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Vista Cafe

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106 oriental Parade, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Vista)
+64 4-385 7724
08:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Wed - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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197 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are greated with a smile by the lovely friendly staff. The food is great. Great spot to meet up with friends for Breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Thank beaniewellington
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely friendly pleasant service - we were fortunate in that there were not many others at the restaurant so it was quiet and we had a window table. Drinks arrived promptly. My tea was a little weak. Pancakes with banana and bacon - nice and light and fluffy. Eggs Benedict got a tick.

Thank 937liz
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the earthquake very few places were open, however Vista was. We were greeted beautifully and warmly by the concerned lady who efficiently and speedily took our order. It was an excellent coffee and stop.

Thank Nzbliss
New Zealand
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fab breakfast/lunch/brunch here with family friends. It's a great location, close to the beach. It was busy, but not noisy. Wooden decor, which gave it a comfortable feel. Great coffee and my scrambled eggs were yummy. The others food also looked delish. Only downside was it took them a long time to take our order (about half... More 

Thank Gina C
Whakatane, New Zealand
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Located just around on Oriental Parade, great place for breakfast, looks like locals eat there a lot.

Thank J0_Anne678
Havelock North
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134 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Friendly helpful maitre'd had us ordering and menu items explained promptly and coffees appeared with no delay. A good breakfast menu selection with a couple of interesting additions such as kedgeree. We had poached eggs, sautéed greens, toasted almond - 13.00.... very tasty, free range scrambled eggs on ciabatta - 11.00 with a side of potato rosti and the child... More 

Thank ausgezeichnet70
Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here. As soon as we walked in we were warmly greeted. Coffee was very good and the food was very tasty.

Thank Kiwi344
Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had the best cheese scone I've had in a long time. My husband was equally impressed with his savory muffin.

Thank Karen C
Napier, New Zealand
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Very relaxed atmosphere and a lovely breakfast to start the day.The pancakes were delicious. A good selection of gluten-free food was available.

Thank Lynette L
Wellington, New Zealand
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52 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were a large family group who ate lunch here. The service was great and the staff very thoughtful. There was a great selection of food making decision making difficult. I chose the whitebait fritter served with asparagus, courgette and potato from the blackboard special of the day menu. Whilst the vegetables were cooked perfectly, the whitebait fritter didn't quite... More 

Thank McQ069

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 oriental Parade, Wellington 6011, New Zealand (Formerly Vista)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-385 7724

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