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“A favourite!”
Review of Cafe Coco - CLOSED

Cafe Coco
Description: Café Coco is a fabulous French-themed, fully licensed café tucked away down Richardson Street which is just off the Strand – the main shopping strip in Whakatane. The café is bright and welcoming and offers crepes and galettes, delicious authentic Italian gelato , fantastic coffee and a great selection of cabinet food. Crepes are thin, French-styled pancakes which can be served with either savoury fillings or sweet fillings, and perfect for breakfast, brunch or lunch. We offer a large range of gluten-free treats, such as our popular raspberry & white chocolate friands – friands are delicious little almond cakes, perfect to have with morning coffee or afternoon tea. At Café Coco, everything is made fresh daily on the premises using the highest quality ingredients. Even the pastry is hand-made – from gluten free pastry to tasty gruyere & smoked paprika pastry. Try the gluten free brie & tomato tarts. We have a range of galettes, made with all-butter pastry creating a rich flaky crusty pie crust, with decadent toppings. We also have all the popular breakfasts such as Eggs Benedict, French Toast and Sweetcorn fritters, and daily specials for lunch, or salads on our blackboard menu. Children are welcome and will surely enjoy our curly fries.Meet friends and enjoy a glass of wine with lunch, and relish in some genuine French gastronomy. We are open till 4.30pm so plenty of time for a delicious afternoon tea, or coffee, refreshing drink or a gelato before you head home. We also do out-catering so contact us for work morning teas, lunches, afternoon teas, or next time you are arranging a celebration or get-together.
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Description: Café Coco is a fabulous French-themed, fully licensed café tucked away down Richardson Street which is just off the Strand – the main shopping strip in Whakatane. The café is bright and welcoming and offers crepes and galettes, delicious authentic Italian gelato , fantastic coffee and a great selection of cabinet food. Crepes are thin, French-styled pancakes which can be served with either savoury fillings or sweet fillings, and perfect for breakfast, brunch or lunch. We offer a large range of gluten-free treats, such as our popular raspberry & white chocolate friands – friands are delicious little almond cakes, perfect to have with morning coffee or afternoon tea. At Café Coco, everything is made fresh daily on the premises using the highest quality ingredients. Even the pastry is hand-made – from gluten free pastry to tasty gruyere & smoked paprika pastry. Try the gluten free brie & tomato tarts. We have a range of galettes, made with all-butter pastry creating a rich flaky crusty pie crust, with decadent toppings. We also have all the popular breakfasts such as Eggs Benedict, French Toast and Sweetcorn fritters, and daily specials for lunch, or salads on our blackboard menu. Children are welcome and will surely enjoy our curly fries.Meet friends and enjoy a glass of wine with lunch, and relish in some genuine French gastronomy. We are open till 4.30pm so plenty of time for a delicious afternoon tea, or coffee, refreshing drink or a gelato before you head home. We also do out-catering so contact us for work morning teas, lunches, afternoon teas, or next time you are arranging a celebration or get-together.
Reviewed August 2, 2013

I go here frequently, sometimes alone but often meeting a friend here for lunch, and it's where my husband likes to go too if he's accompanying me. The food is beautiful, and the atmosphere, although noisy, is inspiring, with French music playing and a busy, positive vibe.

Thank bev-fothergill
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

A group of five of us have just had lunch at Coco Café.
It does have nice décor and it was warmly heated on a cold winters day.
The staff are friendly (one may be French) but they managed to get two orders out of five incorrect and it wasn't that busy.
The food is nice but just typical new Zealand café type food. The prices were reasonable.
We will probably go for a lunch here again in the future.

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Thank WendyG84
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Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

I ordered Eggs Benedict which is my favourite breakfast food. I was shocked to see the serving portion was so small since other cafes would serve twice the portion at a lesser price. Taste was just average. The interior was quite nice though and service staff were mostly friendly considering its a busy cafe.

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Thank TES983
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Reviewed December 23, 2012

Get a little irritated by cafe's that are serving ok food but charging the earth. Promote french theme but really its just another NZ cafe that sells some croissants and crepes among the usual.

1  Thank latabi
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Reviewed December 11, 2012

I go there with friends a lot for lunch. I love the creeps and the
Coffee is really good. We like the happy busy atmosphere. The
Staff are really nice & helpful.

Thank WhakataneChristina
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