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Mountain Rock Cafe

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Sandwiches, International, New Zealand
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53 Clyde St., Ohakune, New Zealand
Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mmm Breakfast

Had breakfast here the day after completing the Tongariro Crossing. Thoroughly enjoyed my eggs bene and coffee. Great environment - enjoyed reading all the 'artwork' on the walls

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Katydid57
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went here for breakfast the morning after Mardi gras. It was busy so I do understand the slow service. But 25mins waiting in line just to order with only about 10-15 people in front of me is ridiculous! The girl on till was defiantly taking her time. When we finally got up to order I asked if they did fried... More 

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Great service from a cosy café. Good menu options even for the Gluten Free person, actually overall Ohakune was good for this. Great cakes and sweets, and generous portions on all.

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

we go here every year for 3 weeks and Mountain Rocks is our favourite place to eat. Affordable meals and really friendly service. The owner comes in each morning to make our coffee!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Had breakfast here the day after completing the Tongariro Crossing. Thoroughly enjoyed my eggs bene and coffee. Great environment - enjoyed reading all the 'artwork' on the walls

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We arrived between breakfast finishing but before the dinner menu. Usual choices with Nachos (large is a meal for one not a snack), chips and a selection from the cabinet. The vegetable pizza was superb and not heated in a microwave! But the ultimate was the best carrot cake I have ever had! Reasonable but cakes were a tad expensive.

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Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This was a great way to conclude our 3-day paddle. Service with a smile; good, hot tea served with extra water and the promise of more milk if we wanted it; a good cappucino; ginger beer; and what looked to be a tasty Apple Tart with whipped cream.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Been here before, but not usually our first choice. My precise rating would be about 3.7, so am rounding it up to four stars. We called in on a Sunday afternoon for a coffee. I nearly left when I saw it was L'Affare Coffee as I have seldom had a decent cup made with this blend. Told the young man... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We loved going here as they have great food, but two days in a row of going here they had brought our drinks out but forgot to bring our food out, I had to go up and ask about it on both days, what was disappointing was there was no sorry to us from any of the staff about not... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

we went to this cafe for lunch. i ordered a large nachos to share with a friend, It cost almost $14. It was poorly "cooked". Cold to luke warm in the middle. tried to get service for it to be "cooked" a little more. No one wanted to serve us. we are still waiting for the ketchup for my friend's... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had scotch chips and salad... scotch was I think $32 came out small schnitzel served with a plate full of salad and hardly any chips...gutted...they the girl who served us forgot all our drinks ??

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Additional Information about Mountain Rock Cafe

Address: 53 Clyde St., Ohakune, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
Cuisine: Sandwiches, International, New Zealand

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 53 Clyde St., Ohakune, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $10 to $20
  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, International, New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?