and speedy service! Would definitely stop in again for breakfast if in the area.

Thank Nash W
Foxton, New Zealand
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Wish we'd found this place on our first day! We would buy one big breakfast and share it as that worked well for us. The choices and prices were excellent as was the service. Highly recommended by us!

Thank hotmind
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

If you need a meal on the way through Matamata and you want a run of the mill meal then I recommend Ronnie's. It is not flashy but it is fresh and fulfilling. Service is good and reasonable prices. The toilets could do with an upgrade though.

Thank Hugh B
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you are on a budget this place is okay. I feel it us very basic and would not have chosen to go there over all the other cafes in the area. Coffee was good but surroundings need a spruce up. Toilets clean but need renovating as does cafe.

Thank Heather B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stop here all the time when passing through. A variety of choices to choose from- from pies to slices, and which are affordable. It was very nice and cosy inside. Nice place to eat for breakfast, brunch or lunch since the headboards provide again a great variety of choices. I ordered the eggs benedict it was delicious, the egg... More 

Thank ssforever2383
New Zealand
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228 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Passing thru Matamata 6.00am stop for breakfast. Last time here, 2014. Ordered, Sausages and eggs, coffee. I was most impressed at the quality, care and standard of presentation of my meal. It looked like the picture above the counter where you order. Unlike McDonald Burgers. Having been impressed, i went to the counter and told the proprietor. He was pleased,... More 

Thank Mykara
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Not many places were open so we gave Ronnies a go for breakfast. Full almost the whole time we were there. A bit of a wait to be served but not bad seeing as they had about 30 people in at the time. I decided to go with something that had to be prepared fresh - poached eggs with toast.... More 

Thank spikeozangel
Teddington, United Kingdom
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104 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

What we in the UK would call a greasy spoon. A massive full breakfast for a very reasonable price and they have pies galore up for offer too

Thank Harlon H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 Broadway, Matamata 3400, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Matamata

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