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Abracadabra

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1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
07 348 3883
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with...
Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with unique character and atmosphere. Come in and meet us for exceptional kiwi service with a smile.
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  • 102
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  • 87
    Very good
  • 22
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  • 5
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

I found the food to be of a high standard and would definitely return again. Give it a try, I'm sure you will enjoy Leon Thomas

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Leonlance
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I found the food to be of a high standard and would definitely return again. Give it a try, I'm sure you will enjoy Leon Thomas

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

After an experience that no one should even have at Nuvolare ( wasn't served for 25 min!!) I phoned Abracadabra to see if there was an available spot for 2, and although it was fully booked they managed to come to the party with a table! It's totally as it sounds, MAGICAL ! Mouth watering flavours with each and every... More 

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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17 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

good food and service, atmosphere is pleasant and clean food is reasonably priced. drinks however are the usual expensive unless happy hour.

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Gisborne
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was a family meal out, on the last night of our stay in Rotorua. Abracadabra had been recommended to us, and we were not disappointed. Customer service was excellent, from our phone booking, to our greeting and service, finishing with a hand written 'thank you' message on the bill. The food was excellent, starting with tapas entrees, four mains... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Has a good menu, with a range that would suit most people. Staff are friendly, and service efficient. Pricing is reasonable.

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Hamilton
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great food and great service. An excellent menu with Mexican and Moroccan tones. We all enjoyed are experience and also the cocktails

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Auckland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We went as a group of 10. (Good idea that we booked) The quality of food and service was first class. It is quite a quirky restaurant with its different rooms but most enjoyable. Would go back for sure.

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We always go back to Abracadabra because the staff are amazing, the music is good, and they serve Sommersby cider on tap in large glasses with crushed lime. :D I really do enjoy the food most of the time. We have only been disappointed with it a few times when we are served salad that is wilted and not fresh... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Stumbled upon this restaurant after finding out that the Paris cafe was closed on a Sunday. Good Mexican fares for brunch - had the California burrito with well marinated beef and fries; garlic bread was a tad on the dry side but good flavour. Love the design of the building

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I came here on a date night with my husband after reading reviews. Unfortunately we didn't book and the restaurant was full. We sadly went away then discovered that the waitress (who knew me) hunted me down to advise a room had become available. We had been waiting at Lone Star having a vino disappointed so we back to abracadabra... More 

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Additional Information about Abracadabra

Address: 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 348 3883
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $7 to $20
Cuisine: Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: 07 348 3883

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $20
  • Cuisine: Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Doing business

Description

Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with unique character and atmosphere. Come in and meet us for exceptional kiwi service with a smile.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?