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Mission Bay Cafe

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85 Tamaki Drive, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-528 0017
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We happened upon the Mission Bay Cafe following a visit to the beach. We were acknowledged as soon as we arrived, informed of what was available and served promptly with excellent food & drink. It doesn't get better. Well done.

Thank Stephen H
Orewa, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The blackboard specials hanging outside enticed us in for the Thursday special burger.The waitress told us that it wasn't part of the menu for the evening, but after speaking with the boss, we were given another burger off the evening menu. This turned out to be absolutely delicious and stuffed full of fresh salad and bacon and grilled chicken. The... More 

Thank Peter L
New Zealand
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Visited mission bay cafe after the specials caught our eyes. Had the fish of the day and burger of the day. Both fantastic meals! Staff were extremely friendly too! Made our trip to Mission Bay worthwhile. Thankyou !

Thank Beth C
Christchurch, New Zealand
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I woke up dreaming of avocado on toast and got more than my dreams! There on the menu was a wonderful plate of vegetarian deliciousness - avocado, basil, tomatoes, Havarti, salad greens, runny poached egg on toast, it was perfect. We had the sweetest waitress with a gorgeous smile who quickly supplied the kids menu as pancakes had been requested... More 

Thank fairlie100
Jerrabomberra, Australia
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215 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Right next door to the local cinema so we dropped in around 8:30 pm on a Monday night. A few people in and plenty of seats. Staff were very friendly and both our meals (seafood chowder and sauté seafood with ginger and garlic sauce) were excellent. We had a glass each of NZ Syrah to accompany the meal. Overall very... More 

Thank Jerraquaffers
Auckland, New Zealand
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

The service and food is always good value. No matter if its breakfast lunch or dinner, or just for coffeealways good and consistent

Thank gregsnell3110
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We often meet for a coffee at MBC, the service is prompt & friendly. The coffee cakes & scones are excellent. We have no hesitation in recommending this cafe. Currently there are road improvements in progress outside but don't let this put you off as it's still a nice friendly place to visit. Once the road improvements are complete it... More 

Thank Borokodog
Sydney, Australia
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

we were just looking for somewhere for a fast bite, and this place hit the spot. $15 for the fish & chips lunch special, was extremely tasty and filling for the two of us to share, along with soft drinks just of $20. and you got to people watch the passing parade!

Thank Corinne J
Christchurch, New Zealand
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

All of Mission Bay is a wonderful part of New Zealand. It's full of people, cafes, restaurants and views. My friend and I came here for a coffee on a rainy day and loved it. It has a very vibrant atmosphere that's obviously a popular cafe. Would of loved to have come here on a hot day though as it's... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Good for coffee. Very small. If weather is good it's nice to sit outside. Service is nice. Menu is small and doesn't have many options. It's recommended for a shirt meeting over a coffee.

Thank Fahad R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Tamaki Drive, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-528 0017

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