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All 43 Paihia Restaurants

Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6797
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Ranked #4 of 43 Restaurants in Paihia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $24
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every Sunday Afternoon 3pm - 6pm. Happy Hour Everyday 3pm - 6pm Alfresco's is a family run business that is open everyday from 8.00Am serving freshly produced food and excellent coffee. We strive to give great service anytime of the day.
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Palmyra, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
188 reviews 188 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

This was located towards the edge of town . We sat out on the patio area, nice seats to see the beach. By this time the sun had come out and it was warm so we ordered, tea for my hubby, citrus beer for me which was very light and refreshing. I'd never had this before. We ordered a calamari... More 

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi There Many thanks for your review and I am very happy to see that you enjoyed your meals at Alfresco's so much. Our citrus beer is a new addition to our menu and I am pleased to see that you enjoyed it so much! With regards to the service I am sorry that you did not receive our usual... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Food was tasty, although we found prices high. Service was friendly, but not very helpful. Examples are ... Sides were forgotten to be brought. Although cold outside no help was given, like place inside of stove heated. Were not asked whether we wanted additional drinks.

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Hannapple Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review on your recent visit to Alfresco's. I am sorry you did not experience our normally high service standards. We have had several trial staff working over the last week and I think you may have been served by one. I have followed up with my duty managers... More 

Manchester
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW via mobile

We were recommended Alfresco's by a few locals in town (always ask a local). It is a bit towards the end of town and maybe a walk too far for some, depending where you are staying, fortunately my wife drove!! We were pleasantly surprised by the ambience and menu selection as from the outside it does look a little more... More 

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi David Delighted to read that you and your wife had such a great experience at our restaurant and that you found our lamb dish off our new menu to be so good! We'd love to see you again if you make it back to Paihia! Many thanks Todd More 

Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Great location with the view of the bay,very popular with visitors to the bay great place just hang out with friends for a relaxing drink n chat.As for our group of 4,web had an early Xmas dinner with family,2 of us will overseas working Xmas day.the staff were very friendly n professional,the service was excellent,the food arrived in no time... More 

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi There What an awesome review and I am very happy too see that our staff looked after you so well while you celebrated an early Christmas, we hope your real Christmas will be as good! Many thanks and we look forward to seeing you again soon! Todd More 

Prince George, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Food was great and reasonably priced. The portions were very generous. The staff were friendly and efficient.

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Rhonda Thanks for letting us know that you enjoyed. It is awesome to hear that you found both food and service to be so good! Many thanks Todd More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Nice setting and food was good. Enjoyed the brunch and servings were plentiful, good value all round

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Hung Glad to see you enjoyed your brunch with us at Alfresco's and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in Paihia! Many thanks Todd More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This place has great service, the staff are so friendly and professional. The food came out quickly and was well presented. I wasn't overly fond of my dinner, but that was my fault, i ordered something i didn't really want! But my mother loved her meal. Would definitely go back! Of and they give you a pineapple lump when you... More 

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

HI Candice Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a lovely review. I was very happy to read that you enjoyed your evening at Alfresco's and I'm delightful to see that you found our staff to be so professional. You always need to finish your night on a sweet note and nothing is more kiwi than a pineapple... More 

Pleasanton, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Good food, delightful service by Maria. Lamb with kumara and spinach was terrific. Snapper was perfectly cooked. Avocado mousse with the snapper very well executed. If you like stick toffee pudding, try the date butterscotch dessert. We loved it... and we're picky about that style of dish. Chapel Hill Cab. Sav. - $55, a very good compliment to the lamb.

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi There Thanks for leaving us such an awesome review and I'm delighted to see that Maria looked after you so well and that you enjoyed your meals so much especially the sticky date pudding which is always a winner! Many thanks again and we'd love to see you again the next time you are in Paihia. Todd More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We entered the restaurant with low expectations because it had a bit of a casual bar feel. However were quickly blown away with the amazing choice of menu and prompt service. The "No Batter Seafood Platter" was the best we've had. It covered almost every type of seafood you can imagine and was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. On our... More 

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Jess Thanks for the great review, I'm delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us so much and found the seafood platter to be so good! We'd have loved to have seen you on again on your second night in Paihia but look forward to seeing you again the next time you are here! Many thanks again Todd More 

Perth. WA
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Good service, a good selection on the menu, located right on the beach front. Meals were served without an extended wait, and changed to suit our individual needs. Thanks Guys.

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ToddEvers, Owner at Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar, responded to this review

Hi Stephen Thanks for the great review, I'm very happy to see that you enjoyed your visit to Alfresco's and that the staff were able to cater the menu to your needs . I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Paihia. Many thanks Todd More 

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Additional Information about Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

Address: 6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 9-402 6797
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 24
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

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