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Joes Garage

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5282
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Diner, New Zealand, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I had Sunday breakfast on the day after St Patricks day. The place is hidden in an alley near the harbor. We ate outside - slightly chilly but we were warm because of heaters and blankets. Coffee (flat whites) was great. OJ...More

Thank giaff
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Conveniently placed for our access to the CBD, we visited JG for both a coffee break plus dinner. On each occasion the 'no frills' culture resulted in fellow diners engaging us in conversation and added to the dining enjoyment. Our mains food options were 'Cheeky...More

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there for a late lunch after a busy morning. We had the Brats and a large order of fries between 2 of us which was plenty. The service was good and prompt. We sat outside and were checked in at good intervals, so felt...More

Thank SueEly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went in for a quick bite as we need to rush to catch a transport back to hotel. Not a fan of burgers... But this was really great. I actually finished the burger all by myself.

Thank Lynnseetoh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome breakfast. Delicious menu. Warm when the morning was chilly. Great customer service. More Gluten Free variety would be awesome. Good coffee.

Thank willies454
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just what we were looking for from a quick breakfast. recommended by locals to grab an espresso and a fast breakfast. The coffee was good, the service friendly. Prices reasonable too. Had a brat style sausage in a long roll, it promised to be tasty...More

Thank KatAndKeith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Well deserving of the rating. We stopped here for breakfast before trekking up to Ben Lomond. We had the burrito (insanely good) and the Sweetie. Absolutely first class. Properly set us up for the day! The smoothies and coffee are also...More

Thank Drew D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy the fresh prepared breakfast. Our recommendation: Fancy Pants: Hearty oats mixed w grated carrot, cinnamon, topped w lemon mascarpone and candied walnuts.

Thank Jan C. F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before the wedding we had in Queenstown we decided to catch up with friends all in one place. My husband had been before and highly recommended the coffee, said it was the best coffee he had had in Queenstown...and he was right. I just had...More

Thank achammond12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best breakfast or brunch in Queenstown. Went once, returned 3 times more! Squashed fried new potatoes, crispy smoked bacon, 2 eggs and wilted spinach ...... to die for. They don't do boiled or poached eggs so if don't like your eggs fried .... tough!...More

Thank Christine R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$4 - $19
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5282
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The original Joe's Garage opened in 2000, situated in an old Post Office sorting room in Queenstown. There are now seven Joe's around NZ and the concept is the same now as it was then- to be a Cafe that everybody can go to and enjoy exceptional coffee and food presented by attentive and enthusiastic staff, listen to cool music, and above all, have a lot of fun in an efficient "garage" environment.
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