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Shakee Pear Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
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3912 Mountain Road, Stratford 4393, New Zealand
+64 6-765 5235
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe on the road side surrounded by historical buildings from an historical village. Enjoy awesome rustic food with awesome coffee and brilliant genuine kiwi hospitality. I loved it and really enjoyed watching the traffic roll by and miss out on this little gem.

Thank Andrew H
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No criticism of food quality. Poor and slow service and food preparation. Coffee served first instead of last as asked. Food barely warm let alone heated as it should be.

Thank Eric R
Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lovely lunch with very affordable prices. Cute backyard with additional seating. The Chicken and Beetroot salad was delicious and such a huge meal!!! Staff very friendly.

Thank enjoythesilence123
Perth, Australia
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Lovely lunch at very affordable prices. Great little backyard with lovely tree to sit under. Try the chicken and Beetroot salad!!! The most amazing salad I have every eaten. Coffee is delicious.

Thank OceanSurf1818
Eltham, New Zealand
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29 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

We went for lunch, I had Mushies (Mushrooms on Toast) It was beautiful done on two slices of wholemeal toast, Just delicious. My partner had a breakfast and that looked delicious too.

Thank Janet B
Nelson, New Zealand
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Another fabulous find in Taranaki! Unpretentious with exceptional food on offer all day. Something for everyone and the eggs bene to die for! Great staff and a very pleasant atmosphere. Can't wait to return

Thank petals356
Lyttelton, New Zealand
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162 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Nice staff and very pleasant little stop-off place for a cuppa. My gluten-free salmon omelette was very tasty and good value at $7.30.

Thank HelenJG786
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We came down from New Plymouth and met family from Hawera at Shakee Pear on a Saturday. We were the only ones there at 10am. No greeting was forthcoming,no music was playing and the place was freezing.... We took a seat no menus were offered. We got up and asked for the menus placed our order and sat down. I... More 

Thank Deborah G
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8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Undercooked breakfast toast Sandwich was mainly cheese when we ordered ham cheese and tomato. Coffees were just warm. Toddler also had a long wait for a ham Sandwich. Over priced for what we received.

Thank grunga
Stratford, New Zealand
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Shakee Pear Cafe is a great little cafe not 5 minutes out of town. It is right next door to the Pioneer Village which is extremely popular and well worth the visit. The food and coffee is good and also has a nice atmosphere. Extremely family oriented with a large children's playground and outside dining area. This cafe also... More 

Thank jan_beer

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3912 Mountain Road, Stratford 4393, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  Stratford
  • Phone Number: +64 6-765 5235

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