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Morepork Pizzeria & Cafe

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School Road, Waitomo Caves, Otorohanga, New Zealand
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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192 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pizza was a little too cheesy, and base not thin enough. But it was fine. Service a little slow as they had a group. But overall fine.

Thank Colin M
1 review
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We stopped in for a lunch on a Saturday afternoon. Ordered two small pizzas, wedges, the steak special, a salad and two coffees. The wedges came out first with the salad. After waiting for ten minutes we decided to start eating. Twenty minutes later the steak and a pizza arrived. We had mostly finished eating, but the last pizza and... More 

Thank Stephen M
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Family trip to the Waikato stopped for lunch. Friendly staff, great pizza and yummy wedges 😊 Recommended

Thank Paul B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Waitomo seems to go to sleep from 8pm so we weren't invited to a table. We had just come from a cave tour and after a shower thought we'd grab a quick pizza. Wasn't that quick and probably undercooked, but we were starving. Tasted ok. Processed, anaemic looking meat except for the pulled pork. Not hungry anymore, but overall not... More 

Thank Robin I
Somerville, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 7.20pm on a Friday night to order a pizza only to be advised, by a not very friendly staff member, that everything has been closed down and nothing was available. Absolutely ridiculous time to close a cafe on a Friday night when all the visitors are arriving after travelling during the day. Cafe should get their act... More 

Thank Sue M
Te Kuiti, New Zealand
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51 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Best place to get a coffee in waitomo..has a nice deck to sit outside and enjoy a meal also a nice chilled place to have a wine or beer to relax.

Thank ex-army-now-caveman
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We went for family pizza and were disappointed. Pizzas were cooked to order but one was only just cooked and the other still raw in the middle. There are plenty of toppings but given the price not great value.

Thank Mel A
Hastings, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This was the worst pizza I have ever eaten. We needed somewhere quick because we were booked on a cave tour in the next hour. Staff persuaded us to order the pizza and said it would be quickest option. Pizza base was like a piece of cardboard - tough and with no flavour. Couldn't taste any tomato sauce and the... More 

Thank 2boysandagal
Otorohanga, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

nice sit out side looking out over the vallay at Waitomo after been on bush work thought the caives .A bit cold after the black water caiving. with a Beer or wine & a pizza ,good service ,what a nice place to end the Day off.

Thank Alistair H
Brisbane, Australia
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89 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

We had takeaway pizza from here during our one night stay in waitomo and it was so yum!! We did a half/half and there were ample toppings and the most amazing thin base! Would definitely recommend and if I am ever back in waitomo I will be grabbing a pizza from here!

Thank annika81

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: School Road, Waitomo Caves, Otorohanga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Otorohanga

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