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Cafe Lago

151-153 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
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Ranked #32 of 60 Restaurants in Wanaka
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Wanaka, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Had the most divine brunch here today. Such good Eggs Bene and my son had lovely pancakes. Service was very friendly and the place is lovely and clean. Thanks heaps

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

a great set up, nice meals, good price, great deco with some funny proverbs splattered around... Wife loved her eggs Benedict, kids scoffed down pancakes & bacon & egg muffins... well worth the stop if you want a good brekky.

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Porirua, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Informal yet delicious. Great coffee for this frazzled mum of 3 primary schoolers. Very reasonably priced. Lovely staff and a nice surprise = national geographic mags from the 70s in the reading section - kids were transfixed.

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Twizel
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72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Last day after a week in Wanaka we had a late breakfast before hitting the road. Large portions, important with teenage boys, speedy pleasant service. My eggs benedict with smoked salmon was supurb, the boys were very impressed with the pancakes and the Lago big breakfast. Good coffee, Cafe Lago exceded our expectations, we'd got used to dreary indifferent service... More

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

food here is very good. customer service is lacking. we ordered a coffee which we asked if they used reheated milk which they said that they didn't, (snarky) then only to sit and watch them make our coffee using milk that had already been heated prior, they just added more milk to the jug needless to say that we couldn't... More

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New Zealand
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

We are trying to make our way through all the eating places in Wanaka and this was out first (and only) visit to Lago. I'm sure they lost our order, there was only one other table waiting and it still took 35 minutes to get breakfast. When we asked how long they said 5 minutes and I think that's how... More

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Miami, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I was very impressed when we ate here on our first day in Wanaka. We ate lunch here and the bangers and mash was the best ive ever had! Would highly recommend. Little gem in a perfect town!

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Wanaka, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Came to Café Lago for breakfast and was blown away with the friendly customer service, I was greeted as soon as I walked in the door which was nice. Checked out the extensive menu and there huge cabinet of delicious looking food. In the end I chose the Rosemary Hashstacks and my boyfriend had the Lago grill which was huge,... More

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast...the place was lovely and warm on a cold winters day. Friendly staff. The food came out looking like works of art....very well presented and delicious aswell. I heard one young traveller (about 10 years old) exclaim..."this is amazing" when presented with her pancakes. Will return.

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Although the food in the food cabinet looked delicious , the proof is in the eating.Our corn fritters with bacon were over microwaved, tough and greasy.My companion returned hers and got an apology and a alternative but I wasn't approached even when it was obvious that mine was abandoned less than half way thru.Trying to get tea is also a... More

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