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“little oasis”
Review of Hot Waves Cafe

Hot Waves Cafe
Ranked #10 of 57 Restaurants in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: +64-7-866 3887
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 6 Contributor
187 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“little oasis”
Reviewed 11 June 2014

great spot for daytime dining
good cabinet food
good coffee
great garden setting sometimes they have some local entertainment
food all appears to be made on site \
good friendly staff
WERLL WORTH A VISIT

Visited May 2014
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Pennsylvania
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893 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 304 helpful votes
“Lucky find!”
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We drove out to Hot Water Beach and it was around lunchtime and there were not too many places to eat so we were happy to see this place was open. A lovely setting with seats inside and out. Food was delicious as was the atmosphere and staff. A great find!

  • Visited May 2014
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Denver, Colorado
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Garden Brunch”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

LOVED this little bistro in the bush! Order a Flat white (not quite as milky as a latte') and a salmon bennie in the garden. Modern decor, garden patio, incredible ambience.

Visited April 2014
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Porirua, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Excellent spot for lunch”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

So you've spent a couple of hours digging your hole and wallowing in the hot water on the beach and now you're hungry!
Don't stop at the first cafe that you come to...head around the corner, just a couple of minutes away to Hot Waves Cafe and you won't be disappointed!
Hot Wave Cafe has a superb menu with plenty of choice for the all day breakfast hunter, the counter fiend or someone looking for a healthy lunch.
Everything that we ordered was cooked and presented beautifully and was incredibly tasty.
If you're after value for money in a pleasant atmosphere, this is the place for you!

  • Visited April 2014
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Level 4 Contributor
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“Brunch in April”
Reviewed 28 April 2014

SOOOOO slow service, not worth the wait, just average. Coffee was weak & milky, bacon flabby & fatty( despite request for well done). Eggs benny was ok but a bit cold, nothing served together, not really worth the de-tour, even though we were relaxed & on holiday the wait was un-acceptable, especially when food was expensive & below average.

  • Visited April 2014
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