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“Avoid” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Why Not Cafe

Why Not Cafe
66 West End, Kaikoura 8280, New Zealand
319-6486
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Ranked #25 of 48 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
taupo, nz
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Avoid”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Awful food, not cooked well and no atmosphere. I had the vegetarian option and it wasn't hot when it arrived. I didn't bother asking them to reheat it as it tasted so awful I knew that I wouldn't eat it.

Visited January 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Auckland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Lovely garlic bread, good prices”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Good for a quick meal, kiwi style. Why Not Cafe will give you toasted sandwiches, pies, sandwiches, fries and all manner of fast food that is not from international food chains. Friendly staff will give you great travel advice too.

Visited January 2012
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“Worst place to eat in Kaikoura !”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I had the breakfast set , its price is very expensive for a small Cafe like that, and toy surprise the Goodyear was awfull juga disapointment with awfull food especially THe pancakes which is disguisting , THe services is very bad and rude By THe fat rude ladys, Huge disapointment bad services

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“Worse Bfast with worse service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Just ate with two children, ordered bfast and pancake with mix berries.
Gosh, the worse food we experienced in NZ. The worst value.

The lady who took the orders, no smile at all, no patience whatsoever. The same lady clean the table next to ours, was very rough on the chair, and just banged it againts the table. No consideration at all that there are customers next to it.

Dont ever visit the place.

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“Friendly Atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2011

Had a light breakfast which was quite inexpensive. Liked breakfast so much that we returned for lunch. Toilet facilities are a hoot in that they are out back but they served the purpose.

Visited November 2011
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