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92 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 7
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  • 9
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Ramen for breakfast anyone!

We dropped into this cafe for breakfast before departing Te Anau, and were surprised to find it run by Japanese - pleasantly surprised as I got to speak Japanese (I lived there for many years). My husband and daughter had shoyu ramen and found the taste very authentic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
MCMHK
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Hong Kong Region, China
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39 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hong Kong Region, China
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We dropped into this cafe for breakfast before departing Te Anau, and were surprised to find it run by Japanese - pleasantly surprised as I got to speak Japanese (I lived there for many years). My husband and daughter had shoyu ramen and found the taste very authentic.

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Exceptional eating and service right on the lakeside looking out onto the hills too....plus a large amount of ice cream to choose from for the kids.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Relaxed ambience. Pleasant and attentive staff provided an enjoyable evening meal. The proof is in the eating, returned for more helpings over my five day stay.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We popped into this cafe for a quick lunch. We choose the fish and chips. Very tasty, lovely staff and a great view of Lake Te Anau. Highly recommended

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Devon, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Nice setting, grab an outdoor table with great views across the lake beware of the seagulls which swoop as soon as someone leaves a table and hasn't cleared their food, quite amusing ! Nice cakes and food probably not the best in town but OK particularly as you are there for the view.

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Quick and basic service, quick and basic food, nothing wrong with that, The reason we went here was that it is the only cafe on the lake.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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159 reviews 159 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

i never had a date scone before, but this made me a believer. alot of times scones can be dry, but this was moist and delicious

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Only popped in to get coffees but they were delicious! The food also looks very yum wish I stayed to eat here! Lovely service!!

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Hong Kong, China
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355 reviews 355 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Te Anau is definitely the middle stop enroute between queenstown and Milford sound. This cafe is near the lake and kitty corner to the real journey travel agent, almost all the tours will stop by at this cafe, but try to avoid! The coffee is so bitter and it's poorly brewed. The chocolate croissant is stone cold although it's placed... More 

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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This was a perfectly fine cafe with a wide range of food choices. The food was hot and the cafe was warm (on a freezing day) with a nice view of the lake.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 92 Te Anau Terrace, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Continental
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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