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Hansen's Cafe

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Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8526
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Mexico City, Mexico
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very nice place, good food, great service, fair prices. Highly recommended to anybody that want to have a good breakfast.

Thank ManuelNz2001
Paihia, New Zealand
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This cafe we also have been to many times during the 15 years of holidaying in Paihia and we just love grabbing a hot chocolate and sitting outside looking out over to Russell

Thank 106emt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It is rare in a country like New Zealand to find service grumpy enough to rival that of my home country of Finland. Hansen's Cafe certainly succeeded, with a waiter who acted as though every customer had offended her personally which, on an ancestral level, I suppose the predominantly European clientele had. A place where people come for the food... More 

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Nuriootpa, Australia
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

our family of three enjoyed breakfast here recently. It was an enjoyable meal with a nice spot to sit outside overlooking the marina.

Thank Lindy J
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Fantastic coffee, seated on the waterfront overlooking the marina. Cabinet food looked a bit old on Sunday morning but I'm sure weekdays would be great. Can't ask for much more aye

Thank London T
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Food was average, however the grumpy staff made it a place not to visit again. Would give this one a miss. Awsesome location but the service does not match the location

Thank Jan M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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442 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We ate lunch here and were surprised to find it had a very limited menu( as it was licensed) -more snacks than meals really- sandwiches ,crisps, pastries cakes and one hot dish available . We had sandwiches -nothing special. I'm not sure if it was so limited because it was lunch time and perhaps there is a bigger selection in... More 

Thank Brandylady
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Muesli breakfast was good with a generous serve the second time we went there. Sitting outside in the sun with fantastic views across the bay is highly recommended. Cost was reasonable. The only thing that let it down was one of the staff sat nearby us, outside smoking a cigarette before and after serving us food. We wanted to sit... More 

Thank tonycolhoun
Beerwah, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had booked ourselves on a day time Bay of Islands cruise and thought we would get up early and find a café/restaurant to have breakfast before the tour. It was a Sunday and not much was open early in Paihia, however we stumbled across Hansens Café. This is at the wharf and opens at 7.00am.. Not the flashest place... More 

Thank Brian C
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Had the English breakfast here a few times; great value at $13.50 including coffee. Cooked to order and to preference - very nice staff...

Thank jack c

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 8526

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