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Joes Garage

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Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5282
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07:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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Longview, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Asked around for best place for coffee this one came highly recommended. Had the mocha on ice cream. It was delicious. I would definitely recommend this as one not to miss.

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Thank AJ_GO
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a find! This cool bar/café is a little bit off the beaten track, but when you're there you feel like you've stumbled onto a really cool place - where you will take people so you can say "hey, I know a place, follow me". Great selection of casual food, and awesome coffee. Neat retro and motor themed décor -... More 

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Thank Mike P
Heart of Arizona
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39 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in during an afternoon rainstorm and had a most amazing chicken burger and beef burger. Not a lot of seating available due to the popularity of this place, so we sat at the bar and watched the cook work his magic. As we waited, watched meals with brats being prepped, thinking we may have made a hasty decision, but... More 

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Thank MsLazyboy
Melbourne, Australia
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58 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth visiting for excellent coffee - best we had in Queenstown, extensive menu to suit all tastes and budgets - breakfast and lunch, and a relaxed friendly atmosphere - service is prompt and efficient. Overall a top recommendation for food and drink in Queenstown

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Thank Bleeter
Nelson, New Zealand
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I were in Queenstown for a few days and unfortunately for us, this was the last place we had breakfast before we left. Highly recommend. Nothing is too difficult for them. Swapping and changing a few bits and pieces with no extra charge placed. And on top of that, the coffee was the best tasting we've had... More 

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Thank kaylalucy
Canberra, Australia
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe. Good choices on the menu. Good coffee. Nice trendy spot with good service. A place where all the " beautiful people" go.

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Thank Colin B
Canandaigua, United States
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584 reviews
341 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This review is based on drinks only. This is a nice little restaurant in a back alley. This is a really fun place with outdoor seating and loud music playing. We sat outside and had a glass of sparkling wine. This is a nice place to escape the crowds and relax. Staff were very nice.

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Thank William S
Sydney
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114 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were very happy with our breakfast experience at Joes. Great atmosphere, yummy food, coffee good. We would go back there again.

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Thank HannahMistral
Hamilton, New Zealand
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240 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joes Garage is such a great casual dining restaurant lots of atmosphere!!! great menu and pizzas nice drinks menu!! very friendly staff

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Thank Brycee10
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed the vibe of this place, really chill and lax, and really good food, plus the portions were on point! Definitely a cool place to come and hang out and grab a bite to eat.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Cuisine
Cafe, Diner, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Searle Lane, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 5282
Description
The original Joe's Garage opened in 2000, situated in an old Post Office sorting room in Queenstown. There are now seven Joe's around NZ and the concept is the same now as it was then- to be a Cafe that everybody can go to and enjoy exceptional coffee and food presented by attentive and enthusiastic staff, listen to cool music, and above all, have a lot of fun in an efficient "garage" environment.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?