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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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189 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
+64 6-835 3368
07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The display case has you at a first look. It is mouth watering. The cakes and cheesecakes look delicious. The coffee is strong and tasty and with the cheescake I was so full. I highly recommend this one for a brunch or snack

Thank Debpol
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just ordered the dish of the day at 13:02 and waited, waited, waited. When asked the waiter told us that it was no longer available and suggested a replacement as they were short of buns in the kitchen. We waited waited waited. In the meantime, we received our coffee and our desert, complete nonsense since we were still waiting... More 

Thank Flipper095
Masterton, New Zealand
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, prompt service. Big breakfast was yum, my wife had the pancakes with banana, bacon and maple syrup and an iced chocolate she said she would have it again. Nice to sit in the sunshine and eat.

Thank mako1980
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Plenty of choices, suited for mid-morning and mid-afternoon dining, though they also cater for breakfast i think but not sure as I haven't been there for one. Love their cake especially the chocolate mousse. Choices of pasta and good coffee.

Thank Eonlight
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56 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Googled cafes and this one showed some good reviews, so off we went in search of Cappadonna on a rainy, cold Tuesday morning in late September. Very quiet on the street and very quiet in the cafe. The eggs benedict breakfast was fairly average, but the staff were friendly.

Thank Therese F
Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Typically when I visit Napier I always try and stop in for breakfast or lunch. Tried the omelette on Saturday and it was bloody good. It was only my curiosity that prevented me having it again on Sunday - I tried the hot cakes with bacon/ banana and maple syrup- YUM

Thank ANavanua
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had lunch and breakfast at this Cafe. Excellent selection of food and also caters for GF or DF customers. Great Coffee and deserts on offer, very friendly staff, great service. Very good value for money.

Thank TaupoGlennis
Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

had to try at least one of the deserts....ended up having a salted caramel cheesecake, gluten fee brownie and a friand....it was all so good!

Thank DonnaNicholas
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The food was good but the staffs were unfriendly. I ordered one Mocha and one cheese cake BUT they made me wait for 20 minutes.

Thank 192ceceliay
Waipawa, New Zealand
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

My favourite cafe in Napier. Always great coffee and food. Very good value for money and good service. Enjoy people watching from the pavement chairs on Napiers beautiful days.

Thank Heidi-Daniel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Emerson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-835 3368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?