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Fidel's Cafe

234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
644 8016868
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Ranked #57 of 636 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

Fidel's has the most amazing brioche EVER! Great selection of alternative like gluten free food, interesting delicious salads and cakes etc. Fun original decor, indoor & outdoor seating. Best brunch. Always busy but you'll see why once you've been there.

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Vermont
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

This place is funky and cool, very good food, decent prices. Wait staff a bit surly which is why I gave it only 4 stars.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

I've been here three times and each time received an awful coffee. Mostly the milk was burnt. Some of the food options are interesting, and i've heard the snickers milkshake is really good. Wouldn't go again.

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Lawrence
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Interesting mix of dishes, 6 people at table ordered different dishes ranging from 3 -cheese soufflé, haloumi/chicken salad to beef stew. All were excellent. Good selection of local craft beers. Staff friendly. Decor prevented higher rating.

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Wanaka
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Sunday brunch beckoned whilst holidaying in Welly, and a quick check on TA revealed the many options along Cuba St. None proved more tempting than Fidel's on an unusually sunny day, plus we scored outside seats (sharing a picnic-bench). Great Havana coffee arrived promptly - there's a barista stationed at the coffee machine outdoors - followed by an invigorating fruit,... More

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Taranaki NZ
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great food, great coffee, nothing negative to say!!! Make sure whatever you choose for breakie you include their Rosti :) yum

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fidels is always a favourite, a great place for a casual meal or snack. The staff and service are always excellent and they always have something interesting in their cabinet food selection. It gets quite busy at times and you do need to be prepared to wait for a table from time to time.

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Richland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Good food, good coffee, great atmosphere, very friendly staff. Visited Fidel's for breakfast, lunch and dinner plus had a birthday party for my daughter and her friends there. All the food was very good. The staff are friendly and accommodating. A little cramped, but worth it.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Location in Cuba St is great, good seating options - indoor lounge near window is very comfortable and great for people watching. On a sunny day can't beat breakfast outside. The coffees and shakes are superb but meals are a bit on the expensive side, however no trip to Wellington is complete without a visit to Fidels

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Fidels is something of an institution in Wellington, and one of our finest. The Cuban/Fidel themed interior is only surpassed the incredible choice of meals, excellent coffee and amazing vibe. For of all these reasons, it is almost always busy and it's not unusual to have to wait for a table.

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