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Mokaba Cafe

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6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
+64 9-438 7557
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Hastings, New Zealand
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140 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a devine Hash Stack here for brunch! Coffee was also perfect, exactly how I ordered it. Totally recommend this place for a great breakfast, friendly service and loads of food options.

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Thank FleurP
Whangarei, New Zealand
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111 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I could get sick of writing revues on this place, we come in here so often, I try not to clog this site up with my thoughts of this place. To sum up, the food is great, the staff are wonderful, and the choice is probably one of the best in town. An issue is always quickly resolved, usually with... More 

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Thank ScampinIzzy
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friendly spacious eatery on the iconic wharf area Good menus and great coffee Reasonable prices Worth avisit

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Thank Geoffrey L
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We have breakfast here most weekends and are never disappointed. The view is stunning and the staff are super welcoming😊

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Thank fryers2016
Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Meals are always really nice and a reasonable size. There is menu food as well as cabinet food available. The menu is actually pretty big considering how well the food is served. Service is always really friendly and the the setting in town basin is a nice spot. Definitely a favourite breakfast and lunch location for the whole family and... More 

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New Zealand
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Multiple visits. The Coffee here is amongst the best in Whanagarei. The location is superb. Food is good. Heres the big problem. Huge Queues. I have waited often more the 45 minutes to receive my food. It can half an hour just to get to the till. Avoid weekends and Holidays. Meals are excellent. Mokaba apparently is a German word.... More 

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Thank Daniel F
Landsborough, Australia
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230 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Just in time for the last coffee and cakes. Service was friendly and helpful. Met another couple who visit here often so thought the same. Recommend coffee and cake,

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Thank Funfoodfavourites
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My good friend and I haven't had a decent catch-up so decided a nice brunch was in order and there's no better place than Mokaba Cafe! You have an amazingly array of different foods to choose from, they all look and sound delicious that my friend and I wanted 1 of everything! After imagining what everything tastes like I settled... More 

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Thank Kelly L
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Visited twice, breakfast then lunch. Located on the river front with outdoor and very nice indoor seating. Good service speed and friendly, one incorrect dish brought was replaced quickly. Food was reasonably priced and very tasty. The selection of cakes is absolutely outstanding.

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Thank aceadrian
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and the coffee. Friendly staff and prompt service. Location is great, sat outside with views of the marina.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Quayside | Town Basin, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: +64 9-438 7557
Description
Stunning location, delicious food & coffee, gorgeous cakes & pastries including gluten free, friendly service, licenced, free wifi, plenty of parking. Fully licensed.Delightful all day cafe overlooking the bustling Whangarei Town Basin where boats from all over the world are moored. Open 7 days from 8am - 5pm,fabulous food (including gluten free options) and delicious Chiasso coffee are served all day by friendly, welcoming staff. Zenbu hotspot wifi available - free download vouchers. After an exciting Mokaba experience there is a wide range of excellent boutique shops, artisans and craftsmen, museums, parks and a boardwalk along the side of the Hatea River.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?