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The Pepe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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222 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
+64 7-864 7774
Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It Was really good food, good views to the beach with friendly staff. We will eat there again and recommend to visitors

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had the hotcakes with bacon, maple syrup and banana - delicious breakfast, cooked fresh. Great location with a spacious deck. Pleasant staff too.

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Thank Jon P
Pickering, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We dropped in for dinner and absolutely enjoyed our meal. The parcel of fish was garnished with fresh vegetables and the salad was exquisite. Great service too!

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Thank AndyGloria
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a nice meal here on the way back from Cathedral Cove. It's in a beautiful location with ace views out across the bay and the nearby hills / volcanoes. The food was good but the service was pretty poor. I had a Moroccan Chicken Burger that wasn't very Moroccan but was still nice. One meal was forgotten and bought... More 

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Thank Paul G
Hamilton, New Zealand
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53 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always like it to stop in Tairua for a large lovely coffee, or on a warm day an iced coffee to cool down. It is a nice restaurant close to the estuary and the playground with sheltered seating. the staff is always very nice and fast service

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Thank pluisthecat
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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite good food but enormous portions, wish I had just had a starter! Unpretentious surroundings and friendly service.

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Thank Helen S
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service , food, cleanliness , views and coffee all perfect $ were good too. Will definitely stop here again

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee & toasted sandwiches , very average nothing amazing nothing bad .. Might stop if I was passing thru again, then again I might not .

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Thank KentandJess
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont ask for coffee cos they cannot be bothered. 3 servers at the counter and i had to ask who wanted to serve me.... really!!!!

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Thank cassandra e
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for a quick rest stop, and had a bit of a shop around town. Ver central and the ambience is really ver laidback and chill. We had the salmon, burger, and the pepe breakfast. Everything came out within minutes hot and tasty, moccachino was absolutely nice and silky probably one of the best I tried in NZ,... More 

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Thank Dj M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 32
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Main Road, Tairua 3508, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Tairua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-864 7774
Description
The Pepe, Licensed Cafe & Restaurant is open 7 days from 7.30am for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Cabinet Food. Fresh Baked Scones & Muffins Daily. Licensed Bar. Indoor and outdoor dining. All food available to takeaway most times of the year (exception maybe at Christmas when visitor numbers are too large). Group inquiries welcome. Located next to the Pepe Reserve, Tairua with children's playground nearby and easy access to beach.

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