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Reva's On The Waterfront

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31 Quayside, Whangarei, New Zealand
09 438 8969
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Today
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 25
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Waterside Reva

Very enjoyable with the outside evening eating areas. Really makes it special.Food good with good variety and taste. Considered fairly expensive in comparison with other food outlets but that is Revas.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
Peterandvyv
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Whangarei, New Zealand
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Whangarei, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable with the outside evening eating areas. Really makes it special.Food good with good variety and taste. Considered fairly expensive in comparison with other food outlets but that is Revas.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Nice setting, friendly staff who were efficient without being great. Very nice flavours and quite a good Seafood Chowder. But what let them down was 1 - the staff never asked if we wanted refills for our drinks - big missed opportunity here as 2 of us were rather thirsty after a long day. @ - someone needs to teach... More 

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NZ
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Just visited this establishment. Shown quickly to a table and told by wait staff she would be back in a few minutes. Basically didn't come back and just walked passed us numerous times, served someone she sat 10 minutes after us and never returned. We left. Based on reviews she may have saved us a crap meal anyway.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Souvlaki was very dry and tasteless and service on table was poor as experienced. But overpriced and overhyped place for a dinner. Location is nice however

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Such a shame that the owners seem to take the premier dining location they are in for granted. Sure, it might pull the punters passing through town taken by the beauty of the Town Basin - but most locals stay away knowing the food and service is barely average. And whats with the tacky plastic chairs on the riverfront decks????

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I hadn't been to Reva's for quite a while so my partner and I decided to revisit one of our favourite haunts, however we were really disappointed. As other reviewers have said the venue is special, but that's where it ends. The décor is tired and dated and in need of a do up, we sat outside where the paint... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Fantastic location right on the water let down by average food, poor service and quite pricey. I have long since refused to go back.

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Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Such a lovely spot for a restaurant but the food wasn't so good. I have visited a few times with family - my Grandad loves the place. I love the location but if I were choosing where I was going to spend my evening out, it'd be somewhere with better food... This place could be so much better!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Me and my partner had a delicious lunch and drinks! I had a lovely Pina Cola and partner a Sassy Red. Staff are friendly and willing to help. I had the chicken pasta and partner had eggs benedict. I could not eat all of mine as it was a very generous helping! Loved sitting outside and looking at the boats!... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

It has been a few years since I last visited Reva's - and found ......... not a lot had changed (good and not-so-good). Reva's is a local institution - both the restaurant and the person. The location of this establishment is one of the best in Whangarei (surpassed only by the rather special TopSail in Onerahi). I confess to being... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 31 Quayside, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: 09 438 8969
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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