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“Fresh Honest Seafood” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Marinovich's Seafood Restaurant & Cafe

Marinovich's Seafood Restaurant & Cafe
19 Brougham Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 758 4749
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Ranked #43 of 111 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
sussex
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
“Fresh Honest Seafood”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

The restauarant is akin to a works cafe, basic & unprepossesing , however the fish & chips are second to none & The marinated squid delicious.
The scallops were cooked to perfection & Saffron sauce had a lot of saffron flavour
( not to everyones taste)

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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new plymouth
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“good value, but pedestrian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Friendly, but steady, reliable, good value, not huge menu, good fish amin reason to go there

Visited September 2011
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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“Farmer K&K”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Fresh fish beautifully cooked, good menu selection

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Wellington, New Zealand
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“Fish and Chip Restaurant”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Perhaps the best advice is to ignore the "seafood restaurant" label - Marinovich does a good meal of traditional fish and chips with simple side salads served in a simple but comfortable cafe-style setting. They also offer a limited range of alcoholic beverages. If that's what you are after, then its a good choice. If however, you are looking for a seafood restaurant, you may well find yourself disappointed.

To be fair on Marinovich it was the 3rd of January so they didn't have fresh fish at the time - a pity as I had been keen to try the whole flounder. But on the upside they were open which was better than most of the other restaurants in town and they did not charge the 15% surcharge that we'd be charged by Salt the night before.

And on the upside they offered different size portions so you could order small medium or large serving size.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Delish!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Spent the night in New Plymouth and wanted lamb - so hard to find this on any menu but then we found Marinovich's so had seafood chowder and rack of lamb which was melt i the mouth. My husband had the seafood platter which was excellent. Definitely worth a visit for good foo.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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