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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
(07) 878-3633
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Canberra, Australia
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210 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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! 😉

Auckland, New Zealand
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Cafe is right across the Street from the Waitomo Lodge. Breakfast was very good fresh and hot. Will be back.

Thank Quantock58
Hamilton, New Zealand
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125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you're road tripping down the North Island I can highly recommend stopping here. Great coffee, cabinet full of yummy food, nice large roomy cafe. Can be very busy especially during ski season.

Thank qofdnz
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have always found it difficult to get a decent breakfast in Te Kuiti until we saw Bosco Cafe on TripAdvisor. Now we have a reliable place to go to with decent food and coffee, friendly staff, clean toilets, easy access off the main road and plenty of parking. I have no hesitation recommending it to others.

Thank Hugh B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am travelling from New Plymouth to Hamilton and had googled this cafe. Really looking forward to a coffee. The hours listed state they close at 5pm. I just pulled up at 4pm and cafe is closed. Really disappointing, bad show 😡

Thank JessLennan
Sydney, Australia
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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Travelling from Auckland to New Plymouth I wanted somewhere to stop that served good coffee and fresh tasty food. We found it at Bosco Cafe in Te Kumi. Keep your eyes peeled as it can be easy to miss. The food is freshly made and delicious. The staff were friendly and helpful. The Rest rooms are very clean. There is... More 

Thank bigred88
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the vegetarian quiche. It was fine but was reheated in a microwave so the pastry suffered a bit. Nicely presented. The atmosphere was nice.

Thank DeborahK765
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee is always above average. The sausage roll is amazing. However, a return visit for the caramelized onion and cheese scone left me wondering if they were making play dough instead of the once famous scone that would draw me in off the highway.

Thank Paul W
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Always stop here when travelling to or from the skifields - lovely coffee, cakes and cooked food. A must do when going through Te Kuiti.

Thank Robyn B
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food, good service. Comfortable environment. Try the big breakfast available all day. Fruit smoothie isn't bad either.

Thank Tony S

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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, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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: (07) 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?