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Abracadabra Cafe Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Cafe
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3883
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“tagine” (24 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
Opens in 14 min
All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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A TripAdvisor Member
5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good and friendly wait staff. Had a voucher which I was told I could use prior to ordering. After the food was served they went back on what that said and it was not allowed. The manger was not interested in being flexible to fix...More

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Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, Thanks for your feedback! Our entertainment vouchers are not of monetary value. We offer a buy one main, get one free - $35 or less. We have a platters menu that you enquired about after you had ordered tapas. Unfortunately platters are not classed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of dining here our first night in town, and we were overwhelmed by the staffs' friendliness and kindness. They'd already shut down the kitchen, but they made us feel welcome and without question- serving up a DELICIOUS meal. Must try the seafood...More

Thank ishabacon
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Wow! Thanks for your amazing review :D we feel honoured that you chose to spend your first dining experience in Rotorua with Abracadabra! The Seafood Tagine was actually one of our regular dinner specials, it was so popular that we recently decided to put it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a group of 16 Alcohol industry PR folk in town from London for the week here, had a great night and Abracadabra handled the big group very well, they were all super happy and impressed, made me look pretty good, so keep it up!

Thank JColthorpe
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love hosting large groups! The staff love interacting with customers, our aim is to be attentive whilst also creating a relaxing enviornment. There's nothing better than awesome food, great company and plenty of laughs :D Please visit us again! Kindest regards, Management.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here alot! The food is very good and the ambiance is brilliant, the staff are really nice and welcoming. Love the fact you can choose whether to dine at the front, back or in one of the small side rooms which is fantastic...More

Thank k2512b
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi! We're so glad to hear you dine with us so frequently! We must be doing something right :P Taco Tuesday is becoming a trending favourite amongst both staff and customers alike 😍 Our variety of seating areas offer a range of unique atmospheres to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though this cafe is situated in the city centre, they were still able to project a different feel and ambiance which was good. You would not feel like you are in the city which I kinda liked. The food was amazing. The staff were...More

Thank jcbnavarra
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thanks for your review! We are definitely a unique cafe and bar! Our mission Is to create an eccentric experience in a Morrocan and bohemian inspired space. Our passion is definitely shown through our awesome staff, delicious food and drinks! We thrive on positive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely room ambience and food. Great friendly service. Have excellent GF options. Right in town. Fully recommend.More

Thank SarahGales
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your great review! Our 'Golden Milky' turmeric latte is definitely a hit! We use finely ground turmeric with a hint of ginger, honey, cinnamon and a crack of pepper! Full of beneficial nutrients and super tasty :D Please visit us again!...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We have eaten in this restaurant several times and it never fails to please. Great menu, delicious food and plenty of it served by friendly and attentive staff. And it is modestly priced. What's not to like.

Thank Grant W
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Grant, Thanks for your review!! I guess we could call you a regular :P it's so nice to have great feedback from customers like yourself! We pride ourselves on customer service, good food and good vibes! Please keep visiting us :D Kindest regards, Management.

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Let's start with the good stuff: the staff were friendly and helpful, the place was tastefully decorated and there was jugs of cold tap water for customers to help themselves to. I had the eggs anyway (scrambled) and my boyfriend had the Kiwi style eggs...More

Thank bluestingray
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi, Thanks for your feedback! A team member did approach your table to enquire about your meals, it is unfortunate you had to wait until you had left to inform us of your disappointment. We use free range eggs and gourmet streaky bacon for every...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

A coeliac heaven . What a great range of unique food and most of it is gluten free . The owner is a coeliac so that I would say would help !! The staff were great the interaction with them made for a very pleasant...More

Thank Helena M
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Helena, Thank you for your awesome review! We try to cater to everyone's needs so gf options are definitely a high priority :) Our staff will be thrilled to hear the great feedback about their customer service! Please visit us again :D Kindest regards,...More

Reviewed 30 July 2017

My family REALLY enjoyed our dinner here. Between the delicious food, variety, and friendly and fabulous service, you really just can't go wrong. We found the Mexican/Moroccan concept very innovative. We were able to sample quite a bit first off the happy hour special menu...More

Thank kathy1966
Justinkala, Manager at Abracadabra Cafe Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Wow! What an awesome review :) thanks so much for visiting Abracadabra! We love hearing awesome feedback from wonderful customers like yourself. Wednesday night is $8 'Dessert' night, you definitely won't be disappointed :P Please visit us again! Kindest Regards, Management.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1263 Amohia Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3883
  • E-mail
Description
Abracadabra cafe and bar "Good food, good vibes" a funky 1940s house with unique character and atmosphere. Come in and meet us for exceptional kiwi service with a smile.
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