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“Pretty good, like the coffee” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Tay Street Beach Cafe

Tay Street Beach Cafe
Ranked #13 of 102 Restaurants in Mount Maunganui
Price range: $11 - $21
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Pretty good, like the coffee”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have had coffee and lunch here on a few occasions, the coffee is excellent, and the food is pretty good, thought it was a little over-flavoured on both occasions. The mushrooms on toast were a bit overwhelmed by the garlicky cheese dressing, I thought it didn't quite do the mushrooms justice. I paid $32 for one breakfast course with a side, a coffee and a coke.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Tauranga
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87 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Flawless Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

Chose this venue for Fathers day dinner. Also had an Entertainment Book voucher to use. Faultless food and service. Excellent wine list, although a little pricey, given what we pay for the same wine in the supermarket! All 4 diners loved their main meals. We had the bruschetta for starters, again faultless. Too full for dessert! Would definitely recommend this venue. However, it was a little cold when seated by a window as they are large, and on a cold evening a heater would have been nice - that is my only criticism.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MCJ66
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Awesome dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

Chose to eat here as it was in the Entertainment book and had also read reviews on here. Had a lovely meal. Hubby had the chicken dish, with mustard sauce and Mac 'n cheese, and said it was the nicest chicken he's had for years, and the macaroni was superb too. My salmon came with pea and Parmesan risotto, both cooked perfectly! Warm inside and nice staff, will definitely come back :)

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tauranga, New Zealand
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Good Location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

Park at the door. Good food and service The Thai Chicken curry is very good.
Good busy atmosphere with a beach feel.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank cafeboy49
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nice and toasty location on a cold night”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

We had an early dinner here at 530pm with 3 adults and 1 baby. Lovely spaghetti dishes - some os had the gurnard one and the other had the vegetarian one with brussell sprouts chilli etc. Nice prompts service, nice wine and so much warmer than our hotel accommodation! Recommended. It was nice and quiet probably because we were early but looked packed following morning for brunch!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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