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Sidetrack Cafe

3 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-575 2145
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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“scones” (4 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our last morning at the Mt and we had a corker of a brekkie here at Sidetrack. It was humming with locals which is always a good sign. Big serving of my earl grey tea (double the size of what else we'd had elsewhere in...More

Thank mrshowty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, coffee quite good. Slightly expensive, but great spot. We managed to get a table outside in the sun. Wait staff were excellent.

Thank Papatoetoe
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Came here after climbing the mount - was a nice little cafe!!! Just a shame as they bought out all the drinks and then 5 minutes later bought out the last one. Good views and the clean bakery goods looked yum!

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

recently went for a walk around the mt track . came back to the beach front and chose to sit at the sidewalk café we ordered 2 coffees and 2 fluffys for two small kiddies . highly recommended the sausage roll with poppy seed topping...More

Thank 33cilla
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend this cafe if you enjoy a good iced coffee (without cream). I've had several here plus hot coffees and both are always reliably excellent.

Thank Yvonne S
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had coffee and scones there - the date/orange scone was fabulous. Lovely views over the Mount and the beach.

Thank Yvonne O
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Only in the Mt for 2 days traveling up country; Worked in hospo for over 10 years - so I feel like I can get away with saying this place has THE BEST savory scones in the country! Reasonably priced too! Beautiful atmosphere, stupidly good...More

Thank Devon S
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Last time we came and stayed was 5 years ago we visited so was so happy to see this place still alive and pumping. We have almond dream smoothies and their Devine banana bread!

Thank 1980girl
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Four friends met at Sidetrack for a coffee today. My partner had the muesli which was well presented and tasted great. I ordered the fruit salad. What arrived was a bowl of diced apple and pineapple with a morsel of kiwifruit- two tiny pieces. That...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Asked a local in the street for directions and she recommended this cafe. Staff were friendly and the place looked promising. They boasted they had the best muffins in the town and they did look good. Our order was 3 coffees, a lemon tart and...More

Thank elaine d
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Marine Parade, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga  >  Mount Maunganui
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 2145
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