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“Avoid like the plague”
Review of The Fish Box

The Fish Box
Ranked #48 of 149 Restaurants in Taupo
Price range: $1 - $33
Cuisines: Fast Food
Description: Fresh Kiwi fish and chips. We only use sustainably sourced fresh fish which produces the best flavour. Everything is cooked from fresh on the premises. Cooking from fresh takes a little time but we reckon we've got the formula of speed and quality about right. Please use our online ordering system (convenient) And set your own pick up time. Make yourself known to us we might even put your suggestions on the menu. Free wifi, magazines and TV are in the shop if you're not too busy talking to one another. We offer a full recook or refund if you are not satisfied. No questions asked.
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Description: Fresh Kiwi fish and chips. We only use sustainably sourced fresh fish which produces the best flavour. Everything is cooked from fresh on the premises. Cooking from fresh takes a little time but we reckon we've got the formula of speed and quality about right. Please use our online ordering system (convenient) And set your own pick up time. Make yourself known to us we might even put your suggestions on the menu. Free wifi, magazines and TV are in the shop if you're not too busy talking to one another. We offer a full recook or refund if you are not satisfied. No questions asked.
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Group of us ordered from here online, said it would be ready at 12:55, shop wasn’t even really that busy, but still didn’t get our order till 1:30, then they told us that they didn’t have burgers???? And that we could either have a refund for the non existent burgers or order something else, took the refund as wasn’t going to wait around another 30mins. They said that they gave part of our order to someone else in the group, which they didn’t, and it was still at the shop. The garlic butter chips had more garlic butter than chips, the salt and pepper calamari, had cinnamon sugar on them instead of salt and pepper. Would have to say worst fish and chip shop that I have ever been to

Thank Donovan B
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

We are traveling through New Zealand camping, stayed along the lake and bikes towards town where we found this hidden gem. The red snapper fish & chips box with slaw was superb! My son 11yr old son had the angus burger with house made beet root relish and loved it! He tasted my fish and ended up ordering a second box to share with him. Super friendly staff. Food was served to us at the outside tables for an impromptu dinner before biking back to camp for sunset. We plan to return for lunch tomorrow before we head to South Island.

Thank blissriver
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Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I had the fish of the day crumbed, and the garlic butter chips. It was amazing. I can’t even begin to express how amazing it all was!!!
The fish was perfectly crumbed, the chips weren’t as crispy but of course they were smothered in that tempting garlic butter I can’t fault!
No photo because of course it didn’t last that long.

Thank Emily S
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Went to get the fish, been recommended too, but saw the burger and changed our mind. Great burgers we loved them! Nice scoop of chips to finish.

Thank Gaz75
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Highly recommended fish and chips on TripAdvisor so gave it ago as team of 6 looking for easy feed. Can highly recommend their gurnard but be sure to leave the salt off if taking away this way the batter will still be crispy by the time you get home . Not sure about other places in Taupo but i will certainly be back next time in town

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