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Mac's Steakhouse Restaurant

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1110 Tutanekai St., Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-347 9270
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 21
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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The self-explanatory "Eat Street" houses several restaurants along a covered pavement. Mac's was quiet on our visit, and we were seated quickly. The service was the best we had in NZ; enthusiastic, charming and discreet. The steaks were perfect. They were accompanied by fine side dishes too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
rodriguez_7
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Northern Ireland
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

I went with my family on friday to macs steak house.It was v busy night but we didnt see its effect on quality of food and service.... staff was really v friendly and co-operative..They explained their menu and specialities of their restaurant in a v gud way...staff was really v attentive...environment was really v gud all seems v happy and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

All I can say is the food and service was absolutely amazing. I can not fault one thing and my friend and I were more than impressed..Really friendly,down to earth service.Food was really v nice......Great waiter who explained the menu and specialities of their restaurant.Very pleasant restaurant in lovely setting...well worth a visit....

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Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

The meal quality was very delicious .......service was very fast and best we had in NZ.......my family like to visit in MAC's Steak House every time ...we travel NZ.....Awesome food quality is enough to attract every visitor again and again.....

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

After waiting for over an hour and a half for food we were disappointed in both the service and food quality. Plea to of other places in Eat St. to try!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and awesome food. Went for dinner to try once but ended up there for the whole trip.

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Northern Ireland
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83 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The self-explanatory "Eat Street" houses several restaurants along a covered pavement. Mac's was quiet on our visit, and we were seated quickly. The service was the best we had in NZ; enthusiastic, charming and discreet. The steaks were perfect. They were accompanied by fine side dishes too, the little earthy yams complementing the meat. They don't do huge cuts, the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Originally went for lunch and ended up coming returning for dinner in the evening. Food was exquisite both visits. Very tasty and mouth watering meal made our day. Staff was friendly and happy to help. Really yummmm...

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Alesund, Norway
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4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

although they are very strict about ID when it comes to alcohol (they did not accept drivers license, although my boyfriend is 24 years old), the service was very good, and the food was excellent! tender eye fillet with really good sauces, and finally a place in New Zealand that does not serve fried potatoes with everything. I highly recommend... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Very overpriced, steak was good but small portion for the price. The duck was terrible, again small portion and very dry and tough. The accompaniments were average at best. Didn't hang around for dessert.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

we were 4 adults and 2 children.as it was really busy restuarant but still service and food was awesome. macs is famous for there steaks and they food proves. as i was reading other comments they have some bad comments regarding the wait of the food i was thinking the same thing that the food taking lil bit longer than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1110 Tutanekai St., Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-347 9270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: New Zealand

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Entertaining clients

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