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“Nice for snacks” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sandfly Cafe

Sandfly Cafe
Ranked #1 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Te Anau
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dunedin
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice for snacks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

We had two sandwiches with ham, egg and cheese which we just enjoyed til the end.
Staff were friendly and quick. I can also recommend the hot chocolate as we enjoyed that, too. As it was raining and quite cold outside it was annoying that the doors were never closed. In the end, considered the amount of money and time we spent there it was totally recommendable.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Ireland
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176 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Avoid”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2012

We lunched at this cafe. Two of us had two different "mousetraps", what seemed to be square slices of pizza, we each had different toppings. Unfortunately, both types were greasy and tasteless and we would not recommend them as a choice. One of our group had a slice of their chocolate fudge cake which was adequate. Service was indifferent at best. It was a breezy day and they did not seem to have a system to keep the doors closed so it was an unpleasant experience, which seems to be different to others.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Napier, New Zealand
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Good toasted sandwiches”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2012

Liked the quick and friendly service.
Very small inside, fine on days when you can use outside tables.

Visited December 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great coffee and food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

We spent more than a week in Te Anau and became addicted to this lovely Cafe. The stuff was extremely friendly, the coffee first class, so were the muffins! We also had several times lunch- delicious food. Certainly worth coming back and so we will.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Orna P
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Santa Clara, California
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300 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Breakfast was great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2012

The raspberry white chocolate muffin was fabulous. I also had eggs on toast---but the high calorie muffin won my heart! Others in my group enjoyed their breakfast too. Good recommendation. Would eat here again.

Visited November 2012
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