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“Recommend to others!”
Review of Blue Ice Cafe

Blue Ice Cafe
Ranked #2 of 19 Restaurants in Franz Josef
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations, Takeout
Whataroa
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Recommend to others!”
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Good service and probably one of the better meals you would have in Franz Josef. Would highly recommend the Blue Ice to others. Offers the Hummer limo to pick up & drop off to your doorstep!

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Colorado
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285 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 347 helpful votes
“Still good”
Reviewed 22 September 2013

We visit the Blue Ice every time we're in Franz Josef. This visit was no exception; we popped in one night for a salami pizza, which was excellent.

Shame about the disinterested service though. Our waitress didn't seem to give a hoot that she had customers (a whopping four people in the entire place). She was more interested in checking her cell phone and chatting with the cook.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Melnq8
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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“pick up and delivery back to hotel by stretch Hummer!!!”
Reviewed 10 September 2013

fantastic restaurant with great food and amazing service for such a small town with free transport to and from.

Visited August 2013
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Thank stephenking1
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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great meal with friendly service”
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Terrific upstairs bar. Restaurant is downstairs, but we were settled in the bar and we were able to eat upstairs in the bar. Meal was delicious. Chris the owner, and Jolene behind the bar, very friendly and welcoming. They even have a courtesy stretch hummer to and from the restaurant so you can enjoy a great night without any stress.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Angela C
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Franz Josef, New Zealand
1 review
“Good food, friendly staff”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

As a local i go here often and its amazing.. good food, good variety.. friendly staff, has a good bar up top for if you want a drink, and free pool.. Good for backpackers on low budget aswell, with a backpacker menu..

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Tawny H
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