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All 45 Paihia Restaurants

Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6797
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Ranked #5 of 45 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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Poole, UK
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Had a very enjoyable dinner here, food and service good. Lucky to get a table as very busy. Went again for Sunday afternoon tapas, loved the food and had the additional attraction of a good guitarist/singer playing all my favourite songs. Recommended

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

Hi There Thanks for the great review and I am delighted to see that you enjoyed both visits to Alfresco's. Our Sunday music sessions are always popular as you found out! Glad to hear you enjoyed it so much! Many thanks and look forward to seeing you again soon Todd More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Don't leave pahia without a bite of alfresco...... don't miss a meal here.... The seafood the vegetation the dessert all were fantastic👍👍👍

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

Hi Parull Thanks for the great review and delighted that you enjoyed your evening with us so much. Would love to see you again the next time you are in Paihia! many thanks Todd More 

Kaikoura
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Had dinner three times and breakfast twice everything was good would definitely recommend this place to anyone nice friendly staff

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

Hi Chino Wow, 5 visits to our restaurant and everything was great, now that's an awesome review! We'd love to see you and all your friends you recommend us to soon! many thanks again Todd More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Went there for lunch, the service was friendly & helpful. Ordered the Cajun Spiced Chicken Salad which was very nice. Would definitely go back.

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

Hi There Thanks for the great review and I'm delighted to see that you enjoyed your lunch with us so much! many thanks and look forward to seeing you again soon! Todd More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

After reading the reviews for Alfresco's my family and I decided to try it out. We arrived at 7:30pm and the restaurant was buzzing with people. Drinks arrived promptly however from then on it was all downhill. We asked several staff members if we could order now, one said I can't do it and others told us to wait for... More 

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

Hi Thank you for your review and I am very disappointed to read that you did not have a good experience at our restaurant. I will be following up with both the front of house and kitchen team with your feedback. We would love to see you again the next time so we could impress you. Many thanks Todd More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Nice food but not recommended for cocktails, we had a great fish and chips, but the cocktails which were served after dinner, although we have requested them before dinner, was not good at all, but the staff were really friendly and told is their main bartender is on leave and also they offered us one free drink.

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

Hi Rojand Many thanks for your review and I was happy to read that you found our fresh fish and chips to be soo good but disappointed that your cocktail was not up to our usual standard. I will be following up with my bar manager to ensure all staff are up to speed with their cocktail making. Many thanks... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Right opposite the beach, lots of tables in the sun and a relaxed decor. Good coffee and the soy was great. Had the scrambled eggs on toast which was delicious and well presented.

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

Hi There Thanks for the great review! Very happy to see that our staff looked after you so well and that your breakfast and coffee were so good. Many thanks and look forward to see you again soon! Todd More 

Auckland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Called in here for breakfast as it was just round the corner from our motel on a recent overnight stay in Paihia. I ordered poached eggs and bacon, and asked for the toast to be replaced with a roasted tomato - not a problem. I'm a fussy blighter with a cooked breakfast, not least because there is usually something not... More 

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

Hi There Many thanks for the awesome review! Delighted to see that you and your son enjoyed your breakfast with us so much and I am very happy to see that our staff looked after you so well with changes to your meals. We'd love to see you again the next time you are in Paihia! Many thanks Todd More 

Highland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Chose this restaurant because it was busy. Had to wait a long time for our meal -a steak- wouldn't have minded if the food was good but it was very ordinary. Waiting staff were fine. The problem seems to be in the kitchen.

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

Hi There Thank you for your review and it is disappointing to read that your experience at our restaurant was not up to our usual standard and I have discussed your feedback with our kitchen team. We would love to see you again if you make it back to Paihia so we could impess you. Many thanks Todd More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a little late as it was over a year ago we celebrated our wedding with you. Your staff in particular the day manager on at the time she was amazing at making our day special.they helped us out with borrowing a table for our ceremony across the road and supplying table decorations. The food was amazing and service... More 

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

Hi Guys Many thanks for the great review! We obviously remember your party very well and delighted for the feedback that Dayna looked after you so well on your special day! Many thanks and I hope married life is treating you well! 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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