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Alto Cafe

32 Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Ranked #81 of 209 restaurants in Dunedin
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Most recent review
- Nov 17, 2013
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We went to Alto today for Brunch and were just blown away with the meal that we received, it was one of the best in town by far.

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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

I went to Alto today for a family birthday... I had the Beef burger w/ fries. The burger included a good patty, melted cheese, grilled onions, lettuce, some sort of mayonnaise or tartare thing, and a really nice tomato relish. All for just $18.90! It was very delicious and I am sure I'll have it again. My sister had the... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Though the cafe is sunny and warm, the coffee is very average. The staff could afford to smile sometimes too - I didn't feel very welcome there. I live just around the corner, yet I always bypass Alto to go to more welcoming cafes down the hill, like Nectar on Princes.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

This is our 'local' cafe - we go regularly and always enjoy the coffee / tea and food. They have a good selection of beers / wine and nibbles. We have also used them to provide food for events and people always rave about the food.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

My teenage daughter (vegetarian) and I had a really enjoyable lunch today. Great service with fresh, tasty unpretentious food, nicely cooked and presented. My daughter changed her order some time after we had paid and been seated. This was no problem to the staff. The new order was cheaper than the original, and the difference was returned to our table... More

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Ithaca, NY
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Our daughter, who is 8, reports the following: I loved the pancakes because they were very big and sweet. I had them both times we went. Dad had bacon and eggs, once because they serve breakfast all day; another time, he had soup. My brother had a big breakfast (which was enormous and you could choose a couple of things)... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2012

My daughter and I had brunch at Alto today, busy place and we didn't book. We arrived at 12 and the lovely young lady let us have a table that was booked for 1pm. Very friendly staff. Cabinet food was plentiful. We ordered off the menu, which was well priced and had a great selection. We had the mothers day... More

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Dunedin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

Yummy food, big portions. Good for brunch or lunch.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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136 reviews 136 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Good menu and great bustling atmosphere. Lots of windows and light.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

a great weeplace to sit and watch the world go by, good coffee

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