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Bosco Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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57 Te Kumi Road, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
+64 7-878 3633
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delicious coffee and cake, after a long and sometimes winding road. I had driven my elderly Aunt, (82 years old) from Taumarunui, on our way to Auckland. Very helpful staff and a relaxing atmosphere. It was a lovely touch to be given a glass of water on arrival, as well.

Thank raewyn2015
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stopped here a couple of times now for breakfast and cant fault the food or the service. Good value for money and great coffee but on both occasions that we have called in we have had to wait at least half an hour for our food and we are only talking about a cooked breakfast. That would be... More 

Thank Herbies1
New Zealand
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660 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stopped here a few times either when travelling to Auckland from new Plymouth or Ohakune and found it consistently good with both food and service as well as having clean amenities. If you're looking for a break in this area this is as good as we've found.

Thank Narziss
Wellington, New Zealand
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch on a chilly holiday day, driving from Hamilton to New Plymouth, as we have done before. The cafe was busy, but we were served quickly and managed to find a table. The staff were friendly and helpful. We noticed several patrons bringing their dogs to join them at outside tables and being welcomed by staff, so... More 

Thank cameronandhannah
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to this wonderful cafe and we were thrilled and relieved to be able to bring our dog around to the read deck so that he could be with us as we ate. It has a good range of gluten free food, and the service is very helpful and friendly. Both my husband and I really... More 

Thank helianthus1
Adelaide, Australia
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145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a busy busy day and they coped well. Food was good. Staff were friendly and prices are very fair. We will have to stop here again.

Thank Diverupe
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Been here before and it was great. Today was not? Chips looked like the last dregs from the bag and food was a bit average. Coffee was awesome tho. I'm hoping this is a one off bad visit? Maybe it has new owners and they have let it go?

Thank kirstenandy
Winchester, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The coffee here is still great and the food offerings have much to commend them. It's a nice location just as you are coming in to Te Kuiti from the north. It is clean and the staff are friendly and obliging. However, on my last visit we arrived at 1450hrs on Saturday afternoon. Everything was as it always is but... More 

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New Zealand
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

If gluten free doesnt apply to you this review is irrelevant . If you are an update is needed as in a previous review I praised this cafe's gluten free menu. However there must have been a change of management as on three occasions now there has either been no savoury gluten free available or as last time only one... More 

Thank CambaNewZealand
Canberra, Australia
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210 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

This cafe was our choice after a glow worm caves tour and we're glad we are here. We both are the BLT and agreed how great they were. Large meals though, be warned! 😉


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $11
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Te Kumi Road, Te Kuiti 3910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Te Kuiti
  • Phone Number: +64 7-878 3633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?