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“Slight Disappointment”

The Matterhorn Grill & Bar
Ranked #26 of 34 Restaurants in Ohakune
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 19, 2013

The atmosphere was very relaxing and the staff were very friendly and polite.
Sadly the waiting time was a bit long. there were only a few tables scattered around with people and it took about 30-40 minutes to get the food.
The food was good. The soba duck salad had an Asian feel to it with coriander, mint and honey roasted cashews. However the soba didn't look like soba but it still tasted good.
The scotch main seemed tough even though it was moist and juicy. It didn't have a BBQ flavour to it which was slightly disappointing. It also could have used a bit more seasoning. The porcini sauce was really good.
The chocolate mousse was amazing with bits of biscuit to complement the soft mousse.

All in all it was a good experience but I may have had a higher expectation.

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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Very cosy restaurant, nice French waiter. Very nice food...although my friends have complained that they ate too much !:) (they went for two lamb shanks each...apparently they were to good not too finish)

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Thank Maria G
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

After our $14 beer experience downstairs the night before I was reluctant to try this place but choices in Ohakune are few. I am happy to say the food was very good and the service was excellent. All the wait staff worked together and helped each other out, a rare thing these days. Fantastic room gives you a real ski lodge feel. Second best restaurant in town behind The Bearing Point.

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Reviewed August 29, 2013

Such a cool atmosphere. Have been going there for twenty years, and it's still just as fun, and the food has just gotten better!

Thank njwa
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

We selected a set menu in conjunction with the chef/restaurant staff and pre-ordered so that after a day's skiing a large group like ours could sit down and have a meal together. The service was fantastic, entrees, mains and desserts were all delivered together and the food was great. They even did a kids menu for those of us with children.

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Thank DBaker_11
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