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Tomato - CLOSED

72 George Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-357 6663
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Jun 18, 2016
“Great place”
Mar 12, 2016
“Lovely food for a great price!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
72 George Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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21 - 30 of 99 reviews

Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

The food and service here is always awesome. James and the team make a fantastic effort to make the place look unique and make a real effort of have some unique meals. Also definately one of the best places to get a consistantly nice coffee.....More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I came to this cafe to see what the hype was all about. I had breakfast here which was good but not fantastic and lunch which was honestly disappointing. I don't know if I ordered the wrong thing or maybe it's just not my taste....More

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed March 30, 2015

Straight across from the Library, Tomato offered some tasty treats and delicious coffees in a retro surrounding. Had some fond memories of the 1974 Commonwealth Games poster. The smiles and assistance from the two staff was a pleasure. Would definitely revisit.

Thank Smythewhanau
Reviewed March 22, 2015

The bacon and eggs are both free-range. I had the avo on toast with a poached egg and a some bacon from my friend's plate. It was all pretty tasty! Portions are good.

Thank LittleRiblet
Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Ordered the chicken pizza with olives and chorizo. Had to literally hunt for the chicken. Crust was burnt. Tomato base must have come straight out of a can. Wouldn't recommend eating there. Just very very average food, with not so average prices.

Thank Aakash S
Reviewed March 5, 2015

Stopped here as it was close to where I parked - cant really miss the bright yellow frontage. Interior is a ode to the 70s and give the place character. Chose the Caesar Salad off the menu with the option of chicken with a coffee....More

Thank Sebcat14
Reviewed March 3, 2015

Nice enough for breakfast, nothing too exciting, nice staff, nothing spectacular and limited range we thought. Wouldn't go again.

1  Thank Susie W
Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Centrally located, this ecclectic cafe in its vibrant yellow & red facade houses a warmth & nostalgia from times past. Hearty grub with a modern flare & modern prices (sadly) locals wander in & out as we eat brekkie. The Eggs Bene Deluxe for $18.90...More

Thank JulieMcGi
Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

I travel from Otaki just for the breakfast. The service is excellent and great atmosphere. Love this place.

Thank Tim B
Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice place with a bit of soul. Service can be a bit slack especially first thing in the morning. Walked out once because I was sick of waiting to be served but mostly pretty good.

Thank angulilla
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 George Street, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-357 6663
Description
Tomato Cafe is "Kiwi As..."An off the wall Kiwi-ana themed cafe by day, casual bistro by night.Tomato was judged the Regions Top Cafe in the 2012 New Zealand Best Cafe Awards...come and find out why !Please telephone us for enquiries or bookings.
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