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Taste Cornucopia Organic Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, , International
219 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-878 8730
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cakes” (4 reviews)
“great coffee” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
219 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The mushroom and polenta that one of our party ordered from the cabinet was excellent - and came with wilted spinach as well for a rounded, delicious meal. But mine - the uzi from the blackboard menu - turned out to be nothing more than...More

Thank nin132
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Coffee fine and its nice enough but i dont eat here anymore with the chefs prediliction for placing garlic infused concoctions on every plate. The garlic on my plate of eggs on toast was revolting. KISS. otherwise all good

1  Thank mark w
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great coffee blend, found delicious cabinet food hard to resist as looked devine. Friendly service, pleasant atmosphere. Great coffee. Will be back!

Thank Antarisha
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Excellent food and fast friendly service. Lovely relaxed atmosphere. Tasteful decor. Wide choice of delectable muffins, cakes and desserts.

Thank Brenda6101
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Three of us had lunch here this week. We all thoroughly enjoyed our savoury choices, and chose 3 different desserts and shared them. All absolutely delicious. We're an extended family that includes a couple of coeliacs, vegetarians and vegans so it's a place we could...More

Thank Robyn I
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I've heard good things about Taste Cornucopia so was keen to visit. The rice risotto I ordered was awful, a mush that looked and tasted like lukewarm porridge. It neither looked nor tasted like risotto and was an expensive disappointment.

Thank Pikonini
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Keep coming back to this one. Great Staff, Loyalty Card, and great choice of goodies. Very Clean and inviting.

Thank Sam202M
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had all day breakfast, a burger, a latte, a mocha and a carrot cake. The burger was perfectly cooked with great bread and beef and thick slices of blue cheese. The coffees tasted strong and clean. The cake was fantastic. Overall a very satisfying...More

Thank LHM105
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

I used to go here a lot, but the coffee has deteriorated unfortunately. The food is great, but the coffee is very watery. Great vegetarian or vegan place. I love it, but won't buy coffee here again, this is the third time my coffee has...More

Thank QueenslandMan
Reviewed 26 August 2016

My friend and I went here for lunch this week. We both enjoyed a very healthy and filling apricot muffin. My friend then indulged in a slice of Almond Cake while I chose the Mocha Cake which was divine!!!

Thank Rose D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-878 8730
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Taste Cornucopia is our intimate, organic eatery in the heart of Hastings. Everything made on site - from bread to ice cream to Taste's very own marshmallows. Families are more than welcome and we have a special kids menu and play area. We offer a wide range of cabinet and menu food, from a muffin and a coffee to the old school eggs Benedict.
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