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“Absolutely superb lunch at a reasonable price”
Review of El Barrio

El Barrio
Ranked #7 of 31 Restaurants in Whangamata
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: Cafe
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 27 July 2014

We visited El Barrio again but had not tried their Carrot and Ginger soup, or Vege dish with spinach, haloumi, red peppers, ... (breakfast menu available lunchtime). Added in bacon to the vege stack. Both were absolutely superb, and at $12 for the soup and $18 + $3 for the vege dish, excellent value.

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Thank DavidMallowes
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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

Breakfast for 5 including hot drinks, 2x eggs benedict with salmon, 2x eggs benedict with bacon, 1x macadamia muesli (house made) and 1x ciabatta toast. Was delivered with speed, piping hot and absolutely delicious. What more could you want? Seemed like good value to me :)

Thank wingedkiwi
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Reviewed 14 March 2014

The food was very tasty. Not the best bang for your buck size-wise, but it was very delicious!
Tables are awkwardly set up, making it a bit hard to walk around the place.
The real deal breaker with this place was the sour service we received. Yes, we may not be locals, but that doesn't change the fact that we should be treated the same as all of the regulars. The older blonde lady really needs to get her attitude in check! We would have come again if we didn't feel the cold shoulder from her. Bummer.

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3  Thank BrittenAnderson
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Reviewed 23 February 2014

Glad we found this place, its a little behind the main street. Not as busy as the other main street cafe's which was a bonus for us, the brunch menu was generous and well priced. My wife had the vegie breakfast which she loved, and I think mine was a Mexican breakfast, what ever it was it was very delicious. Our coffees were good, staff pleasant, could have been a little more attentive considering they weren't run off their feet, but however pleasant.

Thank Gary L
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Reviewed 15 February 2014

Another visit to this great cafe, great friendly service coffee as always excellent. Courtyard great for brunch and relax off the main road

Thank Steve W
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