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“An excellent choice of menu”
Review of Third Place Cafe

Third Place Cafe
Ranked #23 of 256 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$2 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Third Place Cafe has great views of Lake Rotorua, Mokoia Island, Ohinemutu Geothermal Maori Village and Saint Faiths Historic Church from the indoor and outdoor tables. Fresh food made daily. Full breakfast and Lunch menus, Morning and Afternoon tea. Great Coffee and fresh daily baking. Range of salads, paninis, savouries and sweets. Large selection of cabinet food. Kids play area and baby change table in toilet. Free parking in large carpark next to the cafe. Take away food and beverages. Table service available.
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed in Rotorua 3 days in early April and had 2 breakfasts there. The light option breakfast was lovely and served with fresh fruit. My hubby loves Cappuccinos and enjoyed that much had 2. Someone recommended their vanilla custard slices and we werent disappointed. The lady on the counter even wrapped them to go and gave us a fork and napkin. If we were to go back to Rotorua it would be the first place we would go for breakfast. Lovely views too.

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1  Thank Sue F
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Reviewed 17 April 2014 via mobile

It was pouring rain outside so we looked up Tripadvisor for a good indoor venue and it came up with this one. We had some if their all day breakfast options for lunch but found the serving sizes smaller than we would have liked. The atmosphere at lunch time was really buzzing, many taking refuge from the elements. There is a view of the lake but we couldn't see it for the rain. I didn't find this venue good value for money but it looks like the locals love it.

1  Thank ziggiau
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Reviewed 1 April 2014

Great place to meet, friendly staff, great selection of food, feel at home here. I have been here a few times now and never been dissapointed. Cater well for dietary needs also

Thank farmersinthecity
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

A meal at Third Place Cafe won't disappoint. Owned by a woman raised in the area, she and her staff are dedicated to bringing guests creative dishes made with fresh, local ingredients. We enjoyed her Mumble Jumble--a wonderful breakfast dish of crushed kumara (local sweet potatoes), caramelized onions, fried tomatoes, and spicy chorizo, all topped with bacon, poached egg, and hollandaise sauce. It's delicious and incredibly creative. We also tried their fish and chips--two huge pieces of tarakihi (a local fish) in a delicate batter fried up crisp and served with a pile of thick fries.

The cafe also has a great lake view and features huge fold-away windows so you can enjoy the lakeside breezes while you enjoy your meal.

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Thank Realfoodtraveler2014
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

My wife and I spent three days in Rotorua last month and ate breakfast here each morning-it was that good! This is a great place!

Thank Bruce C
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