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Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 8526
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Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Big breakfast a treat though no vegetarian option

My son had the Hansens Big breakfast, it came quickly enough (the previous reviewer had to wait though we got served quickly) and he was happy with the the cooked breakfast. Bottomless coffee a bonus of sorts though rather tasteless coffee. Even a separate flat white was not that enticing. Asking... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Bob G
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Beautiful location. Great food, good value. Very friendly and helpful staff. Location is on Paihia Wharf so can't get much closer to the water. Very enjoyable.

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

If you want a really nice breakfast (good selection) but don't want to pay the earth then give this café a go, we had breakfast there on our second morning, Hubby had the '1/2 size breakfast' ad had the hotcakes with blueberries, we both enjoyed our meals and very happy with the price :)

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Auckland, New Zealand
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I am a regular to this cafe and the food and coffee are consistently good. Combine the welcoming service and sea views - one of my favourite coffee destinations

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Subic, Philippines
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We were going to a differnt restaurant but we were ignored... Hansen's was good find. We patiently waited until the trainee got it right. But eggs benedict with salmon, pancakes with bacon and blueberries, homemade muffins were worth the wait.

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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My son had the Hansens Big breakfast, it came quickly enough (the previous reviewer had to wait though we got served quickly) and he was happy with the the cooked breakfast. Bottomless coffee a bonus of sorts though rather tasteless coffee. Even a separate flat white was not that enticing. Asking for a vegetarian option to the breakfasts prompted the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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131 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Second day, different restaurant, and again I am asking if they lost my order. So it's a vacation place and one isn't looking for McDonald's speed, but thirty minutes for a simple breakfast when the place isn't full is too long. Food was fine but need to find someone who can cook stuff faster...

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

They have a very nice Breakfast with bottomless coffee which is really value for money. Coffee is nice and warm. The view from the deck is priceless.

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Kawakawa, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

homemade scones and fresh bakes each day... so yum* cooked full breakie on the verandah with the view of paihia harbour right there*

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Cambridge, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

When I order fish and chips at an ocean front cafe I don't expect to get frozen fish. Big breakfast was very average but cheap and filled a hole.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Right on the busy wharf with outside seating so that you can take in the stunning view across to Russell this cafe opens at 7am on the dot and is staffed by middle-aged ladies who are down to earth and broke no nonsense.The breakfast menu is extensive, well cooked and very good value for money in this tourist trap town.... More 

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  • Address: Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 09 402 8526

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