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“Tasty Meals”
Review of Buster Crabb

Buster Crabb
Ranked #6 of 99 Restaurants in Invercargill
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $28
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: We have a lovely warm and inviting restaurant. We use all locally sourced product with very generous servings with an emphasis on the meat portion of the meal. Our steaks are 250gms up to the "Donald Trump Choker", which is 500gm and cooked slowly over 20 hours. We use fresh Blue Cod and locally caught wild Venison. Buster Crabb is the best choice
Winton, New Zealand
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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“Tasty Meals”
Reviewed October 10, 2013

My husband and I went to Buster Crabb's for our 42nd wedding anniversary dinner. The food, service and surrounds were top knotch. I have been there once before with my friend for lunch, those meals and service were just as good. Would have no hesitation in recommending this resturant.

  • Visited September 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Invercargill, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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“Great food”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

We had a delicious dinner at Buster Crabb but made the mistake of having a couple of drinks at the bar first. When we sat down to order & for dinner we had quite a long wait for our orders to be taken an our meals arrived an hour after being seated. Would recommend the meal but would advise to sit down & order first.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank NicolesMum11
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Invercargill
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“CLASSY EXPERIENCE”
Reviewed September 21, 2013

Took my boss and some colleagues out for a meal and was impressed. Well trained and attentive wait staff and very well appreciated meals for all of us . My only grump is that we could order 2 sides with a steak and I ordered mushrooms and mixed roast vegetables. The roast vegetables were only carrots and parsnips - so i finished up with steak,carrots, parsnips and mushrooms . And then they were soft as the steak was plated onto them. My advice - the menu gives a lot of choice so ask a lot of questions. Great gluten free options but you need to read the menu carefully as G means gluten free option available - you need to ask for the option.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank tootsie1717
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“Nice meal needs more variety on menu”
Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Had dinner out here. Not greeted immediately on arrival which was a bit unfortunate. Food tasted great, enjoyed our meals.thought it was bit pricey. Would like to see a little more variety on menu

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank Nokinobu
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San Diego, California, United States
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5 reviews
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“Excellent steak. Enormous portions.”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

My wife and I visited Invercargill during our honeymoon and decided to try the place out based on the reviews that we found on Tripadvisor.

The ambiance was unique and tasteful. There was a short wait - we came without reservation - so we spent the time at the bar which had a good selection of local brews. The oysters were fresh. The steaks were enormous and well prepared. The seafood entree was delicious. The food was a little more expensive than your average pub, and while the name may be understated, the atmosphere and quality of food was more along the lines of a well-appointed steakhouse. Overall, excellent meal, and we would gladly visit again.

  • Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Thomas L
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