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Phil's Place Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
+64 7-574 4147
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
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LOCATION
101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 270 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Owned by some noisey drummer dude, not worth it. He seems to spend more time worrying about his cars

Thank CocotheClown2015
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Trip advisor is about food ambience and service not being nasty and disrespectful to anyone.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Professional wait staff good selection of wines paired with a comprehensive menu . All set by the sea with indoor seating providing privacy in a very comfortable yet upper class setting . Worth the money .....will be back

Thank Mattpaps
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely comments cheers Jo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were four of us and in general terms we were happy. Improvements: - speed (not enough people in kitchen so longer wait) - Thai Green Curry - less coconut, more ingredients, more green... spice - so it's actually what it is advertised at Great...More

Thank Angela P
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Angela. Yes it was an extremely busy day but thank you for your lovely comments Cheers Jo

Reviewed October 5, 2018

Group of five, regular diners around town, only one of whom had been here before which left four of us wondering why we hadn't! Great location with plenty of parking, great atmosphere in the restaurant with views from the window tables over the marina and...More

Thank Mike H
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

Thank you so much Mike for your lovely comments

Reviewed October 1, 2018

I just love this place. It is our most favourite restaurant in Tauranga. The ladies that run it are awesome and the wait staff are so friendly and efficient. The food is alway amazing. They have a private dining area for up to about 14...More

Thank andreamtga
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you we appreciate your comments Jo

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Seafood was spot on. Good food, easy parking, great view, A++. Friendly smiling service. Have to get in quick as we missed out on prawns and oysters but still highly enjoyed the mussels, calamari and scallops

Thank 409ashleighl
Reviewed September 4, 2018

I took my parents and Partner to Phil's Place on Sunday for Father's day and we all really enjoyed it. It has a good variety of food, and although not fine dining, it's nice and the service was awesome. It's location is right near the...More

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JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you Donna for your lovely comments. Its was a huge day ( the second biggest of the year behind Mother's Day) so glad you enjoyed the busyness and our food. Cheers jo

Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely setting by the harbour and we were lucky enough to be in the private dining room. There were 14 of us and I know it can hold 14, but it is a bit cramped with 14 adults! Great menu with lots of...More

Thank Judave
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

We celebrated a special birthday with a large group of people, the service was impeccable, our waiter had everything under control, the kids had their own special booth and the waitress made them feel really special and grown up! They raved about how awesome it...More

Thank rochellep123
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments.

Reviewed August 21, 2018

Did a long lunch here for Her Majesty the Maori Warrior Princess' birthday. Nice views, well trained waiting staff with a bit of humour, and a marina view . Started with Seared Scallops and Her had SalltPepper Squid. Both absolutely top end in flavours, cooking...More

Thank AlainBron
JoatPhilsPlace, Manager at Phil's Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely comments .

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Kiamaia W
March 17, 2017|
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Response from HelenWindle | Reviewed this property |
they do have a function room so give them a call
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WilliamP3855
September 23, 2016|
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Response from JoatPhilsPlace | Property representative |
Yes you can book online, but best to give us a call.
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Shonamarieob
August 30, 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Te Awanui Drive | Tauranga Bridge Marina, Tauranga 3110, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Tauranga
  • Phone Number: +64 7-574 4147
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Description
Open 7 days a week from 11.30 am and serving food all day. We are located right on the waters edge at the Tauranga Bridge Marina. Large menus to suit all ages and we do have children"s portions available. Friendly staff in a wonderful ambiance. Delicious food and affordable prices.No surcharge on public holidays. Closed Christmas Day , 26th and 27th December and Good Friday.
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