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“Dying for Good food” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Snapper Cafe

Snapper Cafe
Ranked #89 of 194 Restaurants in Napier
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: New licensed Cafe set amongst the lush landscape of a well established sea side holiday park. Open 7 days for breakfast and lunch with extended hours over summer. Cozy coastal inspired cafe with a beautifully landscaped and enclosed courtyard making this an ideal place for the whole family.Casual dining with nothing over $20. Friendly atmosphere, accessible from the coastal cycleway, popular with Tourists and locals. A great place to meet people and enjoy the Hawkes Bay sunshine.
Napier, New Zealand
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Dying for Good food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

The food was good but the service was very, very slow. Had to keep asking where our food was and been told we under staffed does not really go down well. Looked like everyone from the grandfather to the grandson was brought out to wait that day. The bottle neck seemed to be in the kitchen and a quick look in there revealed only 2 staff in there. The setting in the garden was very pleasant, the staff very friendly and willing to please, but they need to be better manned in the kitchen if they wish to up their standard of service.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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2 Thank Josywales
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English first
Hastings, New Zealand
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Great Burgers, very sloooooooooooooow service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2013

We stopped here for lunch while enjoying one of Hawke's Bay great bike trails. The setting is lovely, the waitresses charming, the food delicious but the service way too slow. We waited close to an hour for our burgers. Fortunately the wait was worth it as they were wonderful. Suggest people order a day before they are ready to eat. We'll definitely be back to see if they have fixed the glitch.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank KiwiKateWellington
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yummo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

OMG still has the best fish n chips and seafood ever. Definately value for money. Do not leave HB without trying these guys out, you wont regret it

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank Nena P
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Napier NZ
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Pit Stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

Loved the whole experience, the ladies very friendly and gave the cafe a lovely homely yet dignified atmosphere since it is in a secluded area off the main road.The food is delicious and well presented.family friendly too. would love it if it stayed open later in the evening for meals but it is a cafe so cant expect anymore than what they give which is lovely.

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank morepork1
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Napier, New Zealand
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120 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“The best Country Cafe around.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2012 via mobile

Set in park like surrounds near the beach just a few minutes drive north of Napier this cafe is a real find. Meals and cabinet foods are prepared fresh daily by their very talented chief. Everything is reasonably priced, coffees are excellent. Staff & service are exceptional.

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank George1950
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