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Joe's Garage Riccarton

$$ - $$$, , International
7 Leslie Street | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
+64 3-420 4420
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“fruit crumble” (2 reviews)
“snitzel” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
7 Leslie Street | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch with 3 family members. 2 things listed on menu were not available, and my third choice was only average when it finallyarrived. Others said the burgers were ok. But after a long wait for our food, and thd poor service, I...More

Thank Diane F
Joe's Garage R, Manager at Joe's Garage Riccarton, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Diane, Thank you for your feedback, we are saddened to hear of your recent experience with us, as we pride ourselves on our excellent service and food. We would love to invite you back to Joes Riccarton so you can experience what we are...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on way to Greymouth. Was recommended by the motel owner where we were staying. Good range of food, well cooked and presented. Great staff and service.

Thank John R
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Arrived here not told there was a wait for food. Over an hour later still no food. People arriving after us got the food before us. When it arrived finally it was ok but not brilliant. Definately not worth the wait.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Arrived at Joe’s at 10am and didn’t receive our order until 11.20! We weren’t told there’d be a wait and the staff were friendly enough but seemed incapable of managing the floor, if they’d told us there was an hour wait for food wed have...More

Thank fairtrade19
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Great pancakes, indifferent service and stale coffee. Go for the food only but be prepared to have to go and get someone to take your order.

Thank Morrie2014
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Called in mid afternoon during the New Year week - we'd been before for coffee only, but this time were looking for lunch. Unlike the previous visit, and probably because of the time of day, the noise level was much more tolerable. The polished concrete...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We went in for lunch. I had a chicken with onion, lettuce, tomato and relish on ciabatta bread. My friend had a beef burger. Both were delicious. The atmosphere is good, the waitresses helpful and there was plenty of parking. The iced coffee was superb....More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 15 November 2017

The Fried egg vs the poached egg. There's no contest in my book, one looks like an egg coming out of a nightclub at 4am. The other looks like an egg coming out of a gym after a shower on a Saturday morning! So Joe's...More

Thank DarthFD
Reviewed 10 November 2017

A relaxed and well laid out restaurant; good atmosphere, good service and good food. Drinks personnel could have been a little more attentive.

Thank RJD58
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Food is well priced and staff friendly. Service was quick and hassle free. Pays to book as busy location but I have turned up at other times with no booking and got a table after a short wait. The decor is cool and layout works....More

Thank Lisa C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, New Zealand, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Leslie Street | Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-420 4420
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