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All 38 Whitianga Restaurants

Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill

37 Albert Street, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
(07) 866-4647
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Ranked #24 of 38 Restaurants in Whitianga
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Whitianga, New Zealand
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We ordered the fish and chips. My fish was a frozen fish which was soggy and the chips were greasy. Husbands fish was fresh but he said it was greasy too. There are better places to eat in Whitianga!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Ate here twice on our weekend escape from Auckland. Good food and nice outdoor seating. Not the Ritz but fir for the prices.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The food was nice and well cooked, its bar food & its done nicely , the service was nice & friendly.

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Timaru; New Zealand
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Took family with teenagers. Pretty cheap and reasonable sized meals. Fast coming out too. Huge menu, lots of choice. Service at bar and food station could have been better. Especially the bar lady sending a txt before she served us!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Smitty,s has had a makeover and is now Frankies....food is delicious, staff are awesome and the pool games were flowing. Always a great place for a cold summer beer and a yarn.

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Tirau, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We had dinner at Frankie's as it is now called. We went in around 7.00pm and had quick service. Good, reasonably priced meals and family friendly. They also have bands play some nights.

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Whitianga, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

The original "Smittys" has a new owner and also a new name. It is now called Frankies, however it remains very much the same as before. I do not understand that when a venue has a good reputation that it needs to have a new name, however that is the right of the owner. Fortunately the service and food that... More 

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Whitianga, New Zealand
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

New name Frankies, in the centre of town with a good menu and nights out with quiz nights, karaoke, and friendly staff.

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Whitianga, New Zealand
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

After yachting on the ocean it was a must to have a bear on a shore. The choice was right! Recommended

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Perth. WA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A great place to grab a meal washed down with a good choice of cold refreshments. Recommend to travellers both young and old alike.

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Additional Information about Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill

Address: 37 Albert Street, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
Phone Number: (07) 866-4647
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Coromandel Peninsula  >  Whitianga

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