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“Awesome extended breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Riverside Cafe

Riverside Cafe
Ranked #19 of 128 Restaurants in Whangarei
Price range: US$3 - US$20
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Houston, Texas
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118 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Awesome extended breakfast”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

We arrived closer to lunchtime, but everyone was pleased because we could still order their awesome hot cakes and eggs Benedict while others had salads. All was quite good. Casual cool setting by the water.

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Thank Madison W
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Justin L, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this review, 4 May 2014
Thank you for dropping us a line to let us know you had a great time - we look forward to seeing again the in the future maybe. Cheers Justin and Anna
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English first
Christchurch, New Zealand
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200 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Really nice visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014 via mobile

I had a moccachino and a savory muffin and just enjoyed sitting in the sun. Its a beautiful coffee shop with a really nice atmosphere. Next time I will definitely be trying out their cakes !!! They looked delicious !!!

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Thank KScheepers
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Justin L, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this review, 23 April 2014
What a lovely review - We're really glad you enjoyed your self and maybe you'll try OUR scrambled eggs! I'll tell Seleste you love her cakes, it will make her day. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Justin and anna
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best brekkie in a while”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2014 via mobile

Definately keen to go back asap!! With friends, we all had something different and all were delicious! Good service and lovely to sit outside in the sun!

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Thank pura_vida378
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Justin L, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this review, 20 April 2014
Thank you very much for your kind words - we strive to achieve this kind of response every day and we hope you will come back in the future and find the cafe even better.
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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279 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Riverside Cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

Has been there a long time and is well patronised. Food is good and prices reasonable. I had the clam chowder and really enjoyed it. Others in my group enjoyed their meals as well. Service is good and there is covered seating outside. Located in the picturesque Town Basin with good view of boats nearby. Interesting shops in this little cluster. Riverside walk nearby is pleasant and improving.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank Adrian M
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Justin L, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this review, 18 April 2014
Hi Adrian - thanks for your feedback. we're glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you back soon.
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Waiheke Island, New Zealand
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“Good place for a break when travelling North”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

Went visit some friends in the Bay of Islands from Auckland and decided to stop for coffee and cakes in Whangarei.
Easy to follow the signs to the Town Basin and plenty of free parking with clean toilets.
Several Cafes to choose from so just the luck of the draw we went into Riverside Café.
Good selection of cabinet food at average prices. The coffee was great, well done the barista who knows how to make a flat white without half a cup of foam on the top.
There was a good selection of meals but we did not try any.

All in all a good place to have a break on a journey north.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank waiheke
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Justin L, Owner at Riverside Cafe, responded to this review, 18 April 2014
Good morning - the Town Basin is a great stopping off point on the way North and all of us in Whangarei appreciate visitors dropping - we've now just got to find a way to encourage more visitors to stay a while and enjoy the beauty of the local, beaches, forests, walks, the scuba diving, fishing and tramping. Thanks for your feedback - it was great to serve you.
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