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Alto Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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102 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I couldn't find a menu online so relied on reviews and their Facebook page. They have a 'Burger of the Week' and a specials board. The prices for a burger and fries (I didn't get the special of the week, just the one on the menu) was $19.50. It was nice but for a suburban cafe for a weekday lunch?... More 

Thank Styly_Girl
Dunedin, New Zealand
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65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food very tasty and you can order heathy meals with good salads .The staff are friendly with smiles and the coffee above average ,nice place to visit

Thank Robert S
Dunedin, New Zealand
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Often head here for coffee and scone. Great place to head to in summer and winter (great heating) and lots of windows. Has fantastic decor and staff always happy. Would suggest booking if large group as over lunchtimes gets quite full with regular clientele. A hidden gem in Mornington! They just need to get a water bowl outside for the... More 

Thank Jacque S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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105 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Went here for a coffee and a bite. Very lucky to get a table as no sooner had we ordered there was a line of people out the door. Good sign. Staff were friendly on the day. All female crew. The cabinet showed a good display of food - all looking fresh. Chose a bacon butty and fries. This was... More 

Thank johnboydunedin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

😊great food. Emersons on tap. Famous for great burgers. Atomic coffee. Date scones amazing (was in the local otago daily times paper, so famous😊)

Thank Ash C
Otago Region, New Zealand
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165 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

(Late log) Nice morning for a visit for some breakfast. Staff not too friendly. Coffee can be better. Breakfast was ok and tastefull. Order was wrong but did not have time to wait for correct one. Bill adjusted.

Thank TinVet
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The staff were very hospitable and friendly and the food of which there was a great variety was excellent. Service was outstanding. We were part of a group of seven and we were allocated a window table and this gave us a nice view of the passing traffic.the overall atmosphere was pleasant and we all will visit again either as... More 

Thank ken267
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Very tasty like always, I enjoy visiting Alto cafe every now and then. Always a nice time and the food is always great

Thank Martinette G
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What a great place to catch up with friends and have a really nice coffee an meal. Have been here several times, the service is quick and friendly. Has a lovely selection of well made food. Fast becoming a favourite spot for work meetings as well.

Thank pmlumb
Dunedin, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

This cafe was a favourite brunch spot before the birth of our wee girl, and my recollection of it the last time I went (a few years ago) was that it was a bit tired in both decor and effort. Sunday's visit was fantastic though - the interior has been given a refresh, and both the menu and cabinet food... More 

Thank nofam_wattsy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mailer Street | Mornington, Dunedin 9011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin

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