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“Wonderful fish.”

Squids Bar & Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 58 Restaurants in Whitianga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 6, 2014

Whitianga is only a small place and there are limited places to eat. Squids is very popular & as it was a Friday night we booked-if not we wouldn't have got in.
We both had the Kingfish ( like tuna) with potato wedges & steamed veg ($29). Fabulous fish beautifully presented. Our puds of panna cotta with chopped nuts ($10) were light & tasty. Overall a lovely meal, service was swift & attentive.

Thank francophile5310
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Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I lunch here the staff were nice and friendly . We both had kilo muscle pots the wine / garlic and the wheat beer / mustard with chips. Both were delightful the wine and garlic were the best. Good selection of wine and beverages. This restaurant is down by the marina plenty of parking nearby.

Thank Hamish R
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

Had a very enjoyable dinner at Squids. Service was good and the food was excellent. We had a small wait for a seat as we had not booked - but a short walk around the waterfront and back - our table was ready.

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Thank Chrissyaust
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Go there just for the seafood chowder. It is the best you will ever have and excellent value at $14. We went for lunch. Friendly service and helpful staff.

Thank Peccadillo1955
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Reviewed June 14, 2014

We wandered into Squids for lunch at the suggestion of staff at our resort. It was a wet and windy Monday and we were warmly greeted by the waitress on duty. She was friendly and interested without being fussy and her attentive service really did make our visit - I just wish I could remember her name!

I enjoyed the bouillabaisse and my husband chose the green lipped mussels in beer and mustard broth. The seafood was fresh, tasty and well-priced. An enjoyable lunch that won't break the bank.

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Thank MelbTraveller2012
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