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Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On holiday in the area and we saw this as we wandered around. It’s a busy place and we grabbed the last free table. Food and drinks were quickly delivered once ordered. Three empty plates confirmed each plate tasted as good as they looked. The...only negative was the bacon. To me it seemed to be a cheaper cut and could have been cooked a bit longer to crisp up the fat.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 13, 2021

We were here for one night over Queens Birthday and enjoyed a healthy breakfast which was served promptly by the friendly staff. The atmosphere was relaxed and family oriented.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 5, 2021

Just as good as we remembered! Interesting menu, great friendly service and speedy delivery, plus a lovely fire on a miserable winter night all combined to make us feel well looked after. Recommended.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed June 1, 2021 via mobile

Delicious avocado & pea smash, with feta and two poached eggs on a slice of ciabatta. Perfect size…not too big. Eggs Benedict with bacon cane with a huge portion of bacon and generous hollandaise too. Iced coffees come with ice cream and cream.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 16, 2021

Busy cafe with amazing breakfast. Highly recommend the smashed avo. I'd also recommend booking as it was very busy on a friday morning

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed May 8, 2021

We got a takeaway doughnut each for morning tea from here one day during our recent stay in Havelock North. They were put into a polystyrene container for us which was really good as they couldn't get squashed. It had an extremely generous amount of...jam and cream, the most I’ve ever encountered in a doughnut. The doughnut itself was a little dry, almost like it was a bit old. I still devoured all of mine despite this, though my husband fed half of his to the birds. I forgot to take a photo until I was halfway through... Had the doughnut been fresher it would have gotten a 5/5 from me. Very friendly service. We have eaten here before, several years ago for a sit down lunch, and it was good so I'm sure this was just a glitch.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 23, 2021 via mobile

Good selection of dishes to choose from, the service was friendly and efficient. There is a nice ambience to the place which helped add to a very enjoyable meal.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 28, 2021

Such a great cafe - lovely welcoming service and very nice food and coffee. We were treated to a stunning Waiata given to the staff by a whanau celebrating a special occasion! A truly wonderful experience! Made our day!

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed March 27, 2021 via mobile

We had a large group 18 people, the place was packed, stu and his team were outstanding, the food came out quickly and catered for our vegan and vegetarian guests. Atmosphere service and food exceptional we look forward to telling all our friends and whanau...about this great place, we will make this a must every time we come back to the Bay.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed February 7, 2021 via mobile

We went here twice for breakfast. 2 couples and we all had delicious breakfasts. Highly recommend the Big breakfast. All the meals were very generous and really nicely presented. Lovely coffee too.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Response from katieg42 | Property representative |
We have dishes on our menu that are vegetarian and Stuart can adjust quite a few other dishes to be vegetarian on request.
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Yes, Maina offers takeout services.

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Maina is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5