218 Dominion Road,
The ViewAuckland Review
White-walls trimmed with cool photography and vintage band posters, Vinyl Coffee Shop feels like somewhere transplanted from Sydney or San Francisco.
Quite excellent really, with coffee ordered virtually before we’d taken our seats, and delivered just a minute later. Lots of knowledge on what was good on the menu too.
Excellent coffee from Supreme and a good selection of Charlie’s and Phoenix juices. Once winter hits, the Lemon Toddy should be worth returning for.
Hands-down Auckland’s best breakfast burrito ($17), crammed full of chorizo, free-range scrambled eggs, guacamole and salsa. Only available on weekends unfortunately. On weekdays, try the Vinyl Stack, potato rosti with grilled vine tomatoes, bacon and portabello mushrooms ($20).
Most Surprising Dish
Spanish Eggs ($15), just one of the hearty variations on baked eggs popping up on the menus of Auckland’s better cafes. At Vinyl the dish includes chorizo, peppers, onion, garlic, tomato and feta – all served on ciabatta.
The Bottom Line
Proof that central Auckland’s best cafes are definitely not restricted to Mt Eden, Ponsonby and Kingsland, Vinyl Coffee Shop is definitely worth a short detour.
A Reason To Return
To dive into Vinyl’s lunch menu, including burgers and curly fries. If brekkie is this good, lunch is definitely worth trying.
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