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Sitting Duck Cafe

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141-151 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven Marina, Auckland, New Zealand
09 376 0374
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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100 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were out cycling and started and finished near this cafe. Outstanding. Quick service. Healthy delicious food. Friendly staff. Will be back.

Thank na0mic
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so glad to see the new refreshed cafe opened. With the boardwalk complete it's the perfect destination after a good walk! We stopped for coffee and lunch. It was busy! Great to see. The staff we dealt with (3) were all surly. There was a bit of a wait but we didn't mind. There's lots going on and... More 

1 Thank skiwichick
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is wonderful to have this amazing cafe re opened and jooshed up. Under new ownership and renamed "Buoy" it also has a new look. It is a little difficult to get into the new name when arranging to meet friends who know where The Sitting Duck is, but haven't a clue about "Buoy" (let's meet at "Buoy" just doesn't... More 

Thank bushbabe2013
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a quick bite at this place and yes,. I will be back again! Service is fast even they were busy! My Caesar salad and flat white are perfect! Salad is fresh and full of flavour! Yummy.

Thank Kiwiscout
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

I delightful position with a variety of well presented foods & good value for money particularly for brunch & lunch

Thank V6096XDkenr
New Zealand
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523 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

Being able to park outside a venue and then look at the water and the boats while you're meeting is always a great plus for me and this venue has both, along with good selection of food and drinks. It is an ideal place to meet when one party is on the North Shore and the other from the city.

2 Thank Narziss
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

this place has the perfect setting, but the food is a complete let down. Baked beans from a can and warm bacon bits along with small bits of toast. The service was very slow and the coffee was a complete let down. Never been back

Thank Pugsy1965
Santiago, Chile
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418 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Went all the way there walking only to find it was closed. Was expecting to have a nice lunch on sunny day. Even called 9am to as opening hours, recording said 10am to 4pm. Wasn't.

Thank Thomas A
Brisbane, Australia
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143 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A good spot for a quick breakfast, was pretty busy when we got there however the staff were very attentive and we didn't wait long for our food. Coffee was fine, food was good. No complaints

Thank CharlieGirlAU
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The impression I had on entering this cafe is that it was quite basic. The food was awesome however, as was the waiter! We had the seafood laksa - delicious and stuffed w seafood (yum!)

Thank Linda J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-151 Westhaven Drive, Westhaven Marina, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: 09 376 0374

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