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Fat Dog Cafe & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Cafe
1161 Arawa St., Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
+64 7-347 7586
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (67 reviews)
“burger” (99 reviews)
“french toast” (30 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, European, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1161 Arawa St., Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was recommended to me by a local tour company. This place serves generous helpings of food and great coffee. Check with your hotel to see if you can get a coupon discount. I got 10% from my hotel. The kcals in my breakfast was...More

Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here for breakfast on a visit to Rotorua. It was a busy Saturday morning with few tables spare. The staff were efficient and friendly and the eggs Benedict and pancakes were great. Well cooked and generous size. Will definitely be coming back....More

Thank jenniburg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cafe for brekkie. Large meals which for some might be hard to finish. Great coffee, reasonably priced. Very busy so we did have to wait but well worth it! Would recommend to other patrons.

Thank Stoney41
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not understating this but huge portions!!! Good food great atmosphere clean toilets and friendly staff. Go!

Thank Alexandra H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the staff we came in for lunch and they were very friendly they had a smile on their face which when you go to some places some people just look like like they don't want to be there but the staff at fat...More

Thank Vearmgowrie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This vege burger was totally delicious. Staff is super nice and prices good. I really recommend this place!

Thank susanjusan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the best for an humungous feed at very reasonable prices. Went there for dinner and it was so good went back the next day for coffee and a big piece of ginger slice.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can see why this cafe is busy - good food - good tea / coffee - pleasant staff - reasonable prices - people everywhere and quite noisy but I guess that adds to the atmosphere - not sure about the furniture personally but some...More

Thank Trevor and Rose... N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went in to purchase lunch, not overly busy. Ordered panini, scone and coffee to take away. waitied about 10 minutes for order to be ready. I was told all the food was in the take out container. Travelled for an hour, to find that the...More

Thank kiwicat2017
FatDogCafe, Manager at Fat Dog Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Kiwicat. Sorry about the missing scone and the response you got. It's not within the scope of the staff to offer bank transfer refunds. My contact email or phone number is posted on our website, facebook, white and yellow pages. This might have been...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fast friendly service, eggs Bennie and big breakfast were nice, coffee and chai were the right temperature.

Thank Natalie S
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Response from OsteoG | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm not an owner. I reviewed the place. I'd probably contact them directly Di.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1161 Arawa St., Rotorua 3201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 7586
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