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Mountain Rock Cafe

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Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International
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53 Clyde Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
+64 6-385 8295
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice casual atmosphere with a funky décor. Solid menu with all your pub favourites. Enjoyed the burgers and nachos. The steak wasn't so good though. Massive jugs of beer - they tasted just fine. Perfect for a visit for a beer and snack after a day in the hills

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Thank Dave L
Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Disappointed by the food at Mountain Rocks because the atmosphere is quite good. Trouble is everything is just bog standard - exactly what you expect it will be, edible but bland. For example nachos are slightly stale, topped with a basic chilli con carne and cheese melted in the microwave.

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Thank Trafalgarhills
chicago illinois
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting this glorious country from the US. Had a delicious breakfast here. Owner and staff told us so much about New Zealand. We felt so at home. Great coffee and menu choices, and the "to go" choices were amazing.

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Thank 59chick
Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The place was packed 2 times we were there. Being from Auckland I was hoping for a really good coffee on our second day in the snow. The coffee was 4 stars. Service ok, there's a hidden area out back which is really cute. Didn't eat there as we didn't want to wait forever for a table, plus it seemed... More 

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Thank melly650
Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Excellent breakfast & coffee: I tried the homemade muesli, which was beautifully presented with yoghurt, berries and fruit. Really tasty. And excellent coffee to round off a great kick-starter for a busy day.

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Thank OlafJ8531
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

How disappointing, I had Seafood Chowder that I had to add a large amount of salt to as it was very plain and I love my Seafood Chowder. I drink my coffee black so its got to be good and it was burnt I can do better at home. My partner had the large order of Beef Nachos where was... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I was going to be silently disappointed if the coffee was to be average or poor but I was DELIGHTED. Delicious latte. In fact the kids ordered a hot choc that came with a wee milk jug and marshmallows and the choc shake had a massive topping of cream and it was real cream, not the sweet disappearing kind from... More 

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Thank Cass G
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

-Friendly service; enjoyed talking to the staff -Yummy hot chocolate -Good selection of pastries/sweets -Great seating outside -Could easily spend hours here w/the nice decor and cozy ambiance

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Thank kim-ohradiogirl
Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

WE had a really nice lunch there and the value for money was great. Had a very nice Pumpkin soup, stuffed Kumara and some fries. It's a nice cafe with some art on the wall that you can purchase. Typical Kiwi cafe with a good variety of things to chose from. Can recommend to go there

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Thank Sabine W
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Best Breakfast I had in Ohakune. No Complaints, The hollaindaise was exceptional. Very short wait time and very good coffee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, New Zealand, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 22:00
Saturday
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Clyde Street, Ohakune 4625, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Ohakune
  • Phone Number: +64 6-385 8295

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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?