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Franks Pizza Bbar & Cafe

68 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Ranked #30 of 41 restaurants in Paihia
Cuisines: Pizza
Most recent review
- Apr 5, 2014
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Ordered a lasagne which cost $16.80 served with fries. Lasagne was cold in the centre, making me suspect that it was a frozen meal. I complained and they offered to make me another one which was hot on the outside, but warm in the centre. Waitress was not genuinely apologetic and the chef looked more annoyed than anything. Was told... More

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North Shore City, New Zealand
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60 reviews 60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Had visited this place some years ago and enjoyed good coffee and cake. It now is a bar which serves coffee and hot fast food. I therefore just had a latte which was quite average and my husband had a beer, nothing special. We saw a couple being served pizzas, which, quite frankly looked like cardboard with pieces of meat... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Amazing pizzas, I tried a vegetarian pizza which had very unique toppings and were delicious! Best pizza I have had in a long time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Stopped into this pizza place for quick takeaway. Didn't realize we could make our own till we walked it. Pizza was made fast and tasted amazing. Def coming back before we leave

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New Zealand
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed sitting outside looking across to the Bay. We designed our own pizzas and they were good.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We ordered a standard-size Genesis seafood pizza for $25, and what we got was 8 prawns, about 6 mussels and some cheese. It is the worst value for money we have ever had, and being visiting proud NZers we are ashamed that overseas visitors might be treated the same as we were. Franks Pizza Bar has NOTHING to be proud... More

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Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great view over the bay. Our first stop each day for good coffee, with friendly staff. We had a pizza on the midweek entertainment night which was really good, however with drinks it was a bit overpriced.

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Auckland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Pizza was great but the organisation needs some work. We ordered two and got a 50% success rate. If they can get your order right then you will throughly enjoy the pizza.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We ordered the wedges...which were a huge portion and really different to the usual, and a chicken, meats and bbq pizza. The pizza was amazing! Im a huge pizza fan and this was fabulous!

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essex uk
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

The title says it all really. The pizza is very good but its kind of small and over priced for that reason. Drinks are rather expensive as well but good view of the ocean.

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