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Fidel's Cafe

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234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 6868
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Today
07:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Perth, Western Australia
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fidels is a funky cafe in Cuba St in Wellington. They cater for everyone. My wife has coeliac disease and nothing was a problem. Not only was the coffee magnificent, but all the food we had from hotcakes to bacon and eggs was magnificently cooked and flavoursome. If you are after a good hearty breakfast in a slightly grungy (... More 

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New Zealand
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went out for dinner with my wife. We shared nachos, fried chicken and chilli onion rings. Great food good service and great company made for an excellent night.

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Thank taggs_explorer
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a beeline to Cuba Street on our first night in Wellington. There was a night food market which was so tempting but we pushed on to Fidel's. Glad we did. Good food, welcoming, friendly staff. We set up camp at the picnic table outside and watched the passing parade.We ate the food, drank the wine and bought the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the caesar salad here followed by a Date scone. The date scones are defiantly the best I have had and I have had a few. The thing with them is that they are traditional with a little bit sugar on top. Coffee not bad either

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Thank bossylemon
Dunedin, New Zealand
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304 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once again, really busy establishment with well-chosen staff, perfect coffee and scrumptious food, such a satisfying place for breakfast, brunch or lunch.

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Thank Don M
Wellington, New Zealand
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place although I always go later in the morning as the service can be very long if you go during peak hours. The big breakfast is worth it and very fulfilling, they even let you swap things you don't want, tomato for spinach is my choice. I prefer sitting at the front rather than outside, much more... More 

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Thank iamrhys
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a bustling popular place and a bit hipster so that can result in slightly less attentive service but the food is always great and if you want a buzzy vibe, Fidels can pretty much always provide it.

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Thank katinahat
Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been twice and both times my brunch meals were amazing! The cabinet food looks delicious too! Wait times not very long either.

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Thank Rebecca3465
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worst experience ever. Went to Fidel's for the first time with a friend for lunch on a Saturday. There was a bit of a wait for a table, which was fine - we didn't have to wait long before we were seated inside anyway and it gave us a chance to read the menu. I wasn't keen on a big... More 

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Laois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food, service and value for money. Pizza and The Cubano were top notch as was the cheesecake. Lovely authentic atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 17
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 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
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 234 Cuba Street, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 6868

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