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Lazy Lizard Cafe Whangamata

) #13 of 28 Restaurants in Whangamata €€ - €€€ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
427 Port Road | Whangamata, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
+64 7-865 7340
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
427 Port Road | Whangamata, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Breakfast was really good and filling, and started the day off well. Coffee was excellent, prices OK, service good. That about sums it up.

Thank John M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Had coffee here a couple of mornings. Pleasant staff and good coffee and cabinet food. Would recommend especially if you have children.

Thank dormiegal
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

I wasn't going to bother writing any more reviews of cafes this holiday but felt this place deserved one. We popped in for a quick coffee and bite to eat and were very pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service. Our Americano...More

Thank phil100652
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Called in to check this place out again. Was a busy day but service was really slow for coffee. Had a scone that was pretty dry and had finished that before the coffees arrived. Saw other people who ordered after me get their coffees before...More

Thank NZTizzy
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We use Lazy Lizard as a regular coffee stop and Brunch. The food is of a very high standard, as is the coffee. You never have to wait long. And the staff are pleasant.

Thank redryan1948
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice friendly cafe with good menu, cakes & excellent coffee. Those who know it probably choose it over the busier cafes in the main part of Port Road, but it's quite small, so often can't get a seat (there are some seats outside). Worth a...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016

Good café - I didn't eat here but the food looked good. Good to have free internet and a relaxed atmosphere and they opened early

Thank travic
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

A lovely, quaint place with tasty beverages. Very thankful for the free wifi and appreciated the cashier's kindness.

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was large and coffee tasty. We sat outside and unfortunately due to the extremely deafening noise from the alarm we didn't hang about. These things happen and it didn't have anything to do with the lazy lizard other than bad luck.

Thank Viv W
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Met up with family members for coffee at this cafe during a visit to Whangamata. Although not large in floor area, there is some indoor seating and tables on the front deck for outdoor dining. It is bright and well lit with natural lighting. The...More

Thank Marque01
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8.83 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 427 Port Road | Whangamata, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whangamata
  • Phone Number: +64 7-865 7340
Lazy Lizard Cafe has a buzz and a quirky theme, loved and supported by the locals, and is one of the unique places that attracts both locals and tourists for delicious coffee, breakfast, brunch and lunch.Cafes in Whangamata are a familiar sight, scattered along the main street which leads directly down to the beach, and Lazy Lizard Cafe is one of a select few eating places that have made Whangamata inimitable. With walls colourfully decorated in locally produced art, Lazy Lizard is a true icon of Whangamata.Lazy Lizard is the vibrant place to be, and to many of the locals it is their favourite cafe.
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