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“Disappointment. We were all expecting more.” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Manaia Kitchen & Bar

Manaia Kitchen & Bar
Ranked #2 of 15 Restaurants in Tairua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $23
Cuisines: Bar, Pizza, European, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Fully licensed cafe/restaurant located in the heart of Tairua. Enjoy woodfired pizzas, tapas or choose from A la carte menu.
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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58 reviews
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“Disappointment. We were all expecting more.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2012

We stopped for lunch and found the girl serving at the counter to be totally rude and very dismissive every time we asked a question. She was busy chatting to someone else when we tried to order and wasn't very friendly. The food was nice but very average for the price. You order a pie and you get a pie literally plonked on the plate with no garnish. Nachos were alright but nothing flash since it was meant to be the special of the day. This place has potential if the owner would employ some staff with good old kiwi flair!

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