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Blah Blah Blah Cafe

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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand
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101 Victoria Street, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
+64 9-439 6300
09:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 09:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch today at Blah Blah Blah Dargaville. Delicious kumara and mussell chowder! I ordered a large mochaccino. Usually anywhere else I have had coffee this means the cup is bigger. Not at Blah Blah Blah! It came out in a bowl. I kid you not. The service was good. The barista was the friendliest out of all the staff.... More 

Thank Lyndel A
Ipswich, Australia
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The name drew us in with it being an unusual name and all. Staff were friendly enough and service was quick. I had the big breakfast and found the bacon a tad dry and the coffee bland. The selling point for the coffee was the size of the cup...it was actually a small bowl. The setting of the cafe was... More 

1 Thank scorps_sting
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to Blah blah blah was always a must do when you went to Dargaville as the food was fabulous - well not anymore. We ordered 2 Flat Whites, a piece of Chocolate cake and a Pizza .Coffee was great, can't tell you wether the chocolate cake was nice or not as we never got it and the pizza was... More 

Thank 593dianner
new zealand
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were busy, but didn't seem to have enough staff on. Ordered a panini and muffin. The muffin didn't taste fresh and was cold as if it had just come from fridge, the panini was bland and tasteless, was very disappointing.

Thank kiwigirl801
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Menu looked great but we both had disappointing meals. Corn fritters undercooked & bland. Both our bacons were overcooked & very chewy. Bacon buttie was a ridiculous huge serving of thick bread with two slices of bacon that got lost drowning in a sea of tomato relish. Husband didn't even attempt to eat it. Kids both had crepes & they... More 

Thank hongkongdreamers
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was really good - I had a B.L.A.T. Coffee was great. However there is something strange in this place. It is quite dark and oddly divided in two rooms. The staff was very friendly but the place is not very clean ....

Thank magzur
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here a lot in the past and thort food was good but in my recent return I'm pleased to say WOW food was cooked to perfection service with a smile goes along way highest of highest complaments to the chef Michael deffinantly lucky to have you cooking for us in this town

Thank Cool420
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I Love my eggs benny so you can imagine my disappointment..... it arrived in a timely manner BUT thick thick bread which took up most of the place, the smallest of egg which was fine, but the bacon was that cheap bacon you get at the supermarket and it was so cooked it was like leather, I mean really really... More 

Thank Jackie B
Mark W, Owner at Blah Blah Blah Cafe, responded to this review

Hi Jackie. I'm very, very sorry you did not enjoy your meal. After 20 years using the same bacon recipe our local butcher ceased making it and we have had to find a new supplier. The bacon is definitely not the cheap variety, we are now using a more expensive, free-range variety, but after only 2 deliveries we are still... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Staff are friendly here. The place looks pretty scungy and dark. Walls are damaged, paint missing, knocked about. Needs a tidy up and brightening up. Coffee was good. Food took a long time to come but tasted fine.

Thank Lesley C
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Lovely cafe in Dargaville great coffee, beautiful food with friendly staff a must visit in Dargaville!

Thank Jan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Open Hours
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 15:30
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Victoria Street, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Dargaville
  • Phone Number: +64 9-439 6300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?