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1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
07 348 3883
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Ranked #10 of 157 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $22
Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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.
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a nice family there. Staff was really friendly and welcoming. Food was original with middle-eastern dishes (I recommend the tajine)and prices are reasonable

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Wgtn, NZ
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

on a weekday morning. Huevas rancheros in anticipation of a soon to be trip to Mexico, tasty, definitely filling & served promptly by friendly staff. An extensive brunch menu which would certainly warrant a return on my next holiday visit. My companion had poached eggs which came beautifully presented on ciabatta & had me almost wishing I had chosen this... More 

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Ohakune
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Have been waiting to try this out for a while was worth the wait and certainly lived up to the hype. nice atmosphere friendly staff great food

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Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Went here based on TA reviews and website showing good menu options including a kids menu. Booked in advance and got a great private room for our family which was cool :-) The staff were great, friendly and attentive however I was slightly disappointed with our food. The entrees were small and rather average, but our main meals the burrito... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Nice little cafe. Food was pretty decent, servers were nice, but unattentive. Kitchen would not work with special requests, felt rushed to leave. Food took forever. & everything was pretty over priced. Probably would not go back, & wouldn't recommend

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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Found this place in heart of the town. Nicely down out in a Moroccan?Turkish style. Inside and outside balcony or garden to sit in. Had the tasters for our meal and they were wonderful. Beef kebabs were the best beef we have tasted. Moist, tasty and just delicious. Chilli prawns were very good as was the Moroccan Chicken, Hamburger Sliders... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We were after good quality food at a reasonable price and were very happy with what we got. To top it off we were delighted by the lovely colourful and well put together decor. We had the tapas and loved it. Worth a visit.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Having just experienced horrible customer service down the road at the pokey little Latin American place which couldn't even accommodate the most basic of mexican food items, we found everything we were looking for here! Nice physical set up & ambience, great mexican options, super friendly staff, & amazing customer service - answered all our questions & accommodated our daughters... More 

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Broadbeach Waters
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Affordable, funky cafe\restaurant in the heart of the CBD with consistently great food. Dining "rooms" available for groups. Have dined there many times and never disappointed.

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Feilding, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Food, hosting / service and surrounds were all great and the highlight of our dining in Rotorua, we love service that is attentive without being pretentious and this fitted the bill perfectly. The Croucher beer was great too.

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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 - 22
Cuisine: Contemporary

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