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“Really outstanding experience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Bravo

Cafe Bravo
Ranked #107 of 372 Restaurants in Tauranga
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Facing the sun in Tauranga’s Red Square, Bravo is an easy stroll to the water front, the shops or the theatre, and will fulfil all your dining desires - whether to meet friends for a social lunch, to catch up over a pizza with a work colleague, or to enjoy an intimate dinner before venturing out for a night on the town. Our chefs are passionate about sourcing their ingredients as locally as possible, enjoying close contact with the many growers and farmers of the bay who specialise in providing Bravo with the freshest, tastiest ingredients for our award winning dishes.If you have a special function or event that demands quality, attentive service matched by the best food in the Bay of Plenty, Bravo staff are happy to help you arrange everything you need to have a successful, enjoyable event- simply let us know what you require and relax, we will take care of the rest!
Hell, Norway
Level Contributor
45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Really outstanding experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2013

We enjoyed a meal here earlier in the week - the staff were fantastic: friendly and attentive, but not overbearing.

We had a salmon dish and fish of the day (snapper on baby potatoes with green beans) and both were fresh, delicious and full of flavour. Looking over our shoulders, the neighbouring table's steak meal and mixed platter looked really good too.

The dessert menu looked really good, so we went with the mixed platter of banoffee pie, 2 x icecream, cheesecake, pavlova etc. It was outstanding and is highly recommended.

On a summer's evening, dinner outdoors at Bravo is hard to beat in Tauranga. It's the second time we've been, and it was every bit as good at the first.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Tauranga, New Zealand
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“regulars”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

love the food, love the ambience, love the location, love the staff! great menu chices with healthy options.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Julie G
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“prime spot for people watching”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

Well positioned in Red Square .Good and consistent standard of food and service. Ate here four times while on holdiay Dec 2012./

Visited December 2012
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Te Puke, NZ
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170 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Lovely Meal!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Had dinner. Very nice decor and flet relaxed and looked after as soon as we entered the restaurant. The waitresses certainly did a great job, making sure we were enjoying our dining experience. I had heard rumours that the meals were small. That is just not the case. The four of us had different meals and everyone of us had plenty of exquisite meals. Bravo to the chef and Bravo to the staff. This was my first time here and I will certainly come again.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 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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Thank Cherie M
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Fresh and Modern”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

It was a cool quiet evening in Tauranga and we came across Bravo. I noticed the outside seating area first, lovely for a sundowner or morning coffee. We were pleasantly surprised with the spacious and modern interior. The staff were very friendly and professional and delivered an excellent service. We took advantage of the pizza x 2 wine deal for 30 $NZ. We choose the Chicken Run pizza consisting of chicken, Camembert cheese and cranberry. What a surprisingly delicious combination. Definitely recommend a visit.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank misspoppy02
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