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“Still as good as ever :)”

Lazy Lizard Cafe Whangamata
Ranked #13 of 31 Restaurants in Whangamata
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Lazy Lizard Cafe has a buzz and a quirky theme, loved and supported by the locals, and is one of the unique places that attracts both locals and tourists for delicious coffee, breakfast, brunch and lunch.Cafes in Whangamata are a familiar sight, scattered along the main street which leads directly down to the beach, and Lazy Lizard Cafe is one of a select few eating places that have made Whangamata inimitable. With walls colourfully decorated in locally produced art, Lazy Lizard is a true icon of Whangamata.Lazy Lizard is the vibrant place to be, and to many of the locals it is their favourite cafe.
Rarotonga
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Still as good as ever :)”
Reviewed October 11, 2013

Having been to the Lazy Lizard many times but not for about 2 years, I was delighted to see the food is still as fresh and delicious as ever. The menu is varied and a bit different and there is something for every taste. The owner should be proud of her food and staff, it is excellent. Of course we will return next time we visit Whangamata.

  • Visited September 2013
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English first
Whangamata, New Zealand
1 review
“Best Cafe in Whangamata”
Reviewed September 4, 2013

i always go to Lazy Lizards cause they have excellent service, and food, nothing like getting beautiful food for its cheap price and with its awesome presentation you cant go wrong, the cafe is small but hey you can always kick back on the sofas cool atmosphere Number one stop for awesome KAI

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank MPorter23
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Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Okay”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Below average coffee, service was slow. Tables were dirty. Menu looked okay, but didn't eat. Won't rush back

Visited April 2013
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Thank Klbryant
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
146 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“CHOWDER to die for!”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Stopped for lunch in Whangamata & followed Tripadvisor recommendations for Lazy Lizard. This is an excellent venue for lunch - we both had the most wonderful rich seafood chowder but there were other enticing options on the menu. If you have the chowder make sure you are hungry!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thames, Waikato, New Zealand
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Nice food in this little lane”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

The place was a little busy at the time. The food looked very nice when I got to see it. The service was slow, the seats indoors were hard. Some tables needed to be cleared. The meals looked nice but were rather small portions.

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Thank Noeline M
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