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Mount Bistro

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6 Adams Avenue | Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
+64 7-575 3872
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Auckland, New Zealand
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

OMG what a find! Friends recently visited this place with the Food and Wine Society and raved about the food... imagine my surprise then to find it by accident a few days later. No where else in Tauranga that I know of can you have seafood of this quality, freshness and creativity for this price. Fantastic service, beautiful food and... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by a local, we decided to take a risk on what looked a bit dodgy from the outside. What we experienced was absolutely great food and tremendous service. We will return.

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not be put off by the understated frontage of this lovely restaurant. Actually it could do with a revamp ...... because the chef Stephen produces some beautifully creative dishes of food for the discerning. The menu is simple and explained well by the hostess. We had a beautiful dinner lamb for one and crayfish for the other and it... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We have now eaten at this restaurant three or four times and It does not disappoint. Fabulous meals can highly recommend.

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Thank DEBB1964
Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We visited Mount Bistro for a 9 course degustation dinner which was a gift from a family member. It did not disappoint. Would definitely go back to sample their a la carte menu. Staff very friendly and professional. Relaxed atmosphere, but elegant at the same time. Loved the fairy lights!

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Thank Devon H
Tauranga, New Zealand
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

We were a group of 6 ladies, a tough crowd, to start with! I would have given them 4.5 if I could. We were there for their degustation, which was excellent, apart from a couple of little things. The beef cheeks was very fatty and the medallion slightly tough. Overall, a really good degustation and an enjoyable evening. Would definitely... More 

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Thank RuthVick
Kihei, Hawaii
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

We arrived at Calais Resort, Mt. Maunganui ( The restaurant in the same building) after 6 pm and went to Mount Bistro for dinner. The place was almost empty, and my husband said: " it is a bad sign, don't you think?" We were so tired after a long drive from Auckland and just did't want to go and explore... More 

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Thank Anna R
Tauranga, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

Went to Mount Bistro last night for dinner with my wife to celebrate her birthday, received a very warm and gracious welcome from the maitre d and were seated and attended to immediately by our waitress, the service was faultless and our food arrived very promptly, food was exquisite and every mouthful was to savor, dining was a pleasure and... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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183 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Had a lovely meal here on a busy Saturday night.Service was good though did have to wait awhile for coffees at the end.Everyone enjoyed there meal though weren't huge so sides needed or entries before. Desserts were a good size and bigger than expected

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Thank 2014angela52
Tauranga, New Zealand
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Took the family for a dinner here. A great success! Between the 6 of us we covered a fair bit of the menu and not one dish disappointed! We all had great food and great service! As it was all 3 of my sons birthdays, they were given a treat of macaroons and a chocolate birthday message each, which they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Adams Avenue | Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-575 3872

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