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Cafe Zeytin

83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Ranked #80 of 236 Restaurants in Tauranga
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
Whakatane, New Zealand
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 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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Port Vila
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17 reviews 17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

After 2 years, I visited again last night. The decor continues to be an excellent atmosphere of apparent authenticity for someone who's never travelled to Turkey. The menu has changed since my last visit but it still has a great range of dishes. I chose the mixed meat iskender (hold the rice), and was really impressed. It was a good... More 

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Paeroa, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

In Tauranga for a business meeting and we were treated to lunch at Zeytin and what a treat it was. The setting is just lovely and the menu extensive. I chose a bacon, chicken and prawn salad. It was absolutely packed with bacon & chicken and the prawns were king prawns served in their shells. It was full of flavour... More 

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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Food is very nice. Service suxs & the coffee well lets say they can not make it because of this I would not eat here or recommend to family or friends. Not only when asked for money back from the 2nd made coffee the person behind the counter argued with us. What happened to customers satisfaction. Bad service Cafe Zeytin.

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Tauranga
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

good spot but seems very popular at weekends so get in early. Value for money with more of a café atmosphere. Enjoyed the decorations

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

It was my 21st dinner and I had 40 people coming I had booked out half of zaytins tauranga , the staff were not any where to be seen when we wanted to place orders buy drinks and I took everyone's orders as my guests were about to leave I gave zaytins ample time to be prepared for all of... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Love the variety of food they sell. Large turnover of customers. Been here many times. I love this place.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great service, super food - plenty of it and lovely ambience. Catered well for teenage boys 16 years as well as teenage girls and adults.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Took out 13yr granddaughter with us, she had 3 courses, we managed two! Well presented food and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. Nice atmosphere.

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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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