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Alfresco's Restaurant and Bar

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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UNLIKE MOST PLACES WE NEVER CHARGE HOLIDAY SURCHARGE Live Music Every Sunday Afternoon 3pm - 6pm. Happy Hour Everyday 3pm - 6pm Alfresco's is a family run business that is open everyday from 8.00Am serving freshly produced food and excellent coffee. We strive to give great service anytime of the day.
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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On entering the restaurant we were ignored by several staff for quite a while,eventually we allocated a table but left to find is ourselves. We then waited for a long time before anyone came to take an order. A lady on her own was virtually...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CAROLYN A
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 15 with 6pm reservations. Arriving on time for dinner to an empty restaurants, by 7:30pm the restaurant was full and we still hadn’t gotten our meals. The kids were served finally with no food in sight for us. 3 bowls...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NNSJRL
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Highlight of the lunch was the superb mussels dish cooked on Thai curry sauce . The buffalo wings with sauce was beautiful , not greasy and very tasty. Service efficient and friendly with a lovely location opposite the beach casual dress ! All round 5...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank aussiemagnolia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alfrescos was suggested by our B and B hosts. We were told that they had the best fish and chips and seafood chowder in town. The fish and chips were good. The slight lemon flavor to the batter made the fish taste great. the chips (frys)...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ron J B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened upon this place, but were immediately impressed by the welcome and friendliness of the staff (especially the lass from Manchester). The food was really good and tasty without being over-seasoned. We both chose the Prawn and Crab Linguine, it was a sensible sized...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful atmosphere. Mouth watering food! Amazing kiwi vibe. Overall the awesome staff are what makes this place!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MsAries7104
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in at Alfresco’s because it was quite crowded which is often a good sign. It may have been bad timing on our part, but when we ordered lunch we were told we would have to wait until breakfast service was finished. So we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank RobandClaireR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here two mornings in a row for breakfast while staying in Paihia. It has a great location across the road from the ocean and plenty of parking, but isn't in the main hustle and bustle of the little town. The menu had a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Britt_Skye_NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking at the prices we expected better quality. Portions also a bit small.The kids hamburger a bit small for a 9 year old. My son asked if they could make a chocolate milkshake, which is not on the menu and they would have better been...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank malzuga
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in for lunch. Service was slow (it wasn't very busy) as we waited a while for the food and the music playing through the speakers was a bit too loud. However - food more than made up for it. Really great menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Pouvie
October 24, 2017|
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Response from ToddEvers | Property representative |
hi sorry for the late reply but we are not open on Christmas day.. but while you are here in the bay you must try our new summer menu .. hope to serve you soon
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December 17, 2016|
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Yes they do so go and enjoy
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