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Buster Crabb

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Seafood, International
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326 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
03-214-4214
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 27
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Take Two / Lovely meal this time around

This time around we had a lovely meal we were both really pleased with what we ordered and the service was also good. Our last experience was disastrous, went there for my Mums Birthday was not good, but totally redeemed themselves this time. I was really impressed that they cared enough about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Prices have increased and quality of food has slipped. $38.50 mains are definitely not representative of value for money, nor are the $14.50 desserts. If you're charging those prices you've got to deliver.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went there for lunch today and I hate having to go and ask for someone to take our order. We had drinks served to the table and then were left for almost 20 mins. The staff seemed to be in no hurry and some of us only had an hour for lunch.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This time around we had a lovely meal we were both really pleased with what we ordered and the service was also good. Our last experience was disastrous, went there for my Mums Birthday was not good, but totally redeemed themselves this time. I was really impressed that they cared enough about our experience the last time to contact us... More 

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dunedin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Very generous portions here. Good variety on the menu. Caters something for everyone. Very popular and each time we have been there have been plenty of patrons. I had the steak which was cooked beautifully. My husband the blue cod. Both were delicious.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Had heard of this restaurant from friends Decided to try it out. 5 of us arrived about 4.30pm we hadn't booked... No problem. Lovely service they made us welcome. By the time we left at about 6pm it was full. Quite a dark place to dine but the decor is lovely. I found the price very good and that we... More 

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited this restaurant for lunch after a work mate recommended it. Disappointed that we had to meet family at their restaurant choice for dinner as I would have returned again after lunch, it was that good. The better half had the blue cod which was amazing and I had the seafood chowder which was excellent. Would happily drive from ChCh... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Good chicken burger, but our blue cod meal was over cooked with very brown (burned batter ) & also brown bits on the lettuce. Nice place but disappointing meal for the money.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Hosted a business meal here a short while ago. The staff are very friendly, good menu range of meals and everyone was very happy with their food. Great atmosphere and modern decor, exceĺlent ability to have a room to ourselves - perfect for a large group. Would highly recommend

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Ashburton, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice place, I had a beautiful meal although hubby had a burger which he didnt enjoy and so for a burger meal it was expensive. Drinks were also expensive. The restaurant seating was a little piecy, like a house with rooms but that is possible the atmosphere they want. Overall not a bad place for a meal

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Invercargill
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had dinner here with friends on a very busy night. The staff were efficient, friendly, and helpful. The menue and wine list had a good range and the food was well cooked and presented.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 326 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: 03-214-4214

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, International

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