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Zippy Central

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1153 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 3488288
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection and well priced My favourite is the smoked salmon bagel with a delightful fresh salad

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Thank markgoodman13
Rotorua, New Zealand
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Zippy used to be good, however the have let their standards slip a bit. The last time I went there the coffee was terrible and the service was also not very good. The place was busy but it's felt claustrophobic having so many people sitting so close and the booths are too low and are a pain to get in... More 

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Thank ccw85
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

our last morning in Rotorua and we fuelled up here. I had the Zippy breakfast ... damn so good -- those sausages !!! Spicy Chorizo Omelette for my wife Bacon & Hashbrowns for the boy All coffees are double shots, so I found out after asking for an addition shot in mine *boom* had me awake and ready to go.... More 

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Thank Kiwifire66
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place, great food and coffee. A decent sized breakfast that tasted great. Perfect to set you up for a big day of riding.

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Thank Jason W
Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

On a New Zealand public holiday and wondering the town streets looking for a meal, we stumbled upon this place. The counter staff were informative and friendly despite being busy, and the cafe was keep up to a clean standard, with plenty of staff to look after the patrons. We ordered various bagels off the menu, I personally ores the... More 

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Thank Tobias B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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442 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Quite a busy place with cyclists and locals and visitors. Good coffee, big selection of meals and dishes. And art for sale on the walls.

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Thank happysheepChina
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Today I sat down for breakfast with some friends. It took 30 minutes for our coffees to come to our table. I ordered a black coffee, and got an Americano. When I told them I ordered a black coffee I was treated in an extremely rude manner and was told they CANNOT make a black coffee because "this is how... More 

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Thank Ace H
Tauranga, New Zealand
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351 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Rotorua, early afternoon, and discovered Zippy Central. We were looking for a coffee and something simple to eat. This cafe serves Supreme Coffee. That was a good start. We ordered nachos with beef and beans. It was a perfect small lunch to share. Other tables were doing something similar, sharing food and enjoying each other's company. It's... More 

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Thank Alexander6011
Rotorua, New Zealand
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

My sister and I had a very tasty lunch here the other day. We both had a 'BLEAT' sandwich which was a bacon, avocado, egg, lettuce and tomato sandwich. I had mine on Vogel toast and she on a gluten free bread. The service was prompt and the sandwiches generous, well cooked and presented very nicely. There was a tasty... More 

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Thank Jan M
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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684 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It was raining heavily and we needed to find somewhere for lunch and came across Zippy Central and so pleased we did. They had a large choice of bagels with amazing fillings and salads as well as hot meals. My smoked salmon salad had lettuce, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, cucumber and avocado. The bagel had bacon, lettuce, tomato, avocado and a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$13
Cuisine
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1153 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 3488288
Description
Casual relaxed dining, Great coffee.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?