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Lazy Lizard Cafe 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
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427 Port Road | Whangamata, Whangamata 3620, New Zealand
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Reviewed 27 March 2016

WE loved the quirky things all on the walls. WE both had a beautiful breakfast there. The coffee was excellent.as was the breakfast,

Thank 50Kayzy
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Stoped here for a morning cuppa while on holiday in Whanga. Our tea was served in individual little pots with a complimentary little biscuit which was great; the carrot cake muffin was a bit dry. The homemade muesli bar was good.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

A nice cafe , had a good omelette and great coffee , not too busy so didn't have to wait long . Free wi fi if you needed it. Good selection of breakfasts.

Thank kimmareeosborne
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Ate here twice for breakfast and once for lunch. Lovely friendly place with great range of food especially for breakfast. Great place to have a ruled breakfast before starting work or whatever else you have planned for the day.

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 6 December 2015

convenient to town and hotel, we used this for breakfast. Friendly staff and a good price. Recommended.

Thank TonyDub
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Had toasted sandwiches for $6.50, great drinks and clean bathroom! Very nicely decorated with murals and paintings. Friendly service

Thank kinx81
Reviewed 17 November 2015

We just went in there on our walk and had a toasted sandwich and coffee/hot chocolate. The toasted sandwich was the best that I had ever had. So full of filling!

Thank onetreept
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Read about the recently refurbished cafe and decided to give it a go. It is the only cafe on that side of the town and the

Thank WestieZA
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Situated in Port Road, this cafe has a great location and appealing decor. The coffee unfortunately was average and staff mixed up our order, supplying cows milk rather than soya milk to a lactose intolerant member of our group. The cabinet food was well presented...More

1  Thank Marque01
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Some friends and I were passing through Whangamata and were delighted to find this cafe where we could sit, eat and rest before continuing on home. It is creative and imaginative when individualised decor and decoration complement the name of the cafe.

Thank Jill R
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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, Waitstaff, 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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