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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, Late Night, 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
Still the best seafood in town

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
kiwihappydragonlady
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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174 reviews 174 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
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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181 reviews 181 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It had been a few years since I had dined at Marinovich's so was interested to see if things had changed. On arrival the young waitress did her best to avoid any eye contact and ignored me. Fortunately there was a more experienced waitress present who looked after me. The food was as good as ever - I had a... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited over the Christmas break, hadn't made a reservation, but we were cheerfully show to our table. Delicious seafood, loved the white bait fritter and love their salad, brings back lots of good memories. Always a pleasure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This was actually our families first visit to a seafood restaurant. We had a wonderful time. The staff where attentive and great with our children. We tried the warm scallop and bacon salad, the fish burger, the un battered seafood platter : All really tasty. The team also happily put together bacon and eggs which weren't on the menu for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I really enjoyed the seafood platter. Very fresh and delicious variety. We also enjoyed the baked flounder. Nothing spicy....just honest seafood done without fanfare. I was also pleased that they were open on a Monday.....since many restaurants are closed then.

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Waitara, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Marinovichs make the most amazing Seafood Chowder.All their food is beautiful. They do a Good Friendly Service and a Quick Service.

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Restaurant Details

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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