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“Beautfiul yummy fish and prawns but chips let them down...”
Review of Sea Cow On The Bay

Sea Cow On The Bay
Ranked #206 of 2,372 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed October 27, 2013

I want to give this place a 5 star review but I can't because the chips are frozen. Everything else was bang on the money. Fresh beautiful fish and grilled prawns... $10 a dish... freidly service with a smile and toasty outdoor heaters... BUT (and the only 'but') the chips were a bit poor. They were frozen and I am always so disappointed when this is the case. Having worked in a very busy chippy in the UK I know how easy it is to do your own chips and they make it 100 x better!! Sorry Sea Cow. Otherwise you would have scored full marks.

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Reviewed October 15, 2013

We are from out of town have dined here twice now and both times we have thoroughly enjoyed our experience. This is a fantastic fish and chip experience with comfortable seating upstairs and great service from the owner operator. fish is very fresh which is so important with a light batter makes this a simple and very affordable family meal option which can't be said for most of the Mission bay restaurants. we will definitely be back for more!

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Reviewed October 10, 2013

A beautiful range of fresh seafood cooked to perfection and promptly served with above average meal sizes. Warren and Stan, (the owners), are extremely hospitable and will make the time to converse with you about either the food, or a wide range of topics, making you feel at home when dining in their restaurant. If you are looking for fresh seafood served to a high standard and excellent value for money, then you must visit Seacow on the Bay in Mission Bay.

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Thank 486DavidG486
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

We dined here last Tuesday night and we were really impressed with the quality of delicious seafood!

The Owner Stan was friendly the restaurant was lovely we sat upstairs in a booth. We enjoyed raw fish, squid, prawns, tuna steaks, scallops, and mussels. The food was outstanding, fresh and so tasty if you love seafood and fish you will really love this place.

Prices were also fantastic!!
We finished up with Coconut pie and ice-cream - what a treat!
You will not be disappointed - head to the Sea Cow for dinner ASAP!
planing our next night there :)

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Thank ktwo73
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

At the western end of Mission Bay across the road from the beach is this tiny gem that has a small, not easy to spot frontage, but oozes fresh flavour & aroma as you enter.
We shared the salt & pepper squid and thoroughly enjoyed it. This was followed by the mains of French style green mussels (approx. 15) in a French broth with French bread, and blue cod in an amazing light batter lightly sprinkled was sea salt crystals. The mussels were large, fresh & very nice. The blue cod in batter was out of this world with the lightest, crispiest batter anywhere.
We ate at 3pm on a sunny Sunday afternoon and the place was quiet; but if you want to eat in the evening it is probably best to book especially if a group of 4 or more.
One of the reviews we read below complained about them selling out of some of the dishes :-) This shows (a) the food is fresh not frozen & (b) the place is popular - overall a nice complaint to receive

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1  Thank Lathkill
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