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“We <3 Joes Garage!!”
Review of Joe's Garage

Joe's Garage
Ranked #67 of 963 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Contemporary
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed May 5, 2013

We had breakfast and dinner here! The food is fantastic, the service is friendly and attentive without being OTT, the kids toys and colouring sheets were very much appreciated! The kids menu is wonderful and my little man loved having pikelets for dinner!! Well Done!

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Reviewed May 4, 2013

I had breakfast and lunch at Joe's last week. Breakfast was good as was lunch. Coffee very good, vibe very good, the menu is not that broad though, it could have a few more selection to choose from. Burgers were very good.

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Reviewed April 23, 2013

There seems to be a trend amongst eateries recently of making burgers without putting a lot of thought into how wide the human mouth can actually open. I don't think Joe's Garage got that memo.

Their burgers are fantastic, and exactly what a burger should be - simple, home-made (don't use a processed patty), not ridiculously vertical, and delicious. I've fallen in love with their beef and bacon number. All burgers are served with hand-cut fries that are also very tasty and complement the burgers very well indeed. The burgers are available as part of their lunch/dinner menu, alongside a number of other dishes that I can't vouch for - except the schnitzel, which was a huge portion, and good, but eclipsed by the burgers.

They coffee they serve up is also great, and the staff are always friendly and helpful.

It can get VERY busy around brunch time on weekends, so be warned.

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Thank Feral_nz
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Three of us went to Joe's Garage for lunch on a very busy Saturday. A group of five ahead of us was told by the Maitre 'd they would have an hour's wait, but there was a table available for our small group. We were shown to the far right on the back wall - the only spare table - which was small and in a hot and noisy area close to the servery, coffee machine and kitchen. A fan above us moved air in the cafe beyond our table, so we didn't get the benefit. Menus and water were quickly delivered by our friendly waitress, and when the larger table beside us became vacant, she suggested we move which was thoughtful. The menu catered for breakfast and lunch, so there was ample choice, and the food was definitely delicious. Prices were in normal cafe range for NZ. The three different burgers we had were all a good size, with plenty of filling, and very tasty (NZ$17 to $19). Due to the full house, we waited longer for our meals than the waitress said is usual, about 30 minutes after ordering. I would go again for the food, but at a less busy time as the noise and heat were difficult to cope with.

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Thank Cadarnle
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

We ate here our first breakfast in Wellington, and it spoiled us for the rest of the trip. I had the fruit crumble, and my wife had the bacon & egg on a bun. We also had 2 flat whites. Both food dishes were superb (and with leftovers for a snack later), and both coffees were so good they were the benchmark for all other coffees we had on our trip (Cafe L'Affare, Memphis Belle, Flight Coffee House, and the Sydney Airport).

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Thank Sunil H
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