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“Great staff. Food ok”

Kaikoura Seafood BBQ
Ranked #5 of 60 Restaurants in Kaikoura
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $74
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: Recommended by Lonely Planet. Freshly cooks seafood to order on BBQ outdoors. Very good and cheaper than the local restaurants. Everything served in a sandwich or with rice and salad. Open daily weather permitting from 11am
Reviewed October 14, 2012

Fritters (crayfish and whitebait) were ok but chowder was runny and disappointing. Great for a roadside snack but don't expect too much.

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Reviewed October 6, 2012

real kiwi experience, eating freshly cooked seafood on the side of the road. The owners do a good job keeping the food scraps well contained so there are no birds hassling patrons. Tasty crayfish fritter

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Reviewed September 30, 2012

This is primarily about the experience of eating seafood by the shoreline on picnic tables etc. As such it is good fun. I was surprised however that the crayfish, although I was assured it was caught that day, was already prepared for the pot (i.e. head taken off, halved, etc). I would have thought locally sourced crayfish could be kept in a tank. The crayfish was cheap by restaurant standards (although it is frightfully expensive to buy crayfish in NZ and you wonder whether it is worth it). It came with a simple salad and rice. Worth doing once.

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Reviewed September 10, 2012

well priced and the food tasted delicious, it was a nice warm day, sitting on one of the tables, with the sea on one side and the lambs on the other.

Thank Anne L
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Exactly the kind of guerilla food stand you need after the Peninsula Walk!
Great opportunity to try out the region's famous crayfish.

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