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“Must Visit! Best in Tauranga!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Paradiso

Cafe Paradiso
Ranked #78 of 373 Restaurants in Tauranga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
New Zealand
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Must Visit! Best in Tauranga!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2012

For a true Gluten Free person finding a good cafe that caters to me and my 'normal' friends is quite difficult. Cafe Paradiso is one of the only places in the central north that strikes this balance.

When you walk in the door you are greeted with a smile and a friendly face and you immediately feel as if you've come home. The staff know their menu and are happy to answer any question you have and the menu items are diverse and set up to cater for all needs - GF, vege, carnivores etc. The cabinet selection is delectable and tastes as good as it looks - carrying the best deserts I've ever tasted.

The coffee is consistently fantastic and can be supped while sitting in the cosy interior and soaking in the wonderful art on display, or out in the fabulous garden with tranquil water displays amongst the tree ferns.

This cafe is a must for visitors and locals alike. I've eaten in great cafes throughout New Zealand and the quality of the food and service at Paradiso is unsurpassed.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Sue663
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English first
Dunedin, New Zealand
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203 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Consistently Good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2012

Always take my (now 92) year old mum for lunch here and find the food is of consistently high quality, with lots of yummy choices. The ambient atmosphere adds to the occasion - you can eat among the native trees or sit cosily inside, and after that, wander among the adjacent arty-crafty shops. Great for a Mother's Day or birthday treat.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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3 Thank Kaye W
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