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“Great little spot w good menu & cabinet food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Picnic Cafe

Picnic Cafe
Ranked #8 of 219 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $14
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary, Fusion
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great little spot w good menu & cabinet food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2013 via mobile

We had a good variety from the menu. Eggs Benedict w salmon, Picnic breakfast, croissants, banana bread, cheese scone. All was on point. Especially this creme fraiche that came w the banana bread.
Coffees & food all pretty quickly too. We all really enjoyed the food and service. Definitely recommend.

Visited November 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Fast,friendly and delicious ”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Visited there on basis of trip advisor rating ( highest ranking breakfast in Rotorua ). Picnic cafe stood up well to the ratings it has received. Eggs benne and omelette great. Good coffee, allpress which is our favourite brand. Friendly service. We'll be back

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22 reviews
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“Consistently great”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2013

I've eaten here on several occasions over the past couple of years and have never been disappointed. Great coffee, friendly service and yummy food. I would totally recommend eating here.

  • Visited August 2013
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Rotorua, New Zealand
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“Great little cafe”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

I ate here recently with my daughter and son. We were very impressed with menu and food. My daughter reckons it was the best Eggs Benedict she had ever had. I had a Rare Beef Salad which also was very good. Best part of that was the salad tho, rare beef was ok, but veges were great! The other meals was mussel fritters which was also goo. Try their smoothies - they are so good. Best fresh smoothie I have ever had. Quite a small cafe, but friendly staff and a good area to sit outside also.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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“Awesome breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

When we were visiting rotorua we decided to have breakfast in cafe Picnic opposite the Novotel hotel we stayed in. The atmosphere was relaxed and some light jazz music was playing. The staff was helpful and friendly and showed us a table. The menu was diverse and the dishes we chose were eggs benedict and pancakes with bacon, banana and syrup. We were served after a short while and the coffee and dishes came at the same time. The food tasted excellent and the coffee was strong and with good flavor.
This cafe is worth a visit and deserves to be in the top list of Rotorua.

Visited October 2013
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