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Cafe Zeytin

83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Ranked #75 of 213 restaurants in Tauranga
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Dinner on a busy friday evening. Nice cosmopolitan atmosphere. Very helpful service; we planned to share a mezze and then have two mains, ansd our waitress volunteered when asked, that each dish was substantial, and we might just share the mezze and pizza main. Excellent and substantial mixed meat mezzo with lots of sides (7 I think), and a superb... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We were in Tauranga for the night and found this restaurant with an interesting Turkish menu. We were seated and then completely ignored. After about 15 minutes, without even being offered a drink we asked a waitress passing by if we could order. She grunted and moved on. We waited a while longer while she came backwards and forwards cleaning... More

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Tauranga
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The food here is fantastic, huge portion sizes, well presented and all in a very warm Mediterranean style setting. Great value for money.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

You don't get the maximum points as you have changed your calamari salad & it's no where near as good as it used to be. But the 2 men were very happy with their mains & we loved the ice cream sandwich we had for desert, the chocolate sauce was divine. We also appreciated the waitress supplying us with small... More

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Tauranga
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Winter Friday lunchtime - where to go for an inexpensive quick lunch to satify everyone's tastes. Zeytins - yes we all agreed consistently good and now you can order from your table its all so easy. The meals going out to another table had the mouth watering, and sure enough when out turn came the lunch choices were delicious. Fresh,... More

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Tauranga
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We had our Sunday dinner with the family and really enjoyed the friendly athmosphere and the very professional service, We promise to come back! Sehr zu empfehlen, lasst's euch schmecken!

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Te Kuiti, New Zealand
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Found the experience interesting when I went to give feedback on how tough the lambshank was and how tasteless it was. Guests that are paying good money for food should not be harassed and should be entitled to their opinion.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Again, great food, service, value & atmosphere. Frequently visit Zéytïn for lunch or (sometimes &) dinner. Fave spot in The Bays.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

One of my favourite lunch stops. The food is well priced, good sized portions and packed full of flavour. The staff are always helpful, and always advise when your selection is one of the longer to prepare meals (great at lunch time!). The coffee is also good, if not great. Did I mention food flavour?

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Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

best food with best atmosphere with excellent value.... what do you want more? the location is also superb for tauranga..... if you stop by in tauranga this place is must

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