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“Great staff, but food only average”
Review of Joes Garage

Joes Garage
Ranked #48 of 291 Restaurants in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$19
Cuisines: Diner, Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: The original Joe's Garage opened in 2000, situated in an old Post Office sorting room in Queenstown. There are now seven Joe's around NZ and the concept is the same now as it was then- to be a Cafe that everybody can go to and enjoy exceptional coffee and food presented by attentive and enthusiastic staff, listen to cool music, and above all, have a lot of fun in an efficient "garage" environment.
Reviewed April 4, 2018

Popped here for breakfast in the sunshine, keeping warm with lovely blankets. Staff were cheerful and helpful but food was lacking. Bacon was very overdone on one plate, eggs that had been ordered scrambled, arrived as fried, and undercooked.
They took the order without writing it down. We have been to Joe’s in Chch, so were surprised that it wasn’t the same quality. We didn’t mention it as it was busy and just wanted to get on with our day. There are much better brekkies out there in Queenstown.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Fenchurch40
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Between some buildings in a small laneway Joes Garage is a real surprise. Very cool staff and good beers for good prices. The fingerfood was excellent for the afternoon beers. Had a good and helpfull conversation with the waitress about Queenstown and the area.

Date of visit: January 2018
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Thank denreiziger
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We had coffees, muesli, breakfast burrito and two Gorgeous Georges. Everything was delicious and we loved sitting outside with the red plaid blankets. My husband said the muesli was the best he’d ever had. We are now in Christchurch and saw they have one, we may go tomorrow!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SeattleTracy
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We went twice for coffee which unfortunately was bitter both times. We thought we would give them the benefit of the doubt by going back the second time but disappointed again.
Staff were great and location and atmosphere were great.
When we talked to women settling accounts she was totally not interested.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Carol R
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast here our last day in town. Enjoyed the Gorgeous George with the bacon and spuds cooked just right. The service was excellent and entertaining. Great music going over the speakers. Give this place a go!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MWPerry
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