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Iguana St Bar & Restaurant

203 Victoria St, Hamilton 2001, New Zealand
(07) 834 2280
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Ranked #54 of 191 restaurants in Hamilton
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 20, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

An interesting and very bubbly spot, there is lots of seating and lots of guests so not for a romantic evening but if you want to be in the midst of it all - perfect. There is a seating area for group bookings so if you are organising a work funtion etc this could be the place for you. The... More

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I don't frequent Iguana very much anymore due to past experiences, and this visit was similar to previous ones. We decided to eat at Iguana as there wasn't alot of choice in regards to what was open on a Monday night. We had a colleague from Wellington here so needed to take him out for dinner. The restaurant was not... More

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Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place is a favorite of my friends and I can see why. Service was good as well as the food. Had the chilli lime prawns over pasta. Very yummy. The salads were huge and looked tasty. Could easily go back.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Really let down by my experience at Iguana. I understand that Hamilton has a large student base and perhaps this Restaurant was trying to cater to that demographic, however if you are a couple or even just out by yourself looking for a nice lunch this is not somewhere I would recommend. The food options were minimal and everything seemed... More

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auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Exceptional Friendly attentive service, have been to this restaurant a few times and never been disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The service was avarage. The food was very good, fresh and the dishis had a nice presentation. Recommended.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Been a few times and have never been disappointed. The service is exceptional- very friendly, attentive waiting staff and food served extremely quickly. At the moment I'm a fan of their pulled pork baguette- yummy and very reasonable at only $12 with fries and a salad. Also their huge chunky cut fries have got to be the best in town-... More

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A bunch of us - aprox 20 went along for a meal. Great they are able to seat so many large parties while also being able to sit the couples etc as well. Service was good. We had the bread and dips - very nice. I had Pork Belly - yummy. Then for a main I had the smoked salmon... More

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Oakland, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Been here a number of times, though mostly for drinks and snacks. The servers have always been friendly and helpful. The bar snacks menu has been surprisingly delicious, much better than what you would expect for usual pub food. I have particularly enjoyed the rosemary chicken skewers and the breads and dips. The side of fries is huge, plenty to... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My family and friends went out for a dessert one night and have a delightful time at Iguana. We were surprised by the big servings of their beautiful desserts and ended up with take home bags as well. We came back after three days to have lunch with our family friends and we enjoyed the food and atmosphere immensely. The... More

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