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Oceans Restaurant and Bar, Tutukaka

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Seafood, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, English
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4 Marina Road | Tutukaka, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
0064 9 4702290
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Oceans is a friendly, vibrant family restaurant that offers honest fresh...
Oceans is a friendly, vibrant family restaurant that offers honest fresh meals at great prices. Be wecomed and Enjoy!
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  • 31
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    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 5
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Slow service but food good

I think they probably were a little surprised by the numbers of people on Sunday morning coming for breakfast, as we did wait about 45 mins for our food. When it came it was very tasty though so can't fault the quality of food. Eggs bene was fresh and good coffee as well.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I think they probably were a little surprised by the numbers of people on Sunday morning coming for breakfast, as we did wait about 45 mins for our food. When it came it was very tasty though so can't fault the quality of food. Eggs bene was fresh and good coffee as well.

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Sacramento, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was pretty good food, for a reasonable price. We were a little disappointed with the pork belly, but the fish and chips were great. The chowder is fantastic, must try!

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Silicon Valley
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126 reviews 126 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here one night. We ordered the flounder and the fish and chips. The flounder was a little too fishy for our tastes but that was more the nature of the fish, as it was cooked nicely. The fish and chips were good with a moderate portion size. The creme brulee dessert was very good. The service can... More 

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Torrevieja, Spain
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48 reviews 48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Stopped for a beer and a look at the menu for dinner later. There was nobody there at all, eventually somebody came through and asked If they could help. Then went off to find some bar staff. 5 mins later we were able to place an order. When it came to a repeat order nobody to be found again. Had... More 

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Auckland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Only had coffee (and a plate of chips once) here, but the coffee was good and it was well organised. A safe choice.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Friendly and very helpful staff, food and alcohol to standard you would expect. Nice location near marina, we had a walk after dinner on waterfront which was very pleasant after a hot day

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Auckland, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We looked at the options but chose to eat at Oceans. It has a great ambiance and is very comfortable with a nice bar and outside dining if the weather is fine. The options were good as was the food and very friendly service. Reasonable prices and lovely coffee.

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Titirangi, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

See the title which hit the nail on the head. The staff on the night was very helpful and professional.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This is a gorgeous spot for a romantic or otherwise night away from home. The view of Marina is gorgeous and the rooms spacious and everything clean and spotless. The staff are tops and will certainly go back - Thanks for being on our doorstep - your facilities are fab.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The night we were at Oceans may have just been not a good night. The restaurant was very very noisy due to a large party of drinkers, you could hardly hear what your partner was saying. The restaurant was very busy as well and with only one staff member on he was run off his feet, hence a longer waiting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 Marina Road | Tutukaka, Tutukaka 0153, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Tutukaka
  • Phone Number: 0064 9 4702290

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 23
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Coffee Shop, Vegetarian, English

Description

Oceans is a friendly, vibrant family restaurant that offers honest fresh meals at great prices. Be wecomed and Enjoy!

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