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Deluca cafe

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6/8 Rust Avenue, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
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07:45 - 15:30
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Mon - Fri 07:45 - 15:30
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always drop into DeLuca when driving north - which is about twice a month. It has always provided friendly service and the coffee is PERFECT, we drink every drop. Has a great atmosphere where you can relax. The food is fresh and the menu has imaginative additions. We believe this is the best cafe in whangerai for breakfast/lunch.

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Thank Craig R
Whangarei, New Zealand
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Stopped of for a quick coffee on Saturday. The coffee was hot so that was a good start...but....it was so BITTER. We never drank it and left. As for the atmospher...there is one. Its a noisey cafe where everything echos

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Great coffee. I ordered a long black it was perfect. No bitterness and it wasn't burnt 😍 my friend ordered almond milk with her coffee and even ordered a takeaway option meal that was healthy and fresh 👍

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Thank Monique F
doubtless bay
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Steel cabinets for displaying some food, sparsely decorated with a sort of smoko room effect furniture of different seatings, (but way nicer than most smoko rooms), leather straps on aprons give this cafe a different look - people having business meetings here might feel as though they're at their own work places. Others there for a quiet chat can just... More 

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Thank tunney
Mangawhai, New Zealand
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175 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stopped here for lunch on our shopping day in Whangarei. We were ready for a change from our usual haunts, and Deluca certainly provided that. Great salads, beautiful cabinet displays, delicious looking cakes and excellent coffees. Friendly and efficient service too. We didn't find it as noisy as previous comments have said. We will always go to Deluca from... More 

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Thank PatriciaJoy
Whangarei, New Zealand
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Great coffee, interesting food. Helpful and attentive service. All combine to make this small, out of the way Cafe worth seeking out. Be aware parking is a little difficult in the immediate area. Best to park your car and explore Whangarei with this destination in mind for a 'reviver'. Exotic sweet cakes delightful to look at...be a devil !

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Thank Virgo248
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Walking past and dropped in for breakfast. Had the Salmon scramble - the whole plate was so well balanced. Just enough of each ingredient to play against each other, so well seasoned no more was needed. Scrambled eggs were just right soft and creamy and the vegetable and salmon set it off extremely well. Really just great cooking from an... More 

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Thank Catnz215
Whangarei, New Zealand
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great service and good cafe style food. Really enjoyable lunch. Ate here with a friend not knowing what to expect and it was a good surprise! Lots of menu options as well as behind the counter options. All looks delish and was really a really great meal. ;) they also offer take away breads etc

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Thank Bellefam6
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Nice to find a rural cafe with its finger on the pulse. Great set up, vibe and coffee. We will make this our go-to in future.

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Thank ccmaree
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Great interesting food. Healthy and indulgent options. Only problem is location. Very small so loud inside and outside cars only metres away and trains at lunchtime. A real shame.

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Thank Claire B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$11 - US$14
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Monday
07:45 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:45 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:45 - 15:30
Thursday
07:45 - 15:30
Friday
07:45 - 15:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6/8 Rust Avenue, Whangarei 0110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei

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