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Upper Deck

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76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
+64 9-402 8147
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food! Great service! Our waitress was so bubbly and lovely. Nothing was too much trouble. Found all the staff very friendly. Would thoroughly recommend Upper deck.

Thank ameyjhajj
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This used to be better, not good value for money. Big breakfast lacking and not served with toast, instead a bland potatoe rosti. The view is great, but will be going elsewhere in future.

Thank Leigh203
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Gone down hill since last visit coffees went awol big breakfast was disappointing and not good value for money there are places in paihia with much better food so would not go back.

Thank jbeamxpert
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was very dissappinting. Coffees were stuffed up and given to the wrong tables and when they finally arrived they were not what we ordered. The food was delivered to the wrong tables as well and when we finally got what we ordered it was lukewarm. One of my friends received a meal the size of a childs meal... More 

Thank Shelley P
Paihia, New Zealand
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop in for lunch or a coffee. I am a regular visitor and always get great coffee and service with a smile. Perfect view of the sea and just to relax and unwind.

1 Thank Sandra310
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great food, homemade so a little bit different from the norm. lovely deck with great view over bay. very friendly staff.

Thank gayle2708
Whangarei, New Zealand
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

nice food, good service, lovely outlook. All sorts to chose from. Worth the wander up the stairs, and there is an elevator too

Thank elleayr2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Lovely morning tea on a sunny deck with views over the bay at Paihia. Very reasonable prices, food was well presented and the serving staff were very friendly.

Thank Ian M
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Very friendly and kind owner. Food very special, fresh and not common. Nice view, a place to relax and be happy.

Thank Hanni R
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

I was in Paihia last week for business and stopped in at Upper Deck for breakfast. I tried their Muesli and although I am more of a Eggs Bene or Full Breakfast kind of a person, they have definitely converted me with their Muesli! It was delicious and the yoghurt was great!

Thank VSM99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Marsden Rd, Paihia 0211, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 8147

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