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Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

😊great food. Emersons on tap. Famous for great burgers. Atomic coffee. Date scones amazing (was in the local otago daily times paper, so famous😊)

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Thank Ash C
Otago Region, New Zealand
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155 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

(Late log) Nice morning for a visit for some breakfast. Staff not too friendly. Coffee can be better. Breakfast was ok and tastefull. Order was wrong but did not have time to wait for correct one. Bill adjusted.

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Thank TinVet
Dunedin, New Zealand
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The staff were very hospitable and friendly and the food of which there was a great variety was excellent. Service was outstanding. We were part of a group of seven and we were allocated a window table and this gave us a nice view of the passing traffic.the overall atmosphere was pleasant and we all will visit again either as... More 

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Thank ken267
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65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Very tasty like always, I enjoy visiting Alto cafe every now and then. Always a nice time and the food is always great

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Thank Martinette G
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What a great place to catch up with friends and have a really nice coffee an meal. Have been here several times, the service is quick and friendly. Has a lovely selection of well made food. Fast becoming a favourite spot for work meetings as well.

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Thank pmlumb
Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This cafe was a favourite brunch spot before the birth of our wee girl, and my recollection of it the last time I went (a few years ago) was that it was a bit tired in both decor and effort. Sunday's visit was fantastic though - the interior has been given a refresh, and both the menu and cabinet food... More 

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Thank nofam_wattsy
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I like the atmosphere in this cafe, it is relaxing and easy going. the waiters are nice and the coffee is excellent. the big windows give the place lots of light.

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Thank Marco T
Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic selection of breakfast options. The bacon is crispy and delicious and the scrambled eggs are creamy and lush. Add a well crafted coffee and you have the start of a perfect day!

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Thank RhondaDunedin
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Had a very delicious bacon and egg croissant. They warmed it up and it came with a salad which was a nice touch. Just a critique on the salad: it tasted like it had sugary lemon juice squeezed all over and the flavour was very overpowering and not too good. I would go easy on the salad dressing next time.... More 

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Thank Martinette G
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and what can I say but brilliant. Had a panini and I love how it came out with the wee but of salad. Ordered fries too....just in case we were not satisfied and the bowl was huge ......but we did manage to work our way through them because they were yummy. And last of all great... More 

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Thank Pam C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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