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Maraetai Wharf Cafe

231 Maraetai Drive, Manukau, Auckland 2018, New Zealand
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible14%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“big breakfast” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
231 Maraetai Drive, Manukau, Auckland 2018, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

good coastal drive on way there marina close by,walk around to boat cub and carry on around point to next bay

Thank brikat2016
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed dining here. Excellent big breakfast menu and great fish and chips. They have a good range of food and a nice informal setting. Very busy and popular for coffees and meet ups. Licienced. Inside and outside dining.

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 14 August 2017

These guys make the best ever pineapple, cheese and red onion toasted sandwich I have ever had! They use McKenzie bread and fresh pineapple! I'm lucky enough to be a local, so get to have this often! Lovely friendly staff, and great other options for...More

Thank djdallas2015
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The cafe offers s good brunch and lunch menu which is supported by fish and chips in paper, milk shakes and ice creams. On a nice sunny day what more would you want. Right across the road from the beach and the wharf. There has...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Walking along Maraetai and stopped here for a snack. Shared a beef burrito and large chips washed down with an iced chai drink. Decided date and orange scones were not to be ignored so shared one of these as well. Scrumptious.

Thank Grumpygitt2
Reviewed 22 March 2017

What a beautiful, relaxing setting. The restaurant even boasts 'aromatic childhood beachy' memories. The sand on the floor that has been sprinkled from many feet just adds to the wonderful atmosphere. I loved the place. The food a tad expensive but then it is beach-side....More

Thank collinz0188lsnt
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Would go every day if I could. Right on Maraetai Beach, wharf for kids to jump off and swim. Staff great. The cooked menu is surprisingly good and good value. The take-a-way fish and chips and ice cream a real throwback to...More

Thank jhainey
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Very bad fish and chips, deep fried large fish fingers do not count as fish and chips. Such a shame for the area to have a take-away joint like this.

Thank tim i
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

This cafe is in a a great spot facing whaiheke island. Service is good but the food on offer needs to improve or custom will be lost as customers won't return if the quality doesn't meet the expected standard !

Thank Carol H
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I thought we Aussies knew a thing or two about loosening our ties, kicking off our shoes and soaking up the sunshine eating good food in a casual place. Seems the Kiwis are also into this laidback lifestyle as well and the Maraetai Wharf Cafe...More

Thank Stephen C
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  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Maraetai Drive, Manukau, Auckland 2018, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Manukau
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