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Alto Cafe

Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free
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Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of breakfast options. The bacon is crispy and delicious and the scrambled eggs are creamy and lush. Add a well crafted coffee and you have the start of a perfect day!

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Thank RhondaDunedin
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Had a very delicious bacon and egg croissant. They warmed it up and it came with a salad which was a nice touch. Just a critique on the salad: it tasted like it had sugary lemon juice squeezed all over and the flavour was very overpowering and not too good. I would go easy on the salad dressing next time.... More 

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Thank Martinette G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and what can I say but brilliant. Had a panini and I love how it came out with the wee but of salad. Ordered fries too....just in case we were not satisfied and the bowl was huge ......but we did manage to work our way through them because they were yummy. And last of all great... More 

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Thank Pam C
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This breakfast consisted of Lovely fresh ingredients, tasty combinations served by friendly, efficient staff. Thanks for a great start to the day

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Thank AngelHell
Porirua, New Zealand
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321 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

A small café but it had a punch with its local cheese rolls and cakes to die for, all home baking, yum

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Thank walkingholiday
Dunedin, New Zealand
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Had brunch at our local cafe. The raspberry pancakes were delicious. Light and fluffy. They were also donating $10 to breast cancer. Always a consistently good meal at Alto!

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Thank Tracey M
Dunedin, New Zealand
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The staff at Alto are fantastic, really friendly and helpful. We had the Big Breakfast and Eggs Benedict. Eggs Benedict was OK, but not outstanding. Great location and vibe though. Would recommend

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Thank Elyse D
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

A yummy brunch had of avocado on a thick piece of toast with tasty bacon and sweet cherry tomatoes. So satisfyingly delicious, I tried to eat as slowly as possible so as to savour it and make it last as long as possible! Strong coffee leaning to slightly bitter but I accept that.. Good enough for a second coffee! Mornington... More 

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Thank RobynBurton
Dunedin, New Zealand
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279 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Food was good staff friendly but you could not hear yourself think over the noise in the cafe. Would struggle to want to go back.

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Thank Bruce M
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

I always enjoy coming to Alto. Staff is always friendly and when it's sunny the dining area gets lovely and warm. Food is also a winner, I especially love the wedges with bacon and cheese when I feel like something greasy and filling. Only downside is that it's very echo-ey when busy but you just deal with it ☺

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Thank Martinette G

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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
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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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?