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Javaman Cafe

214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0728
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (22 reviews)
“eggs bene” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend recommended Javaman and he wasn't wrong. It's a lovely and lively cafe. We ordered the sticky ribs and when the meals arrived OMG. The ribs were huge! They were delicious as were the wedges and sour cream. The bowl of lemon water was...More

Thank cillar212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good Time at this small café. The staff is very Nice and food is awesome. We took two giants meals for a low price

Thank Garance S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Salmon Salad, Ribs and Creme Brulee. The atmosphere is what you would expect for a lunchtime, the staff are friendly, although one of your younger staff may not want to be quite so vocal about patrons choices. The creme Brulee is on...More

Thank MarewaPaaku
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to place a review. We shell address the point you raised with our staff

Reviewed September 9, 2017

We had a very very tasty, beautifully cooked and presented evening meal at this lovely relaxed cafe. (Compliments to the chefs) The staff were bubbly and friendly, the atmosphere was relaxed and child friendly. They are licenced. It's great you don't need to book a...More

Thank Theruslings
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

In June we enjoyed a most delightful breakfast at javaman. I would recommend the pancakes they are to die for. Staff there are very friendly and professional. Don't leave Whakatane without visiting javaman Cafe.

Thank DunedinGene
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Beautiful food, Excellent Service, New Menu. Would recommend. There is a lovely atmosphere at Javaman Cafe.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Homestly the best food ive had and seen in forever. I live in perth and all there cafes are yuck so coming from that i wanted a decent feed of eggs bene. So i asked a few mates that love here and they all said...More

Thank Awhitia K
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Sunday breakfast. What a lovely start to the day - we had cinnamon waffle stack & orange chocolate chip pancakes. The 2 meals were absolutely delicious, enough to last us all day , very generous portions. The coffee & cuppa were as usual very good....More

Thank 580anne
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post feedback

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Amazing Eggs Bennie. Good service great food in Cabnet good coffee I understand as I don't drink it but there herbal teas are great.

Thank Sarah W
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your feedback

Reviewed July 21, 2017

First lunch at Javaman since they changed management. Whow - the music is not so load anymore that no one could hear each other, it is now soft background music and more homely. The food was impossible to fault. Free range eggs, mushrooms and bacon...More

1  Thank Elsabe v
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we strive to make every customers experience a fantastic one.! So pleased you have had this experience, see you again soon 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $14
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0728
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Enjoy great food and coffee with a full cafe menu, daily specials and prepared cabinet food. Providing free WiFi to our customers.Out catering available or book out Javaman for a special evening function.
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