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Mao Bar - CLOSED

76 George St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-354 8410
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good51%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 6, 2012
“First visit”
Oct 10, 2012
“Good decor, good food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Vegetarian Friendly
76 George St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

Went for lunch and had a huge omelette which was stuffed full of goodies. The manageress was from Roma Restaurant so we knew her and she always helped make our dining experience good. She was expecting twins last month so hope all went well for...More

Thank Joan M
Reviewed October 10, 2012

As others have said, it's always busy but not the best service. Also, my girlfriend felt very sick after eating the lambs fry. However my experience here was good. Would come here again.

Thank Aaron H
Reviewed September 27, 2012

The restaurant was very busy, always a good sign. Not the best service as was not met at door and only served after i had sat myself down and waited for about 5 minutes.Otherwise staff very pleasant. Long wait for food, however was warned about...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

I actually thought when I arrived that it was a bit formal and boring but I was so wrong staff were lovely and there was a quiz night which was so much fun I had a great time

Thank EmmaRotorua
Reviewed September 1, 2012

I rate it Average to good - consistently. Food is always good. Atmosphere is good. Pricing is ok. Only letdown is service and time to food. Your order always takes a L O N G time. Once you are aware of this, and allow for...More

Thank MG_Diner
Reviewed August 24, 2012

We had a really good night out. The waitress did completely forget our drinks order, but all in all, the service was fine. The food was fantastic, with plenty on offer and generous servings. However the cocktails were rather weak (especially the milk based ones)....More

1  Thank Brent S
Reviewed July 18, 2012

Situated in George Street, great food and the staff are wonderful. Recommended!

Thank thejos
Reviewed July 17, 2012

Never used to come here but this is now my favourite eatery in Palmy. Always great food, prepared on time, friendly place. Looks a bit dark looking in from the street - but go on in, its sure to please. Comfortable, relaxed place to eat.

Thank LMB27958
Reviewed June 24, 2012

Went for dinner with a friend, ended up choosing an entree nd dessert because the dessert menu looked great. Food was delicious and waitresses were awesome.

Thank Tiffiny M
Reviewed June 13, 2012

busy but not too well looked after by staff dishes were not collected soon enough thus the tables were cluttered

Thank boaz123
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  • Address: 76 George St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-354 8410
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