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Javaman Cafe

214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
+64 7-307 0728
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“eggs bene” (3 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very very tasty, beautifully cooked and presented evening meal at this lovely relaxed cafe. (Compliments to the chefs) The staff were bubbly and friendly, the atmosphere was relaxed and child friendly. They are licenced. It's great you don't need to book a...More

Thank Theruslings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In June we enjoyed a most delightful breakfast at javaman. I would recommend the pancakes they are to die for. Staff there are very friendly and professional. Don't leave Whakatane without visiting javaman Cafe.

Thank DunedinGene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful food, Excellent Service, New Menu. Would recommend. There is a lovely atmosphere at Javaman Cafe.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Homestly the best food ive had and seen in forever. I live in perth and all there cafes are yuck so coming from that i wanted a decent feed of eggs bene. So i asked a few mates that love here and they all said...More

Thank Awhitia K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Sunday breakfast. What a lovely start to the day - we had cinnamon waffle stack & orange chocolate chip pancakes. The 2 meals were absolutely delicious, enough to last us all day , very generous portions. The coffee & cuppa were as usual very good....More

Thank 580anne
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post feedback

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Amazing Eggs Bennie. Good service great food in Cabnet good coffee I understand as I don't drink it but there herbal teas are great.

Thank Sarah W
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we appreciate your feedback

Reviewed 22 July 2017

First lunch at Javaman since they changed management. Whow - the music is not so load anymore that no one could hear each other, it is now soft background music and more homely. The food was impossible to fault. Free range eggs, mushrooms and bacon...More

1  Thank Elsabe v
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback, we strive to make every customers experience a fantastic one.! So pleased you have had this experience, see you again soon 😊

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Modern guilt free lunch cuisine. Nice new touch to old favourites but keeping them healthy. The location is convenient mid-Strand and the decor light and airy with interesting wall hangings

Thank JohnSames
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you for your feedback, so pleased you have had this experience 😊

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had the smoked brisket bacon cheese burger with fries, was such a delight flavours was well done, presentation was on point, service was high standard as normal. Much try there new menu wow

1  Thank Whare T
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Thank you very much for your feedback. Our staff work Incredibly hard to provide the best food and service we possibly can

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We've been to Javaman several times and enjoy the food. However our last visit left a sour taste. We waited 40 minutes for basic lunch food when it wasn't even that busy. No apology or even acknowledgement that it was slow. Then a couple of...More

Thank RDeyNZ
Tony E, Owner at Javaman Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi there, I am really sorry that this was your experience on this occasion . We pride ourselves on our service, communication and food quality, with saying that I will talk to the staff to ensure in the future that time delays are definitely communicated,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
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17:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
08:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 The Strand, Whakatane 3120, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Whakatane
  • Phone Number: +64 7-307 0728
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Enjoy great food and coffee with a full cafe menu, daily specials and prepared cabinet food. Providing free WiFi to our customers.Out catering available or book out Javaman for a special evening function.
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