After a long day hiking in the Abel Tasman we scrambled out for dinner. Not sure of where to hit and what we were in the mood for, we found The Tap right across the street from the convenient grocery store and figured we'd give in and grab a bite. We were not disappointed and had one of the best meals of our entire Down Under adventure right here.
I ordered the Speedy Gonzales pizza (I really craved a taste of mexican) and my companion ordered the fish and chips. We sampled some regional beers on tap while soaking up the fresh air and down-home atmosphere. Our meals arrived plenty quick and were exactly what we needed. My pizza was delicious - Mexican pizza in NZ?? Oh yes, mmmm yes indeed. And I stole several bites of my companion's fish and chips and have to say, the fish was perfectly done. Light, airy and crisp batter with a perfectly cooked filet tucked inside.
We went to hundreds of eateries on our trip and this place, by far, had the best fish and chips. There was no comparison. Can't speak to their pizzas over all... no one else in NZ or AUS offered another Mexican pizza, but mine was divine. :)
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