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Only Seafood

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40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
09 402 6066
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Very enjoyable, good menu, quick service, would go back again. Good for families or couples. Certainly worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
abda752014
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service. Had the Only Seafood Oysters for entree, they were outstanding and the Snapper for main. Couldn't fault either meal. My waitress was great, friendly professional and organised. The restaurant has a great feel in an traditional old house that looks out to the sea.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable, good menu, quick service, would go back again. Good for families or couples. Certainly worth a visit.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The meals were just average, yet highly priced. Big turn off was pet cat in the dining room. Wouldn't return for another meal.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Good knowledgable waitstaff and some excellent seafood at this Paihia restaurant. Well worth a lunch or dinner!

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Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Visiting from the Gold Coast. Only Seafood Paihia is an adsolute must. The best seafood meal we have had in a long time.. From the welcome to the goodbye you cant fault this place. Six at the table and every offering served was of exceptional presentation and quality. From the seafood chowder starter ....to the top quality scallop main ....... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely venue. June, 6 patrons all night. Food presentation was good but quality did not hit the mark. Taste!!. Disappointed really. I have paid way less for better. Too many choices in Piahia, had better for far less. Sorry guys I really was expecting someting more interesting and tempting. Menue promised but did not deliver.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This is a must place to eat every time we come to Paihia. Great seafood well cooked and reasonably priced.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had dinner we had a platter for entree It was lovely then we had a seafood medley for main soon disappointed in it as it had small amount of seafood and mostly lettuce I think it was a whole one on each of our plates I wouldn't go there again for 3 prawns 1 mussel and 2 scallops that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Sooo worth it. It was quiet night only one waitress but she handled everyone with friendliness and skill . The food is quite amazing very fresh and tasty nothing to fault from entree to desert . very impressive

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I was treated to Only Seafood for my birthday dinner - It was great. We went early and had the place to ourselves to start with. The food was amazing and the service from the Manageress was excellent (I don't know what the other reviewers are on about). If in the Bay of Islands - give this place a try... More 

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Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
Phone Number: 09 402 6066
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: 09 402 6066

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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