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Mister 'D's Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thu - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Traralgon, Australia
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338 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Mister D's was a solid choice for breakfast...we were very pleased afterwards! The location is not the easiest to find for newcomers to the area...but once you've been there you'll never forget it. The space is large and airy...and surprisingly not too noisy given the large crowd in there on the Sunday morning we rocked up. The service was friendly... More 

Thank mafman74
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Amazing ambiance, great service and food, presentation fabulous and tasty. Very generous portions. Just above average pricing but worth it. Famous for their doughnuts and breakfast, no need to book for breakfast. At the moment dinner only Thursday, Friday , Saturday.

Thank keviny392
Warwick, Australia
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381 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful place. Absolutely great staff and great food. Delightful to be able to have Bollinger with brekkie - by the glas, half bottle or bottle. Probably by the magnum too. Try the doughnuts.

Thank Ross H
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is very yummy. Lot of choices and great wine list. When we ordered an entree sashimi salad to share, the restaurant decided the portion into two dishes for us. This makes it easier for us. Good thinking. The duck risotto and bone marrow rivoli are very delicious.

Thank Rebecca T
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Napier has a range of excellent pl aces to dine. Mister D,s Bistro stood out as one of the best, due to the ambience, excellent food, friendly staff and a good selection of wine. This is a busy Bistro that does not rush diners to turn over tables. Could not find fault and highly recommend as a place to dine... More 

Thank Fair23
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service, food and experience were all 5 star! Waiters were class and even gave me his top4 recommendations which I asked for. Bone marrow pasta was delish and the risotto went down a treat aswell. Obviously finished with an infamous mister Ds doughnut. Only negative was the noise coming out of the kitchen, as it's an open set up. This... More 

Thank Josh E
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After consulting with Trip Advisor, we dined here for our only night in Napier. The menu, on paper, looked exciting and inviting. Overall the service was fantastic. We were promptly and warmly welcomed when we entered, and our primary waiter was wonderful! The decor was slightly confusing. You could tell they are going for simplistic and nostalgic ambience, with a... More 

Thank Joshua B
Christchurch, New Zealand
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, done well. Funnily enough I came across syringe-adding two days later at another place. What a coincidence.

Thank skysearcher
Guelph, Canada
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has high reviews for a reason, amazing. It's an open kitchen so Mr. D is right there cooking for you. My husband had the beef. Smoky and delicious...the knife was more for show, so tender. I had the duck risotto a great risotto and the duck was perfectly cooked. The price was also reasonable for the quality of the... More 

Thank EatWell1234
umina beach
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommended to visit this place. The food was lovely and we really enjoyed the coffee. We were unlucky to strike a waitress with attitude which lessened the whole experience. Great decor and lovely food.

Thank keith r

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, New Zealand, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Tennyson Street, Napier 4110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: 068355022

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?