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“Great find”
Review of Big Fig Wanaka

Big Fig Wanaka
Ranked #1 of 91 Restaurants in Wanaka
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$16
Description: Slow food, served fast
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Description: Slow food, served fast
Reviewed April 4, 2018

After going on a salad hunt, we found The Big Fig, and what a great find it was. Lovely fresh, colourful salads, e.g. tabouleh, quinoa, red cabbage with beetroot, joined with roasted veges was a treat. Quick service even at a busy time and many a smile from helpful staff. Make this cafe a must on your visit to Wanaka.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Limited menu but good simple concept.
Select your dish size - small, midium or large.
Costs for example: 10NZD, 18 or 25 for meat - 9NZD, 16 or 23 for veg/salad dishes.
Select your meal choice and off you go.
Good tasty food. Friendly service. Helpful staffs.
Recommended.

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Thank Rameshlcfc
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Chose your meat, vegetables and salad and enjoy a nice meal in this superbly located small restaurant. Salads are Mediterranean. My wife was particularly happy about the grilled chicken leg, sweet potato casserole and the baked eggplant...

Thank Markus_Ldn
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

got a variety of vegetable dishes, well prepared, in a small or medium or large plate. There were 3-4 meat options to choose from. 3 salads as well. Vegetarians find this place to have a well-balanced meal that is actually quite delicious. I'd come back here again. In fact, I did go back here daily for the 3 days I stayed in wanaka.

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Thank Paprika25
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Big Fig was a place we wanted to try because of the great reviews and it was just a couple blocks from our motel. It's styled like a buffet and your selections are what they have that day, which can vary a little. You select a dish size then can decide which meats, veggies, sides you'd like. It's a lot of food...we ate there twice and the first time I got a medium and it was a lot more than I could finish, so got the small next time and barely finished that! They pile it in, but it's a great value. We loved their meatballs and probably my favorite were these stuffed eggplant rolls they had one time. The kumara gratin is delicious (it's sweet potato), and their salad mixtures are very tasty. They can get busy at peak times, but we hit it around 5 both days and did fine. Best to walk there because the small parking lot in front seems to be always full...it's in a strip with shopping and information centers across the street from the lake. Which also makes it easy to take a stroll along that beautiful lake after dinner! We highly recommend this place as a great way to try some different foods, reasonably priced too.

Thank Mary S
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