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Fat Dog Cafe & Bar
Ranked #18 of 243 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $17
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Reviewed May 21, 2014

The Fat dog is open very early which was great, allowed us to have early breakfast before heading to our conference. The coffee was great. A nice relaxed atmosphere. Very prompt service.

Thank Tina S
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

I unfortunately only found fat dog on the last day of my stay in rotorua, after getting a recommendation from a friend who visited many moons ago.
Fat dog did not disappoint, it has a very quirky interior which is cool, the staff were super friendly and helpful and food amazing!
I had the steak sandwich, very high quality, very large portion.
I did feel it was a tad expensive.
If you're in rotorua you definitely need to go check them out!

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Thank LadyV92
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Reviewed May 20, 2014

We discovered this place on our last day in Rotorua and wish we'd found it sooner! A funky little hangout with amazing food and ginormous portions. I had one of the daily specials which was a roast beef sandwich - if this is on the menu do try it! It comes with about half a cow, coleslaw, lettuce, curly grated beetroot, bread, gravy AND chips. Unfortunately we had no room left for the delicious looking muffins and slices. Friendly staff, and very reasonable prices.

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Thank Joanna S
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Reviewed May 17, 2014

Having taken part in the Rotorua Marathon several times now we have enjoyed the Fat Dog experience each year. Consistently tasty, large sized meals, with character.

In our most recent trip we visited three times, the vege burger was memorable! And there must have been a lot of eggs in the plate of scrambled eggs, it was huge.

Thank mahuia
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Reviewed May 16, 2014

The place looks a little out of place, but the food was amazing, especially the death by chocolate we had for dessert. Decent and quick service, if we ever go back to NZ we know where to head in Rotorua!

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Thank Nmn1
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