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Alto Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been twice lately nice cafe to meet friends for lunch plenty of options to choose from. Plenty of near by parking. Nice and clean and great service didn't have to wait long for food to come out. I've had the mushrooms on toast was...More

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Alto is a great neighbourhood place to meet friends for a coffee and/or lunch. It has a good range of cabinet food as well as a menu. Staff are friendly.

Thank 116craig
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A great place to have a meal and an excellent Cafe but was let down by very bad service. The girl behind the till was rude, had poor eye contact, and a bad temperament. Almost dismissive and pretty much slammed the coffees on our table....More

Thank Salil E
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Was in Dunedin on business & was directed there a by a local. I can see why the meal & service was very good. When next back in Dunedin will be back for breaky.

Thank gusgus2016
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We regularly visit this cafe for lunch and enjoy their food options. The staff are always friendly and the service is good.

Thank Jenny A
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

One of the most frustrating things for someone on a restricted timeframe for lunch is to have to wait more than 30 minutes for food to turn up. We ordered soup so it shouldn't have been that difficult. What made it worse was the soup...More

Thank AddCoffee
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Alto is a busy cafe which has a good variety of cabinet food plus an interesting menu. The mushrooms on toast with marinated feta and bacon was delicious

Thank anen0me
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I couldn't find a menu online so relied on reviews and their Facebook page. They have a 'Burger of the Week' and a specials board. The prices for a burger and fries (I didn't get the special of the week, just the one on the...More

2  Thank Styly_Girl
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Food very tasty and you can order heathy meals with good salads .The staff are friendly with smiles and the coffee above average ,nice place to visit

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Often head here for coffee and scone. Great place to head to in summer and winter (great heating) and lots of windows. Has fantastic decor and staff always happy. Would suggest booking if large group as over lunchtimes gets quite full with regular clientele. A...More

Thank Jacque S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
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