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Cafe Viva

Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
+64 7-549 5979
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
“carrot cake” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 15:30All hours
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can be super busy (full) between 11am amd 2pm so do book to avoid disappointment and when busy there can be a wait but what's not to like? Innovative delicious menu, great soups (these can run out early), great wine, spritzers and coffee, fabulous desserts...More

Thank HelenJG786
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

A lovely Cafe tucked away in the back street of Katikati. Friendly staff and great coffee and food was delicious. Sat outside in the sun in a spacious outdoor area. A lovely experience and thoroughly recommended.

Thank jjd25386
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My husband decided today that we would have lunch out as we had business to do around the town. I can only say that he loved the food he ordered, (pancakes, bacon, banana, maple syrup and lashings of whipped cream on the side.. He has...More

Thank Robyn G
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Dear Robyn, thank you for this kind report. It is such a pleasure for us to serve our customers, and let them feel at home. One of our values is Customer Awerness. The reason that two of the tables outside do have ashtrays are alocated...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

I need to put this on Tripadvisor! We were warn by the weather bureau that Cyclone Cook is hitting New Zealand. Heavy rain was coming down in the Bay of Plenty on Wednesday. My disable father was with me as we traveled from Auckland to...More

1  Thank marytourist67
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017

Mary, thank you very much! It was good for us to do this act of kindness to your father. Know that it is part of or values to care for our customers. I remember the incident and the joy it brought to the other customers....More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Whilst the food was nice to average, I found the restaurant cramped and the cabinet difficult to access. The lady overcharges. If an item is on at $6.90 she charges $7. I have been there a few times as it was convenient, and the overcharging...More

Thank cjb1503
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thanks for your comment! We take note you are dissapointed, that is fine as many are not and love Cafe Viva! Take note we can not keep everyone happy! Sorry that you came in when it was cramped with people, you could turn around when...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017

A great place for lunch but not on the main road so you have to know its there! Delicious cabinet food and a good range. Friendly staff.More

Thank Diane A
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Dear Dianne, thank you for your kind comment! Thank you for taking the time coming in and coming of the main street doing so. It is our desire to serve fresh homebake food everyday and be a blessing to others! May it go well with...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Really nice place with great hospitality and even better food. The children adored the potato-topped mince pies :-)More

Thank Frank W
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear Frank, Thank you for taking the time writing and commenting. Always great to hear that children enjoy the food! Kids are awesome! Our value is to serve good food. I do admit that sometimes we do fail but not on purpose. I hope and...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

This seems to be a popular place as we only managed to get a table because somebody was leaving. Most patrons seemed to be locals. We had just stopped for a sandwich and a drink for a light lunch. The bread was really fresh and...More

Thank Kenneth L
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Dear Kenneth, Thank you for coming in and thank you for taking the time giving us your feedback and your experience at Viva. You are absulutely correct concerning the size of our Cafe. It is heart breaking for me somedays to see people coming and...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stumbled across this place on our travels. Obviously very popular with the locals as the place was buzzing. We enjoyed coffee, fruit tea and cake but all the food looked delicious and the staff were very pleasant. So glad I needed to use the toilet...More

Thank Jenny L
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hi Jenny, thank you for commenting on Tripadvisor. You absolute right, this is where the locals come, meet with one another for a CUPPA and home bake food! I so glad youguys find us and that you had a good experience. I hope we will...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Behind the town hall is a carpark and just a few shops. One has great crafts, and Cafe Vivo has great coffee, hot or iced. The chef is a lovely lady with a great smile and the staff are really helpful. The nibble are interesting...More

Thank AucklandBruce
777CafeViva, Owner at Cafe Viva, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hi Bruce, Thank you for coming in at Viva! I will tell the ladies that you give a good report concerning the food and the helpfulness of our staff. All the nibbles and quiches are home baked. Food is always fresh and it is our...More

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Julie B
4 May 2016|
Response from 777CafeViva | Property representative |
Hi Julie, Our trading time is from 7:30am till 3:30 on weekdays. Saturdays from 8:30am till 1:00pm. We are close on Sundays. Thank you for asking, may it go well with you. Cobus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$14
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
07:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Talisman Drive, Katikati 3129, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Katikati
  • Phone Number: +64 7-549 5979
Cafe Viva is an owner owned business in Katikati! It is not a Restaurant but a Cafe! We specialized in home make food and cake slices. We serve the famous Atomic coffee beans. We support fair trade, eggs are free range! We serve light meals, breakfasts etc. We are known as the place where the 'locals eat'. Our kitchen close every weekday from Monday till Friday at 13:45.

Our menu is very clear! Part and parcel of our slices and food includes Gluten Free food!
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