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Only Seafood

40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
+64 9-402 6066
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“seafood” (237 reviews)
“tuna” (48 reviews)
“salad” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
40 Marsden Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

If you go eat between 5 and 7pm,you can have a three course menu. It's good value, service is good. Good choice of wines!

Thank erdeebee
Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful old house in a great location. Visited twice in a week and the food was excellent both times. Casual but elegant and friendly staff

Thank John B
Reviewed December 6, 2015

The fish was absolutely great. My wife had fresh tuna, and I had the terriyaki salmon. Cooked beautifully. Simply served with a salad. Staff were delightful. Highly recommend this restaurant whilst in Paihia if you like fresh fish.

Thank Tony K
Reviewed December 5, 2015

We originally intended to get the advertised $45 earlybird 3 course special. However once we discovered it was a set menu (no choices whatsoever), and both entree and main were both fish dishes (no variety such as calamari or prawns), we decided to choose from...More

Thank 75Tracy67
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

We had a Sushi & Sashimi plate each and it was very good and fresh; it's a bit pricey, but then it's Paihia.

Reviewed November 30, 2015

This is not the cheapest restaurant in town but the food is definitely the best! Great local seafood (loved the oysters) served by friendly attentive staff. It is situated not far from the piers in what appears to be a converted old house. Would recommend...More

Thank chrisD2633JD
Reviewed November 28, 2015

Set back off the road this restaurant is tastefully decked out in white and blue, a true coastal theme. The menu is extensive and for the early birds a three course meal is offered between 5-7pm for $45. The quality of the fish was exceptional...More

Thank BobSue L
Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

great main meal. really nice yellow Fin. tuna and seafood salad. let down by the cheese board though or would have been a 5.

Thank nick a
Reviewed November 27, 2015

Fresh seqfood ,plenty to choose from, well presented, quiet environment so conversation is easy. We enjoyed it so much we went there the second night. Main course around $NZ 32.

Thank Clare F
Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner there last night and enjoyed the food so much we returned there this evening to have just as good a meal. Both food and service was of a very high standard. Should we have spent another night in Paihia we would have...More

Thank Brian C
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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
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, 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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