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Urban Grind

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Next door to Foursquare supermarket | 72 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
+64 3-443 6748
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my god..this place is gold. We decided to go here as it is just across the road from where we were staying. What a premo spot on a hot day. Has a lovely breeze flowing through restaurant and we weren't sitting in direct sunlight. What a fantastic meal..I had the baked bluecod. And it was to die for. This... More 

Thank pmlumb
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Place looks very nice. But once you're inside you quickly realize that it's a place where the owner doesn't work, but just hired a lot of people to run it. Waitresses look like they didn't sleep enough the night before, and when you ask if there's wifi (which you can expect in a place called Urban Grind) they look at... More 

Thank timamsterdam01
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good breakfast here! Cozy and spacious place! Waitress was very pleasant and warm! Music was great too! Thumbs up!

Thank Seng Heng Q
South Island, New Zealand
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77 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met at Urban Grind early evening for their 2 for 1 pizzas. These were large, delicious & perfectly made. The bases were crispy & a full menu range of toppings. The cafe was full with locals & visitors alike & had a fun buzz. If pizza is not for you there is a range of other menu options. Staff were... More 

Thank WanaKiwis
Gore, New Zealand
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54 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of our favourite places to eat in Wanaka - food is always so good. A lovely place to eat, highly recommend it:)

Thank SunloversSouthland
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick bite en route from Queenstown to Franz Josef Glacier. Lovely cafe. Smoothies were excellent, as was the mixed salami pizza.

Thank Kurosaki_Ichigo
Cromwell, New Zealand
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77 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been here several times as we live locally and although the food is interesting and good, we have always been disappointed by the cake selection. Maybe it's not their thing, but mid-morning coffee and cake is always popular. However, on our last visit, we found the staff to be totally overpowering. We'd taken two steps... More 

Thank Bob S
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice vibe. Attentive staff. Japanese pancake and bacon and egg roll were delicious. Good coffee. Would go again.

Thank K H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went for lunch with a group. One gripe is that the cafe will only allow one account per table. Good coffee and a wide selection of cabinet food cakes and sweets. The mains were nice but almost a bit too try hardish- e.g. The smokes salmon salad. Service was attentive mainly from travelers to NZ. Would revisit as my first... More 

Thank poppy500NZ
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great coffee here and brekkie, especially the Japanese pancakes! Busy with the locals too which is always a great sign.

Thank Nikki B

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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
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Bar, Cafe, European, New Zealand, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Next door to Foursquare supermarket | 72 Ardmore Street, Wanaka, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Wanaka
  • Phone Number: +64 3-443 6748

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