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Only Seafood

40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (265 reviews)
“tuna” (52 reviews)
“banana bread” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner in this appealing restaurant as we both enjoy seafood. The servings are a good size and we were very happy with the food that was dished up. We did feel that it was a bit over priced and pais...More

Thank Steve255100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

By far the best sea food restaurant in Paihia. We always go there for dinner on our last night. Food always fresh and tasty. Love the raw fish and oan fried calamari. Staff are great and a lovely owner.

Thank gayle s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant with great food. Large portions of tasty food in a lovely setting - the outer garden is very well kept. It was mid week and quiet when we ate there but the staff were friendly and very knowledgeable about the food served...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed May 9, 2018

We go here for our anniversaries and special occasions because the food is incredible. We love seafood and we don't often order it in restaurants because you're never sure how it's going to be, but this place is phenomenal. We usually get the scallops dish...More

Thank KirstyHofs
Reviewed May 3, 2018

This is a long overdue review, but now back from our trip last month to wonderful NZ I realise I didn’t give credit where credit is undoubtedly due so I must put that right! Recommended by our hotel owner, she was spot on! Excellent menu,...More

Thank Bopeep1947
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love seafood. This is the place to go when you’re in the area. Excellent food, great selection of seafood expertly prepared. My husband enjoyed the raw seafood salad as a main, and I had chargrilled snapper, both prepared to perfection. Our...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by two locals so we decided to try it, although reviews on Trip Advisor were mixed. We had full 3 course meal - food was excellent for entree, main and desert and service was very prompt and attentive. It...More

Thank BinDereDoneDat
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Open only for dinner, I must say the quality of seafood dished out was really nice but sadly the service was KRAP, spelt wrongly on purpose to convey our frustration. If the owners can't take immediate steps to improve on the timeliness and quality of...More

Thank arby235
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

What can we say “ Only Seafood” it knows it’s seafood for sure , entree : Seafood plate then the main meal FOOD ( fish of the day - snapper) with it’s banana cream sauce infused into the taste a must then followed by b...More

Thank chrisnjulez
Reviewed April 3, 2018

Our party had the seafood chowder and the daily special. Chowder was respectable: good taste plenty of seafood. Daily special was enthusiastically consumed. Although, for other reviews we were wary about the service, the service we received was fast and friendly.

Thank BridgeMinder
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Vicki L
November 9, 2017|
Response from LCWW | Reviewed this property |
It changes, depending on what is available. Best to contact the restaurant directly when you are going.
April 8, 2017|
Response from Michaelmith | Reviewed this property |
Hi no we had a selection of music.
January 10, 2017|
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Response from shirleyt484 | Reviewed this property |
We paid by Visa and I am sure they accept all major credit cards or of course cash!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Bay of Islands  >  Paihia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-402 6066
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