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Hot Pipi Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand
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40 Beach Road, Waihi Beach, New Zealand
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered our food & drinks, the drinks took at least 20-30 min to Arrive it wasn't overly busy just a few other tables. My coffee was terrible & I couldn't drink it, & it was the same with my partner's iced chocolate. My daughter loved her fluffy. Her juice never arrived which was suppose to come with her kids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Visited this cafe today due to a recommendation from the local garage attendant. Was greeted by a lovely lady behind the counter and I ordered the hot pipi brekkie and it was out of this world! By far the best breakfast I have EVER had. Will be back soon to try out more other menu and would highly recommend you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

More than 10 years between visits and still great. Both the scallop and salmon salads were very yummy. Staff are happy and friendly.

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Thank Nigel R
Manukau, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Came for breakfast during the week. Lovely lady who took our order, prepared our kai and served our table all by herself...and of course the food was DELICIOUS!!

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Thank Eden R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Went there for brunch with 4 other ladies on a girls weekend. Fabulous service, very welcoming people. Food was excellent. So went back again the next day. Wonderful again. Had different dish, but still excellent. Will go again.

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Thank Mary-Anne T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

On our first visit to Waihi Beach in many years we stumbled across a lovely little place to eat for breakfast. The service was very prompt and friendly and the meals were very yummy and worth a lot more than we paid. Talk about value for money. So we returned after a walk through the village and along the beach... More 

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Thank Gwenda S
Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

A group of four of us went in on Monday and were greeted with a lovely smile and very cheerful host. It was very busy and yet the waitress who was on by herself had full control. We were pre warned that there will be a 45min wait and that we would not be disappointed. when the food came out... More 

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Thank Fromthetron
Raglan, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

Awesume,friendly service,made to feel real welcome. Had a breakfast the first day the scrambled eggs were the best ever, went back the next day for lunch, san=me friendly service and the hamburger was divine...We checked out other cafes in the area whilst visiting and the Hot Pipi was the only one we returned to. A decent sized meal at a... More 

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Thank jtdjdowd19
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

stopped for coffee and cake. Friendly staff lovely coffee and cake. Easy to find, close to beach. Recommend you try it

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Thank Paulanga
waihi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Spoilt by 5 dogs in the eating area. Lovely food and service but dogs trying to get at the food is a no no. Sorry won't be back unless dogs banned.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Beach Road, Waihi Beach, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Waihi Beach

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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?