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Lime Caffeteria

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Cafe, European, New Zealand
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1096 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
(07) 350 2033
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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59 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Lime Caffeteria was recommended, so we duly went there for breakfast while waiting for our bus. Good coffee, English breakfast for us, hot chocolate and muffin for our 6 year old. Good food at a good price.

Thank mikeclapham92
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is just the best place to eat ever! Head on down past the information centre toward the lake and there...... on the corner on the left. Lime! Bacon and scrambled eggs.... yep. Breakfast of Champions.

Thank 605marleneg
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fell in love with the orange + poppyseed cake, it is moisture and citrus. The flat white has the perfect combination of the coffee and milk, best coffee had in Rotorua !

Thank Amber C
Napier, New Zealand
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buy from the cabinet or indulge in a brunch or lunch, there is always something extra to please and surprise. Gluten free a strength.

Thank Mary Ellen W
Auckland, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately didn't dine-in as we were on our way to the National Soccer Tournament. We ordered 5 coffees to take away and a apple pie and orange & almond cake from the cabinet. Excellent, friendly service, delicious cakes and the coffee was the best we had had compared to several other TOP Rotorua cafes! A lovely touch with the pieces... More 

Thank w0rth0g
Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful food and coffee. This is definitely one of the best cafe's in Rotorua if not the region. Brunch is a must if staying in Rotorua. Try the waffles.

Thank Vicki S
Cambridge, New Zealand
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here recently. Chose the Caesar Salad which was absolutely delicious. Staff were very friendly and helpful. They even tolerated me asking to look at the brand of almond milk before ordering my coffee! This place is popular. Ill be back, a nice option and great for a sunny day.

Thank Midget539
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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97 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Good friendly service from the moment we arrived. The sun was shiNing so we sat outside.We liked the menu as it had a point of difference. Our choices were Boston beans and the eggs Benedict with salmon. The beans had a lovely smokiness to them and a good spicy taste, the portion was adequate with nicely toasted bread. The eggs... More 

Thank mandm298
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

Maybe other people have had better experiences of this cafe...who knows? Had breakfast there recently...ordered large breakfast of bacon and eggs. Just that...bacon and eggs and a slice of charebatta...No hash brown, no tomato, just.....just a couple of slices of bacon and two eggs. ANYWHWERE else I have paid similar for or less has given a decent plate for the... More 

2 Thank gina p
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Our coffee and eggs and bacon were lovely..obviously popular as was full, they were very quick and great service

Thank MandyHLB

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1096 Whakaue Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: (07) 350 2033

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