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Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
(09) 430 3333
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Alway great

Alway great here. Staff are good. Touch wood but haven't had a bad meal here yet. Great place to come as a group as well

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Marilyn S
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Melbourne
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Melbourne
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Alway great here. Staff are good. Touch wood but haven't had a bad meal here yet. Great place to come as a group as well

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had been told that Killer Prawn was the place to go in Whangarei. A colleague raved about the seafood and said it couldn't be missed. I could have easily missed it. Signature prawns were heavily battered and tasteless. Mussels conversely were very tasty. We then all ordered steak. Portion sizes were huge but the steak was incredibly tough. Vegetables... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Walking into Killer Prawn , makes you feel you are in surroundings more like Auckland.... great foodie joint , excellent service and memorable food....

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auckland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This place was a disappointment. Headed back after a few years away. The food was not what you'd expect ... ordered two specials of the day. Thai beef salad was tough and chewy in spite of the large quantity. The pork was also very average. Think they need to work on the chef. Service was ok

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Husband and I hadn't booked, didn't take too long for them to seat us. We both had steak and were not diasppointed, cooked just the way we like it! No room for dessert but our neighbours all seemed to enjoy the cheesecake. If someone in your group is celebrating a birthday...the staff do a great celebratory surprise! Great experience.

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have been fortunate enough to eat at this restaurant a few times and am finally getting around to writing a review! I most recently went there in December and was excited to try out their new menu. I couldn't rate this place high enough - It is a big favourite among the locals here in Whangarei with a fantastic... More 

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Whangarei
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I've been to Killer Prawn several times over the years for both lunch and dinner. Since 2006 the cuisine has been superb and the service has been good - although it can be a bit delayed depending on how busy the place is. Killer Prawn is in the same league as A' Deco and Tonic. Killer Prawn has a superb... More 

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Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

One of the most delicious meals I've had and excellent service. Price reflects this so we'll only be dining here for very special occasions.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This restaurant offers delicious food in a charming atmosphere. Good portions and good quality! And they DO make good drinks, I recommend the long island iced tea!

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Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A group of work colleagues and I recently had dinner at Killer Prawn and were extremely disappointed in both the food and service. Personally, my fish meal was small and served on very dry rice which tasted old. When one of my colleagues complained to the manager about his steak, the manager was very rude. Also, there was no atmosphere... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bank Street, Whangarei, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Whangarei
  • Phone Number: (09) 430 3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Seafood, Steakhouse

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