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83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Ranked #69 of 237 Restaurants in Tauranga
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Just had dinner at Zeytin. Even though it's a long weekend the service was great and the food amazing. Even the children tried the dolmades and finished it. Definitely will be back

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Had dinner here recently and all I can say is - excellent and highly recommended. A very nice meal at an affordable price. Well done guys

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Hyderabad, India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

As vegetarians, we are always careful choosing a restaurant. Turkish cuisine was a safe bet. We heard good recommendations and went here. The place was full and bustling with people, often the best indicator of the food. The food was good, though I remember feeling it was a tad bit expensive for the overall experience.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A group of 9 of us on a week night, it seems as though they were short staffed with only 2 waitresses taking orders and one waiter delivering drinks and clearing plates. We did ask him for a drink at one stage but he could not do that and said the waitress would come back, which she did, after a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Good value food. Mousakka is excellent. Portions could be larger but acceptable. Service is very attentive

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Been a while since we've had lunch here, but as always this place never fails to disappoint. Excellent menu, loads of choices, mezze platters etc, including some tasty vege options (I am a confirmed meat eater and the vegetarian stuff is to die for). The White Pizza is so good, its our go to choice along with some of their... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Our last of 3 nights in Tauranga. Chose Zeytin and were not disappointed. Good waterfront location. Friendly and efficient service. Great menu, great food and reasonably priced. Also serve a great coffee and stunning turkish delight. Would happily eat here again.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had lunch here on New year's eve and enjoyed it so much we decided to see if we could reserve a particular table for that evening. No problem as long as we were out by 8.30 pm and as we had youngsters with us this worked for us. There were 9 of us and we all enjoyed our meal.... More 

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Whakatane, New Zealand
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119 reviews 119 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Having tried numerous other restaurants along the waterfront, my husband and I chose Zeytin for a birthday lunch, it was the seafood pizza on the menu which was the decider for me! I was not disappointed - the large pizza was amazing with a scallop on nearly every slice, along with an abundance of prawns etc and mussels in half... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

It was my first visit here and I found it rather disappointing,especially the meal.The salad was not crisp and it was difficult to get the long spirals of beetroot into my mouth.I enjoyed the bacon & chicken bits but everything was mixed up together and not attractively presented. A very comfortable llittle room for our group of 11,with lots of... More 

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Address: 83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga

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