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The Ranch Cafe Bar & Grill

Town Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9681, New Zealand
03 249 8801
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Ranked #14 of 29 Restaurants in Te Anau
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for lunch, Fantastic food! Priced reasonably well for the quantity and quality. Staff were friendly. A great choice to stop at!

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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

after a big day tramping and seeing the sights around the Milford Road, some comfort food was required, and The Ranch was absolutely spot on. sure the restaurant is a part of the front bar, but you shouldnt be looking for pressed linen tablecloths in Te Anau. food came out promptly after we ordered, thanks to the super friendly and... More

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Wanaka, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Wow, this food was great. Chicken wrapped in bacon was lovely, veggies perfectly cooked. Boyfriend considers himself a steak connoisseur and thought the rib eye was awesome. Dessert trio - YUMMMMMM! The reviews are right, this is a TAB sports pub but so what, the food is worth it. Reasonably priced, $31 for chicken and $34 for steak isn't bad... More

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Berkeley, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
262 helpful votes 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

The fish and chips were good, but come on... $28? The Ranch capitalizes on its central location and promotion by local lodging businesses. The food is straight ahead pub cuisine, reasonably well executed and delivered to your table by cute young waitstaff. If you can handle the prices, not a bad spot for a casual meal.

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Bundaberg, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

What a lovely & characteristic pub with an awsome menu. The food was beautiful :) & the service was great.

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San Francisco, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Pub food. Heavy, but well executed. Good fish/ribeye and fries, but no bargains. If you like campy Americana (shotguns, classic rock, cowboys 'n' Indians, and wagon wheels, you can't go wrong here) and slot machines, you'll enjoy the ambiance. I preferred the cozy, homey vibe and reasonable prices across the street at La Toscana. On the other hand, I can't... More

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Calgary, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Good food and drink here. Fun atmosphere and friendly staff. Seems to be one of the busiest spots in town.

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Bath
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128 reviews 128 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

A great restaurant in the middle of town with a great atmosphere and good quality food. The Sunday lunch served after 5 pm is excellent value and leaves room to sample the excellent home made sweets which are equally as enticing, the staff are friendly and very helpful and a. Great atmosphere, will look forward to returning.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Average Kiwi beer. Nice, helpful staff. Pub food - likely defrosted but that's what you pay for. Older crowd with some families.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This place worked for us including our toddler. The food is awesome! They cooked up a mini roast for our daughter. The ciders were lovely and the recommendations from the staff of the excellent NZ wines. The food is first class and the service was impeccable what more could you ask for when starving hungry and looking for a great... More

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