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“Good choice for breakfast” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Joe's Garage

Joe's Garage
6 Bryce Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Ranked #64 of 237 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Wellington
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Good choice for breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

We came here for breakfast with an extended family of 8 adults and 4 children. Joes handled all the orders well and the food was simple but delcious. Lots of it too. Considering it was New years day, the waiting staff were all good natured.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Love the food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

very cosy and food was really nice, heaps of car parking, the service was excellent the waitress was very polite and we were seen to straight away.

Visited January 2014
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“if you dont like people, then maybe waiting tables isnt for you”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

the only comments i can make on the food is that when i arrived after everyone had eaten, nearly all 15+ people were offering me their half eaten meals because they didnt want to eat it.
i was meeting friends here for a drink after their meal. when i arrived and sat down, the waitress initially seemed helpful running me through the few beers they had, but when she delivered it, it was all but thrown at me. not even placed on the table in front of me. my friends commented that the service had been like that all night. later, when they were offering dessert menus, the waitress was so rude, i said something. i explained her lack of service wasnt appreciated & she needs to talk to people better. admittedly, she picked up her game, a little late in the match tho. the comments made for the rest of the night were how the bad service wasnt limited to that staff member.
if you dont like people, then maybe waiting tables isnt for you. it seemed that the staff dont like people.
i told the staff i wouldnt ever eat there based on the service. although i am tempted to go back one day and see if it was just a bad night for them.
dinning is meant to be an experience, a good experience. if people have a bad experience they wont enjoy their food, or their evening & it is the fault of the staff who are their for service.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Great Pizza!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Joe's Garage!!! this place is great!!!....it has the perfect selection of pizza's,salads,burgers,steaks and pasta!!!...have dinned in and taken -out food from here!!!.....the service is always great and very quick!!!....the pizza's are a must here!!! great toppings and a very think base!!! YUM!!!.... also a great seletion of beers and wine,.....this is a great casual dinning restaurant!!!!....I found everything to be just great!!!!....try it out!!!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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89 restaurant reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Joe's was Boom”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This place just rocks. The people are so accommodating and so helpful. We went twice this weekend they were that good. I cannot tell u how good the pizzas are. But the burgers and the steaks are also so tasty. Great selection of beers and awesome ambience.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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