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551 Richmond Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
+64 9-361 1100
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Today
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent Breakfasts

Great spot, quieter than Ponsonby Road and easy street parking! Friendly welcoming staff and surprisingly plenty of space inside with lots of tables. We had breakfast here and it was delicious! Fresh ingredients and delicious eggs! My husband reckons his Hot Chocolate was the best he's ever... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2014
Sarah P
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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This place was good about two years ago but the current owners haven't a clue how to run a good cafe. Bad service. Bad mannered staff. Owners do not have heart and soul in business of connecting with patrons. Food is out of date tired old styles and there far better cafes only five minutes away. We drive past knowing... More 

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Whangaparaoa, New Zealand
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80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Do yourself a favour...order the hot chocolate! I don't generally order this but for some reason on this visit, I thought I'd give it a try...simply the best I've ever tasted...absolutely amazing. Oh, and the eggs were nice too!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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202 reviews 202 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great spot, quieter than Ponsonby Road and easy street parking! Friendly welcoming staff and surprisingly plenty of space inside with lots of tables. We had breakfast here and it was delicious! Fresh ingredients and delicious eggs! My husband reckons his Hot Chocolate was the best he's ever had!! Would totally recommend you give this place a try!

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Te Puke, NZ
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90 reviews 90 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Our drinks took a while to be delivered but when they came they were ok. One of us ordered an Eggs Benedict which was huge and quite delicious. I ordered the mushroom dish and the other person ordered the steak sandwich. The mushrooms were plentiful and quite delicious as well. The steak sandwich came to the table the way the... More 

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26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We used to visit here often, at least once a month and it was always great except for the often slow service. i would usually order the Raw Energy Salad with Halloumi which was delicious but this time they had a problem in the kitchen so I could only have it with chicken or salmon. I choose chicken when I... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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61 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This place had been on our list of cafes to try for a while so called in here recently for lunch. Service was friendly and speedy and the background jazz was great.. However the coffees did not arrive piping hot and the mains tasted average - the ingredients were not particularly flavoursome and rather disappointing. Expected more from the location.

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Auckland
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27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

We travel from out west to come to this excellent cafe on a regular basis for a good cup of coffee and good (happy) service. Favourites brunches - French Toast with bacon banana and maple syrup, and Black Sticky Rice (comes with delicious in season fruit). Also freshly made light lunch food in the cabinet up the stairs. Always a... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Food was nice, the service was a bit better! Sounded like they employed a lot of people from overseas, which is always great. Everyone was very pleasant. Food was reasonably priced as well!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We love Jafa Cafe - GREAT coffee, EXCELLENT food selection from both the menu and cabinet, and EXCELLENT service and AMBIENCE provides a wonderful experience for us. Plus, you may even see some local New Zealand celebrities ;-)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This is our local. Always reliably good, great coffee and fantastic breakfasts. You can build your own breakfasts by combining sides together. If you have a car this place is 5 minutes from the zoo and MOTAT. The make a fantastic chocolate milkshake our kids love. They also make freshly squeezed juices.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 551 Richmond Road, Auckland 1021, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-361 1100
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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