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219 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
+64 6-878 8730
07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
Fri 18:30 - 22:00
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Rawene, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Nice service, healthy juices, smoothies, nice coffee and extremely delicious ORGANIC savoury brioche!

Thank Lorene418
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

I have to say, I was definitely impressed! It was too hot for a coffee so I only had a cold juice, but my lunch was tasty, beautifully presented, and wasn't a bad price. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, and the service was good.

Thank SasHill
Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Have eaten Breakfast here several times. Its a great big breakfast extremely tasty and healthy well for a big breakfast that contains the lot. Coffee is good as well. Food is awesome service is friendly. I love this place. One of my favorite places for breakfast in the lovely Hawkes Bay.

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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great find for breakfast in Hastings. Beautiful food, great coffee, excellent service. Will definitely return in the future.

Thank Talk2libby2
Havelock North, New Zealand
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162 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

I love this place. Fabulous coffee. A great range of healthy organic goods. The salmon galette is divine, and a nice range of salads too. Great to have some seating outside for those sunny days too.

Thank Antoinette B
Wellington, New Zealand
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We'd not been having a good run with food on this trip and set out to find an early breakfast on Saturday morning. Cornucopia was just opening and I asked my usual questions. Do you make your own hash browns or potato cakes and do you make your own hollandaise? Most cafes are lazy and use commercially made substitutes which... More 

Thank Jetboy21
Napier, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Always consistent good coffee, happy staff, and gluten free variety of food - my regular cafe when Im working

Thank fefe8882015
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52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Had only an hours lunch break, lovely warm and inviting place to have a meal. the soup and toast was great value and tasty, served very quickly by very friendly staff. Would always recommend this cafe, can't wait to go back.

2 Thank ERrol M
Hastings, New Zealand
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2015

This is a fresh, foodie heaven. The chef was willing to tell me about the ingredients and how to prepare something similar at home. He clearly loves his skill and gift. The staff were kind, caring and very attentive. Awesome place for my birthday or any occasion. We have been thrilled with coming here. Thank you.

1 Thank Yehudi S
Hastings, New Zealand
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

There is always a very tasty selection of "original" food , vegeterian options are really worth a try ! Good coffee and relaxed atmosphere so you must visit if you like something a little different

Thank Cjan27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 21
Cafe, New Zealand, International, European, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 219 Heretaunga Street East, Hastings 4122, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Hastings
  • Phone Number: +64 6-878 8730
Taste Cornucopia is our intimate, organic eatery in the heart of Hastings. Chef James Beck makes everything on site - from bread to ice cream to Taste's very own marshmallows.
Families are more than welcome and we have a special kids menu and play area.
We offer a wide range of cabinet and menu food, from a muffin and a coffee to the old school eggs Benedict, to a glass of wine with our somewhat more sophisticated Friday evening fare.
We try not to overstate the fact that we are organic. Our philosophy has always been to offer outstanding food and service... Food that just happens to be mostly organic.

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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?