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“afternoon tea not too much trouble”
Review of Arizona Bar - CLOSED

Arizona Bar
Price range: $13 - $25
Cuisines: American, Mexican, Grill
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Get your American Grill on at Arizona!The perfect place for thirst-quenching drink or American Grill style cooking. Arizona is a great place to meet friends or colleagues for a casual meal, a well deserved after work drink, or even to settle in and watch a game on our bars plasma screens.
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Ok so it's a bar and a restaurant, but the staff were only too happy to do coffe for two weary women and chocolate pudding with two spoons on a Saturday afternoon when almost everything else was shut. Full marks...and yummy chocolate cake too...

Thank Gogginc
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ArizonaNZ, Manager at Arizona Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2012

Gogginc, it is great to hear you were well looked after on your trip into Arizona and even better to hear you enjoyed our chocolate brownies- we're big fans too!
Thanks for your comments,
Richie Kircher, Arizona manager

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Reviewed October 11, 2012

We dined here on the Friday night. It was quite full but the service was good and the food really nice. They provided a gluten free wrap for my friend. Very handy to Ibis Hotel. Would visit again.

Thank thehughes48
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ArizonaNZ, Manager at Arizona Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2012

Dear theHughes48, Thank you for your review, it is nice to see our gluten free options are being enjoyed. We look forward to welcoming you back next time to enjoy another of our gluten free options.
Many Thanks,
Richie Kircher, Arizona Manager

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Reviewed September 15, 2012

After walking all over Wellingtons inner city looking for a restaurant to have dinner, finding the Arizona Bar & Grill was a welcome site. Then, after being ignored for some time at reception, a young girl pointed at a table and said "you can have that one if you like" We sat ourselves down and looked at the menu then we waited and waited and waited. We were about to leave when a waiter noticed us and took our order. We ordered the Fajita Platter and asked could we up size so as the 2 of us could share. When the dish arrived, we thought they were joking. It looked and tasted of nothing. Onions and peppers along with dry, over cooked beef & chicken swimming in oil on a small sizzle plate. Tasteless guacamole, tomato salsa, sour cream and some grated mild cheese in small ramekins, barely enough for one person. The only positive was the Fajita wraps were nice and fresh. Arizona Bar & Grill is trying to be a Mexican style restaurant but they have a long way to go. Get your chef to go buy Mexican cookbook from Whitcoulls, I'm sure thing will improve once the basics flavors of Mexican food are understood. Arizona Bar & Grill is a nice fresh looking restaurant in a great location but sadly, the food and service let it down.

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Thank Peter M
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ArizonaNZ, Manager at Arizona Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2012

Dear Peter, I was saddened to read your review. From a service point of view it is disappointing we were not able to deliver the high quality, friendly service we strive for. In regards to the food, it came as somewhat of a surprise as portion size and taste is something we frequently receive great feedback on. In particular many Arizona residents who drop in say it is great to eat something to remind them of home. We thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback and hope you decide to return to enjoy our regular quality Arizona experience.
Kind regards,
Richie Kircher, Arizona Manager

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Reviewed September 1, 2012

Food is OK. Service leaves much to be desired. Dead meat would get more of a reaction. If you said 'fire", most would offer to tip their beer on it.

Thank Ian G
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Reviewed August 11, 2012

Been going here for brunch/lunch 3-4 times a year for about 6 years now. The food is always very good, the service good & I can always find something really great on the menu.
This restaurant is a family favourite due to it always, always being consistantly very good.

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Thank KMBH01
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ArizonaNZ, Manager at Arizona Bar, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2012

Dear KMBH01,
Thank you so much for your positive feedback. It pleases me to share this with the team and we look forward to welcoming you and your family back next time.
Kind regards,
Richie Kircher
Guest Experience Manager, Restaurant & Bars

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