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Maraetai Wharf Cafe

231 Maraetai Drive, Manukau 2018, New Zealand
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible15%
15 Apr 2017
“Tasty Beef Burrito snack”
24 Nov 2016
“Great spot . Good service . Poor food !”
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Cafe, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
231 Maraetai Drive, Manukau 2018, New Zealand
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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
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Brought fish and chips; 1 large chips 2x hoki 1 x hot dog = $24 Small portions. Better to enjoy drive further down to kaiaua

Thank kimigp2
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

This cafe was lovely. The staff were kind and our food and coffee came out quickly. The chocolate cake was especially nice. Would definitely go here again.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We popped in here for an afternoon coffee. We usually go to the cafe next door, Bach'n, but needed to check this place out. Decor is kind of low key beachy. Nothing flash, but nice and spacious. They had a great selection of cabinet food...More

Thank CCandWH
Reviewed 29 July 2016

A nice cafe at Maraetai Beach. Good selection of food. Prices are Auckland standard. Service good be faster, but very friendly staff.

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