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Blah Blah Blah Cafe

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Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
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101 Victoria Street, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
+64 9-439 6300
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 09:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Dargaville, New Zealand
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food on offer, plenty of choices, something for everyone and great coffee in a trendy setting with plenty of ambience.

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Thank 23margaretann
Auckland, New Zealand
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here twice now and you certainly would never go hungry.. very efficient and friendly service in simple clean surrounds. Savoury muffins are definitely worth a try... skip the soup with blue cheese..but another flavour must be up to the reputation that meant I had to have soup!!

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Thank Rachael G
Auckland
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61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cafe. We sat outside the back courtyard and it was lovely. It was a sunny day and was a lovely place to sit and while away a couple of hours. Lovely flowers and trees and interesting toilets! The food was delicious and the house Sav was really good, so sad I forgot to ask the name of the wine.... More 

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1 Thank NZMacLeods
Mark W, Owner at Blah Blah Blah Cafe, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your experience with us. I believe the wine you were drinking was Tohu sauvignon blanc. More 

Mangawhai, New Zealand
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be the best coffee in town but today's mochas were far too sweet. Over the top choc added and marshmallows when we said no thanks, undrinkable.

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1 Thank shazza1985
Napier, New Zealand
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Don't let the outside put you off, what looks like a pretty ordinary cafe has excellent food and lovely service. We tried the Kumera and muscle chowder- slight curry flavour, plenty of muscles chopped in with grated kumera mixed in. It was very yum. If u order the large serving this is all u will need for lunch or dinner.... More 

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Thank Gingerules
Perth
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303 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were looking forward to visiting Blah Blah Blah again having called here in 2013. Did not disappoint. Way better than one has any right to expect in this back water town.

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Thank olthomas44
Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2017

whilst the food we ordered for lunch was great the service from the girls was also amazing the service from the owner himself was appalling, we had order a cake and asked for it to be heated, he brought the cake to us, unheated at which we asked if we could grab a couple more forks to share. He rolled... More 

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1 Thank natashawynyard
Mark W, Owner at Blah Blah Blah Cafe, responded to this review

I have already apologized to your friend for rolling my eyes. It was done "tongue in cheek", and as she has been a customer for the last 20 years wasn't worried. The cake she ordered was warmed, but obviously not enough (easier to heat it more than try to cool it). Sorry. I was already running to fetch your extra... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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888 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped in Dargaville on our way from the Hokianga to Auckland. Blah Blah was highly recommended, but did't live up to it. We ordered a snack with a ridiculously small side salad. The coffee was o.k.

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1 Thank jobst56
Ottawa, Canada
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74 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The name describes the staff attitude and the poor service! Kudos to the cook for the great seafood chowder! Too bad the process to enjoy the food was just so unwelcoming!

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1 Thank Karonasia
New Zealand
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160 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Visited Sunday 2nd April. The 2 male staff looked like they were annoyed about being at work on a Sunday - or just annoyed that they live in Dargaville (wouldn't blame them) The takeaway Coffee and slices I bought were better than the service . Not a great cabinet food lunch selection

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Thank Queenslander2013

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:30
Monday
09:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Victoria Street, Dargaville 0310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Dargaville
  • Phone Number: +64 9-439 6300

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