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Elevation Cafe Restaurant Bar

€€ - €€€Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
218 High Street | Tasman, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
+64 3-528 6103
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“fresh fish” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
218 High Street | Tasman, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off for a quick bite. Ordered a toasted sandwich. $8. Took 30mins to arrive and chef explained that it took him three attempts to cook it to get the ‘right colour’. I did get an apology from the chef but really? A toastie? Glad...More

Thank 435adeler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way through to Takaka. The food was really good and the staff really friendly. Unfortunately the staff were very young and there was no organisation or management. We waited a long time to get an order in at the counter. Our...More

Thank aktori
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After just having discovered Zumo coffee in Nelson the previous day, imagine our delight when we found that the café we'd just walked into in Motueka served it, and they did a great job of it too. We went back everyday we were there (and...More

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and friendly people. The food is great, try their seafood chowder! Great beers on tap too.

Thank lorao73
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Had a business meeting , the coffee was splendid and the barrister made my whole experience one to remember

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Another very friendly restaurant in Motueka. With excellent service and great food. They're also good for breakfast or just coffee and cake.

1  Thank adwadw
Isobel E, Owner at Elevation Cafe Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2017

Thanks for that, Next time your;e in try the locally caught fresh fish, beer battered with crisp salad and our own tartare. Our customers are eating so much of it we are considering buying a trawler ;) Cheers Andy

Reviewed 21 August 2017

i only go out for lunch ever so often, so when i do, i want it to be worth my while and worth the money and it sure was at elevation cafe on sunday. We were stuffed enough after a really fresh fish and chips,...More

2  Thank livecoaching
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went with my family for lunch, and it was good, 3 of us had seafood chowder which was very nice, a fair amount of seafood and very creamy. Coffee was goodMore

Thank danjonelson
Isobel E, Owner at Elevation Cafe Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks for your review, Our chowder and hand made breads get a lot of positive comment, the last I had I was called to the counter and the man said it was the best he had had and he had travelled the world, anyway thanks...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

To be honest, we went in ones and seeing that it's a bar,we backed out, thinking that coffee is not good, just because not so good experience of something "two in one". Than next time we did come in and that's the nice surprise, not...More

3  Thank Bluecactus
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Went to Elevation on a very wet and winding day to find the place full and lively....thought I might have to wait a while. I ordered the salt and pepper calamari salad and my partner had steak eggs and fries....totally delicious!!!! The food arrived within...More

1  Thank lisahth
Isobel E, Owner at Elevation Cafe Restaurant Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Hi Lisa H. Thanks for taking the time to post a review, we all appreciate your kind words. the coffee we use is a zumo blend, fair trade and organic. We selected this particular blend as we felt it has a full flavour, strong but...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 High Street | Tasman, Motueka 7120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Motueka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-528 6103
  • E-mail
Onsite prepared food using local ingredients.Steak and Locally caught fresh seafood a specialty All baking done onsite including pizza bases cakes and deserts.Casual and friendly serving good value Wholesome food. Food made with love not manufactured by machine!
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