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Hot Pipi Cafe

40 Beach Road, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
“great food” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
40 Beach Road, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
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Reviews (53)
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome what great food Had squid and scallops we will be back Out of the town nice atmosphere great courtyard and could have our dog there

Thank NigelAna2017
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Been here on 3 occasions now.Have had great food each time.My son really rates the big brekkie and i normally get Salmon eggs benedict. Yummy food,beautifully presented,lovely people running it and nice outdoor area when the weather is fine :)

Thank cowfarmer350
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Came on a Sunday morning for brunch with the family. Friendly and helpful staff, nice relaxed vibe. We all ordered something different and smiles all round when the food arrived. Caution - the big breakfast really is very big. Nothing fancy about the food, good...More

Thank sonyaf22
Reviewed 9 February 2017

What a fantastic experience. We rocked up for breakfast and I ordered the mushrooms on toast and my hubby had the Big Breakfast! OMG what a fantastic dish of mushrooms I had! real value for money I was so full! My husbands Big Breakky was...More

1  Thank DanielDeal
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Wanted something quick for lunch as I was on a schedule. The ladies in the Hot Pipi were very obliging and told me that it would only take a few minutes to cook something fresh for me from the menu. I tried paua for the...More

Thank clive p
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Booked an evening meal. The food was tasty but cold and the mains took a long time to arrive. The seafood entre for two was very good with plenty of variety. Fantastic view of Waihi beach made up for the wait.

Thank teddybearmydog
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Popped in for a mid morning coffee after a walk along the beach - the coffee was great and the staff were friendly - would recommend this - didnt have a meal although there was a menu but had not long had breakfast

Thank Judy F
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We ordered our food & drinks, the drinks took at least 20-30 min to Arrive it wasn't overly busy just a few other tables. My coffee was terrible & I couldn't drink it, & it was the same with my partner's iced chocolate. My daughter...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe today due to a recommendation from the local garage attendant. Was greeted by a lovely lady behind the counter and I ordered the hot pipi brekkie and it was out of this world! By far the best breakfast I have EVER had....More

Thank Reb P
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

More than 10 years between visits and still great. Both the scallop and salmon salads were very yummy. Staff are happy and friendly.

Thank Nigel R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Beach Road, Waihi Beach 3611, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Waihi Beach
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