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Buster Crabb

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326 Dee Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 65
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What a great place

The service was fantastic, the food was excellent and the place had a very relaxed feel. The only bad thing I would have to say was the portion were large. Which meant I could fit in desert:-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 24, 2015
Simon A
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The service was fantastic, the food was excellent and the place had a very relaxed feel. The only bad thing I would have to say was the portion were large. Which meant I could fit in desert:-)

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Perth, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Service was excellent and the food just as good. We shared the duck terrine for entree - which was delicious. We had steak and salmon for mains, which were also good. Too full for dessert! Quirky menu too. Well worth going to if in invercargill

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Wellington, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I stopped in for lunch while in Invercargill for work and was pleasantly surprised. The lunch menu is extensive and almost all of the choices are appealing. I chose to have chicken bruschetta and it was really good! Being a Wednesday, it was very quiet, but the service was quick and friendly. I would definitely recommend it to anyone traveling... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Wow this is a great restaurant . Big serves and great tastes. The restaurant is nicely setup and offers great casual dining and good prices. Well worth a visit if your in Invercargill.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

booked a business meal here for 6 people on Tuesday evening with customers recommendation. I have to say that the meal was sensational and much better than I expected. Everything about the evening was pleasurable including the bar area which is well away from where you have your meal. My choice was seafood chowder for starter followed by rib eye... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Had a lovely evening catching up with friends. We all had the chicken salad which was delicious. Attentive staff, yummy food. Well worth a visit.

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Otago Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Don't look all over town...just go straight to Buster Crabb. Great bar area, awesome food, top rate service. Know that it will be busy so just accept it & go with the flow. It will be worth it.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great service, a bit on the noisy side when busy, wonderful delicious food!! Easy place to get to with ample parking at rear. We had a lovely night for our girls for our xmas event.

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Boyne Island, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Brilliant food, brilliant service . The atmosphere was very welcoming. Our waitress could not do enough for us. Highly recommend

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Winton,, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our group from our share group had a late mid year dinner at Buster Crabs, the service was excellent, the ladies attending to us were excellent as was the 3 course meal we enjoyed, would highly rec this restaurant to all families and groups.

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?