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Beachcomber Restaurant

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222 Commerce Street | Plaza North, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
+64 9-408 2010
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kaitaia, New Zealand
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great night. Really lovely service, the staff were so friendly- prompt and helpful too. The food was delicious, and the polenta chips oh my god give me a bucket full. The portion sizes are great. Drinks are great. Lovely setting. And that salad bar and kyannaise yum. Food was served really quickly too. Fresh beautiful food :)

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Thank worldoftaste
Lembeek
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday we went twice to this restaurant ! We were looking for a light lunch and stumbled upon it. The place is decorated with a lot of good taste. It feels cosy. More important is the excellent food they serve. It was so good that we returned for diner the same day. This was also due to the very friendly... More 

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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived in Kaitaia at 8pm and Beachcombers was still busy. The service was impeccable with lovely smiles from all the girls. The food especially the fresh fish and salads were such a pleasant experience after a long drive up.

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Thank Stephen H
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3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced. Not enough food. My 11 year old son could have cleaned up my partners his own and mine!! One of the waiters even had her hair in my sisters food and still served it.....YUKKY. She apologized but that's not the point.

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Thank Keelyz1
DFasnacht, Owner at Beachcomber Restaurant, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for your visit and your feedback. Also we are very sorry that our fair serving portions didn't matched your expectations. Still we are surprised that you had to leave the restaurant hungry since all our main dishes are complimented by our salad bar of 25 and more salads, who is included in the price.... More 

Hartsville, South Carolina
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146 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived a bit late (8 PM). We were promptly seated. Service after that was adequate, but not excellent. The food was quite good and the beer selection was very good. This restaurant likely is the best one in town.

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Thank Jack D
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb meal with friends we had fish of the day and smoked salmon amongst others. The salad bar was amazing and full of fresh ingredients. Deserts were lovely. Service was first rate by 3 very friendly young ladies, one of whom was duty manager and we got a good reccommdation where to get breakfast. Wold go back in a heartbeat

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Thank Jackie H
Vientiane, Laos
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just a pub meal disguised as fine dining. Service was slow. Grilled fish was dry. $38 ribeye steak did not have enough sauce. Salad bar was OK, but no better than those at home. No bread. Cost was high for what we received. It might be the best around but we wont return. There are lots of good cafés in... More 

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Thank Greg B
DFasnacht, Owner at Beachcomber Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your visit and your feedback. We pride our-selves to be one of the best restaurants in town, but do not pretend to be a fine dining restaurant either would compare our-selves to a café or a pub. We are very sorry that the quality of our food didn't match your expectations, as well that our... More 

Kaitaia, New Zealand
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

A menu that has variety and showcases local fresh produce with a good choice of wine and beer. 3 course meal for 2 is affordable and delish depending on what u like and staff accommodating and friendly with lots of local knowledge for travellers.

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Thank Eva T
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

The beachcomber has done amazing food for years and has an array of everything available in the district. . Meat, seafood, nibbles and an amazing salad bar, and if they don't have it on the menu just ask. . Because if they can make it for you they will!!

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Thank JCH1986
Alice Springs, Australia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant, the staff are friendly, helpful and just lovely. The food is amazing, fresh and delicious. The best salad bar I have ever seen. If in Kaitiai the Beachcomber is a Must visit.

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Thank Gaylene R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $27
Cuisine
Seafood, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Commerce Street | Plaza North, Kaitaia 0410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Northland Region  >  Kaitaia
  • Phone Number: +64 9-408 2010

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