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“Great experience”
Review of Olive Tree Cafe

Olive Tree Cafe
Ranked #2 of 2 Coffee & Tea in Te Anau
Price range: $10 - $36
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Open daily (except Christmas Day) for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Great coffee. Cabinet of homemade sweet treats. Central Otago wines.Kids Menu. Gluten Free options available. Browse Local artwork. Relax on the couches or out in our sheltered courtyard & let our friendly staff take care of you. Looking for somebody to take care of your outcatering needs? Give us a call.
Wellington, New Zealand
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Great experience”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

We had a wonderful lunch here, the service and food was great. They are very good with catering for individual dietary needs.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“disappointing”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

the menu looked like a good, tasty selection but the food was rather disappointing. we all had different meat dishes - beef, pork and chicken. all the meat tasted soft and rubbery as if it had all been tenderized to death. all dishes were covered in a thick sauce which hid the lack of flavor in the meat. the meals were overpriced for what you got. the surf & turf had cheap cuts of beef (tenderized), a couple small previously frozen shrimp and a small slice of smoked salmon. very disappointing for the $36 price tag. while we would rate it 3/5, we would not return for meals. getting something simple from the cafe cabinet might be a better way to go....

  • Visited December 2011
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed December 6, 2011

Highly recommended. Wonderful food and reasonably priced, this restaurant is a standout. I took my wife here for her birthday, and we loved it. Its very relaxed, and a great place to take kids.

Visited November 2011
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Thank BikemanSunshineCoast
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Denver, Colorado
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lamb Bomber!”
Reviewed November 13, 2011

What a great find. Staff was quirky & fun. Food and atmosphere was even more fun! Tomato Basil soup was fantastic but the Lamb Bomber brought me back! Worth it.

Visited November 2011
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Awesome wee cafe”
Reviewed November 9, 2011

Very friendly staff and food was great too. Awesome coffee and found some great solid glass mugs they serve their coffee in. I now have some at home and will always remember the Olive Tree when I am drinking my coffee from them! Thanks

Visited November 2011
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Thank miglen
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