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Abracadabra Cafe Bar

1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3883
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very good and coffee excellent. Service was sparkling, with good attitude. Environment was nice and easy, good selection of fresh bake goods with homemade whipped cream. Hmmm, very good, will def come back here again.

Thank srimanone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thankyou to all staff at Abracadabra for helping make our works Xmas night do out a great one. Great service, fantastic food and drinks A++++. Definitely recommend this amazing restaurant !! We had our own private room which made the evening , lots of fun...More

Thank Suzy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We both loved the spicy prawns and calamari tapas Our mains where delicious and the servings generous Great atmosphere with Moroccan theme

Thank rosscoRotorua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic little spot. One of those places that looks pretty ordinary from the outside but upon entering you are blown away by the decor. Fantastic private rooms and areas, great bar service also the food was excellent, if youre just in for drinks and...More

Thank Dot A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really loved the food at this restaurant it was by far the best meal we had. The atmosphere is great and the staff are lovely.

Thank chrystal M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Really nice place and food!!! We had an amazing falafel tapa, guacamole and mini burgers!!! Many different options in the menu

Thank paloma j
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Went on a Sunday around 1pm. Menus are at front counter, grab one for yourself, then order at counter. Seat yourself, many options - front outside, back outside, or in the rooms or main eating areas. Almost too big a place. We were warned that...More

Thank kinx81
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hi! Thanks for your review! That's super unfortunate that you found your experience average. We are a unique Cafe and Bar set in a vintage 1940s house. We offer three charismatic private rooms for meetings, parties or intimate experiences. With a rustic bohemian feel, we...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017

My favourite place to go in Rotorua. Whenever I'm stuck for somewhere to go with friends for a catch up, Abra is always the go-to. I always go for lunch, but at night their taco Tuesdays are so nice and really good value for money....More

Thank makaelaw2017
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Hi! Thank you for your fantastic review! 'Taco Tuesday' is available as soon as we open our doors! You can have the option of 2x Chicken, Pork or Veggie tacos for $12 and we also have $12 margarita's and $7.50 Corona's ALL DAY! Definitely a...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017

Food was lovely and service was quick and wait staff very polite. Lovely atmosphere and highly recommend. Lovely cabinet food as well as a good variety menu.More

Thank JaxxRotorua
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Jaxx! Thank you for your splendid review :D We are extremely pleased your dining experience was enjoyable! We offer an extensive range of wholesome delicious home made cakes and savouries in our cabinet. Our amazing chefs put a lot of love and effort into...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem! So great that we went back twice! The service was amazing! The cocktails to die for and the food just delicious. If you are coming to Rotorua this place is a must. Kid- friendly with toys and and outdoor...More

Thank Renee F
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Renee! Wow what a marvellously wonderful review :D Our cocktail menu has been designed exclusively for Abracadabra and we also support Rotorua Wine makers, Volcanic Hills Winery and Croucher Brewing Craft Beer. I like to describe our 'magical' cocktails as a taste of sunshine!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3883
  • E-mail
Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with unique character and atmosphere. Come in and meet us for exceptional kiwi service with a smile.
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