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“best coffee” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sidetrack Cafe

Sidetrack Cafe
3 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
07-575 2145
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Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Gisborne, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“best coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Kieran makes the best, and most consistent coffee at the Mount. As discerning coffee drinkers my husband and I know a good (or bad) coffee when we see or drink one.
my long macchiato was so good that i had to have two!!!
and the toasted muesli and fresh fruit is beautifully presented, with seasonal fruit.
So far two out of two breakfasts, and I am sure we will be back tomorrow.
(Kieran also has a social conscience - he shaved his hair off for Kids Can child cancer, and now I see he is doing a fundraising walk to help a local woman surfer who was paralysed in a surfing accident last month.)

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Northampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

Lovely beach front location. The food was well prepared and very tasty. Staff were a little disorganised though and got ours and others orders mixed up. Would still go back though

Visited April 2013
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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Still The best place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Have been drinking coffee, eating in & takeaway since 2002. Still the same owner, great food & great coffee, its a favourite for us. Although its small & hard to sit in sometimes the option to takeaway & enjoy on the beach or grass straight across the road is great to have. Its always hectic & the reason why is because its always good. I've never had a bad coffee. Service can be average, but they're efficient & prompt.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fab Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Wonderful evening meal...delicious fresh flavours and presentation was enticing. The breakfast platter the next monring was to die for.

Visited November 2012
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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best coffee on the sea side”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Your coffee came highly recommended and we weren't disappointed - certainly helped get us through 3 long days on the beach and breakfast on our final day was delicious. The portions were certainly generous - your pancakes even defeated my 15 year old son - well done!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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