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Upper Deck

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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free, International
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76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
094028147
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New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was amazing as always! It can be a little tricky to find but look for the sign then head up the stair- it is all on the second story but as a result the view is amazing. There is seating both inside and out- also they often have vouchers on Grab-one so keep your eyes peeled because it is... More 

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Herts UK
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for breakfast on our last morning in Paihia. They offer a good selection from something light through to a full cooked breakfast. We both had a cooked breakfast which was fresh and tasty as was the coffee. They have an outside deck area overlooking the harbour but unfortunately it was too cold and windy to sit there, but... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had breakfast and lunch here on 2 different days. Lovely food and very friendly people. Great service too.

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Thank WEH1947
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87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast meal here the venue had an amazing view picturesque . The waitress was very helpful and friendly . The food was nice conceptually but came out a little cold . No labelling on the menu for gluten free however the waitress helped out with that .

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Takapuna, New Zealand
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing is the view from the balcony. Decor needs to be revamped. Came for breakfast, unfortunately nothing to write home about. The serve was prompt but it was a Monday morning not the busier weekend. Perhaps I'm fussy but don't expect hash browns to be processed triangles that you get from the supermarket & the bottled sparking water wasn't... More 

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Plainfield, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Service was prompt and friendly, food was superb and with a wonderful view of the bay. Although I was skeptical about ordering nachos, I was pleasantly surprised how good they were. The salad my friend had was also fresh and pleasing. Although located on the highway, traffic noise was minimal. I would not hesitate to return to The Upper Deck... More 

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Opua, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

My breakfast was delicious but I sure did wait a long time - 1 hour in fact! I really felt for the barista who was trying to help her colleague at the till keep up with the food service and table clearing. I watched in amazement as 4 staff (2 in the kitchen) tried to keep up with a stream... More 

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Thank Wousje
Galway, Ireland
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I went here for a breakfast with some friends, only to have to wait an hour to be served. In addition, we all received our meals at staggered times as they only seemed to be dishing out two breakfasts every twenty minutes or so. Food was nice, but definitely not worth the arduous wait. Will not be back.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

This coffee bar upstairs has good coffee and we had cabinet food which was very nice and also reasonably priced. Being upstairs, it had a nice outlook and pleasant with the doors opening out on to a deck.

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Paihia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Take the trouble to go upstairs and you will be rewarded with a lovely atmosphere.Very friendly service and a great selection of food.The view from upstairs is beautiful

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 094028147

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