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La Familia

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Cameron Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
09:00 - 15:00
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Sun 09:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best coffee we had in Whangarei! I liked the 'sit down' menu - something not many cafes in NZ do and the guys were really switched on there.

Thank Martine B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get excellent coffee... mouth watering dishes, there is no second thought about visiting this restaurant with family. Lovely ambiance and excellent service. Homely food and what more you need... Please do visit this place and experience yourself...

Thank Sharadha1
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great find in Whangarei. The staff were warm and personable, coffee was excellent too. We were just stopping in Whangarei for a quick coffee but the treats and second cup of coffee made the stop a great stop.

Thank Justin Y
Whangarei, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

If you know your tea, they have T-leaf tea from Wellington. My favourite brand, and it comes in a lovely teapot with a China cup. Try the chai tea if you haven't already.

Thank Smidgenz
Waihi, New Zealand
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47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

That was incredible. Fantastic coffee, food to die for and a fantastic atmosphere. We'll be back to try the pastries, pizzas and definitely again for breakfast!

Thank jbparker
Whangarei, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The breads are just to die for. Proper smoked ham, always super fresh, hearty and healthy. Great change of menu rolling with the season. Top coffee and all that served with a smile from a crew going miles out of their way to get it just right! Every time. Slice of Euro-heaven and you can even take home your favourite... More 

Thank mizmae2
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is my favourite cafe in Whangarei - I like the selection of delicatessen counter food. I have the air dried beef roll most of the time. The brownies are made perfectly and it is a rare place where you can have a plain croissant with your coffee - very continental! There is also a blackboard menu. The coffee is... More 

Thank Beth P
Whangarei, New Zealand
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

For the second time we visited this great little place for a Pizza lunch and were not disappointed. The pizza's are authentic and really tasty with a good selection of flavours. Coupled with a nice glass of Pinot lunch, was very pleasant indeed! Try this place if you are in town. They also have great breads, cured meats, cheese and... More 

Thank gsrodda
Hamburg, Germany
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873 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were there when the famous bread was sold out, and it wasn't time for a pizza which looked really special. So, we just had coffee which was great!

Thank jobst56
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Great pizza. I had popped into the place thinking I could pick up a few things for impromptu anti pasto dinner. It's not that kind of deli..... One of the helpful staff asked if I needed help and suggested a pizza, which they would only half cook. I got the toppings nicely packaged up to take home and finish cooking.... More 

Thank Birgitte R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Cafe, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cameron Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 09-438-8404

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