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“What a terrible experience” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of MiHi Cafe

MiHi Cafe
Ranked #1 of 1 Restaurants in Reporoa
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Genuine NZ Cafe, great service, retro vibe. The best home made pies. The only great coffee between Rotorua and Taupo. Good honest food cooked with love and served with a smile. Heaps of room, easy parking, reasonable prices and the most brilliant playground. Stop in and say Hi!
tauranga
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“What a terrible experience”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

We went to the cafe this morning for breakfast , after half an hour waiting for food for which we paid in excess of $100 i asked how much longer it would be, i was told it was on the way , when i voiced my displeasure the owner(male) became quite confrontational,this surprised me as up to this point he had been a pleasure to deal with .
Upon receiving our food (after a total wait of 35 minutes) it was not up to standard ,the two plates of
"pancakes" were five pancakes on each plate about 6cm round and some assorted fruit,apparently the reason for the delay (we were told) was they had to make the pikelets, whoops i mean pancakes from scratch ,So if you want to get bad service bad food and bad attitude eat here ,you wont be seeing me there again.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank jimbo8775
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Thanksforfeedback, Owner at MiHi Cafe, responded to this review, February 11, 2013
Thanks for feedback.
We are never pleased to have disgruntled guests. An apology was offered re delay and the cost for breakfast and drinks for four was $87. Other guests and alterations to the menu did contribute and this is by way of explanation rather than excuse.
Our apologies once again.
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English first
Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Friendly welcome”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

For a roadside cafe this place is pretty good and worth the stop. Tasty food, delicious coffee and service with a smile.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank Mingalablah
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Thanksforfeedback, Owner at MiHi Cafe, responded to this review, February 11, 2013
Thank you for your feedback, we hope to see you again.
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Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Grea place to stop”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2012

Very different inside to what it looks like from the outside.
After the Wai-o-tapu visit take a break at this interesting retro cafe.
Good coffee, snacks and ice cream.
Food look good as well but we did not have time to eat as on the way to Napier.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Heather B
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New Zealand
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Great cafe! Huge play area and good toys for kids. Love the retro feel, great space. An asset to Reporoa!

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank HHRH
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Ulladulla, Australia
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5 reviews
“great little retro cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

not what you expect when you see it from the road, felt like we stepped back in time by about 50 years but was really a nice surprise with yummy homestyle food - would stop here again for sure!

Visited September 2012
Helpful?
Thank Natalie O
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