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Columbus Coffee

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Smales Farm | 74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
+64 9-486 3200
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

After 3 months I finally went back to give them another go.What a disaster. Surly unhelpful girl on the till And who else charges $5.20 for a flat white when a late is $5.00 I would love someone to explain the logic there. I won't be back.

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Thank JMJ223
New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee as I had 25 mins to kill between appointments, after waiting 15 minutes for my trim flat flat white, I went to the counter and asked for it to go...lots of bickering by the numerous staff as to whose fault it was. So I said forget it just give me my money back. Terrible service... More 

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Thank the0family
Tauranga, New Zealand
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194 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

What more could you want, excellent service and the food was great as well. The service was fast, coffee took no time at all to get to us from time of order, they were busy being just prior to 10am on a Monday morning but they were so organised there was no waiting around. I had eggs on toast and... More 

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Thank Moomagic
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I have regularly visited this cafe over the past 4 months and am still living in hope that one day I will be blown away with the standard of coffee; but I am still waiting. The coffee is either insipid, over extracted or just plain awful. It is overpriced as is the food which is boring and lacking in choice... More 

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Thank JMJ223
Auckland
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We work close by so I sometimes come here when I shout myself lunch , the service has got fatter which is good. You can sometime s wait. If you have plenty of time or an hour lunch , it's not a problem. On the pricy side but good quality and coffee laws hot

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Thank Shorescouter
Auckland, New Zealand
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85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

This is my go-to networking place for business meetings on the Shore. Great parking, central location, great host (thanks Jason), good food and drinks, sunny aspect, and good-sized a function room if you have a big crowd. You don't expect gourmet food in these places, and nor do you always expect outstanding service, but this is as good as anywhere... More 

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Thank Balladeer1248
Flat Bush
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015

Atmosphere wasnt that good although the food was not to bad I will not be going there in a hurry again.

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2015

Decided to give this place a try on a recent visit to the Mall at North Shore City. There was quite a large selection of food to choose from but must confess I found it a little pricey. The coffee was good and I wondered why the place was quite empty - it was a Saturday. I may be that... More 

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Thank Littlegopher1
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2014

I have been going to Columbus Cafe for some years, there is often a queue & for good reasons, it's a great place. Always excellent service, food and coffees are terrific. I like that you can text an order in advance. There is seating inside and out, free wifi service, and always a good buzz. In the time I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Smales Farm | 74 Taharoto Road, Takapuna, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Takapuna
  • Phone Number: +64 9-486 3200

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