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Cafe Zeytin

83 The Strand, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Ranked #72 of 216 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
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We love coming here. The service is great. Dont be in a rush, this is not a fast food restaurant but a place to come, relish the atmosphere and enjoy great food. Hubby and I love to come here and share a pizza, some hot chips and a drink.. all of $37. Its also a great place to bring our... More

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great place to go pre cinema or theatre as they know the meaning of quick efficient service. Tasty Turkish food and a great atmosphere. Bookable separate alcoves which are great fun.

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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 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 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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