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O'Briens Irish Sandwich Cafe

Shop 7 Downtown 337 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (5 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“fresh food” (3 reviews)
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Shop 7 Downtown 337 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

This is a pleasant cafe/sandwich bar in the heart of the business area, and serves nice food and coffee. Good for a quick break or before a movie. Recommended.

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food on the run or sitting in their premises. Many varieties and combinations of sandwiches, rolls, flat breads etc to choose from filled with fresh vegetables, meats and sauces. Accommodating staff who will try and meet your dietary requirements as best they can. No...More

Thank Ningerguts
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The food was fresh and tasty. The coffee was nice. I would say this place is "above average". There is one review that says it's "absolutely disgusting" I disagree - he must have gone there on a bad day! I'd give this place 6 out...More

Thank Pinball P
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

His cafe is near the entrance to our local cinema. It is popular with locals and make decent coffee. Would visit again.

Thank discountbay
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Got told this place was somewhere different to eat, and it most certainly was! Horrible coffee, very burnt and when ordered a cappuccino I got a flat white. Egg mayo tasted bland with no seasoning at all and the lamb was not fresh at all....More

4  Thank kiwitravel07
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered a regular flat white ($4.00) and got this. A hot milk with virtually no coffee in it. I didn't have time to take it back.

1  Thank OsakaTemple
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband & I had two great sandwiches for brunch at this cafe. Can highly recommend as for great service and great value for money.

1  Thank becadarh
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is fantastic whenever we go to Palmerston North we always go, the food there is AWESOME, the staff are great you get fast service and the food is prepared quickly coffee is good to

1  Thank Hoffy001
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Consistency friendly in this Cafe, the food is always nice and plenty of variety with slices and I enjoy the ability to choose fillings for a sandwich. I've never yet not been greeted warmly and the service is always quick. Great work as a team...More

Thank charlene287
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Just wanted to sit and relax after a long drive and found this gem. Very friendly people, great coffee and sandwiches- what more do you need.

Thank Philip W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 7 Downtown 337 Broadway Avenue, Palmerston North 4414, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
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