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Ortega Fish Shack

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Seafood, European, New Zealand, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
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16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
04-382-9559
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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New Plymouth
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family with two kids They offered to split the meals into communal table did to account for the different volumes And all 4 of us were ohh-ing and ahh-ing over the food taste

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Wahroonga, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was in Wellington solo for only a couple of nights for work from Sydney and stumbled across Ortega by chance. I was lost, walking around near Ortega with a map, when a friendly local helped me out and pointed back to where I needed to be and in a passing comment pointed out Ortega as the place to eat.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good service and wonderful seafood. Would recommend to others . This place is for people that love seafood

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I knew this was going to be good based on reviews I'd already seen and it was highly recommended by colleagues. Ortega definitely met my expectations. Fun themed restaurant, fantastic attentive service, most importantly the food was perfect and portions were generous. Would return!

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Auckland, NZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had the best seafood meal I've had in a very long time at Ortega Fish Shack. Definitely worth the price of around $30 - $35 for a main, which I wouldn't pay very often. Glad that when I did, it wasn't disappointing and exceeded expectation. Delicious!!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much more needs to be said from my title. The restaurant is worth the trip whether you are a seafood lover or not. I am not, but my wife is. The food was all prepared wonderfully. While I don't like seafood, the oysters are very fresh and a worthy appetizer. My wife ordered one of the several fish dishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A special family celebration was made even more so by the fabulous team @ Ortega. The staff were fun, vibrant and delivered top-notch service. We dined in the upstairs area, perfect for a larger group, while still feeling included in the great vibe this restaurant has. And then it's time to mention the food ..... just delicious, the entrees were... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food here was so scrumptious. Had the snapper which melted in my mouth with crepes for dessert. Very enjoyable evening surrounded by quaint decor.

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Thank Nikki I
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second time to this fine restaurant and it has again just simply blown my tastebuds away. Absolutely divine food, amazing and unique service and great wine. Staff was very knowledgable, attentive and you could see they were enjoying themselves too. Went there with friends and were able to enjoy a fun but relaxed night in a busy restaurant -... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a superb Wellington dining experience. We were a party of twelve and the service we received was perfect. The food was outstanding, great quality, beautifully cooked and presented. The wines we selected (with the help of the staff) were gorgeous. Our night was all we hoped for and more. I have been here before and every time the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Majoribanks Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 04-382-9559
Description
Fresh NZ Seafood

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