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Fidel's Cafe

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234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
644 8016868
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Today
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place to visit. Loved the atmosphere! The food was really good and well priced, staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. The coffee was the best! Would definately reccommend.

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Thank Nagem6
Nelson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Fidel's for breakfast on the recommendation of a friend. I loved the place - it is funky, the food is great and the staff attentive. It was a great place to hang out early in the morning until the city hums into life and people watch. Obviously a favourite place for locals. Will definitely return on my next... More 

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Thank TylerNelson
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Happening little place, friendly service, great coffee and a massive breakfast burrito that definitely hit the spot.

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Thank Christy D
Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fidels would be my favourite breakfast spot ever warm and welcoming and the best porridge nice and hot great coffee.

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Thank Anne S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today thanks to a recommendation from a friend. It did not disappoint. Friendly and attentive staff, great atmosphere, delicious food and great milkshakes. Ideal spot and great place, well worth the visit. Will go again :)

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Thank Kimmoandthecase
Hamilton, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a brunch here. Lots of options in a nice place. It feels really nice and happy in here - not formal or rough - relaxed. The food was really nice but the Mocha was average and more of a hot chocolate. Fair price, good service, nice food - we'll be back!

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Thank Wayne K
Hastings
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited early on a Sunday evening and was packed. Fab food, good portion sizes, flavourful and just yum! Good priced drinks too. Only negative was staff were tapped and an extra person would have been better as we never received the extra drinks we ordered after 10 minute wait we gave up. Staff were just so busy. Otherwise great service... More 

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Thank Antarisha
Mountain View, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food in Wellington, the apricot chicken pizza is my personal favorite! Also real nice cookies, always a bit busy, never too much of a wait though

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Thank Alex B
New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Fidel's today. We loved the coffee and the food. Fish taco is delicious. Coffee is fabulous and well balanced. Really love the design and decor of the entire place too. Perfect! *The only constructive feedback I would have is... Better management of the outdoor dining area during busy rush hours. We were left waiting to place our... More 

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Thank Dakota D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The next best thing to a trip to Cuba. Amazing Cuban inspired menu. We had the chicken and halloumi salad. Which was loaded with avocado, peppers, lettuce, red onion and a light dressing with a few pieces of garlic bread on the side. Unable to finish we left very satisfied. Also managed to squeeze in a banana smoothy.

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Thank Fiona J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $18
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, New Zealand, Cuban, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 644 8016868

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?