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Smitty's Sports Bar and Grill

37 Albert Street, Whitianga 2856, New Zealand
(07) 866-4647
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Ranked #24 of 34 restaurants in Whitianga
Most recent review
- Jul 8, 2014
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English first
Sydney, NSW
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great friendly pub, good prices and a nice place to sit and watch the world go by. Looks like they do a good trade with the locals but did not mind tourists dropping in.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

In on a Friday afternoon for lunch. The Pub still employs the self-service paging technology, a relic from the past surely. The staff were very friendly and the food basic pub. The locals are friendly and won't bite much.

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Had two stops in here, one for a wine and some pool, and once for some coffee when the power was cut and Smittys was one of the only places with hot coffee on offer - it was good too!

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Southport, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

All be it that I was there early afternoon and the atmosphere wasn't what it would be at night but I could see how this place would be buzzing of a night time. We wanted a counter meal for lunch and the sports bar jumped out at us. The meals were cheap and the staff real friendly and made us... More

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Whakatane
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Friendly, welcoming and efficient staff. Very busy, busy two nights we visited but never had to wait long to be served. Walking distance to most motels/apartments.

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newcastle upon tyne
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The place was buzzing, even in the late afternoon. My son-in-law and I only had a couple of drinks, but the atmosphere was great and the choice of drinks extensive.

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Kawerau, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We love this bar! Kid/family friendly, amazing helpful cheerful staff. Made us feel welcome and provide service over and above what you could expect! We spent a number of hours in this establishment during our 2 week holiday and we will be back with bells on!! You looked after us as if we were family! Kia kaha!

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Redland City, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Great atmosphere. Plenty to choose from on the menu. Food was good. Staff were friendly and polite. Handy location in town. Easy place to dine or just have a drink.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Friendly staff, good beer prices and the locals were approachable a and friendly to talk to. Did not eat there, but the meals looked good.

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Tauranga
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Typical sports bar good snack food, good beer and good atmosphere . Tv in sight of most seats inside and out with different sports being viewed.

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