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Friends Cafe

) #1 of 33 Restaurants in Nuku'alofa $$ - $$$ Cafe, , European
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
+676 22-390
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (8 reviews)
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
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Cafe, Polynesian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing service, good food and coffee. Prices reasonable. Stopped here a few times during our stay. It is on the Main Street so you cant miss it. Check out their gift store.

Thank Kcory
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was the best coffee we drank on the islands but the lasagna more resembled an Eton Mess. I think its overpriced for a cheese toasty.

Thank monethetripper
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With chickens roaming the cafe with their chicks I felt a bit awkward ordering my chicken panini, but it was delicious add was the coffee. Friendly service. Nice courtyard.

Thank AstonMum
Reviewed 1 week ago

What more can you ask other than good food, good coffee and friendly service? And it comes with photos of past history - and the ability to book tours.

Thank John C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meals were ok but half the things on the menu weren't available. Not sure why it ranks so high as it was very ordinary.

Thank Kiwi99Ken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A local favorite spot where you can buy limited wifi if you need. I would say for food that I enjoy the Big Kahuna Breakfast the most. Sometimes I replace the sweet potato hash for fries. You should opt for fish dishes here as they're...More

Thank newkololocal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had twice breakfast in this cafe and it was nice, Friendly staff and nice atmosphere, good Quality food.

Thank Ferdinand w
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Yummy food and is a great place to relax with some WIFI. I would say it might be the best food you'll get during the day in tonga.

Thank MelissaBou16
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Had lunch here during my visit in April. Very popular. Make sure you are hungry, I had the Lamb chops(2)and it must have been a huge lamb, one chop with vegs would have been enough. The food is good and the service excellent.

Thank Peter A
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

First day in tonga. Very good coffee and island breakfast great! Easy to find and staff friendly Would come back, probably tomorrow!

Thank 255118Tony
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Michelle B
how much is breakfast?
30 October 2015|
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Response from Siale H | Reviewed this property |
I think there breakfast starts at $6 up to the top prices of the big breakfast at $22 Pa'anga. There sides are bit on the expensive side. Things like an extra sausages (2)cost $5, 2 strips of bacon cost $6 Pa'anga. Hope that... More
Sana F
any available tasks??
23 July 2015|
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Response from Shaleshni C | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
08:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taufa'ahau Road | Opposite the New Zealand High Commission Office., Nuku'alofa, Tongatapu Island, Tonga
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Tonga  >  Tongatapu Island  >  Nuku'alofa
  • Phone Number: +676 22-390
Friends cafe and tourist center on Taufa'ahau road in the center of Nuku'alofa. Kingdom of Tonga.
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