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Faridas Cafe Bar Restaurant & Icecream

226 Hibiscus Coast Hwy, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
+64 9-426 5083
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef cheeks” (3 reviews)
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
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Italian, French, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
226 Hibiscus Coast Hwy, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has had its ups and downs and may have struggled with identity but new owners have made it a joy to visit with great food and service. Brunch today will be the first of many visits since we live just up the road....More

Thank andybags
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Faridas and their team catered for our end of year Christmas function. 40 people and we all ate at the same time! Beautiful food! Everyone loved it especially the delicious platters! Thank you to the team at Faridas for making it such a memorable evening!...More

Thank dandt9
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Hard to fault. Our party of six had a wonderful experience. All the food served was of excellent quality and in ample portions. The two waitresses who looked after us were efficient and professional and we enjoyed a little friendly banter with them. Drinks were...More

Thank AlickW
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I am an Orewa local and I keep coming back. The Michelin Star Chef just keeps on producing fantastically tasty food. The meat portions are beautifully cooked (the beef cheeks are one of my favourites and just melt in your mouth) and as for the...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We went here for a bit of a treat as part of our wedding anniversary celebrations. We both had the vegetarian option - Fusilli Vegetariano, one of the starters was also offered as a main but we chose the pasta option instead. Our meals arrived...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Eleven of us celebrated my mothers birthday with beautiful tasty potato and leek soup with toasted bread. We finished off with cake and coffee. We were served by a lovely young lady and we were all very happy with our choice of venue and food....More

Thank Toddhunting
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Four of us went there last night. All had a different main none of us could fault it. Great waitress great service and stunning food.

Thank juliann_schutz
Reviewed 12 July 2017

They were busy, and most staff gave excellent service. Very obvious a new school pupil serving, (took my order), didn't ask how I wanted my steak cooked. The portions were rediculously huge and not much thought to presentation. However the food was very tasty. There...More

Thank BronteWilson
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I have not dined here since it has been done up but I am told it is great. It is my standby ice cream shop in Orewa. Surprisingly there are not a lot of cone ice cream shops for a beach side town. The selection...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We asked a local where there was a good place to eat close to Centerstage Theatre and FARIDAS was recommended Staff were super friendly and helpful and the food was fabulous, good portions, fresh vegies and delicious and cooked to perfection. Candles on the tables...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Hibiscus Coast Hwy, Orewa, Auckland 0931, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Orewa
  • Phone Number: +64 9-426 5083
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