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The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store

$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
582 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
+64 9-407 3322
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (17 reviews)
“scones” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
New Zealand, Cafe, European, Contemporary, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
582 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 322 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Make sure you drop into the Rustic tractor eatery when next in Kerikeri. Ample.parking and super friendly staff. Enjoy coffee and eggs Benedict.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HenkvanZyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great environment for kids with plenty of space and a playground . Food is fantastic , and a lot of care goes into the presentation of the dish which makes a real difference . The wait staff are friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank micahg2016
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Wonderful comments - thanks for taking the time to share them with others. D

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most amazing food I've had in Northland Nz by far!!. Best meal. Lovely setting. Wish u guys were there when I lived in KeriKeri. Can't wait to get back and eat many more meals here!. Worth every penny!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Stacey C
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

OMG what great comments. It certainly makes all our efforts worthwhile. Come back again soon! Denis, Christine, Nick & Jen

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely spot on a summer's day with plenty of shade, ample seating and lovely garden / playground area. The cabinet food however was very expensive for what we got - fish cakes at ~$14 were tasty but came with barely a tablespoon of egg...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kate1972
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments. I have reviewed the price for the Single Fish Cake and it was $8, very reasonable. If you think you were overcharged please send your credit card details to info@therustytractor.co.nz and we will happily refund the $6. Can you please...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very handy location few hundred meters from the highway making this a great way to stop for a caffe , breakfast or lunch if you are on your way north or south of Keri Keri and you don’t want to get into Keri Keri. Great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank VasiD15
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That is such a great review, thanks for posting. We put a huge amount of effort into our food & service & it is nice that it gets recognised. Nick & Jen, Denis & Christine

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff very friendly, wasn’t overly busy but waited over 15 minutes for our coffees, pretty average. Food was nicely presented and cooked well but didn’t dazzle, good run of the mill kiwi cafe - which is all good just like the crowd

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Monty738
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, we had a vegetarian creamy of onion soup with a roll served sour cream and onion. Gourmet. lovely service, beautiful setting. Clean toilets.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 869deel
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your wonderful comments, have a great year! Nick & Jen, Denis & Christine

Reviewed 11 December 2018

This a great place for coffee and somethign from the cabinet. There is a pleasant outdoor sitting area. The service is good. But there's no veggey option on the menu and there was no offer to make one when we asked.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Graham B
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Goodness, that doesn't sound right. On the menu we can give you an option of several dishes, Chicken Salad, minus the chicken, not just a plain salad but filled with goodies. Nuts, fruit plus plus. Calamari Salad minus the Calamari again not just a salad,...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

A great place to eat with family, or to meet with my wedding clients. Excellent service and tasty beautifully presented food.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 472lynnea
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thanks for your great comments D

Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Had as the title says a breakfast that was very unpleasant. Nice staff & looks like a fun place for kids with playground & lots of outdoor seating but terrible food.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Megz39
19mallard51, Owner at The Rusty Tractor Cafe & Trading Store, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2018

As you will see our comments are overwhelmingly positive so we are at a loss to answer your comment that your breakfast was 'very unpleasant'. We pride our staff on our competent & friendly staff and our kitchen staff take great pride in the dishes...More

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KarenWisse
17 November 2018|
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Response from 19mallard51 | Property representative |
Dinner Menu Starters Warmed Garlic Bread $5 Bruschetta - Grilled Cheese/Tomato/Basil $15 Today’s Soup w Bread Roll/ Green Onion Cream... More
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3 September 2016|
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Response from 19mallard51 | Property representative |
We have a separate menu for breakfast & lunch with daily specials for lunch. The menu changes over between 11 &12 midday, depending on customer flows. We also have a large selection of cabinet food Menu items range from $15... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 582 Kerikeri Road, Kerikeri 0230, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Kerikeri
  • Phone Number: +64 9-407 3322
  • E-mail
Description
The Rusty Tractor, where good friends meet for great coffee and fantastic fare, prepared and served by passionate people! Join us for a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, value for money and a great playground to entertain kids the entire day! Rusty Tractor . Open seven days a week, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Wednesday - Saturday) menus, great cabinet food & Supreme Coffee
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