We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Vinnies Takeaway

Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Marsden Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 5276
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

278 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 274: English reviews
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we weren't able to try Vinnie's due to their eftpos not accepting credit cards. We'll try again next time with cash.

Thank Grant P
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I ordered bacon, egg, and chips to eat there (overlooking the bay) after a fishing trip. Arrived quickly. Good value for sure.

Thank peterghallett
Napier, New Zealand
Level Contributor
83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had fish n chips twice during the week. Disappointed however that both nights they had run out of premium fish and chicken which the teenager wanted. Serving staff not overly friendly, felt like we were bothering him. The food was good, the prcies were expensive, not much else /o say really.

Thank christine l
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I were really looking forward to a nice meal of fish and chips but this place didn't live up to our expectations. The service was good considering that there were quite a lot of people waiting/ordering. We asked for whiting but we were given fish that tasted fake. The fish was quite dry and the the chips... More 

Thank Delaney R
Canberra, Australia
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was good. We ordered fish and chips. Took a while to get served but was a really busy day. Ate across the road in the park. Will go again if im ever over there.

Thank LeeWee_1974
Level Contributor
64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long drive to paihia we got takeaway. The food was actually inedible which is hard for fish and chips... dry over cooked chips with no salt or vinegar as requested. Calami rings were okay... just shop bought ones. Fish burger was okay.... standard burger bun with a fresh bit of fish and lots of mayo. I would suggest... More 

Thank Monica S
Level Contributor
16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for some takeaway and thought Vinnie's looked alright and well priced. We both got burgers and some chips and they were awesome. Definitely recommend.

Thank Matt H
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down one of the best fish and chips I've ever had. If you are in Paihia i highly recommend Vinnies!

Thank Felicia H
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
189 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got two scoops of chip coming to $8 Well we should have ordered maybe three or four as it was hardly any chips. Left hungry

Thank Sharronr5b
Midland, Texas
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went fishing in the morning and upon arrive took our freshly filleted snapper into Vinnies to have it fried. Excellent service and the fish was absolutely fabulous. Highly recommend if you love fish and chips.

Thank PammySue52

Travelers who viewed Vinnies Takeaway also viewed

Paihia, Bay of Islands
Paihia, Bay of Islands

Been to Vinnies Takeaway? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Fast Food, New Zealand
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marsden Rd, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 5276

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Vinnies Takeaway staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?