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Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

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Seafood, Contemporary
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6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6797
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every...
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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  • 264
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    Very good
  • 59
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  • 26
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quite but delicious

After a long drive to Cape Reinga and back we wanted something quick and easy. This was perfect, it was close to our hotel, the food was quick and the service was great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Kerrianne_Hamilton
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very quiet and peaceful breakfast location overlooking the beautiful Paihia harbour. Great value for money and friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I enjoy a vegetarian meal every now and again so dared to order one this particular night. I was blown away. It was very tasty and looked very appetising on arrival. The rest of the group enjoyed a variety of the seafood tasty morsels. We certainly will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The restaurant has such a friendly feel to it with staff to match. The food is always delicious( we have been before) and beautifully presented. Highly recommended for any meal of the day. The icing on the cake is that they offer a courtesy pick up and drop off - what a service!

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

After a long drive to Cape Reinga and back we wanted something quick and easy. This was perfect, it was close to our hotel, the food was quick and the service was great.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We travel all around New Zealand. The meal we had last week at Al Fresco's was up there with the best of them, and better than most. The staff are efficient and helpful. The garlic prawn pot was to die for. I need to find an excuse to go back to Paihia so I can have the delicious lamb rack... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We were looking for some place for dinner on Sunday Night and we stopped for grab some drink an food. We love it! The taste of the food was amazing and enjoying it with the music made our experience so much better! We liked so much that we went for breakfast on Monday and it was our best choice! 👌💕

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Travelling from Australia, i had lunch here pork belly with scollops, the whole meal was AMAZING and affordable. I couldn't tell you the last time i ever had such an enjoyable meal. No words to describe...! Thanks

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My partner and I have just started a self guided tour of NZ, and stumbled upon this place on our first night in Paihia. It was a cold winter's night, but you wouldn't know it once you're in the doors. The covered alfresco area is well heated, and tonight patrolled by a friendly golden retriever. Very friendly and attentive service,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Ate here on three occasions on our ten days at Paihia lovely service and consistently good food kept going back well done

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Having spent our first day in NZ out on a cruise, we arrived back at 4:30pm and decided to pop in Alfresco's as we Heard the awesome live music. We went on a Sunday afternoon, happy hour drinks, $15 Sunday roasts and amazing atmosphere with the live music and locals. Janna the bar manager who is a lovely German girl... 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 20
Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Marsden Road, Paihia 0247, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6797

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic

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.
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

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