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Sequoia Eatery Rotorua

) #30 of 177 Restaurants in Rotorua $$ - $$$ Cafe, Fusion,
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-345 9227
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“hotcakes” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 109 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We'd been wanting to try the food here for quite a while. Our 9yr old sons hot cakes were pretty underwhelming. They looked dry, the maple syrup was little more than a drop but the bacon was crisp and looked yummy. We asked for more...More

Thank 34teris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drove down to Rotorua on the Saturday before mother's day and were not meant to stay the night but we ended up staying. We went looking for somewhere nice to have brunch for mother's day on Sunday morning. Went to Coffee Club and they...More

Thank Shoni D
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I remember you guys very well, thoroughly enjoyed looking after you all. We are really happy you enjoyed our cafe and that it was a great experience for you. Look forward to have you come and visit us again soon! Thank you for taking the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I organised a Bus trip to Rotorua with 45 retirees .Communications with Sequoia Cafe via messenger resulted in a very successful morning tea.We took advantage of a scones with trimmings and tea or coffee.The tables were ready scones served and drink orders taken from tables.This...More

Thank nonnanz
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was an absolute pleasure to have you all in. We thoroughly enjoyed having you all in serving delicious hot scones with cream and jam along with coffee and tea. You kept me very informed of all the details and that allowed us to ensure...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

A variety af gluten free alternatives. The ultra burger was good. Personel friendly. Thre was a fix up in the kitchen so we waited for our meal for an hour. The waitress was very sorry and we got coffee for free.

Thank WiFr
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great food & relaxed atmosphere. We went back twice we enjoyed ur so much, and plenty of room outside for our toddler to run around.

Thank imelda82
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we really appreciate you taking the time to review us. Look Forward to having you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Boss was away so good to all staff working hard, a must stop place in Rotorua great food, coffee and ambience

Thank LawrieGibbons
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Awesome to hear! We don't get away often, but we are super happy to hear you had a great experience in our absence!! Thank you for the great review, look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation and we're pleased we did. Food was great with plenty of choice. Service was excellent. We had breakfast and would happily have gone back for lunch. If you are going to the Redwoods, stop here on your way in...More

Thank Sue P
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We are super happy you had a great time at Sequoia Eatery. We try very hard to ensure a good selection of food and for excellent service. Great to hear you were very happy, see you again soon!

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Attracts locals and those going to the REdwoods or lakes. Quite good range of food and excellent coffee.

Thank happysheepChina
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Really friendly service. The food was varied and really tasty. I got to try some raw cheese cakes. They not only had cabinet food but a comprehensive menu to choose from as well. I cant believe I havent been before and its on my door...More

Thank RachieBabe B
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your awesome review!! We try hard to ensure a wide range of food with great service. We do alot of the raw food, catering for gluten free, Dairy free, Refined sugar free, vegan etc. Also a wide range of cabinet food and...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely Local cafe near entrance to redwoods. Delicious Benedict with salmon and hash browns. Lots of less expensive fresh pre-prepared items in the case to choose from rather than ordering off menu. Frittata, lasagna, muffins, etc... AND Dairy free, refined-sugar free avocado lime coconut cheesecake....More

Thank NoKidsNoWorries
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

WOW thank you for your awesome review!! We are super happy you enjoyed our cafe so much! look forward to seeing you again soon.

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serendipityrotorua
I see you have been closed. Are you open now and are we (the U3A group) able to use a side room from 18th Sept. as before. Is the cafe under new management? Kate
1 September 2015|
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Response from Lynne_R_M-S | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Serendipity/Kate. Yes, the Office Café is under New Management - Sheldon (chef) & Stacey (Front of House). New crew of waitresses. New food items on menu (including gluten free, and with advance requests can... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-345 9227
  • E-mail
Description
Welcome to Rotorua's newest hotspot, Sequoia Eatery (The Old Office Cafe). We're excited to bring you the freshest food with the friendliest service all in our beautiful, bright café, located on Tarawera Rd. We welcome large groups as well as kids who will love our fun playroom. Stop in on your way to the Redwoods and lakes, and make sure you come on down for a beer or wine after work on Friday, for our famous Tapas night! Sequoia Eatery - fueling your adventures.
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