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Only Seafood

40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (237 reviews)
“tuna” (50 reviews)
“king prawns” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 20, 2016

We ate at Only Seafood twice in early January 2016. The staff were all friendly and attentative without being over-the-top. Cost was reasonably expensive, but did not deter us from returning! There were plenty of families dining (it was the holiday season) and everyone appeared...More

Thank V1k1
Reviewed January 20, 2016

We just loved the seafood and the service so much, that we went twice in our 3 day stay in Paihia. Attractive early bird offers.

Reviewed January 18, 2016

Visited here with families and friends as we are all seafood lovers. The service was fast. Staff was friendly. The seafood..... was very fresh! We returned for another meal and got a little "greedy"... wishing the menu was bigger!

Thank travelandsmile2016
Reviewed January 17, 2016

wasnt very impressed with our meal. Very costly for what we got, and I dont agree on having to pay extra for a potatoe. Honestly, my salmon and basic lettuce salad was very ordinary for $34

Thank SHERYL407
Reviewed January 16, 2016

We enjoyed a lovely dinner outside in the front garden of this restaurant. The service was very friendly, attentive and professional, something we didn't find in other restaurants visited. The yellow fin tuna in ponzu was delicious.The market fish was very fresh and lightly seared....More

Thank V K
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

We went here on the final night of our stay in Paihia hoping for something special. It has a lovely ambiance but the service was a bit slow and the food was inconsistent. Of our party of 6, half really enjoyed their meal, half didn't....More

Thank Linley6321
Reviewed January 12, 2016

My husband and I had dinner there during one of the evenings when we were in Paihia. The outside seating has lovely views of the ocean and service was good. The food was fresh. The menu had some Asian inspiration and a good selection of...More

Reviewed January 11, 2016

We love our fish and this restaurant remains our favourite. Freshly prepared, excellent service, reasonably priced quality wines. Reliable quality and far from expensive.

1  Thank bob b
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Great seafood restaurant with perfectly cooked meals. Waiting staff very knowledgeable and friendly beautiful setting with views to sea

1  Thank mbub2015
Reviewed January 11, 2016

Dined for dinner last night at this restaurant. Arrived early and plenty of tables available, this was not the case when I left. Very enjoyable meal- mussels wrapped in bacon with a honey glaze followed by a Seafood Salad. Passion fruit cheesecake for dessert. The...More

1  Thank Ludo7447
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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children
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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