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Cafe Zeytin

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83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Change of name and change in pizza quality

The last time we were here in November was for a birthday lunch and it was fabulous! This time however, I noticed a sign indicating a name change to Constantinopoli or pending name change? I think there must also be a new pizza chef as the pizza was no where near the quality of the last one. The... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Nix51
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Whakatane, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Whakatane, New Zealand
Top Contributor
123 reviews 123 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The last time we were here in November was for a birthday lunch and it was fabulous! This time however, I noticed a sign indicating a name change to Constantinopoli or pending name change? I think there must also be a new pizza chef as the pizza was no where near the quality of the last one. The menu was... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We would never go back to this restaurant after the appalling service we received. For a start the restaurant was understaffed. Took forever to be even served with a drinks menu. One of our party ordered shish kebabs. These came out on two metal skewers which were extremely hot. We were not warned that the metal was hot and the... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Stopped by On a Friday night for a quick dinner. Orders were taken quickly and meals came out promptly. Tasty and great value for money.

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Bargara, Australia
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We arrived on a Saturday night without a booking and were greeted like. Long lost friends anod told to select whatever table we liked so we sat where we could be amused by the passing throng. We had had a fair lunch so only ordered a main course each which came quite quickly and were really good. To add to... More 

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Tauranga
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've been to Zeytin's scores of times now. Love it! It's good for a romantic night out for two (though not quite the top notch if you Really wanted to impress her!), good for a catch up with friends or can cater for a large group. Lots of nooks and crannies to suit almost any group. Great food. Good variety.... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Very good Food, location and price, we Been there twice. You cannot miss THE place on the strand. A must stop point for eat in Tauranga for real Food lovers.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

First time i went to Zeytins was for my girlfriends birthday,was very impressed with the food! I organised a cake & dropped it off earlier in the day & that was all ok with them :-) Went again couple of weeks ago & once again the food was great & nothing to complain about re the service!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I went to Zeytins with a group of about 30 people, and was extremely impressed with it. The staff were very friendly and helpful, and the meals came quickly which was impressive considering we were such a large group. The food was great and I really enjoyed the whole evening!

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
10 helpful votes 10 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?