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Joe's Garage

38 Princess Street | On the Old Pikes Motors site, Palmerston North, New Zealand
+64 6-358 4428
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good41%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cool concept” (2 reviews)
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07:00 - 18:00All hours
$$ - $$$
38 Princess Street | On the Old Pikes Motors site, Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were great, a friend and I came here for lunch with our kids 5 of them, they got us colouring in pages and crayons, food came out fast and they even accommodated the fussy child. very nice food.

1  Thank Vixsta S
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Came here with my partner and ordered two mochas, the vege burger and the beef burger. Food and drinks were really good and reasonable priced. The staff were very friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend!

1  Thank amandadehoop
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Came here on Wednesday with a friend to catch up for lunch. We weren't greeted, instead a girl said to us "are you here for coffee or food" which I hate being asked, it's almost as though it's a hassle for both. Took us about...More

Thank Beatrice S
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

There is nothing better than going somewhere where nothing is a problem. That's what we discovered at Joe's, service was amazing, prompt and friendly and the food was excellent! Husband had the Local and he was very happy, he has been round the city searching...More

1  Thank Palmymumof3
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Great for brunch. All went away sated and happy. The home fries were a bit underdone and the coffee was a bit meh but the overall experience was excellent. Thanks! Us.

1  Thank j0hnnyhc
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

As usual great coffee great food .. regulars still on menu and just as good. Host always welcoming .. that's nice ..

1  Thank 651grahamp
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We came here as a family for brunch great menu and food, excellent coffee as well very friendly staff most welcoming what a difference that makes thank you

1  Thank CMT970
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This is our other favourite place when we visit Palmy. The chef was having way too much fun during our sunday lunch. Did this make the food taste better? Probably - my Caesar salad was excellent in taste and presentation. No complaints from the family....More

1  Thank Local_Diner840
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This was my first experience of Joe's Garage. It changed owners last April and friends told us things had improved significantly. We went for a Sunday lunch about 1 pm. The service was prompt and attentive, and staff had a great attitude. My wife had...More

1  Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I initially dined at Joe's Garage in Wellington and loved it. We make a point of visiting each time we are in Wellington, so you can imagine how excited we were when one opened in our hometown a few years ago. We...More

2  Thank Ocatty1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Princess Street | On the Old Pikes Motors site, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-358 4428
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