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“Great value and food.”

The York Street Cafe
Ranked #13 of 26 Restaurants in Russell
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 20 January 2013

My family and i recently spent a day on a boat trip around the bay of islands. We hopped off in Russell and sought out some food for lunch. There are plenty of choices along the water front, but we went one street back and found the York St Cafe.
Excellent prices, fantastic cafe stile food and good choice of drinks as well.
Friendly staff. I had a steak sandwich which was advertised as sirloin. Well, I was prepared for the usual thin slightly chewy "steak" that you often get in these type of menu items. Imagine my surprise and delight to see a genuine sirloin steak. Hanging out of both ends of the sandwich, about a half inch thick and cooked just right. Tender and flavoursome.
the rest of the family also very happy with their choices.
Highly recommended. Take the extra effort to go back that one street from the waterfront and you wont be disappointed.

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1  Thank Mike G
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Reviewed 20 June 2012

Great food and a very good selection, we went here each morning.

Thank BigSnapper
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Reviewed 20 April 2012

I love this cafe cause you can always get something that you want there. Good for vegetarians too. Great proprietors, very helpful and friendly.

Thank The Allennz
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Reviewed 14 April 2012

This place was once nice when the Irish couple had it but since sold standards are slipping staff sit out side drinking coffee smoking and not really interested in anything! Especially not providing a good service!

Thank Antarcticsailor
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Reviewed 29 January 2012

We had a lovely breakfast, all choices were catered for, even the fussy ones. As it was cold we sat in the sun, and it was more sheltered than the waterfront as the wind was coming right in there

Thank Adrienne M
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