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Schnappa Rock

Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
+64 9-434 3774
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“mussels” (39 reviews)
“pork belly” (17 reviews)
“creme brulee” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 491 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is situated adjacent to the marina with views over the boats and sea. You can sit outside under the sailcloth, weather permitting or eat inside if you chose. The staff are good and service ok, and more importantly the food is good and...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great, seaside, beachcomber vibe to the place. Good bar area. Group of us in for dinner and by the the time we came to order the Haku fish special was all gone! A busy spot. We started with Chicken Liver Parfait and Cougette Frittas -...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was nice food for 4 of us but nothing adequate for vegans here. Has to be something available other than a salad and bread rolls.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice seafood chowder, unfortunately the waitress was not very friendly. The service doesnt much the food quality. Waitress became very talkative we she realised they had undercharged us and chased us out the door to recover the balance. We wont be back.

Thank Herby01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Schnappa Rock as a group of seven and everyone agreed the food was great. It was a very wet (and warm) night but the place was chocca with diners. Our group tried the sirloin steak, the pork belly, the fish of the...More

Thank foodlover27264
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eight of us enjoyed a pleasant evening here on a wet Saturday night. Service was good the entire evening apart from one mix up with a cocktail that was sorted out as our entrees arrived. The clam chowder is a must and all the mains...More

Thank FourTravel2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is very casual but still has a pleasant ambiance to it. The staff are friendly and the meals are delicious. Also very "kid friendly" ! A little pricey but dining out in New Zealand is not cheap!

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Schnappa Rock is one of the few dining options in tiny Tutukaka. In rustic surrounds they served a good meal with an enjoyable steak, but for the prices the service left a lot to be desired. On arrival no fewer than three staff ignored us...More

Thank Toheroa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are out here while up for a diving trip- the food is excellent and it comes with with friendly and professional service. We thought it was quite expensive, but really enjoyed our meal here. Nice outdoor seating area to enjoy the sunshine.

Thank kb882017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in Tutukaka for lunch on the way to our lodgings and were back again for dinner because this is such a great place. Great ambiance, excellent service and a limited bu excellent menu. The preparation and presentation of the dishes is comparable with...More

Thank SSturgess
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tutukaka Marina, Tutukaka 0173, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Tutukaka
  • Phone Number: +64 9-434 3774
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On the Marina in Tutukaka, gateway to the Poor Knights Marine Reserve. Schnappa Rock offer a unique dining experience in lovely setting. Open 7 Days from 8am
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