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Squids Bar & Restaurant

1 Blacksmith Lane, Shop 15, Whitianga, New Zealand
07 867 1710
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Ranked #11 of 35 Restaurants in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Auckland, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lovely meal here. Posh fish and chips were delicious and the cerviche tasty too. The place was pretty busy and all the other meals looked worth a try. The prices are good and the service tidy.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed a family dinner there recently. Great local seafood dishes and we enjoyed some local wine too. Friendly service and nice environment. View of harbour.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Avery nice place to dine. I had mussels and they where great thanks a lot very good service. We had a lovely evening regards Nigel and Odessa

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We enjoyed the meal but I was a little surprised that we got very few veges and a lot of salad leaves to fill up the plate. Nice food but not great value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My family and I stayed at Whitianga for two nights and after the first nights meal disaster, I was hoping that Whitianga would redeem itself. Squids did this and more. They served up a wonderful meal, great salt and pepper squid and fresh catch of the day. The meal was excellent and well presented, price was very reasonable for quality... More

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Otorohanga, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Extremely disappointed by the quality of the food. My husband is obsessed by squid, so he ordered both an entree and main of squid..... The salt and pepper squid was the worst version I have ever tasted. And the squid succotash- YUCK. Described poorly by waitress and it looked and tasted disgusting. Then at 3am the following morning my husband... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We dined their this evening based on good reviews on trip advisor and many others not being opened. We were very impressed with the service provided. Meals were awesome and great fresh seafood.

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Martinborough, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

Great food, service pleasant , not a place for a romantic dinner, lights very bright, nice music. Food very tasty

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Whitianga, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Nice location. Joe and her staff are very friendly and helpful. For my self and my husband we found a great menu choice of fresh sea food which I like and my husband enjoyed a good steak. We found this to be great value and very tasty.

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Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Tried mussels pots and brownie which were great! All dishes were served nicely and presentable. Nice place for couples and families. And the portion is large and filling. Lunch and dinner both available.

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Additional Information about Squids Bar & Restaurant

Address: 1 Blacksmith Lane, Shop 15, Whitianga, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 867 1710
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga
Cuisine: Seafood

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