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Sequoia Eatery Rotorua

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10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-345 9227
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here almost every day since discovering this gem while on business in Rotorua for a couple of weeks . They have WiFi and even let us conduct a few job interviews.. There is a great range of home style baking, meals and salads that are prepared with care. The owners and staff are friendly and efficient and will take... More 

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Thank emerger1
Rotorua, New Zealand
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service from the staff was amazing and the food was good but I did think some of the prices were a little steep! The childrens menu is a tad on the boring side too but I do like that you have a playroom!

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Thank rachnz2015
Wellington, New Zealand
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

After doing the Redwoods Treewalk, we decided to have lunch at the nearby Sequoia Eatery. Not expecting much, we were in for a surprise. The service we received was excellent, especially from the guy behind the till who took our order. He was very helpful and accommodating. The food was great. I had the Fish N Chips - fluffy, light... More 

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1 Thank kiko367
Silver Spring, Maryland
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172 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Organic, Gluten Free or everything in it . They have food for everyone and it's delicious. Relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Potions are large so bring a good appetite.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to take the kids for breakfast , scones, fries and muffins were great. Coffee great and good to have the choice of almond milk

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Thank 990gerriev
Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome cafe! The staff are warm and friendly and look happy to be there. The menu is good fresh healthy food, with cabinet food also available and a specials board, something to suit everyone. It all looks delicious - I love the lamb salad. It is a busy little place close to the redwoods, while the decor... More 

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1 Thank Keri16
Hamilton, New Zealand
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch after walking in the Redwoods. Lovely friendly greeting, nice vibe, great healthy range of cabinet food. Coffee/ tea was out very quickly. Unfortunately I quickly realised my delicious-looking soup contained chilli (I can't eat that). The staff were apologetic & immediately offered a replacement of anything from the cabinet & even a free drink if I... More 

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Auckland
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Very glad the small fry did not finish his kid's bacon and eggs so I got to try some. Perfectly cooked crispy bacon and lovely scrambled eggs. My own granola was great with juicy kiwifruit slices (so easy to be too tart but perfectly ripe here). And the bagel demolished by the other member of our party looked equally good.... More 

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caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate your feedback, we look forward to having you all back at Sequoia Eatery very soon! More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Turned up for breakfast a wee bit before opening time, but the staff were welcoming and helpful. We both had omelettes, there's a wide choice of fillings and they were delivered quickly. The coffee was hot and tasty.

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1 Thank Lee-Ann M
caferockstars, Manager at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this review

Thanks Lee-Ann for your kind words, appreciate your time to review us favorably! See you again soon we hope. More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Called in yesterday for a coffee and scone to go and waited some time to be served but serving staff seemed totally uninterested. Person behind me got his flat white before I got my long black. They weren't busy but service was extremely poor. I won't be getting anymore stamps on my coffee card there. We have many good cafe's... More 

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1 Thank daharpers
caferockstars, Owner at Sequoia Eatery Rotorua, responded to this review

Dear daharpers, I am very upset and saddened to read of your experience at our Eatery. We pride ourselves on impeccable customer service and we provide regular training to our team, to ensure we are delivering. It is an area I feel very passionate about and it disappoints me this occurred in my absence. Clearly we failed you completely and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 18
Cuisine
Cafe, Fusion, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Tarawera Rd | Lynmore, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-345 9227
Description
Welcome to Rotorua's newest hotspot, Sequoia Eatery (The Old Office Cafe). We're excited to bring you the freshest food with the friendliest service all in our beautiful, bright café, located on Tarawera Rd. We welcome large groups as well as kids who will love our fun playroom. Stop in on your way to the Redwoods and lakes, and make sure you come on down for a beer or wine after work on Friday, for our famous Tapas night! Sequoia Eatery - fueling your adventures.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?