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Tito's Bistro & Bar

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Italian, French, Coffee Shop, Pacific Rim
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24 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
09 4025001
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food

We were a group of 5 friends checking out options on for lunch. 3 of us were vegetarians and were about to leave since they menu did not have much to offer. But then the chef/owner came by and offered to make things off the menu for us !! The food was excellent and so was the service. We tried... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
Sanketh0000
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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443 reviews 443 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

While the food was OK, the service was abysmal. When I walked in, I was promptly greeted and seated by a waitress. She took my order in a reasonable amount of time and that was about it for the service. There were literally one other party in the restaurant. I saw my order ready, seating, and waiting for 10 minutes... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We were a group of 5 friends checking out options on for lunch. 3 of us were vegetarians and were about to leave since they menu did not have much to offer. But then the chef/owner came by and offered to make things off the menu for us !! The food was excellent and so was the service. We tried... More 

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Basingstoke
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We ate here twice during our recent 5 night stay in Paihia and had excellent meals on both occasions. It had a good ambience with an excellent live singer. Service was good and everyone was friendly. The restaurant looks like it may only cater for backpackers but this is not the case. I would definitely recommend the restaurant.

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Auckland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

In 2015 an establishment offering food of this low standard should not be in business. The service is equally forgettable..at one point we had to ring from our table to get someone to come to our outside table with another bottle of wine..do you, your tastebuds and wallet a favour and go somewhere else. It could not be worse.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The waitress or host was lovely at first, and I also think she might be a co-owner of the place. However when I ordered an apple juice and vege burger, they both came with hairs attached, with the longer one in the pattie of the burger. When the waitress/host came to ask if all was well, I told her of... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I walked past this place maybe 10 or 20 times. It reminded me of a cantina/type place in Mexico. I had checked out the menu a few days earlier and thought not too much of it. My son mentioned he had been for dinner there a few days earlier, recommending the chicken with spinach. I dropped in at 6.00.p.m. on... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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62 reviews 62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Great value food - friendly service casual and relaxed dining, also flexibility with the menu to cater for almost anyone

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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211 reviews 211 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Four *s may be a tad generous, but for the price we each had a decent dinner snack. We went because Tito's is directly opposite our hotel. The menu was varied and the prices looked good. I had a very nice burger, my partner had an enjoyable chicken enchilada. There was a good deal on house beer and wine; we... More 

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Paihia, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

My fiancée and I went to titos on our first night in Paihia. We go back a few times a week now. Best food in town without a doubt! Great value! Open late! Can't rave about this place enough! Seriously! The burritos, the hotrolls and the garlic fries! Can not be beaten!

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Arvada, Colorado
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We ate here for dinner the night we arrived in Paihia. The place was right down the hill from our hotel so it was perfect for us after traveling in from Sydney. The service was quick, the food was good; I ordered enchiladas which had a bit of an appreciated spicy kick and my partner ordered something with pork and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24 Kings Road, Paihia 0200, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 09 4025001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Coffee Shop, Pacific Rim

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?