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Marinovich's Seafood Restaurant & Cafe

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19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 758 4749
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A pleasant surprise

After reading the reviews decided to give this eating establishment a try. My colleague and I were pleasantly surprised. While the friendly waitron was not particularly knowledgeable about the seafood offered the meals we chose (whitebait, scallops, chowder and red cod) were very good. Simple vey... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
KiwiTraveller1953
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Wellington, New Zealand
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Amphitheatre, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This place was an informal dining experience but served wine and beer but the prices would be suited to more fancy restaurants. We paid $32 for a flounder with chips we thought this was too expensive.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Would have to be the nicest Fish and chips we have ever had. The owner lady was so helpful with our ordering as we only had a limited time before a concert. Would tell anyone to go there.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We were in New Plymouth for the weekend and were recommended to go to Marinovich's by a local. We were not disappointed. We both had the seafood chowder with hand cut chips on the side. I had the entree size as my main and my husband had the main. It was delicious and would certainly return again. The service was... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

After reading the reviews decided to give this eating establishment a try. My colleague and I were pleasantly surprised. While the friendly waitron was not particularly knowledgeable about the seafood offered the meals we chose (whitebait, scallops, chowder and red cod) were very good. Simple vey fresh seafood is always a treat. Nothing pretentious about the simple café surroundings but... More 

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Auckland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I went here with no expectations, it was close to my hotel. The staff were friendly and my meal was delicous. I didn't want a big meal so ordered a salad. The scallops were perfectly cooked, slightly under done in the center, perfect! I will be back again next time I am in New Plymouth

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Really felt like oysters and was not disappointed - they were delicious. The chunky chips are great, but because of their "chunkiness" tend to get a little dry towards the middle.

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Back again in New Zealand, and yes straight here if we are in New Plymouth.This lovely family owned ( over 80+ years ) restaurant is a must for us. Always a good selection of fish ( 5 on the board of specials ) plus the menu.My wife had a very large baked flounder the first night, followed by a seafood... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We went here on the recommendation of our Rough Guides book and we weren't disappointed. Excellent food, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. Would definitely return if we come back to New Plymouth.

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Englefield Green, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Very much a caff in décor and feel but serving restaurant quality evening meals. Lovely friendly staff as usual with an excellent knowledge of the menu

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Dammam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I have eaten here on a number of occasions and also used their takeaway service. I have always been very pleased with the food and service. The older staff (owners?) are very friendly. Their fish is very fresh and tasty and there is a good selection available. A small, but perfectly acceptable selection of wine is available also along with... More 

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Address: 19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
Phone Number: (06) 758 4749
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
Cuisine: Seafood

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: (06) 758 4749

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

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