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O'Briens Irish Sandwich Cafe

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Shop 7 Downtown 337 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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07:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 07:30 - 17:00
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

His cafe is near the entrance to our local cinema. It is popular with locals and make decent coffee. Would visit again.

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Thank discountbay
Palmerston North, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Got told this place was somewhere different to eat, and it most certainly was! Horrible coffee, very burnt and when ordered a cappuccino I got a flat white. Egg mayo tasted bland with no seasoning at all and the lamb was not fresh at all. Just to top it off, there were flies everywhere, not nice to eat with flies... More 

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2 Thank kiwitravel07
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a regular flat white ($4.00) and got this. A hot milk with virtually no coffee in it. I didn't have time to take it back.

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1 Thank OsakaTemple
Wellington, New Zealand
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband & I had two great sandwiches for brunch at this cafe. Can highly recommend as for great service and great value for money.

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1 Thank becadarh
Napier, New Zealand
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic whenever we go to Palmerston North we always go, the food there is AWESOME, the staff are great you get fast service and the food is prepared quickly coffee is good to

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1 Thank Hoffy001
Manawatu-Wanganui Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Consistency friendly in this Cafe, the food is always nice and plenty of variety with slices and I enjoy the ability to choose fillings for a sandwich. I've never yet not been greeted warmly and the service is always quick. Great work as a team you guys, recommend to all.

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Thank charlene287
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to sit and relax after a long drive and found this gem. Very friendly people, great coffee and sandwiches- what more do you need.

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Thank Philip W
Te Horo, New Zealand
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The first time I went here I got completely ignored by all of the staff. I stood at the "wait here to order" place and got ignored until I left. However I'm new to working in Palmerston North and I love a great sandwhich so I went back yesterday to give them another go. This time the service was fine,... More 

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1 Thank Bogart04
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My go to place on the weekend for lunch out. A great selection of delicious sandwiches, something for everyone. The kids meal is great. My favourite is the Carlow!

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Thank thegregoryclan
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Me and a couple of friends made the trip from Tauranga to Palmy to visit O'Briens (sounds crazy, but go with it) and we were not disappointed. I had the ham sham off the menu which was delicious and the others picked their own fillings and we're pleased as well. Definitely a great place for a quick lunch!

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Thank Bailey T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 Downtown 337 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North

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