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Cafe Viva

Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 5979
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (3 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“scones” (2 reviews)
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe has good honest food all of which is delicious fresh and tasty! The coffees are very good too!More

Thank Katikati20
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear, thank you for your review concerning Cafe Viva. Know for sure that it is one of our goals to serve good food and to do it with integrity. For six years we do it and as long as we are the owners of this...More

Reviewed December 21, 2017

We live out of town and often stop by this lovely café on our way through to Tauranga. We are always impressed with the service and the food. The surroundings are fresh and the menu refreshing.

Thank Susan T
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Hi Susan, Thank you for coming in and thank you for this kind words! Our staff really work hard and do want the best for our customers. Good reading your comment, it is so encouraging. Cobus

Reviewed November 28, 2017

We go there regularly on our trips north from Tauranga and on the way home. Thi is one of the best Cafes in NZ and has the best gluten free carrot cake in the world. AlastairMore

Thank algail2017
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Dear Alastair, Your message really touch me deeply. Humbly I say thank you! The other day a person from Switzerland was in and taste the Carrot Cake and then asked for me. He wanted our recipe. I thought how can it be? Reading your comment...More

Reviewed October 6, 2017

Stop here once a month on way to appointment. always excellent coffee and great cheese scones. Friendly service from smiling staff and a steady trade of customers in and out.

Thank 205sueden
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you much for coming in! Great to hear from our customers. It is our desire to keep it up, not always easy! Thanks again for the feedback.

Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed with smiles and friendly service. Nice coffee and quiche. Will definitely go again when passing Katikati.

Thank thames_traveler
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! During the time you were in, I had a heart attack and Cafe was left in the hands of our staff! Reading all the messages bring joy us and hope! Thanks for coming in!

Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

A wonderful display of food in the cabinet as well as an extensive range of items on the menu. Unfortunately the food out of the cabinet was heated by microwave (and not hot enough), which affected the quality of the pies and quiches.More

Thank Tabatha1998
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2017

Tabatha, sorry to tell you, you talk nonsense! If you enter our doors YOU WILL SEE WE FOLLOW A SAFETY FOOD PLAN! It is displayed on our front door. We do not sell from a hot cabinet,and if you know anything about food safety you...More

Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Can be super busy (full) between 11am amd 2pm so do book to avoid disappointment and when busy there can be a wait but what's not to like? Innovative delicious menu, great soups (these can run out early), great wine, spritzers and coffee, fabulous desserts...More

Thank HelenJG786
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you very much for kind words! Always a joy to give good service!

Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

A lovely Cafe tucked away in the back street of Katikati. Friendly staff and great coffee and food was delicious. Sat outside in the sun in a spacious outdoor area. A lovely experience and thoroughly recommended.

Thank jjd25386
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2017

Thank you very much for the kind words! Thank you for taking the time to come in! Many do not know about Viva. When they find us, so many are coming back and tell the friends about Cafe Viva! Thank you so much!

Reviewed June 2, 2017

My husband decided today that we would have lunch out as we had business to do around the town. I can only say that he loved the food he ordered, (pancakes, bacon, banana, maple syrup and lashings of whipped cream on the side.. He has...More

Thank Robyn G
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2017

Dear Robyn, thank you for this kind report. It is such a pleasure for us to serve our customers, and let them feel at home. One of our values is Customer Awerness. The reason that two of the tables outside do have ashtrays are alocated...More

Reviewed April 13, 2017

I need to put this on Tripadvisor! We were warn by the weather bureau that Cyclone Cook is hitting New Zealand. Heavy rain was coming down in the Bay of Plenty on Wednesday. My disable father was with me as we traveled from Auckland to...More

1  Thank marytourist67
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2017

Mary, thank you very much! It was good for us to do this act of kindness to your father. Know that it is part of or values to care for our customers. I remember the incident and the joy it brought to the other customers....More

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Julie B
May 4, 2016|
Response from 777CafeViva | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Our trading time is from 7:30am till 3:30 on weekdays. Saturdays from 8:30am till 1:00pm. We are close on Sundays. Thank you for asking, may it go well with you. Cobus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $14
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 5979
Cafe Viva is an owner owned business in Katikati! It is not a Restaurant but a Cafe! We specialized in home make food and cake slices. We serve the famous Atomic coffee beans. We support fair trade, eggs are free range! We serve light meals, breakfasts etc. We are known as the place where the 'locals eat'. Our kitchen close every weekday from Monday till Friday at 13:45. Our menu is very clear! Part and parcel of our slices and food includes Gluten Free food!
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